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Examine the Wireless in Healthcare 2008 (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies)

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - May 13, 2008) - Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Wireless industry is available in its catalogue.

Wireless in Healthcare 2008 (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies)

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2008 has not seen any letdown in the use of wireless technologies in healthcare settings. The clinical environment is a highly mobile one, and physicians, nurses and other clinical operators have a real need for fast information they can act upon. Wireless technologies fit healthcare well.

It's therefore no surprise that hospitals are dedicating large portions of current and future budgets to IT development and wireless is likely to be among their choices.

Kalorama's Wireless in Healthcare 2008 is your guide to the still growing market for wireless healthcare applications in the United States and globally. This report contains explanations that cut through the confusion surrounding these technologies and provide readers with a total picture of wireless in healthcare.

Since the previous edition, some technologies have performed better than others and 2007 results have led to reforecasting of some technologies. The competitive arena has not dramatically changed since last year, with a few key players dominating and opportunity for smaller companies, but developments have been interesting.

The report provides:

- Current Revenues and Forecasts to 2012 for all wireless areas of technology in healthcare settings.

- 137 Tables and Figures provide accessible information about the wireless in healthcare marketplace.

- Explanation of the Major Technologies, (Zigbee, Bluetooth, RFID, UWB, WMAN and WLAN )that will be used in healthcare.

- Five Conclusions about wireless in healthcare from the research that market watchers will want to know.

- Easy access to the Objective Opinions of Executives who have achieved results in this still-growing market.

- Eight Case Studies of wireless technologies in action in telemedicine, e-prescribing, patient monitoring, group practices and other healthcare environments.

- Detailed Profiles of 9 Key Companies in this market, major products and key executives.

The report provides today's market figures and realistic projections for future revenues based on consideration of data and extensive interviews with industry experts. Looking at several detailed case studies, the report shows how wireless is already being used by major healthcare companies across a wide variety of applications, including:

- Hospitals

- Homecare and Telemedicine

- Pharmaceutical Research (Clinical Drug Trials)

- Inventory Control

- Pharmaceutical Sales Force Management

- Inventory Control

- Physician Offices

- Nursing Homes

- Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories

- Patient Monitoring

The report details the companies in this field - and why there is still an opportunity for new competitors. It discusses the currently implemented technologies and the technologies to watch that in four years, will gain impressive market share. Finally, it describes the trends that will push market expansion and reduction of cost of these devices. The healthcare applications and marketplace for the following technologies are discussed in detail:

- Bluetooth,

- Zigbee,

- RFID

- UWB

- Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN)

- Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks (WMAN)

- Wireless Wide Area Networks (WWAN)

As a global report, Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare will look at the wide-open opportunities available in the European Union and at Asian markets, but in market analysis we note the role of the United States as the leader in this field and the market to watch.

Kalorama's unique and thorough research process provides an exhaustive analysis of this evolving market. Information was gathered using both primary and secondary research including comprehensive research of secondary sources such as company literature, databases, investment reports, and medical and business journals. For the purpose of this study, Kalorama Information conducted telephone and email interviews with key industry officials, consultants, health care providers, and government personnel. These sources were the primary basis in gathering information specifically relating to revenue and market share data presented in this report. Specific interviews with wireless technology company representatives included marketing directors, division managers, and product development representatives.

In addition to superior coverage of the overall wireless healthcare market, ind-depth company profiles are included for the following wireless technology companies:

- Achieve Healthcare

- Cisco

- Extreme Networks

- Nortel Networks

- Motorola/Symbol

- Cerner

- Quadra Med

- Sybase

- Cardinal Health

- Datascope

- Phillips Data Systems

- Siemens


TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER ONE: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

- Healthcare Industry
- Wireless Industry
- Wireless in Healthcare
- Definition and Scope of Study
- Application of Wireless Technologies in Healthcare
- Key Wireless Technologies
- Market Overview
- Market for Wireless Technologies in Healthcare
- Competitive Landscape

