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A Market Opportunity Analysis for Point of Care Diagnostic Testing in European Countries

  • ID: 45568
  • December 2003
  • Region: Europe
  • HBS Medical Limited
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The new report by examines the reality of point-of-care testing (POC) in European Hospitals and practices in 6 European countries and provides you with following information:

By Respondent:
- Private Practices
- Hospitals
- Industry Players

Subject of this report:

- Indication of the type and number of tests conducted by private practices & hospitals per country
- Market size in € by product segment
- Market shares by Product segment
- Market growth and forecasts by product segment and country
- Indication of data management/Software storage requirements in hospitals by country
- The future of data management software requirements in hospitals
- Opportunity analysis (also including healthcare politics)
- Trends regarding decentralized healthcare
services (policlinics, hospital outpatient)

By Country:
- Germany
- Austria
- Switzerland
- Italy
- BeNeLux
- UK

By Product:
- Glucose Testing
- Haemoglobin Testing
- Electrolyte Testing
- Acid – base metabolism
- Haemostasis
- Homeostasis
- Rapid Cardiac Testing
- Drugs of Abuse Screening

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1. INTRODUCTION

1.1 Project Objectives 7
1.2 Geographic Scope 7
1.3 Methodology 8
1.4 Respondent Population 8
1.5 Definitions 10
Point of Care Tests 10
Glucose 10
Haemoglobin 11
Arterial blood gas & Electrolytes 11
Acid Base 12
Haemostasis 13
Homeostasis 13
Rapid Cardiac Tests 14
Drugs of Abuse 14

2. PROVISION OF HEALTH CARE 15

2.1 Switzerland 15
Primary Health Care 15
Secondary Health Care 15
2.2 Austria 16
Primary Health Care 16
Secondary Health Care 17
2.3 Italy 17
Primary Health Care 17
Secondary Health Care 17
2.4 Germany 19
Primary Health Care 19
Secondary Health Care 20
2.5 Benelux 20
Primary Health Care 20
Secondary Health Care 21

SECTION 1: POINT OF CARE TESTING AMONGST END USERS 22

3 THE USE OF POINT OF CARE TESTS 23
3.1 Use of POC tests amongst GPs 23
Switzerland 24
Italy 25
Austria 26
Germany 27
Benelux 28
3.2 Use of POC tests in Hospitals 29
Switzerland 32
Italy 33
Austria 34
Germany 35
Benelux 35
Summary 37
3.3 Reasons to run Point of Care Tests 37
Switzerland 39
Italy 39
Austria 40
Germany 41
Benelux 41
Conclusion 42
3.4 Future Change in Point of Care Test Usage by End
User Prediction 43
Switzerland 43
Italy 44
Austria 46
Germany 47
Benelux 48
Conclusion 48

4. CENTRALIZATION OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES 50

Switzerland 50
Italy 50
Austria 50
Germany 50
Benelux 51
Conclusion 52

5. STORAGE OF POINT OF CARE TEST RESULTS & NEED FOR HOSPITAL SOFTWARE

Switzerland 54
Italy 55
Austria 55
Germany 56
Benelux 57
Conclusions: Healthcare IT 58

6. END USER PERCEPTION OF POC TESTS 59

6.1 Glucose 59
6.2 Haemoglobin 62
6.3 Arterial blood gas 62
6.4 Electrolytes 63
6.5 Haemostasis 63
6.6 Homeostasis 63
6.7 Rapid Cardiac Tests 63
6.8 Other Tests Used 64
6.9 Products in Development 65
6.10 Desired Products 66
Switzerland 66
Austria 66
Italy 66
Germany 67
Benelux 67

7. KEY FINDINGS AND CONCLUSIONS 68

SECTION II: MANUFACTURERS 69

8. MARKET PARTICIPANTS 70

8.1 Company Market Shares—by Product Type72
Glucose POCT 72
ABG/Electrolytes 73
Haemostasis POCT 74
Homeostasis POCT 75
Rapid Cardiac POCT 75
POCT IT Connectivity 76
8.2 Company Profiles 77
Abbott Laboratories 77
Bayer 77
Axis-Shield plc 78
Beckman Coulter 78
Dade Behring 79
Instrumentation Laboratory 79
A. Menarini Diagnostics 79
Radiometer 80
Roche 80
Others 80

9. MARKET SIZES FOR THE POINT OF CARE TEST MARKET 82

9.1 The Market Size by Country 83
Country totals in € 83
Switzerland 86
Italy 87
Austria 89
Germany 91
Benelux 93
9.2 Market Size by POC Test 95
Glucose 95
Glucose Patient Self Tests 96
Urine test strips 97
Haemoglobin 97
Arterial blood gas (ABG) 98
Electrolytes 99
Acid-base 100
Haemostasis 102
Homeostasis 103
Rapid Cardiac Tests 103
Drugs of Abuse Testing 104
Infectious Diseases 105
Multiple, or Panel, Tests 106
Sample of New Products & Technologies 107
Connectivity Products 107
The E-Health Trend & Its Impact on IVD 108
IT Connectivity in the US 108
9.3 The European Union’s IVD Directive 110
9.4 Will POC testing overcome laboratory testing 111

10. KEY MARKET PREDICTIONS EUROPE 112

11. RECOMMENDATIONS 113

11.1 Country Specific Business Recommendations113
Switzerland 113
Austria 114
Italy 114
Germany 115
Benelux 115

12. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR NEXT STEPS116

13. APPENDICES 118

13.1 Industry questionnaire 118
13.2 End User Questionnaire 122
13.3 Abbreviations 125
13.4 Selected contact numbers 126
13.5 Secondary sources of information 128

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