The global pharmacy automation market reached a value of US$ 5.4 Billion in 2021. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 8.6 Billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 8.24% during 2022-2027. Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, we are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic on different end use sectors. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor.
Pharmacy automation refers to the use of mechanized systems for digitalizing medical and healthcare workflow processes. These systems aid in performing multiple functions to systematize routine tasks and reduce human intervention. Some of these tasks include mixing liquids and powders for compounding, medicine counting, updating customer database and inventory management. They also aid in eliminating errors during packaging and dispensing pharmaceutical products. Pharmacy automation further keeps track of narcotics and other controlled drugs and monitors usage patterns and ensures maximum efficiency in operations.
The increasing need to reduce errors in medical processes, along with the decentralization of pharmacies, represent as the key factors driving the growth of the market. Pharmacy automation is becoming a crucial component of the modern healthcare industry, as they are highly flexible and self-adaptive. For instance, automation machines prevent cross-contamination of medicines through separate storage cells and chutes facility, which facilitates the tracking of lot numbers and expiration dates with bar codes for convenient scanning and stock management. Furthermore, various technological advancements are resulting in higher success rates post-treatment and surgeries, along with the delivery of efficient patient care, which is significantly contributing to the market growth. Also, increasing prevalence of chronic diseases and rising geriatric population across the globe have amplified the need for automated drug dispensing systems in hospitals and pharmacies. Other factors, including the implementation of various government policies to make quality healthcare facilities accessible to all and the utilization of robots for maximizing medical storage and dispensing prescriptions, are projected to drive the market in the coming years.
IMARC Group’s latest report provides a deep insight into the global pharmacy automation market covering all its essential aspects. This ranges from macro overview of the market to micro details of the industry performance, recent trends, key market drivers and challenges, SWOT analysis, Porter’s five forces analysis, value chain analysis, etc. This report is a must-read for industry players, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who have any kind of stake or are planning to foray into the pharmacy automation industry in any manner.
Key Market Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global pharmacy automation market, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country level from 2022-2027. Our report has categorized the market based on product type, application and end-user.
Breakup by Product Type:
Automated Medication Dispensing Systems
Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems
Automated Packaging & Labeling Systems
Tabletop Tablet Counters
Breakup by Application:
Drug Dispensing and Packaging
Breakup by End-User:
Breakup by Region:
Middle East and Africa
United Arab Emirates
The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined with some of the key players being Baxter International Inc., Becton Dickinson and Company, Capsa Healthcare, Cerner Corp., Kirby Lester LLC, KUKA AG, McKesson Corporation, Omnicell Technologies, RxSafe LLC, Scriptpro LLC, Swisslog Holding AG, Takazono Corp., Talyst LLC, TCGRx Pharmacy Workflow Solutions, Yuyama Co. Ltd., etc.
Key questions answered in this report:
How has the global pharmacy automation market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
What are the key regional markets?
What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global pharmacy automation market?
What is the breakup of the market based on the product type?
What is the breakup of the market based on the application?
What is the breakup of the market based on the end-user?
What are the various stages in the value chain of the industry?
What are the key driving factors and challenges in the market?
What is the structure of the global pharmacy automation market and who are the key players?
What is the degree of competition in the market?