- Network Infrastructure Providers
- Software Providers
- Medical Device Manufacturers

- Regulatory Environment
- Conclusions and Future Outlook

- First Conclusion
- Second Conclusion
- Third Conclusion
- Fourth Conclusion
- Fifth Conclusion
CHAPTER TWO: INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW

- Healthcare Industry
- Worldwide Healthcare Market
- Information Technology (IT) Market in Healthcare
- Trends
- Challenges
- Industry Adoption of Wireless Technologies
- Hospitals

- Number of Hospitals
- Technology Adoption in Hospitals
- The Most Wireless Hospitals

- Physicians

- Number of Physicians
- Technology Adoption by Physicians

- Nursing Homes

- Technology Adoption by Nursing Homes

- Pharmacies

- Technology Adoption by Pharmacies

- Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories

- Technology Adoption by Laboratories

- Life Insurance Carriers

- Technology Adoption by Life/Health Insurance Carriers

- Wireless Industry

- Trends
- Challenges

- Wireless in Healthcare
- US - The Best Market for Wireless Technologies in Healthcare

- Trends
- Challenges

- Definition and Scope of Study
- Electronic Medical Records
- Regulatory Bodies and Societies
- United States Department of Health and Human Services
- Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
- Health Level Seven
- Federal Communication Commission
- Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
- Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
- Health Industry Business Communications Council
- Industry Initiatives
- Need for Regulation
- Defining the Network Security Policy for Health Organizations
- Planning the Policy
- E-mail Access
- Content Filtering
- Virtual Private Networks
- Implementing the Policy
- Using the Policy
CHAPTER THREE: OPPORTUNITIES FOR WIRELESS APPLICATIONS IN HEALTHCARE

- Introduction
- Key Benefits
- Healthcare Industry Segmentation for Wireless Applications
- Healthcare Service Providers
- Applications of Wireless Technologies for Healthcare Service
Providers Segment
- Pharmaceuticals
- Application of Wireless Technologies for the Pharmaceuticals
Segment
- Health Plan Providers
- Applications of Wireless Technologies for Health Plan
Providers Segment
- Key Application
- Remote Patient Monitoring
- Market Overview
- Clinical Drug Trial
- Market Overview
- E-Prescription
- Market Overview
- Patient/Asset Tracking
- Market Overview
- Pharmaceutical Sales Force
- Market Overview
CHAPTER FOUR: KEY WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES

- Data Transmission Session
- Wireless Operating Systems, Languages, and Protocol
- Wireless Networking Technologies
- Wireless Personal Area Network - Bluetooth

- Market Overview
- Benefits of Bluetooth in Healthcare
- Applications of Bluetooth in Healthcare

- Issues with Bluetooth Adoption in Healthcare

- Wireless Personal Area Network - RFID
- Market Overview
- Benefits of RFID in Healthcare
- Applications of RFID in Healthcare
- Issues with RFID Adoption in Healthcare

- Wireless Personal Area Network - Zigbee

- Market Overview
- Benefits of Zigbee in Healthcare
- Applications of Zigbee in Healthcare
- Issues with Zigbee Adoption in Healthcare

- Wireless Personal Area Network - UWB

- Market Overview
- Benefits of UWB in Healthcare
- Applications of UWB in Healthcare

- Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN)

- Market Overview
- Benefits of WLAN in Healthcare
- Applications of WLAN in Healthcare
- Issues with WLAN Adoption in Healthcare

- Wireless Metropolitan Area Network (WMAN)

- Market Overview
- Benefits of WMAN in Healthcare
- Applications of WMAN in Healthcare
- Issues with WMAN Adoption in Healthcare
- Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
- Market Overview
- Benefits of WWAN in Healthcare
- Applications of WWAN in Healthcare
- Issues with WWAN Adoption in Healthcare
CHAPTER FIVE: IMPLEMENTING WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES IN HEALTHCARE

