In this study, the U.S. patient handling equipment market is divided into products, type of care, accessories, and end user.
The growth of the patient handling equipment market in the U.S. region is propelled by factors such growing prevalence of lifestyle diseases leading to the rise in disabilities, along with an increase in aging population, improvements in healthcare infrastructure, and the rising focus of market players due to increasing government initiatives.
Factors restraining the market include persistent challenges to handling of bariatric care patients and number of trained caregivers who could take advantage of safe patient handling techniques. Among the end-user segments for this market, private nursing institutions, and geriatric care homes hold the largest share of the market, as the demand for patient handling equipment will be high.
The patient handling equipment market is diversified and competitive, with a large number of players Including Stryker, Inc. (U.S.), Hill-Rom, Inc. (U.S.), Arjo Huntleigh, Inc. (Sweden), Guldmann, Inc. (Denmark), Invacare Corporation (U.S.), Linet, Inc. (Czech republic), Stiegelmeyer, Inc. (Germany), Joerns Healthcare (U.S.), Handicare, Inc. (Norway) and Prism Medical (U.S.).