Structural Changes in Medical Industry 2018

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Medical Industry

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Manufacturers, sales agencies, dealers, hospitals

Research Content:

I   Structural Changes in Medical Related Market

  • Work efficiency required when considering national health expenditures are limited
  • There is a potential opportunity in structural changes associating with distribution
  • Dealing business consumable sales, and mail order business by Air Water Inc. are noteworthy

II    Outlook of Outsourcing Business in Distribution of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices

  • S.D. Group has expanded accepting orders from large companies
  • Otsuka Warehouse and MEDICEO CORPORATION have announced alliance in distribution business as well
  • With regard to distribution of medicines, quality of refrigerated delivery is also important
  • Progress has been made in Yamato Group in utilization of Haneda Chronogate
  • Regenerative medicine has been attracting attention from the viewpoint of distribution outsourcing
  • 7 enterprises

III   Mail-Order Business of Medical Devices and Materials

  • In mail-order business for dentists, Ci Medical Co Ltd has good results in sales, and Cygni Corporation has shown good sales performance in mail-order business for veterinary hospitals.
  • Askul and Medi-Entrance became large mail-order business for doctors in private practice
  • Mail-order business has secondary effects in price, in distribution and in product items introduced
  • There is a close relation between catalog shopping providers and BtoB mail-order businesses.
  • Handling of ethical drugs is viewed from a medium- and long-term perspective.
  • 5 enterprises

IV    Outlook of Secondhand Medical Device Distribution Business

  • Secondhand medical device distribution business has been started gradually from 1990s
  • Business for overseas has more advantage than in domestic business in the market
  • M-cast, Green Medical Company, Inter Medical are the leading distributors
  • Tie-up cases by some medical appliance dealers and leasing companies are increasing
  • There are some challenges to provide typically Japanese maintenance support after sales to overseas
  • 5 enterprises

V   Conditions of Leading Medical Device Dealers

  • Top 5 group dealers have become conspicuous
  • How to deal with devices/ingredients of medical wholesalers has come to be in focus
  • 208 Company profiles

VI     New/Remodeling Status/Plans at Leading Large-Scale Hospitals

VII    References

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