Infusion pumps are used to infuse necessary fluids, which includes medications and/or nutrients, to a patient’s circulatory system. This Kalorama Information report, Infusion Pump Markets (Large Volume, Ambulatory, Disposable, Syringe, and Specialty Infusion Pumps) covers markets for these products in several product segments.
General purpose infusion pumps are used in a variety of applications and settings from basic fluids for hydration to pain medications and antibiotics. General purpose pumps have been used in hospitals, long-term care settings, physician’s offices, and home settings. This can be further broken out to uses specifically in the ED, OR, and neonate departments.
Products in the general purpose segment include three product types:
- Large volume infusion pumps
- Ambulatory infusion pumps (Chemotherapy pumps broken out)
- Syringe infusion pumps
Specialty infusion pumps are typically designed to accommodate a particular type of fluid or medication. Many of these pumps are used in home settings and are designed to meet the needs of active patients, such as with diabetes patients.
Products in the specialty infusion pump segment include:
- Enteral feeding pumps
- Insulin infusion pumps
- Implantable infusion pumps
Revenues for each product segment were gathered through both primary and secondary research methods. The report also includes incidence of world demographics; life expectancy by country; incidence and prevalence of disease; safety issues and infusion pumps; and other general issues affecting the market. Information is presented as a worldwide overview, with special emphasis on the U.S. A market summary includes market analysis by product type and region and a competitive analysis of leading providers. Additionally key company profiles are included.
Issues and trends explored in this study include:
- World demographics
- Increasing life expectancy worldwide
- Growing incidence of disease in the United States
- Infusion pump recalls
- Infusion pump health risks
- Reducing medication errors with new infusion pumps
- Smart pump technology
- Infusion pump rentals and leasing
- Worldwide spending on healthcare
- Reducing hospital inpatient length of stay and increases in home health care
Profiles of Leading Competitors
Among the top competitors discussed within Corporate Profiles are:
- Animas/Johnson & Johnson
- B. Braun
- Fresenius Kabi
- Smiths Group