- Wireless Infrastructure for Healthcare
- Planning for Wireless Infrastructure Deployment
- Initiation and Execution of a Wireless Deployment Project
- Cost of Implementation of Infrastructure
- Cases of Wireless Implementation Costs
- Return-on-Investment Period
CHAPTER SIX: MARKET OVERVIEW OF WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES IN HEALTHCARE

- Market Definition
- Market Size
- The US Wireless Market in Healthcare
- Technology-wise Market Break-out
- WPAN - Bluetooth Market in Healthcare
- WPAN - RFID Market in Healthcare
- WPAN - Zigbee Market in Healthcare
- WPAN - UWB Market in Healthcare
- WLAN Market in Healthcare
- WMAN Market in Healthcare
- WWAN Market in Healthcare
- Technology Adoption
- Drivers and Inhibitors
- Growth Drivers
- Growth Inhibitors
- Emerging Trends
- Emerging Applications
- Nanobots
- Implantable Medical Devices
CHAPTER SEVEN: CASE STUDIES

- George Washington University Hospital - WLAN Implementation

- Requirement for Implementation of Wireless Technologies
- Expected Benefits
- Planning and Implementation
- Cost of Implementation
- Challenges in Implementation

- Memorial Medical Center - WLAN Implementation

- Requirement for Implementation of Wireless Technologies
- Planning and Implementation
- Challenges in Implementation

- Cardinal Health and RFID Implementation

- Implementing RFID
- Benefits

- Smith & Nephew - Sales Force Automation

- Planning and Implementation
- Benefits

- Achieve Healthcare Technologies - e-Prescription

- Requirement for e-Prescription
- Benefits
- Challenges in Implementation

- Bayer Healthcare - e-Drug Trials

- Requirement for e-Drug Trials
- Benefits
- Planning and Implementation

- Island Health Care - Tele-homecare

- Requirement for Tele-homecare
- Benefits

- Wireless Technologies for Patient Recovery - Remote Patient Monitoring

- Requirement for Remote Monitoring
- Telemonitoring Solution
- Results
CHAPTER EIGHT: COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS AND KEY COMPANY PROFILES

- Competitive Landscape
- Segmentation of Players
- Network Infrastructure Providers
- Software Providers
- Medical Device Manufacturers
- Distribution Channel
- Key Company Profiles
- Network Infrastructure Providers
- Cisco Systems, Inc.

- Company Overview
- Performance Review
- Product Portfolio

- Extreme Networks, Inc.

- Company Overview
- Performance Review
- Product Portfolio

- Nortel Networks Corporation

- Company Overview
- Performance Review
- Product Portfolio

- Motorola/Symbol Technologies, Inc.

- Company Overview
- Performance Review
- Product Portfolio
- Software Providers

- Cerner Corporation

- Company Overview
- Performance Review
- Product Portfolio

- Eclipsys Corporation

- Company Overview
- Performance Review
- Product Portfolio

- QuadraMed Corporation

- Company Overview
- Performance Review
- Product Portfolio

- Medical Device Manufacturers
- Datascope Corporation

- Company Overview
- Performance Review
- Product Portfolio

- Philips Healthcare Division

- Company Overview
- Performance Review
- Product Portfolio
- Siemens Medical Solutions

- Company Overview
- Performance Review
- Product Portfolio
CHAPTER NINE: KEY COMPANY CONTACTS

TABLE OF EXHIBITS
CHAPTER ONE: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

- Table 1-1: Wireless Technologies in Healthcare, 2005-2012

- Figure 1-2: Segmentation of the Supply Side Industry

CHAPTER TWO: INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW

- Figure 2-1: Value Chain of the Healthcare Industry

- Figure 2-2: US Healthcare Spending, 2000-2015

- Figure 2-3: Estimated Change in the IT Budget, 2006-2007

- Figure 2-4: Future Outlook of IT related Technologies
and Applications Adoption, 2007-2008

