CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 2
STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES 2
REASONS FOR DOING THE STUDY 2
INTENDED AUDIENCE 2
SCOPE OF REPORT 3
INFORMATION SOURCES 3
ANALYSTS' CREDENTIALS 3
RELATED BCC RESEARCH REPORTS 4
BCC RESEARCH WEBSITE 4
DISCLAIMER 4
CHAPTER 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 6
SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
PRODUCTS BY REGION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 7
SUMMARY FIGURE GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
PRODUCTS BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 7
CHAPTER 3 OVERVIEW 9
MINIATURIZATION AND PORTABILITY 9
BENEFITS OF PORTABILITY IN MEDICINE 9
HISTORY 10
TABLE 1 TECHNOLOGICAL MILESTONES OF PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC
PRODUCTS 10
REQUIREMENT FOR PORTABILITY IN MEDICAL DEVICES 12
ROLE OF SEMICONDUCTORS IN MEDICAL DEVICES 12
BASIC DESIGN 12
DATA ACQUISITION SYSTEMS AND SIGNAL CONVERSION 13
MICROPROCESSORS 13
POWER SUPPLIES AND POWER MANAGEMENT 13
MEMORY UNITS 14
DISPLAYS AND AUDIO INTERFACES 14
WIRED AND WIRELESS INTERFACES 14
CIRCUIT BOARDS AND PACKAGING 14
CLASSIFICATION OF PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS 15
TABLE 2 TYPES OF PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS BASED ON THEIR
APPLICATIONS 15
PMEPS USED FOR DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING 16
PMEPS USED FOR THERAPY 17
PMEPS USED FOR FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS 18
CHAPTER 4 REGULATORY ASPECTS 22
PREMARKET APPROVALS 22
DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING 22
TABLE 3 PREMARKET APPROVALS FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC
PRODUCTS USED FOR DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING, 2011 TO APRIL 2015 22
THERAPY 38
TABLE 4 PRE-MARKET APPROVALS FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC
PRODUCTS USED FOR THERAPY, 2011 TO APRIL 2015 38
FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS 39
TABLE 5 PRE-MARKET APPROVALS FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC
PRODUCTS USED FOR FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS, 2011 TO APRIL 2015 39
RECALLS 41
CLASS I RECALLS 41
TABLE 6 CLASS I RECALLS ISSUED FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC
PRODUCTS, 2011 TO APRIL 2015 41
CLASS II RECALLS 43
TABLE 7 CLASS II RECALLS ISSUED FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC
PRODUCTS, 2011 TO APRIL 2015 43
CLASS III RECALLS 47
TABLE 8 CLASS III RECALLS ISSUED FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC
PRODUCTS, 2011 TO APRIL 2015 47
CHAPTER 5 NEW DEVELOPMENTS 49
NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES 49
TABLE 9 NEW PRODUCT/PLATFORM LAUNCHES IN PORTABLE MEDICAL DEVICES
FROM TOP MANUFACTURERS, 2013 TO AUGUST 2015 50
HEALTHCARE REFORM AND AFFORDABILITY 51
PREVENTIVE CARE AND OPPORTUNITIES 51
EMERGING MARKETS AND GROWTH 52
CONSUMER DEVICES AND TECHNOLOGIES 52
MOBILE DEVICES AND APPS 52
MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS 53
TABLE 10 MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS INVOLVING TOP PORTABLE MEDICAL
DEVICE COMPANIES, 2013 TO AUGUST 2015 53
CHAPTER 6 MARKET ANALYSIS 56
MARKET BY TYPE 56
MARKET OVERVIEW 57
MARKET REVENUE 58
TABLE 11 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY
TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 58
FIGURE 1 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY
TYPE, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 58
MARKET SHARE 59
TABLE 12 MARKET SHARE OF PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY TYPE,
2014 (%) 59
FIGURE 2 MARKET SHARE OF PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY TYPE,
2014 (%) 59
PMEPS USED FOR DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING 60
Market Overview 61
Market Revenue 61
TABLE 13 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR
DIAGNOSTICS AND TESTING BY TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 62
FIGURE 3 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR
DIAGNOSTICS AND TESTING BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 63
PMEPS USED FOR THERAPY 63
Market Overview 64
Market Revenue 65
TABLE 14 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR
THERAPY BY TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 66
FIGURE 4 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR
THERAPY BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 66
PMEPS USED FOR FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS 67
Market Overview 67
Market Revenue 68
TABLE 15 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR
FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 68
FIGURE 5 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR
FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 68
MARKET BY REGION 69
MARKET OVERVIEW 69
MARKET REVENUE 70
TABLE 16 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY
REGION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 71
FIGURE 6 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY
REGION, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 71
MARKET SHARE 71
TABLE 17 MARKET SHARE FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY
REGION, 2014 (%) 72
FIGURE 7 MARKET SHARE FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY
REGION, 2014 (%) 72
PMEPS USED FOR DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING 72
Market Overview 73
Market Revenue 73
TABLE 18 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
DIAGNOSTICS AND TESTING BY REGION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 74
FIGURE 8 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
DIAGNOSTICS AND TESTING BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 75
PMEPS USED FOR THERAPY 75
Market Overview 75
Market Revenue 76
TABLE 19 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
THERAPY BY REGION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 77
FIGURE 9 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
THERAPY BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 77
PMEPS USED FOR FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS 77
Market Overview 78
Market Revenue 78
TABLE 20 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS BY REGION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 79
FIGURE 10 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 79
MARKET BY PORTABILITY 79
MARKET OVERVIEW 80
MARKET REVENUE 80
TABLE 21 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS BY
TYPE OF PORTABILITY, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 81
FIGURE 11 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS BY
TYPE OF PORTABILITY, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 81
MARKET SHARE 81
TABLE 22 MARKET SHARE OF PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY TYPE,
2014 (%) 82
FIGURE 12 MARKET SHARE OF PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY
TYPE, 2014 (%) 82
PMEPS USED FOR DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING 82
Market Overview 83
Market Revenue 83
TABLE 23 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR
DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING BY TYPE OF PORTABILITY, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 84
FIGURE 13 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS
FOR DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING BY TYPE OF PORTABILITY, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 84
PMEPS USED FOR THERAPY 85
Market Overview 85
Market Revenue 86
TABLE 24 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR
THERAPY BY TYPE OF PORTABILITY, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 86
FIGURE 14 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS
FOR THERAPY BY TYPE OF PORTABILITY, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 86
PMEPS USED FOR FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS 87
Market Overview 87
Market Revenue 88
TABLE 25 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR
FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS BY TYPE OF PORTABILITY, THROUGH 2020 ($
MILLIONS)
88
FIGURE 15 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS
FOR FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS BY TYPE OF PORTABILITY, 2013-2020 ($
MILLIONS)
88
CHAPTER 7 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE 91
DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING 91
MARKET LEADERS 91
TABLE 26 LEADING MANUFACTURERS/SUPPLIERS OF PMEPS FOR DIAGNOSIS AND
TESTING, 2014 91
MARKET SHARE 93
TABLE 27 MARKET SHARES OF MANUFACTURERS/SUPPLIERS OF PMEPS FOR
DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING, 2014 (%) 93
FIGURE 16 MARKET SHARES OF MANUFACTURERS/SUPPLIERS OF PMEPS FOR
DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING, 2014 (%) 93
THERAPY 94
MARKET LEADERS 94
TABLE 28 LEADING MANUFACTURERS/SUPPLIERS OF PMEPS FOR THERAPY, 2014 94
MARKET SHARE 95
TABLE 29 MARKET SHARES OF MANUFACTURERS/SUPPLIERS OF PMEPS FOR
THERAPY, 2014 (%) 96
FIGURE 17 MARKET SHARES OF MANUFACTURERS/SUPPLIERS OF PMEPS FOR
THERAPY, 2014 (%) 97
FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS 97
MARKET LEADERS 97
TABLE 30 LEADING MANUFACTURERS/SUPPLIERS OF PMEPS FOR FIRST AID AND
OTHER APPLICATIONS, 2014 97
MARKET SHARE 98
TABLE 31 MARKET SHARES OF MANUFACTURERS/SUPPLIERS OF PMEPS FOR FIRST
AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS, 2014 (%) 98
FIGURE 18 MARKET SHARES OF MANUFACTURERS/SUPPLIERS OF PMEPS FOR FIRST
AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS, 2014 (%) 98
CHAPTER 8 MARKET BY APPLICATION 101
GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT BY END USER 101
TABLE 32 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY
END USER, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 102
FIGURE 19 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY
END USER, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 102
MARKET SHARE 102
TABLE 33 MARKET SHARE FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY
END USER, 2014 (%) 103
FIGURE 20 MARKET SHARE FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY
END USER, 2014 (%) 103
PMEPS USED FOR DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING 103
Market Overview 104
Market Revenue 104
TABLE 34 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING BY END USER, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 105
FIGURE 21 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING BY END USER, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 105
PMEPS USED FOR THERAPY 105
Market Overview 106
Market Revenue 106
TABLE 35 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
THERAPY BY END USER, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 107
FIGURE 22 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
THERAPY BY END USER, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 107
PMEPS USED FOR FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS 107
Market Overview 108
Market Revenue 108
TABLE 36 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS BY END USER, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 109
FIGURE 23 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS BY END USER, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 109
CHAPTER 9 PATENT ANALYSIS 111
PATENTS BY YEAR 111
TABLE 37 NUMBER OF PATENTS FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS
BY YEAR, 2013 TO JULY 2015 112
FIGURE 24 NUMBER OF PATENTS FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC
PRODUCTS BY YEAR, 2013 TO JULY 2015 112
PATENTS BY TYPE 112
TABLE 38 NUMBER OF PATENTS FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS
BY TYPE, 2013 TO JULY 2015 113
FIGURE 25 NUMBER OF PATENTS FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC
PRODUCTS BY TYPE, 2013 TO JULY 2015 113
PATENTS BY COUNTRY 114
TABLE 39 NUMBER OF PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS BY COUNTRY,
2013 TO JULY 2015 114
FIGURE 26 NUMBER OF PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCT PATENTS BY
COUNTRY, 2013 TO JULY 2015 114
TABLE 40 NUMBER OF PATENTS AND PERCENTAGE SHARES FOR PORTABLE
MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS BY COUNTRY, 2013 TO JULY 2015 (%) 115
FIGURE 27 NUMBER OF PATENTS AND PERCENTAGE SHARES FOR PORTABLE
MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS BY COUNTRY, 2013 TO JULY 2015 (NO. OF
PATENTS/%)
116
PATENTS BY COMPANY 116
TABLE 41 PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS PATENTS BY COMPANY,
2013 TO JULY 2015 (NO. OF PATENTS) 117
PATENTS BY ASSIGNEE 119
TABLE 42 PATENTS BY ASSIGNEE FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC
PRODUCTS, 2013 TO JULY 2015 (NO. OF PATENTS) 119
FIGURE 28 PATENTS BY ASSIGNEE FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC
PRODUCTS, 2013 TO JULY 2015 (NO. OF PATENTS) 119
CHAPTER 10 CURRENT SITUATION 121
FACTORS AFFECTING PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS 121
DRIVERS OF THE MARKET FOR PMEPS 121
Aging Population 121
Self-Testing and Self-Monitoring 122
Product Launches 122
Increase in Range of Customers 122
Equipment Sharing and Transportability 123
Convenient Medical Care 123
Design Versatility 123
Falling Prices of PMEPs 123
RESTRAINTS AND CHALLENGES FOR THE MARKET 123
Rising Cost Pressures and Reimbursement Policies 123
Regulatory Pressures 124
MARKET OPPORTUNITIES 124
CHAPTER 11 COMPANY PROFILES 126
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 126
APEX BIOTECHNOLOGY CORP. 127
ARKRAY USA INC. 127
B. BRAUN MELSUNGEN AG (B. BRAUN MEDICAL INC.) 128
BAYER HEALTHCARE 128
CAREFUSION CORP. 128
CONTEC MEDICAL SYSTEMS CO. LTD. 130
COVIDIEN 130
GE HEALTHCARE 131
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 131
MEDTRONIC INC. 132
MINDRAY MEDICAL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 132
NIPRO DIAGNOSTICS INC. 133
OMRON HEALTHCARE INC. 133
PANASONIC CORP. 133
PHILIPS HEALTHCARE 134
RESOUND 135
RION CO. LTD. 135
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS 136
SIEMENS HEALTHCARE GMBH 137
