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Nurse call systems are designed to request help quickly, reliably and in a targeted manner in emergencies and dangerous situations. The latest systems facilitate patient-to-staff voice communications, assimilation with real-time locating systems (RTLSs) and integration with electronic health records and admitting, discharge and transfer.
The global nurse call systems market is estimated to account for US$ 163.6 Mn in terms of value and is expected to reach US$ 348.1 Mn by the end of 2027.
Global Nurse Call Systems Market: Drivers
Increasing geriatric population is expected to propel growth of the global nurse call systems market over the forecast period. For instance, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. geriatric population is expected to reach 77 million by 2034.
Moreover, increasing need for efficient and responsive healthcare communication is also expected to boost demand for nurse call systems. Nursing staff needs to be vigilant and responsive in order to ensure high quality of healthcare services and patient safety. With the help of nurse call systems, healthcare organizations are able to achieve seamless communication and streamlining of nursing activities. In addition, nurse call systems enable healthcare institutions to prioritize nursing calls based on the emergency and type of request registered by patients.
Nurse Call Integrated Communication Systems held dominant position in the global nurse call systems market in 2019, accounting for 70.0% share in terms of value, followed by Nurse Call Mobile Systems and Nurse Call Intercoms, respectively.
Figure 1. Global Nurse Call Systems Market Share (%), by Value, by Service Model, 2019
Global Nurse Call Systems Market: Restraints
Low adoption of nurse call systems in emerging economies is expected to hinder growth of the global nurse call systems market.
Moreover, shortage of nurses in emerging economies is also expected to limit the market growth. For instance, in April 2019, according to The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy’s April 2019 release, India has shortage of an estimated 600,000 doctors and 2 million nurses.
Nurse Call Systems Market Report Coverage
||Market Size in 2019:
||US$ 151.9 Mn
|Historical Data for:
||2016 to 2019
||2020 to 2027
|Forecast Period 2020 to 2027 CAGR:
||2027 Value Projection:
||US$ 348.1 Mn
- North America: U.S., Canada
- Latin America: Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Rest of Latin America
- Europe: Germany, U.K., Spain, France, Italy, Russia, Rest of Europe
- Asia Pacific: China, India, Japan, Australia, South Korea, ASEAN, Rest of Asia Pacific
- Middle East: GCC Countries, Israel, Rest of Middle East
- Africa: South Africa, North Africa, Central Africa
- By Service Model: Nurse Call Buttons, Nurse Call Intercoms, Nurse Call Mobile Systems, Nurse Call Integrated Communication Systems.
- By Type: Wired Communication Equipment, Wireless Communication Equipment.
- By End User: Hospitals, OPD Clinics, Assisted Living Centers, Ambulatory Services.
Ascom Holding AG, Rauland-Borg Corporation, Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc., Cornell Communications, Inc., Jeron Electronic Systems, Inc., Tyco SimplexGrinnell, TekTone Sound & Signal Mfg., Inc., Vigil Health Solutions, Inc., Critical Alert Systems, LLC, Stanley Healthcare, and Azure Healthcare Limited.
- Technological advancement
- Implementation of policy-based comprehensive nursing services
|Restraints & Challenges:
- Low adoption of nurse call systems in emerging economies
Global Nurse Call Systems Market: Opportunities
Government initiatives to boost the healthcare system is expected to offer lucrative growth opportunities for players in the global nurse call systems market. For instance, Oman’s Health Vision 2050 aims as adding 7,950 beds, 13,404 physicians (including dentists), and 26,056 nurses between 2017 and 2050 and Saudi Arabia’s Dubai Health Strategy 2016 - 2021 and Dubai Clinical Services Capacity Plan 2015 - 2025 aims at adding over 3,800 beds, nearly 8,300 physicians and 8,800 nurses between 2017 and 2025.
Moreover, implementation of policy-based comprehensive nursing services is also expected to boost demand for nurse call systems. For instance, in July 2020, researchers from Gachon University, South Korea, identified and evaluated the effectiveness of the comprehensive nursing service and demonstrated that the decision to implement policy-based comprehensive nursing services has thus far been beneficial.
The global nurse call systems market was valued at US$ 151.9 Mn in 2019 and is forecast to reach a value of US$ 348.1 Mn by 2027 at a CAGR of 11.4% between 2020 and 2027.
Figure 2. Global Nurse Call Systems Market Value (US$ Mn), and Y-o-Y Growth (%), 2019-2027
Market Trends/Key Takeaways
Increasing prevalence of chronic diseases is expected to propel growth of the global nurse call systems market. For instance, according to the American Cancer Society, in 2019, there will be an estimated 1,762,450 new cancer cases diagnosed and 606,880 cancer deaths in the U.S.
Moreover, increasing adoption of nurse call systems is also expected to aid in growth of the market. For instance, in June 2020, Ascom Holding AG was selected by a prominent American healthcare provider based in the Midwest to integrate the Ascom Healthcare Platform that includes Ascom Myco 3 smartphones, the Ascom Unite integration platform, nurse call integration, and customized project management, workflow design and clinical training.
Global Nurse Call Systems Market: Competitive Landscape
Major players operating in the global nurse call systems market include, Ascom Holding AG, Rauland-Borg Corporation, Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc., Cornell Communications, Inc., Jeron Electronic Systems, Inc., Tyco SimplexGrinnell, TekTone Sound & Signal Mfg., Inc., Vigil Health Solutions, Inc., Critical Alert Systems, LLC, Stanley Healthcare, and Azure Healthcare Limited.
Global Nurse Call Systems Market: Key Developments
Major players in the global nurse call systems market are focused on adopting partnership strategies to enhance their market share. For instance, in July 2020, Hillrom partnered with Aiva, enabling hands-free communication for both patients and staff utilizing an in-room voice assistant and Hillrom's Voalte Mobile solution.