Favorable furniture: The industry is expected to grow, partly driven by the advent of new technologies

New technologies gave hospital beds additional features, such as software that enables healthcare providers to monitor a patient's heart rate, dietary restrictions and potential response to treatments. These advancements have boosted Hospital Bed Manufacturing industry growth. For instance, some healthcare providers have used radio frequency identification technology to match patients with available hospital beds, thus providing a boon for the industry. However, not all trends have positively affected the industry as the number of per capita hospital beds has steadily declined in the United States. At the same time, hospitals have increasingly used group purchasing organizations, which negotiate supply and equipment prices on behalf of hospitals, intensifying price-based competition...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Healthcare providers have used radio frequency identification technology to match patients with hospital beds
  • In response to potential legislation, manufacturers have invested in product development
  • While hospital consolidation will characterize the industry’s downstream market, other revenue streams will buoy the industry
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Hospital Bed Manufacturing industry experienced steady, tepid growth over the past five years, despite the number of per capita hospital beds in the United States slowly declining. According to data from the Kaiser Family Foundation, the number of hospital beds per 1,000 people exhibited a downward trend over the past decade, declining from 2.8 per 1,000 people in 2002 to 2.4 per 1,000 people in 2015. This trend, coupled with the consolidation of hospitals, hampered industry revenue growth during the five-year period. Over the five years to 2017, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 1.6% to $2.0 billion, including a 0.8% rise in 2017. Ove...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Hospital Bed Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Hospital Bed Manufacturing Industry are

  • Quickly adopting new technologies
  • Close monitoring of competition
  • Firm globalization
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of physician visits and Total health expenditure in the Hospital Bed Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Hospital Bed Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures beds and other specialized furniture for use in hospital or clinical settings.

    Industry Products
  • Manual
  • Manual adjustable
  • Electric
  • Semi-electric for critical access hospitals
  • Semi-electric for non-short stay hospitals
  • Semi-electric for psychiatric hospitals
  • Semi-electric for rehabilitation hospitals
  • Semi-electric for other hospitals
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing hospital beds and other specialized hospital furniture
  • Researching and developing hospital beds and other specialized hospital furniture
  • Marketing hospital beds and other specialized hospital furniture
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of physician visits
  • Total health expenditure
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Number of adults aged 65 and older
  • Number of people with private health insurance

  • Current Performance
  • Hospital consolidation
  • Regulation and technology
  • International trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Technology improvements
  • International trade and industry landscape
  • Table: Hospital Bed Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Hospital Bed Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Healthcare and Social Assistance
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminum Manufacturing
  • Mattress Manufacturing
  • Medical Device Manufacturing
  • Urethane Foam Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Semi-electric for psychiatric hospitals
  • Semi-electric for rehabilitation hospitals
  • Semi-electric for other hospitals
  • Manual adjustable
  • Semi-electric for non-short stay hospitals
  • Semi-electric for critical access hospitals
  • Manual
  • Electric
  • Chart: Hospital Bed Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Nonprofit community hospitals
  • For-profit community hospitals
  • State and local government hospitals
  • Nonfederal psychiatric hospitals
  • Exports
  • Federal hospitals
  • Other hospitals
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Hospital Bed Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Hospital Bed Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Hospital Bed Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Hill-Rom Holdings Inc., Stryker Corporation,
  • Table: Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Stryker Corporation - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Hospital Bed Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Hospital Bed Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total healthcare expenditure (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Of or relating to medical care intended for short periods of time.
  • Med-Surg
  • An abbreviation of medical-surgical used to describe beds and surfaces suitable for recovery, rest and surgical applications.
  • Smartbed
  • A type of powered hospital bed capable of recording and reporting patient data such as weight, position and other vitals.
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