Pharmacy Inventory Management Software Solutions and Cabinets Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018 - 2028

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Pharmacy Inventory Management Software Solutions and Cabinets Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018 - 2028

Status : August, 2020 | Healthcare IT | PPT format

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Global Pharmacy Inventory Management Software Solutions and Cabinets Market: Snapshot 

Use of advanced technology is considered as best factor in augmenting growth in the healthcare sector. Healthcare associated sectors are also witnessing high growth to the increasing use of advanced technologies. A best-suited example for this is the growing adoption of automation in this sector including pharmacy. These developments have further increased the adoption of advanced services such as pharmacy inventory management software solutions and cabinets. Growing burden on healthcare experts to decrease healthcare expenditure is one of the key factor that has boosted the implementation of inventory management software and cabinets by pharmacies, which in turn has augmented growth in this market. 

Moreover, significant rise in number of mail order, retail, and long-term care pharmacies created the need for effective solutions and systems that will help in large volume distributing of medicines. This step will also benefit the growth in the global pharmacy inventory management software solutions and cabinets market. Adoption of this solution has grown rapidly in different countries. For example, in 2018 approximately 10,947 certified pharmacies were existing in Canada. Additionally, the trend of using RFID technology and barcode increased in dispensing processes that further propelled the demand for RFID or barcode assisted solutions and cabinets in the global market. NSW Health in 2014 released information statement in which it emphasized on recommending government pharmacies to increase use of barcode authentication in dispensing processes. 

Region wise also North America came as one of the prominent region for the growth of global pharmacy inventory management software solutions and cabinets market. Large number of players present in the region has increased the usage of these systems and solutions and made this region a prime market for growth of this market. Moreover, growing developments of technological advancements in healthcare and rising connection with IT infrastructure are few other factors augmenting growth in North America pharmacy inventory management software solutions and cabinets market.

Global Pharmacy Inventory Management Software Solutions and Cabinets Market: Overview

Developments in the market for pharmacy inventory management software solutions and cabinets rides on the back of the rising adoption of automation solutions across the stages of healthcare delivery, including in pharmacy. World over, pharmacy managers are hard-pressed to reduce overhead cost and bring efficiency in managing inventory, boost inventory turns, and gain real-time visibility into the medication inventory. The drive for pharmacy inventory management automation solutions stems from this need. Their demand has notably gained traction from the potential application of these solutions in minimizing the risk of medication errors, especially in hospital settings and retail pharmacies.

Growing functionality of software and analytics platforms for managing pharmacy supply chains across disparate health systems has made the market increasingly lucrative over the past few years. Supported by these demand dynamics, the global market is anticipated to expand at a substantial growth rate over the forecast period of 2018–2028.

Global Pharmacy Inventory Management Software Solutions and Cabinets Market: Key Trends

The market is largely driven by the rising demand for solutions for automating inventory processes such as counting, restocking, warehousing, and dispensing of medication, with an aim to boost operational efficiencies of pharmacies. The rising number of long-term care pharmacies have spurred the number of medication dispensing, thereby bolstering the demand for pharmacy inventory management software. There is a rising trend of medication dispensing cabinets getting equipped with barcode and RFID technology. This in particular has boosted automation in public hospital pharmacies, leading to overall efficiencies. Technological advancements pertaining to automation of point-of-use dispensing of medications, especially in long-term care facilities, are opening up new market avenues. The growing popularity of pharmacy inventory management solutions promoting decentralized medication medications systems bodes well for the market.

Global Pharmacy Inventory Management Software Solutions and Cabinets Market: Potential

Adoption of pharmacy inventory management software solutions and cabinets along with other healthcare IT solutions helps improve patient outcomes by taking patient-centric care to new levels, especially in hospitals. NYU Langone Health, a U.S.-based renowned integrated academic medical center in July 2019 inked a partnership with Omnicell, Inc., which will enable the former to use pharmacy inventory management cabinet solution at its new inpatient hospital. The automated medication dispensing cabinets by Omnicell. The adoption of the automation platform will allow them to places medications in secure storage drawers. These are then integrated into the software platform and the hospital's electronic health record (EHR).

The adoption of these solutions will also help in improving nursing workflow efficiency, believes the provider. The patient-specific medication storage device can be placed alongside the patient beds and is supported by advanced healthcare systems. Anesthesia providers using the inventory systems can get easy access to medications for a full day of cases. The adoption of automated pharmacy management helps hospitals in meeting the various patient-focused goals.

Global Pharmacy Inventory Management Software Solutions and Cabinets Market: Regional Outlook

The report on the pharmacy inventory management software solutions and cabinets market offers comprehensive assessment of growth dynamics of various regional markets. It also offers insights into lucrative avenues in key regions and the prevailing regulatory norms and trends reinforcing these avenues. On the regional front, North America is in all likelihood is expected to contribute attractive chunk of revenues to the global market. This is owing to the presence of several prominent players. The rising adoption of automation in healthcare systems and the staggering rise in number of retail pharmacies are factors making emerging markets increasingly lucrative.

Global Pharmacy Inventory Management Software Solutions and Cabinets Market: Competitive Outlook

The study takes a close look at the prevailing competitive landscape and recent developments influencing the strategic dynamics. The analyses offers insights into the key strategies adopted by various players to either gain a foothold in the market or to consolidate their shares. Top players are focused on geographic expansion to retain their stronghold in the pharmacy inventory management software solutions and cabinets market. Some of the prominent players operating in the market are Omnicell, Inc., McKesson Corporation, Oracle Corporation, Alyst, LLC, Becton Dickinson, and ARxIUM.

The study presents a granular assessment and quantitative evaluation of:

  • Key growth factors and prominent trends
  • Size and share of key segments in overall market
  • Key challenges and winning imperatives
  • Factors shaping competitive landscape
  • Insights into how contours of market will change in coming years
  • Technological advances
  • New avenues and imminent investment pockets
  • Regulatory landscape shaping current and future strategies of companies

The region-wise assessment includes market dynamics in:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The study is prepared with the help of an extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research includes but not limited to interactions, interviews, surveys, and events. Opinions of policy makers and industry experts are carefully integrated into the insights to complement primary research. Volumes of secondary data gleaned through renowned paid sources, annual statements, reputed journals, and government documents offer insights into current dynamics and key evolution trajectories the market is likely to assume. The research employs various industry-wide analytics methods and well-established methodologies to ascertain the attractiveness of key segments. Further, it evaluates the lucrativeness of key regions and factors underlying their maturity. The insights notably include a detailed analysis of forces behind vendor differentiation and offers insight into investment-decision making by prominent players.

The report strives to enlighten businesses and industry stakeholders on multiple facets of the growth dynamic of the market, the key of which include answers to:

  • Which key factors will shape the competitive landscape?
  • Which trends will stimulate research and development activities in different geographies?
  • Which are the lucrative growth areas and what is the size of potential they are likely contribute to the overall market?
  • Which disruptions in market growth are likely to come with the new business models?
  • Which are some of the recent overhauls in policies that may change the course of the market significantly?
  • Which are the geographies that will form sizable sources of new streams to new and established players alike?
  • How are top players likely to realign their strategy to counter the forces of competition?
  • Which key strategies emerging players are likely to focus on to consolidate their position?
  • Which changes in end-user preferences might affect the status quo held by the leading players?
  • Which are some of the game-changing innovations influencing the projected share and revenue of the market and its segments?

Note: Utmost care has invariably been taken to present data and arrive at statistics at all the TMR Research reports. Meanwhile, some recent developments and new industry trends may take time to be included in the reports.