Wireless Technologies in Healthcare Markets Set for Huge Growth Says a New Report from Piribo.com

January 29, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
Piribo, the online destination for business intelligence for the biotech and pharmaceutical industry, has just added an exciting report on the potential market for wireless technologies in healthcare. “Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare” forecasts a soaring growth rate in a market estimated at $1.8 billion in 2005 to more than $7 billion by 2010.

Successful implementations of wireless
technologies in numerous healthcare applications have made wireless technologies a reality. With the possibility of improved patient care, cost savings, remote patient monitoring, and greater regulatory compliance as just a few of the benefits. Utilisation of wireless technologies in healthcare presents a massive opportunity from a healthcare perspective and also for the technology provider. Both the current market leaders and new entrants into the field have the potential for substantial growth.

The need for real-time access to data for streamlining healthcare decision making processes is increasing. Technologies, such as Zigbee, RFID, and WWAN, are expected to grow exponentially. Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN), currently the dominant technology with a 36% market share, and Bluetooth will continue to be the most widely sought after technologies, but will lose market share to the aforementioned three sectors, which are swiftly gaining a foothold in the healthcare arena.

This groundbreaking report is essential reading into the use and application of wireless technologies in the global healthcare milieu. It includes in-depth company profiles, trends that will push market expansion, and cost factor analyses for the planning and implementation of wireless IT in a variety of healthcare settings.

“Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare,” is available in pdf format from Piribo. For more information, go to: http://www.piribo.com/publications/it_ehealth/wireless_opportunities_healthcare.html

Piribo Product ID: ROC00062

About Piribo.
Piribo (http:www.piribo.com) is a UK-based independent online store supplying business information on the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. The website now carries over 6,000 English language titles including, market reports, studies and books and is the UK’s largest online biopharma information store. Subscribers receive a free monthly newsletter and email alerts on new titles in their areas of interest. The company was established in 2004.