- Figure 2-5: The US Population, 1980-2020

- Figure 2-6: Age-wise Population Distribution, 1980-2020

- Figure 2-7: IT Priorities of Healthcare Organizations in the US,
2005-2008

- Table 2-1: Main Types of Customers of Wireless Technology
Solutions in Healthcare

- Table 2-2: Some of the Main Interactions between the Customers

- Figure 2-8: Number of Hospitals in the US, 1975-2005

- Figure 2-9: Number of Hospital Mergers in the US, 1999-2004

- Figure 2-10: Adoption of Wireless Technologies by the US Hospitals,
2003-2010

- Table 2-3: Adoption Behavior of Wireless Technologies by the
US Hospitals

- Figure 2-11: Wireless Technologies Adoption at Hospital Offices,
2003-2010

- Figure 2-12: Wireless Technologies Adoption at Hospital Rooms,
2003-2010

- Table 2-4: 25 Most Wireless Hospitals in the US

- Table 2-5: Segmentation of Physicians in the US

- Figure 2-13: Number of Nursing Homes, 2000-2005

- Figure 2-14: Number of Pharmacies and Drug Stores,
2000-2005

- Figure 2-15: Number of Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories,
2000-2005

- Figure 2-16: Number of Direct Life Insurance Carriers,
2000-2005

- Figure 2-17: Wireless Technologies Adoption by Health
Insurance Carriers, 2004-2008

- Figure 2-18: Value Chain of the Wireless Industry

- Figure 2-19: Wireless Networking Technologies

- Table 2-6: Percent of Office-based Physicians Using EMRs,
by Number of Physicians in Practice, 2006

- Figure 2-20: Percent of Office-based Physicians Using EMRs,
by Number of Physicians in Practice, 2006

- Table 2-7: Percent of Office-based Physicians Using EMRs,
2001-2006

- Figure 2-21: Percent of Office-based Physicians Using EMRs,
by Number of Physicians in Practice, 2006

CHAPTER THREE: MARKETS FOR WIRELESS APPLICATIONS IN HEALTHCARE


- Table 3-1: Key Differences between Wired and Wireless
Technologies

- Figure 3-1: Healthcare Industry

- Figure 3-2: Applications of Wireless Technologies for Healthcare
Service Providers

- Figure 3-3: US Wireless Technologies Adoption by Health Insurance
Carriers, 2004-2007 (in Percent)

- Table 3-2: US Market Forecast for Remote Patient Monitoring,
2007-2012

- Figure 3-4: The US Remote Patient Monitoring Market Forecast,
2007-2012

- Table 3-3: Market Forecast for Electronic Clinical Drug Trials,
2007-2012

- Figure 3-5: The Electronic Clinical Drug Trial Market Forecast,
2007-2012

- Table 3-4: Total Prescription Estimates and Forecast, 2004-2008

- Figure 3-6: Total Prescriptions Estimates and Forecast,
2004-2008

- Table 3-5: Market Forecast for RFID Patient/Asset Tracking,
2007-2012

- Figure 3-7: The RFID Patient/Asset Tracking Market Forecast,
2007-2012

- Table 3-6: Total Medical Sales Represenatives in the United States,
Estimates and Forecast, 2005-2015

- Figure 3-8: Total Medical Sales Represenatives in the United States,
Estimates and Forecast, 2005-2015

CHAPTER FOUR: CHAPTER FOUR: KEY WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES

- Figure 4-1: Wireless Networking Technologies

- Figure 4-2: Range of Wireless Networking Technologies

- Figure 4-3: Market Estimates and Forecasts for WPAN - Bluetooth
in Healthcare, 2005-2012

- Figure 4-4: RFID Infrastructure and Working

- Figure 4-5: Market Estimates and Forecasts for WPAN - RFID in Healthcare,
2005-2012

