1 INTRODUCTION 15
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 15
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 15
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 16
1.3.1 MARKETS COVERED 16
1.3.2 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 16
1.4 CURRENCY 17
1.5 LIMITATIONS 17
1.6 MARKET STAKEHOLDERS 17

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 18
2.1 RESEARCH APPROACH 18
2.1.1 SECONDARY RESEARCH 19
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 19
2.1.2 PRIMARY RESEARCH 20
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 20
2.1.2.2 Breakdown of primaries 21
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 21
2.3 DATA TRIANGULATION APPROACH 23
2.4 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS 24
2.5 ASSUMPTIONS FOR THE STUDY 24

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 25

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 28
4.1 SURGICAL INSTRUMENT TRACKING SYSTEMS: MARKET OVERVIEW 28
4.2 NORTH AMERICA: SURGICAL INSTRUMENT TRACKING SYSTEMS MARKET, BY COMPONENT (2018) 29
4.3 GEOGRAPHICAL SNAPSHOT OF THE SURGICAL INSTRUMENT TRACKING SYSTEMS MARKET 30

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 31
5.1 INTRODUCTION 31
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 31
5.2.1 MARKET DRIVERS 32
5.2.1.1 Need to meet FDA Unique Device Identification mandates 32
5.2.1.2 Requirement for better inventory and asset management practices 32
5.2.1.3 Growth of the surgical instruments market 32
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5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 33
5.2.2.1 High system cost, long investment cycles, and lack of realization of ROI 33
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 33
5.2.3.1 Emerging economies 33
5.2.3.2 Development of active RFID technology for instruments 34
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 34
5.2.4.1 Technological limitations 34

6 SURGICAL INSTRUMENT TRACKING SYSTEMS MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY 35
6.1 INTRODUCTION 36
6.2 BARCODE 36
6.2.1 LOW COST OF INSTALLATION TO DRIVE THE GROWTH OF THIS MARKET 36
6.3 RADIOFREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION (RFID) 38
6.3.1 HIGHER DATA STORAGE CAPACITY & FASTER DATA TRANSMISSION RATE ARE SUPPORTING THE GROWTH OF THE RFID MARKET 38

7 SURGICAL INSTRUMENT TRACKING SYSTEMS MARKET, BY COMPONENT 40
7.1 INTRODUCTION 41
7.2 SOFTWARE 41
7.2.1 FREQUENT NEED FOR UPGRADES AND THE INTRODUCTION OF NEW SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS TO DRIVE MARKET GROWTH 41
7.3 HARDWARE 43
7.3.1 READERS 44
7.3.1.1 Technological advancements are expected to support the growth of this market 44
7.3.2 TAGS 46
7.3.2.1 Benefits associated with tags such as durability & long read range make them ideal for surgical instrument tracking implementation 46
7.3.3 OTHER HARDWARE 47
7.4 SERVICES 48
7.4.1 RECURRING REQUIREMENT OF SERVICES & GROWING ADOPTION OF CLOUD-BASED MODELS TO DRIVE MARKET GROWTH 48

8 SURGICAL INSTRUMENT TRACKING SYSTEM MARKET, BY END USER 50
8.1 INTRODUCTION 51
8.2 HOSPITALS 51
8.2.1 PUBLIC HOSPITALS 53
8.2.1.1 Need to cut healthcare expenditure and manage existing equipment is driving demand for tracking solutions in public hospitals 53
8.2.2 PRIVATE HOSPITALS 55
8.2.2.1 Private hospitals are focused on acquisitions and consolidation for growth 55
8.3 OTHER END USERS 56

9 SURGICAL INSTRUMENT TRACKING SYSTEMS MARKET, BY REGION 58
9.1 INTRODUCTION 59
9.2 NORTH AMERICA 60
9.2.1 US 62
9.2.1.1 Establishment of Unique Device Identification rule by FDA is expected to drive the market in the US 62
9.2.2 CANADA 64
9.2.2.1 Need to cut healthcare costs will drive the market in Canada 64
9.3 EUROPE 65
9.3.1 GERMANY 67
9.3.1.1 Strong healthcare infrastructure and rapid adoption of technological innovation support Germany’s market dominance 67
9.3.2 UK 69
9.3.2.1 Need to cut costs and time incurred on manual tracking methods will drive market growth in the UK 69
9.3.3 FRANCE 71
9.3.3.1 Population growth and growing demand for surgical treatment will drive market growth in France 71
9.3.4 REST OF EUROPE 73
9.4 ASIA PACIFIC 74
9.4.1 APAC MARKET IS CHARACTERIZED BY RISING HEALTHCARE ACCESS AND INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT 74
9.5 LATIN AMERICA 78
9.5.1 GROWING MEDICAL TOURISM AND GROWTH OF THE LATAM HEALTHCARE SECTOR IS DRIVING THE MARKET 78
9.6 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 79
9.6.1 INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY IS A KEY DRIVER OF MARKET GROWTH IN THE MEA 79

10 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 82
10.1 OVERVIEW 82
10.2 MARKET RANKING ANALYSIS, 2018 82
10.3 COMPETITIVE SCENARIO 83
10.4 COMPETITIVE SCENARIO 83
10.5 COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING (OVERALL MARKET) (2018) 84
10.5.1 VISIONARY LEADERS 84
10.5.2 INNOVATORS 84
10.5.3 DYNAMIC DIFFERENTIATORS 84
10.5.4 EMERGING COMPANIES 84
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11 COMPANY PROFILES 86
(Business overview, Products offered, Recent Developments, MNM view)*
11.1 CENSIS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 86
11.2 MATERIAL MANAGEMENT MICROSYSTEMS (MICROSYSTEMS, INC) 88
11.3 BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY 89
11.4 HALDOR ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 91
11.5 INTELLIGENT INSITES, INC 92
11.6 KEY SURGICAL, INC. 93
11.7 MOBILE ASPECTS 94
11.8 TGX MEDICAL SYSTEMS 95
11.9 XERAFY 96
11.10 STANLEY HEALTHCARE (DIVISION OF STANLEY BLACK & DECKER) 97
11.11 B. BRAUN MELSUNGEN 98
11.12 GETINGE GROUP 100
11.13 INFOR 102
11.14 SPATRACK MEDICAL LIMITED 104
11.15 SCANLAN INTERNATIONAL, INC. 105
*Details on Business overview, Products offered, Recent Developments, MNM view might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

12 APPENDIX 106
12.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 106
12.2 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 109
12.3 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 111
12.4 RELATED REPORTS 111
12.5 AUTHOR DETAILS 112