Nov 09, 2012 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) --
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mf67fs/medical_image) has announced the addition of the "Medical Image Analysis Software Market by Types, by Technology, by Image & by Indications - Global Trends, Opportunities & Forecast till 2017" report to their offering.
Medical Image Analysis Software Market by Types (Integrated & Standalone), by Technology (X-ray, CT, Ultrasound, MRI, SPECT, PET), by Image (2D, 3D & 4D) & by Indications (Neurology, Cardiology, Radiology) - Global Trends, Opportunities & Forecast till 2017
The growth of the medical image analysis market is mainly contributed by the standalone software market which is accelerating at a faster pace as compared to the integrated software market which is moving at a stable rate. The market has seen a boost since the IT revolution in healthcare, but is still dominated by OEMs. Many smaller players are making efforts to make a mark in the medical image analysis market. But the major revenues are generated through supplying services and programs to the OEM. This report covers definition, description, and forecast of the global medical image analysis software market in terms of integrated and standalone software, by modalities, by image type, by indications and by end-users. The medical image analysis market is estimated to be $1.7 billion in 2012 and is growing at a rate of 7.2% from 2012 to 2017 to reach $2.4 billion.
Software has become the work horse of any machine or equipment used in today's world, medical devices are no exception. Software is used in the medical industry for varied purposes such as training, viewing, storing data, sharing data etc; thereby increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of medical procedures.
The global medical image analysis software market is growing at a higher rate as compared to the equipment market. The image analysis software market is driven by higher demand for diagnostic procedures globally, technology improvements and demand from the consumer end. The major restraints are the inherent drawbacks associated with software. The major trends seen in the market are towards open source software, online portals and 30 day trials for software. The major challenges from the end-users are restriction in terms of software usage and major challenge for standalone vendors is the OEM manufacturers.
Medical device market represents the second largest market after pharmaceutical market in the healthcare industry and diagnostic imaging market represents around 35% of the total medical device market in the year 2010. Medical image analysis software is a small fraction of the diagnostic market, growing at a slightly higher rate as compared to equipment market.
Key Topics Covered:
2 Executive Summary
3 Market Overview
4 Global Medical Image Analysis Software Market, By Technology
5 Global Medical Image Analysis Software, By Image Type
6 Global Medical Image Analysis Software Market, By Indications
7 Global Medical Image Analysis Software Market, By End-Users
8 Geographical Analysis
9 Competitive Landscape
10 Company Profiles
- Agfa-Gevaert N.V. (Agfa)
- Amirsys, Inc.
- Aquilab Sas
- Brain Innovation B.V.
- Bruker Corporation
- Carestream Health, Inc.
- Claron Technology, Inc.
- Elekta Ab
- Esaote S.P.A.
- Ge Healthcare
- Medviso Ab
- Merge Healthcare
- Mim Software, Inc.
- Philips Healthcare (Division Of Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.)
- Qi Imaging, Llc
- Riverain Technologies
- Siemens Healthcare
- Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
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