- Table 4-1: RFID Application in Healthcare

- Figure 4-6: Market Estimates and Forecasts for WPAN - Zigbee in
Healthcare, 2005-2012

- Figure 4-7: Market Estimates and Forecasts for WPAN - UWB in Healthcare,
2005-2012

- Table 4-2: Performance Parameters Comparison of WLAN Standards

- Figure 4-8: Market Estimates and Forecasts for WLAN in Healthcare,
2005-2012

- Figure 4-9: Working Process of VoIP

- Figure 4-10: Wireless Metropolitan Area Network Infrastructure

- Figure 4-11: Market Estimates and Forecasts for WMAN in Healthcare,
2005-2012

- Table 4-3: Comparison of WWAN Data Networks

- Figure 4-12: Working Process of Wireless Wide Area Networks

- Figure 4-13: Data Throughput Ranges for Mobile Phone Technologies,
1990-2010 (in Bits per Second)

- Table 4-4: Comparison between WLAN and WWAN

- Figure 4-14: Market Estimates and Forecasts for WWAN in Healthcare,
2005-2012

CHAPTER FIVE: IMPLEMENTING WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES IN HEALTHCARE

- Figure 5-1: Wireless Infrastructure


- Figure 5-2: Working of a Typical Wireless Network in a Hospital


- Figure 5-3: Planning for Wireless Technologies Implementation
in a Healthcare Environment


- Figure 5-4: Recommended Phases for Implementing a Wireless Network in
Healthcare Organizations

CHAPTER SIX: MARKET OVERVIEW OF WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES IN HEALTHCARE


- Figure 6-1: Wireless Networking Technologies

- Table 6-1: U.S. Wireless Healthcare Market, 2005-2007

- Table 6-2: U.S. Forecast for Wireless Healthcare Market,
2008-2012

- Figure 6-2: Market Estimates and Forecasts for Wireless
Technologies in Healthcare, 2005-2012

- Figure 6-3: Percentage Break-up of Market Share for Wireless
Technologies in Healthcare

- Table 6-3: Market for WPAN - Bluetooth in Healthcare, 2005-2007

- Table 6-4: Market Forecast for WPAN - Bluetooth in Healthcare,
2008-2012

- Figure 6-4: Market Estimates and Forecasts for WPAN -
Bluetooth in Healthcare, 2005-2012

- Figure 6-5: Percent Distribution of Wireless Healthcare Technologies
for WPAN - Bluetooth in Healthcare, 2007

- Table 6-5: Market for WPAN - RFID in Healthcare, 2005-2007

- Table 6-6: Market Forecast for WPAN - RFID in Healthcare, 2008-2012

- Figure 6-6: Market Estimates and Forecasts for WPAN - RFID in Healthcare,
2005-2012

- Figure 6-7: Percent Distribution of Wireless Healthcare Technologies
for WPAN - RFID in Healthcare, 2007

- Table 6-7: Market for WPAN - Zigbee in Healthcare, 2005-2007

- Table 6-8: Market Forecast for WPAN - Zigbee in Healthcare, 2008-2012

- Figure 6-8: Market Estimates and Forecasts for WPAN - Zigbee in
Healthcare, 2005-2012

- Figure 6-9: Percent Distribution of Wireless Healthcare Technologies
for WPAN - Zigbee in Healthcare, 2007

- Table 6-9: Market for WPAN - UWB in Healthcare, 2005-2007

- Table 6-10: Market Forecast for WPAN - UWB in Healthcare, 2008-2012

- Figure 6-10: Market Estimates and Forecasts for WPAN - UWB in Healthcare,
2005-2012

- Figure 6-11: Percent Distribution of Wireless Healthcare Technologies
for WPAN - UWB in Healthcare, 2007

