The pharmacy automation market is projected to reach USD 8.2 billion by 2027 from USD 5.6 billion in 2022, at a CAGR of 7.9% during the forecast period. The growth in this market is attributed to the growing need to minimize medication errors, rapid decentralization of pharmacies, and growing focus on automation to reduce labor costs. However, the stringent regulations that delay product launches can inhibit the growth of this market.
Based on product, the automated medication dispensing and storage systems segment holds the largest market share in 2021
Based on products, the pharmacy automation market is segmented into automated medication dispensing and storage systems, automated packaging and labeling systems, automated tabletop counters, automated medication compounding systems, and other pharmacy automation systems. In 2021, the automated medication dispensing and storage systems segment accounted for the largest share of this market, primarily due to the increasing occurance of medication errors and implementation of stringent regulatory guidelines for patient safety and medication dispensing across regions. Automated medication dispensing and storage systems allow the care providers to dispense medication faster and more accurately with the help of in-built advanced features that allow medication storage, picking, dispensing, and labelling.
Based on type, the robots/robotic automated medication dispensing segment accounted for the largest share of the automated medication dispensing and storage market
Based on type, the automated medication dispensing and storage systems market is segmented into robots/robotic automated dispensing systems, carousels, and automated dispensing cabinets (ADCs). In 2021, robot/robotic automated medication dispensing systems accounted for the largest share of this market. These systems lower the rate of errors by increasing the administration accuracy rate by incorporating robots with single/multiple robotic arms that handle the filling, storing, and dispensing of medications, thereby reducing the chances of manual errors.
The retail pharmacies end-user segment is expected to register the highest CAGR during the forecast period
Based on end users, the pharmacy automation market is segmented into inpatient pharmacies, outpatient pharmacies, retail pharmacies, and pharmacy benefit management organizations and mail-order pharmacies. The retail pharmacies segment is expected to register the highest growth during the forecast period. This is mainly due to the growing need to incorporate automated solutions in order to achieve faster workflow and maintain record accuracy. Pharmacy automation systems and solutions help in integrating and managing the entire pharmacy inventory and supply workflows. Moreover, these solutions also assist the pharmacists in maintaining dispensed medication records and faster prescription filling, thereby making the workflow for accurate and limiting the chances of errors.
North America accounted for the largest share of the pharmacy automation market in 2021
North America accounted for the largest share of the pharmacy automation market in 2021. Factors such as stringent regulatory standards for medication dispensing & patient safety, and the presence of top pharmacy automation system manufacturers in the US region are expected to contribute to the growth of the pharmacy automation market in North America.
Break of primary participants was as mentioned below:
- By Company Type – Tier 1–35%, Tier 2–45%, and Tier 3–20%
- By Designation – C-level–35%, Director-level–25%, Others–40%
- By Region – North America–45%, Europe–30%, Asia Pacific–20%, Latin America- 3%, Middle East and Africa–2%
Key players in the Pharmacy Automation Market
The key players operating in the pharmacy automation market Becton, Dickinson and Company (US), Omnicell, Inc. (US), KUKA AG (Swisslog Healthcare) (Germany), Baxter International Inc. (US), Capsa Healthcare (US), Cerner Corporation (US), Yuyama Co., Ltd. (Japan), ARxIUM Inc. (US), Parata Systems, LLC (US), RxSafe, LLC (US), ScriptPro LLC (US), Pearson Medical Technologies, LLC (US), Medical Packaging Inc., LLC (US), Tension Corporation (US), Noritsu Pharmacy Automation (US), Euclid Medical Products (US), TouchPoint Medical Solutions (US), Meditech Pharmacy Management Solutions (Belgium), Innovation Associates (US), McKesson Corporation (US), Willach Group (Group), St?ubli International (Switzerland), MedAvail (Canada), Pharmacy Automation System (US), and Deenova SRL (Italy).
The report analyzes the pharmacy automation market aims at estimating the market size and future growth potential of this market based on various segments such as product, end user and region. The report also includes a product portfolio matrix of various pharmacy automation products available in the market. The report also provides a competitive analysis of the key players in this market, along with their company profiles, product offerings, and key market strategies.
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