Research and Markets: Global Wireless Health Market to 2018: WLAN, WMAN … – 4

November 14, 2013

Research and Markets (
has announced the addition of the “Wireless
Health Market (WLAN, WMAN, WPAN, Sensors, Smartphone’s, Tablet PC,
Mobile APPS) – Global Trends, Opportunities, Competitive Landscape
Forecasts (2013 – 2018)”
report to their offering.

The global market is valued at $23.8 billion in 2013 and is expected
to reach $59.7 billion by 2018, at an estimated CAGR of 20.2% from 2013
to 2018.

The global wireless health market is witnessing positive growth dynamics
with advancements in wireless information and communication technology,
coupled with the availability of inexpensive wireless-based devices. The
World Health Organization has calculated significant cost reduction and
maternal and perinatal mortality through mhealth adoption. Wireless
technologies in healthcare enable wireless transmission of medical
information such as health records and real-time patient data through
radio/infrared signals/networks, thereby facilitating clinicians to
monitor patients remotely in real time, provide timely health
information and reminders, and offer support.

The major drivers impacting the growth of this market are increasing
awareness, aging population, need to combat increasing healthcare
expenditure, chronic disease management, and technological advances in
the field. The increasing adoption of wireless health delivery by
medical communities and patients to connect to real-time network
communication systems for optimized care is expected to be a major
growth factor. However, privacy and security issues, lack of standard
communication protocols, and infrastructural and cost issues are
stumbling blocks to growth of the market.

In this report, this market is categorized into four segments, namely,
wireless network technologies, wireless sensor networks, handheld
devices, and mobile apps. Each segment is further sub-segmented on the
basis of technology and type. Wireless network technologies consist of
WLAN (Wi-Fi), WiMAX (WMAN), WPAN (Bluetooth, ZigBee, Z-Wave, UWB, and
RFID), and WWAN (CDMA, GPS, 3G, and GPRS). Wireless sensor networks are
wearable and implantable. Handheld devices include smartphones, tablet
PC, mobile phones, pagers, and PDAS. An exhaustive value analysis for
all these markets is provided for 2011, 2012, and 2013, with forecast
till 2018.

Scope of the Report

Market by Segment:

– Wireless Network Technologies

— WLAN (Wi-Fi)



— Bluetooth


— Z-Wave


— ZigBee

— WWAN (CDMA, GPS, 3G, and GPRS)

– Wireless Sensor Networks

– Handheld Devices

Market By Application:

– Healthcare Amenities (hospitals, nursing homes)

– Pharmaceutical

– Medical Diagnostic Laboratories

– Physician

– Homecare

– Telehealth

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Executive Summary

3 Market Overview

4 Wireless Technologies Market

5 Wireless Health Market, By Handheld Devices Mobile Apps

6 Wireless Health Market, By Application

7 Geographic Analysis

8 Competitive Landscape

9 Company Profiles

– ATT, Inc

– Aerohive Networks, Inc

– Alcatel-Lucent Sa

– Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc

– Apple, Inc

– Aruba Networks, Inc

– Brocade Communications Systems, Inc

– Cerner Corporation

– Cisco Systems, Inc

– Hewlett-Packard Company

– IBM Corporation

– Intel Corporation

– Mckesson Corporation

– Motorola Solutions, Inc

– Philips Healthcare

– Qualcomm, Inc

– Research In Motion (Blackberry)

– Samsung Group

– Siemens Healthcare

– Verizon Communications, Inc

– Vocera Communications, Inc

For more information visit

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
[email protected]
Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Healthcare
and Medical Devices
, Wireless

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