Lower Price and Increasing Lifestyle Diseases to Drive Refurbished Imaging Equipment Market
New York, NY, March 09, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Knowledge consulting solutions firm, Netscribes, has launched its latest report on refurbished imaging medical equipment in India 2013. The industry is witnessing a healthy growth due to lower prices and rising number of lifestyle diseases. Increase in health budgets have also given an impetus to the medical infrastructure.
The report begins with macro-economic factors whereby the basic economic indicators have been depicted. In the introduction section, the overall market size and growth of medical equipments in India has been estimated. It also gives the segmentation of the medical equipment market. The introduction section clearly shows both medical equipment markets in general and imaging equipment market in particular is poised to grow at a healthy rate. In the market overview section an overview of the refurbished medical equipments has been provided. A flowchart has also been provided to explain how refurbished equipments are bought by hospitals. It enumerates the checklist for refurbished equipments. Further, the report highlights the different ways in which equipments are refurbished. Thereafter, factors which affect the purchase of refurbished equipment have been listed. Also sourcing of refurbished equipments has been explained. The market overview section explains the factors which sellers must emphasize on while selling refurbished equipment. Thereafter, the various strategies adopted by refurbished equipment sellers have been provided. Subsequently, the market size of refurbished medical equipment such as MRI, CT, X-Ray, USG and mammography is provided (both in value terms and volume wise). The market for each of these equipments has been explained along with necessary insights and value additions.
In the next section market characteristics of refurbished imaging medical equipments has been listed. This section explains how refurbished equipments lead to quick return on investments. Rapid technology upgradation has resulted in the growth of refurbished equipments in India. Hospitals prefer to buy refurbished equipment as they get a relatively new machine at a fraction of the price. Moreover, people are sometimes unaware whether the device is new or refurbished as they are driven only by price, which has also contributed to the growth of refurbished imaging medical equipment.
However, doctors are still skeptical about the quality of refurbished equipments which might affect the treatment quality. Patients might be adversely affected. Sometimes refurbished equipments suffer from poor after sales service resulting in disruption of services.
The competition section begins with a Porter’s five forces model which analyses the dynamics of the market. The major players in the market have been profiled which includes a financial summary for each of the players. Key ratios and key contacts are also listed. The last section offers strategic recommendations for the players in the refurbished imaging medical equipment market. For each of the companies a SWOT analysis has been provided.