- Table 6-11: Market for WLAN in Healthcare, 2005-2007

- Table 6-12: Market Forecast for WLAN in Healthcare, 2008-2012

- Figure 6-12: Market Estimates and Forecasts for WLAN in Healthcare,
2005-2012

- Figure 6-13: Percent Distribution of Wireless Healthcare Technologies
for WLAN in Healthcare, 2007

- Table 6-13: Market for WMAN in Healthcare, 2005-2007

- Table 6-14: Market Forecast for WMAN in Healthcare, 2008-2012

- Figure 6-14: Market Estimates and Forecasts for WMAN in Healthcare,
2005-2012

- Figure 6-15: Percent Distribution of Wireless Healthcare Technologies
for WMAN in Healthcare, 2007

- Table 6-15: Market for WWAN in Healthcare, 2005-2007

- Table 6-16: Market Forecast for WWAN in Healthcare, 2008-2012

- Figure 6-16: Market Estimates and Forecasts for WWAN in Healthcare,
2005-2012

- Figure 6-17: Percent Distribution of Wireless Healthcare Technologies
for WWAN in Healthcare, 2007

- Table 6-17: Percentage Adoption of Wireless Networking Technologies in
the Healthcare Industry in the US

- Figure 6-18: US Healthcare Spending, 2000-2015

- Figure 6-19: Age-wise Population Distribution, 1980-2020

- Figure 6-20: Demand-Supply Gap for Nurses in the US, 2000-2020

- Figure 6-21: Demand-Supply Gap for Specialist Physicians in the US,
2000-2020

- Figure 6-22: Distribution of Fatal Prescribing Errors

- Figure 6-23: Barriers to Implementing IT, 2005-2008

CHAPTER EIGHT: COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS AND KEY COMPANY PROFILES


- Figure 8-1: Segmentation of the Supply Side Industry

- Figure 8-2: Network Infrastructure Providers, Company Comparison, 2007
Revenues

- Table 8-2: Corporate Details of Cisco Systems, Inc

- Figure 8-3: Cisco Systems, Inc. Revenues, 2002-2007

- Figure 8-4: Break-up of Net Sales - Product Wise, 2007

- Table 8-3: Corporate Details of Extreme Networks, Inc.

- Figure 8-5: Extreme Networks, Inc. Revenues, 2002-2007

- Figure 8-6: Break-up of Net Sales by Region, 2006 and 2007

- Table 8-4: Corporate Details of Nortel Networks

- Figure 8-7: Nortel Networks Corporation Revenues, 2001-2007

- Figure 8-8: Break-up of Overall Revenue by Region

- Table 8-5: Corporate Details of Motorola, Inc

- Figure 8-9: Motorola, Inc. Revenues, 2003-2007

- Figure 8-10: Break-up of Net Sales by Region, 2007

- Figure 8-11: Software Providers, Company Comparison, 2007 Revenues

- Table 8-6: Corporate Details of Cerner Corporation

- Figure 8-12: Cerner Corporation Revenues, 2001-2007

- Table 8-7: Corporate Details of Eclipsys Corporation

- Figure 8-13: Eclipsys Corporation Revenues, 2001-2007

- Table 8-8: Corporate Details of QuadraMed Corporation

- Figure 8-14: QuadraMed Corporation Revenues, 2001-2007

- Figure 8-15: Break-up of Net Sales Business Unit, 2007

- Figure 8-16: Medical Device Manufacturers Company Comparison, 2007
Revenues

- Table 8-9: Corporate Details of Datascope Corporation

- Figure 8-17: Datascope Corporation Revenues, 2001-2007

- Figure 8-18: Break-up of Overall Sales Revenue by Product Category, 2007

- Table 8-10: Corporate Details of Philips Healthcare

- Figure 8-19: Medical Systems Sales to Third Parties, 2003-2007

- Figure 8-20: Break-up of Medical Systems Sales by Region, 2007

- Table 8-11: Corporate Details of Siemens Medical Solutions

- Figure 8-21: Break-up of Medical Systems Sales by Region, 2007

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