SONOVA HOLDING AG 137
SMITH & NEPHEW 138
STARKEY HEARING TECHNOLOGIES 138
WELCH ALLYN 139
WIDEX 139
WILLIAM DEMANT HOLDING A/S 140

LIST OF TABLES

SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS
BY REGION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 7
TABLE 1 TECHNOLOGICAL MILESTONES OF PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC
PRODUCTS 10
TABLE 2 TYPES OF PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS BASED ON THEIR
APPLICATIONS 15
TABLE 3 PREMARKET APPROVALS FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS
USED FOR DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING, 2011 TO APRIL 2015 22
TABLE 4 PRE-MARKET APPROVALS FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS
USED FOR THERAPY, 2011 TO APRIL 2015 38
TABLE 5 PRE-MARKET APPROVALS FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS
USED FOR FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS, 2011 TO APRIL 2015 39
TABLE 6 CLASS I RECALLS ISSUED FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS,
2011 TO APRIL 2015 41
TABLE 7 CLASS II RECALLS ISSUED FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC
PRODUCTS, 2011 TO APRIL 2015 43
TABLE 8 CLASS III RECALLS ISSUED FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC
PRODUCTS, 2011 TO APRIL 2015 47
TABLE 9 NEW PRODUCT/PLATFORM LAUNCHES IN PORTABLE MEDICAL DEVICES
FROM TOP MANUFACTURERS, 2013 TO AUGUST 2015 50
TABLE 10 MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS INVOLVING TOP PORTABLE MEDICAL
DEVICE COMPANIES, 2013 TO AUGUST 2015 53
TABLE 11 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY
TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 58
TABLE 12 MARKET SHARE OF PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY TYPE,
2014 (%) 59
TABLE 13 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR
DIAGNOSTICS AND TESTING BY TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 62
TABLE 14 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR
THERAPY BY TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 66
TABLE 15 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR
FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 68
TABLE 16 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY
REGION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 71
TABLE 17 MARKET SHARE FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY
REGION, 2014 (%) 72
TABLE 18 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
DIAGNOSTICS AND TESTING BY REGION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 74
TABLE 19 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
THERAPY BY REGION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 77
TABLE 20 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS BY REGION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 79
TABLE 21 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS BY
TYPE OF PORTABILITY, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 81
TABLE 22 MARKET SHARE OF PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY TYPE,
2014 (%) 82
TABLE 23 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR
DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING BY TYPE OF PORTABILITY, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 84
TABLE 24 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR
THERAPY BY TYPE OF PORTABILITY, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 86
TABLE 25 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR
FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS BY TYPE OF PORTABILITY, THROUGH 2020 ($
MILLIONS)
88
TABLE 26 LEADING MANUFACTURERS/SUPPLIERS OF PMEPS FOR DIAGNOSIS AND
TESTING, 2014 91
TABLE 27 MARKET SHARES OF MANUFACTURERS/SUPPLIERS OF PMEPS FOR
DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING, 2014 (%) 93
TABLE 28 LEADING MANUFACTURERS/SUPPLIERS OF PMEPS FOR THERAPY, 2014 94
TABLE 29 MARKET SHARES OF MANUFACTURERS/SUPPLIERS OF PMEPS FOR
THERAPY, 2014 (%) 96
TABLE 30 LEADING MANUFACTURERS/SUPPLIERS OF PMEPS FOR FIRST AID AND
OTHER APPLICATIONS, 2014 97
TABLE 31 MARKET SHARES OF MANUFACTURERS/SUPPLIERS OF PMEPS FOR FIRST
AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS, 2014 (%) 98
TABLE 32 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY
END USER, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 102
TABLE 33 MARKET SHARE FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY END
USER, 2014 (%) 103
TABLE 34 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING BY END USER, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 105
TABLE 35 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
THERAPY BY END USER, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 107
