The healthcare barcode scanner technology scans the black bars and white spaces of the code, which are printed on the patient’s wristband, equipment, staff IDs badges, and consumables supplies. The healthcare barcode scanner helps in tracking the record of the patient’s medicines, history, and or verifying test and treatment procedures. These barcodes are made up of plastic, polyester, paper and can be wear as barcode labels, tag or wristband. The size of the barcode may vary according to the different alphanumeric configuration. They are wireless, and some may come in narrow-band radio capacity. Additionally, healthcare barcode scanners transmit the data to the computer for processing and decoding the barcodes and images.
The global healthcare barcode scanner market anticipated growing at an influential CAGR rate in the forecast period,2020-2027. Owing to its unique design that cannot be accessed by the unknown as it only operates with the programmed device. Moreover, the barcode scanner is safe, agile, and has an efficient operational system to verify a variety of functions in the hospital.
Additionally, the growing demand for the healthcare barcode scanner to reduce medication error and healthcare-related expenditure will drive the global healthcare market in the estimated period. The rising disposable income, technological advancement, and increasing focus of government to use of barcodes are driving the demand of global healthcare barcode scanner. The Healthcare barcode scanners are gaining popularity based on patient’s safety and their medical records, and a unique barcode that reduces misleading medicals reports as a single barcode shows all the related information of the patient history.
Furthermore, healthcare barcodes are consisting of the scanner, HD camera, decoder, and cable, when attached with a computer, transfers the data from it. Barcode scanners have their software to capture and store the data without managing the data manually. Therefore, it helps in increasing efficiency, safety, time, and productivity. Thus, the demand for the global healthcare barcode scanner market will bolster the growth in the forecast period.
Rising technological advancement, surging disposable income, as well as an increasing number of healthcare facilities has given rise to the demand for the healthcare barcode scanner market. As the barcode’s scanners used to scan the barcodes on patients’ clothes, equipment’s to maintain their records. Moreover, barcodes safely capture their data without breaching their privacy as unique barcodes are assigned to each patient and can be accessed by specific programmed devices.
The government across the globe has raised concerned over the installation of a barcode scanner as it reduces the medication error, passing of misleading information to patients and also records the accounts of hospitals efficiently. Barcode scanner is installed in hospital and non-clinical places as there are different colors of patches that are enclosed inside a quadrilateral to form a barcode. These barcodes carry information of every physical entity where barcodes can be emblazoned. Therefore, each entity has its unique barcodes to scan every information related to it.
Based on Type, the global healthcare barcode scanner market classified into Barcode Scanners (Charge-coupled devices, Wand scanners, Image scanners, and Laser scanners), and Barcode Printers (Thermal printers, Laser printers, Ink-jet printers, and Dot-matrix printer), and Barcode Verifiers. The barcode scanner market projected to show the enormous demand in the forecast years. With the increase in the usage of a laser scanner, image scanners, and others in departmental stores, food and beverages and segments have bolstered the demand for the global healthcare barcode scanner market.
Based on application, the global healthcare barcode scanner market classified into Clinical-Drug identification (Blood infusion safety, Specimen Collection, and others) and Non-clinical- Replenishment ordering (Supply chain management, Asset tracking solutions, Inventory control solutions, and others). The non-clinical segment has captured significant market share in recent years and expected to grow in the future as well. It is due to increasing its application in inventory management and supply chain management in various places like food and beverages, clothing, departmental stores, and others. Moreover, the government increasing concern for the installation of barcodes scanner in the healthcare industry will also increase the future demand for the clinical segment.
Based on geography, the global healthcare barcode scanner market segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa. The North American region has dominated the market of healthcare barcode market. Owing to rising technological advancements along with surging healthcare facilities and increasing industrialization, which lead to an increased demand for barcodes in the healthcare sector as well as many other commercial sectors. Moreover, Asia Pacific is also expected to boost in the forecast period. Due to increasing disposable income of the consumer along with government interest in investing the scanners in the healthcare sector. Thus, it increases the demand for global healthcare barcodes scanners market.
Companies such as Unitech Electronics Co. Ltd., Novanta Inc., Cognex Corporation, Bluebird Inc., JADAK, Godex International Co., Ltd., Opticon, Axicon Auto Id Ltd., Sato Worldwide, Microscan System, Inc., Honeywell International Inc., Zebra Technologies, Datalogic S.P.A, Toshiba Tec Corporation, and Code Corporation are the key players in global healthcare barcode scanner market.
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