External Defibrillator Market Overview, Outlook, Competitive Landscape, Revenue and Industry Forecast 2028

PRESS RELEASE BY The Insight Partners 12 Apr 2023

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External Defibrillator Market: Key Insights

The external defibrillator market is expected to grow significantly in the coming years due to several factors. One of the primary drivers of the market is the increasing incidence of cardiovascular diseases, which are responsible for a significant number of deaths worldwide. Sudden cardiac arrest is the foremost cause of death in patients with cardiovascular diseases, and external defibrillators are a critical tool in managing this condition. The increasing awareness about the benefits of early defibrillation and the growing availability of external defibrillators in public places are also expected to drive the market's growth.

Another factor contributing to the maturation of the external defibrillator market is the increasing demand for emergency medical services (EMS). The rising incidence of accidents and trauma cases and the growing aging population drive the need for emergency medical services. External defibrillators are an essential component of emergency medical services. The increasing focus on improving the efficiency and effectiveness of these services is expected to fuel the external defibrillator market's growth.

The market is also expected to benefit from developing new technologies and products. The introduction of advanced external defibrillators, such as AEDs and WCDs, has revolutionized the treatment of sudden cardiac arrest. These devices are easy to use and require minimal training, making them suitable for use by non-medical personnel in public places. The increasing adoption of these devices in hospitals, clinics, and public homes is expected to further drive the external defibrillator market's growth.

Technological Advancements to Drive External Defibrillator Market 

Technological advancements have played a substantial role in driving the growth of the external defibrillator market. The development of new technologies and products has led to the introduction of advanced external defibrillators that are more efficient, accurate, and user-friendly. For example, the introduction of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) has made it possible for non-medical personnel to administer defibrillation in public places. AEDs are equipped with voice prompts and visual aids that guide the user through defibrillation, making them easy to use even by individuals without medical training. This has significantly improved the accessibility of defibrillation services and has led to an increase in the number of lives saved.

Developing portable and wearable external defibrillators is another crucial technological advancement contributing to the market's growth. Portable external defibrillators are compact and lightweight, making them suitable for emergency medical services and remote areas where access to medical facilities is limited. Wearable cardioverter defibrillators (WCDs) are designed to be worn by patients at high risk of sudden cardiac arrest, providing continuous monitoring and immediate defibrillation in case of an emergency. The introduction of these devices has significantly improved the quality of life of patients with cardiovascular diseases. It has led to a reduction in the number of deaths due to sudden cardiac arrest.

External Defibrillator Market: Segmental Overview

The global external defibrillator market is segmented on the basis of product and end user. Based on the product, the market is classified as the manual external defibrillator, automated external defibrillator (AED), and wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD). Based on end user, the defibrillator market is classified as hospitals, pre-hospital, public access, and home care.

Based on end user, the home care segment held a substantial share of the external defibrillator market. The home care segment of the external defibrillator market has witnessed substantial growth in recent years and is anticipated to continue growing in the forthcoming years. This growth can be attributed to the rising adoption of home healthcare services and the development of portable and user-friendly defibrillators suitable for home use. Home care external defibrillators are compact and lightweight and can be easily operated by patients or their caregivers. This has made it possible for patients with cardiovascular diseases to receive defibrillation services in the comfort of their homes without needing hospitalization or frequent medical facility visits. Additionally, remote monitoring and telemedicine technologies have made it possible for medical personnel to monitor patients remotely and provide immediate assistance in an emergency. The increasing demand for home healthcare services and the development of user-friendly external defibrillators are expected to continue driving the growth of the home care segment in the coming years.

External Defibrillator Market: Competitive Landscape and Key Developments

Medtronic; Abbott; Boston Scientific Corporation; Koninklijke Philips N.V; Asahi Kasei Corporation (ZOLL Medical Corporation); Schiller; Promed Technology Co; Metrax GmbH; Mindray Medical International Limited, and NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION among the key players operating in the external defibrillator market. These companies have a widespread presence worldwide, which provides lucrative opportunities to serve a large number of customers and expand the market.

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