TABLE 36 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS BY END USER, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 109
TABLE 37 NUMBER OF PATENTS FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS
BY YEAR, 2013 TO JULY 2015 112
TABLE 38 NUMBER OF PATENTS FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS
BY TYPE, 2013 TO JULY 2015 113
TABLE 39 NUMBER OF PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS BY COUNTRY,
2013 TO JULY 2015 114
TABLE 40 NUMBER OF PATENTS AND PERCENTAGE SHARES FOR PORTABLE
MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS BY COUNTRY, 2013 TO JULY 2015 (%) 115
TABLE 41 PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS PATENTS BY COMPANY,
2013 TO JULY 2015 (NO. OF PATENTS) 117
TABLE 42 PATENTS BY ASSIGNEE FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS,
2013 TO JULY 2015 (NO. OF PATENTS) 119

LIST OF FIGURES

SUMMARY FIGURE GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
PRODUCTS BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 7
FIGURE 1 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY
TYPE, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 58
FIGURE 2 MARKET SHARE OF PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY TYPE,
2014 (%) 59
FIGURE 3 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR
DIAGNOSTICS AND TESTING BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 63
FIGURE 4 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR
THERAPY BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 66
FIGURE 5 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR
FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 68
FIGURE 6 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY
REGION, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 71
FIGURE 7 MARKET SHARE FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY
REGION, 2014 (%) 72
FIGURE 8 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
DIAGNOSTICS AND TESTING BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 75
FIGURE 9 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
THERAPY BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 77
FIGURE 10 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 79
FIGURE 11 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS BY
TYPE OF PORTABILITY, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 81
FIGURE 12 MARKET SHARE OF PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY TYPE,
2014 (%) 82
FIGURE 13 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR
DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING BY TYPE OF PORTABILITY, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 84
FIGURE 14 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR
THERAPY BY TYPE OF PORTABILITY, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 86
FIGURE 15 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS FOR
FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS BY TYPE OF PORTABILITY, 2013-2020 ($
MILLIONS)
88
FIGURE 16 MARKET SHARES OF MANUFACTURERS/SUPPLIERS OF PMEPS FOR
DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING, 2014 (%) 93
FIGURE 17 MARKET SHARES OF MANUFACTURERS/SUPPLIERS OF PMEPS FOR
THERAPY, 2014 (%) 97
FIGURE 18 MARKET SHARES OF MANUFACTURERS/SUPPLIERS OF PMEPS FOR FIRST
AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS, 2014 (%) 98
FIGURE 19 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY
END USER, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 102
FIGURE 20 MARKET SHARE FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS BY END
USER, 2014 (%) 103
FIGURE 21 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING BY END USER, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 105
FIGURE 22 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
THERAPY BY END USER, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 107
FIGURE 23 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PRODUCTS FOR
FIRST AID AND OTHER APPLICATIONS BY END USER, 2013-2020 ($ MILLIONS) 109
FIGURE 24 NUMBER OF PATENTS FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS
BY YEAR, 2013 TO JULY 2015 112
FIGURE 25 NUMBER OF PATENTS FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS
BY TYPE, 2013 TO JULY 2015 113
FIGURE 26 NUMBER OF PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCT PATENTS BY
COUNTRY, 2013 TO JULY 2015 114
FIGURE 27 NUMBER OF PATENTS AND PERCENTAGE SHARES FOR PORTABLE
MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS BY COUNTRY, 2013 TO JULY 2015 (NO. OF
PATENTS/%)
116
FIGURE 28 PATENTS BY ASSIGNEE FOR PORTABLE MEDICAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS,
2013 TO JULY 2015 (NO. OF PATENTS) 119