Hospital Gowns Market size was valued US$ 3.96 billion in 2021 and is estimated to reach US$ XX billion by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 11.7% during the forecast period (2022-2029).
By Type, By Risk Type, By Usability, and By Region
Report Insights Covered
Competitive Landscape Analysis, Company Profile Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Demand, Recent Developments, Mergers and acquisitions, New Product Launches, Growth Strategies, Revenue Analysis, and Other key insights.
North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the world.
Major Companies Covered
Abbott Laboratories, EKF Diagnostics Holdings plc, BioMérieux SA, Atlas Medical, Quidel Corporation, BIOSYNEX SA, Prestige Brands Holdings, Swiss Precision Diagnostics (SPD) GmbH, Piramal Enterprises, NG BIOTECH SAS, and among the major companies listed in the final report.
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A hospital gown is a long easy fitting, and hanging material of clothing worn by patients, hospital staff, doctors, and surgeons. These are usually made of fabric resistant to repetitive laundering in hot water and tied at the back with twill tape ties. Hospital gowns reduce the risk of contamination and transmission of infections or diseases from one patient to another. Some dresses have snaps along the top of the shoulder and sleeves so that the gown can be removed without disrupting intravenous lines in the patient's arms. Though gowns come in various sizes to accommodate anything from babies to small and significant adults, few would call a hospital gown flattering attire. They are designed primarily for doctor's and nurses' convenience instead of suit the fashion or even patients' privacy needs. On the one hand, this gives doctors and other medical professionals easy access to providing shots in the rear or changing patients with toileting needs.
The global hospital gowns market growth is driven by several factors, including increasing number of medical surgeries and other clinical systems procedures, increasing cases of HAIs due to lack of sanitation and precaution and Increasing government measures towards patients' safety.
Increasing number of surgical procedures and govt. measures towards patient safety are expected to drive the global hospital gowns market during the forecast period.
The market is driven by an increasing number of medical surgeries and other clinical systems procedures. An ever-increasing number of individuals are being conceded in the hospitals to treat their infirmities and, in this manner, need the sterile and clean dress. A hospital gown is commonly a free garment worn in a clinical focus by the two patients and medical professionals for cleanliness reasons. This is likewise the fundamental type of apparel for laid-up patients.
Also, increasing cases of HAIs due to lack of sanitation and precaution are anticipated to be one of the primary growth stimulants for the market over the forecast period. For instance, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that at least one in 25 hospitalized patients have HAI per year. These cases are expected to cause an upsurge in demand for gowns in hospitals. Improving medical facilities and stringent regulations relating to patient health in many countries worldwide also play a critical role in market development. Advances in the healthcare system turn into more patients performing surgical procedures. This is likely to work in the industry in the years to come.
Increasing government measures towards patients' safety can be another vital factor boosting the global market growth for hospital gowns shortly. Besides, the growing healthcare infrastructure is translating into an increase in the number of patients undergoing the surgical process. This can be another reason augmenting the growth of this market in the coming years.
With the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, the world is set to witness a huge rise in hospital gown intake. Hospital gowns are an essential product to ward off infections and lessen the chance of contracting any contagious disease. As the pandemic spreads fast, a surge in demand for the market happened since the disease first struck. This factor will further drive the growth of the market in the forecast period.
The usage of disposable laboratory coats to avoid the spread of contagious diseases. According to the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology and ASTM, hospital gown features could have a moderate to very high impact on 48% of healthcare workers' compliance among 1,498 infection control professionals. This factor will drive the growth of the market in the forecast period.
The global increase in the incidence of chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, and other autoimmune diseases due to the factors such as antimicrobial resistance, adoption of unhealthy and sedentary lifestyles, alcohol consumption, and smoking are some of the major factors increasing hospital admission rate. For instance, according to the National Diabetes Statistic Report 2019, published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 100.0 million people in the U.S. were living with diabetes or prediabetes conditions. Since a hospital gown is one of the essential requirements for hospital admission; thus, an increase in the prevalence of chronic diseases is anticipated to impact market growth positively.
Government strict rules regarding manufacturing of hospital gowns are likely to hinder the market growth
Government regulations regarding the material being used for the manufacture of the hospital gowns will hinder the market's growth in the forecast period. The FDA's rules and should meet applicable voluntary consensus standards for protection. When the manufacturers do not follow these standards and regulations, their medical licenses will be banned by the government. The availability of fake or counterfeit products similar in appearance to the standard hospital gowns will also hamper the market's growth in the forecast period.
The global hospital gowns market provides in-depth analysis of the market based on various industry factors such as porter’s five forces, regulatory analysis, supply chain analysis, pricing analysis, product development, post sales services analysis.
The surgical gowns segment is expected to hold the largest market share in global hospital gowns market
The global endocrine testing market is segmented based on type by surgical gowns, surgical isolation gowns, non-surgical gowns, and patient gowns. The surgical gowns segment held the largest market share due to the rising surgical procedures to protect against various contaminations or infections. A surgical gown is a personal protective garment intended to be worn by health care personnel during surgical procedures to protect both the patient and health care personnel from the transfer of microorganisms, body fluids, and particulate matter. Because of the controlled nature of surgical procedures, critical zones of protection have been described by national standards. Also, they protect against disease, microbial, and fungal transmissions. They are primarily available as reusable or disposable. An increase in the number of surgical procedures and cases of hospital-acquired infections are expected to drive the market over the forecast period. Some of the key market players are undertaking initiatives to redesign and modify patient gowns to increase their comfort and safety. Similar efforts are anticipated to propel segment growth.
The patient gown segment is expected to have positive market growth due to a substantial rise in chronic diseases worldwide. Patient gowns are designed for long-term patient admissions in hospitals and clinics. They are generally made with designs and fabrics that can help maintain patient comfort and safety and are available as reusable or disposable. An increase in initiatives by major market players is anticipated to propel product demand over the forecast period. For instance, Medstar collaborated with a New York health wear company, Care Wear, which enlisted students from Parsons School of Design for designing innovative patient gowns. The company tested these gowns in hospitals for quality assurance before the official launch.
An increase in hospital admissions globally is expected to propel market growth, as patient gowns are essential in most admission cases. Hospital gowns can help protect against nosocomial infections to some extent, owing to which surgeons consistently recommend patients to wear patient gowns. Such factors are expected to boost segment growth over the forecast period.
The surgical isolation gowns segment is anticipated to witness steady growth in the forecast period. Surgical isolation gowns are used when there is a medium to high risk of contamination and a need for larger critical zones than traditional surgical gowns.
Further, the market is also classified based on risk type as tandem minimal risk gowns, low-risk gowns, moderate risk gowns, and high-risk gowns. The minimum risk hospital gowns segment accounts for the highest market share due to the enormous application scope of minimal gowns used in the primary care unit, standard medical unit, as cover gowns for visitors, and standard isolation used for research and academic purposes. They reduce the risk of getting microbial and fungal infections. Diseases such as Hepatitis C, Ebola hemorrhagic fever, and Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Hepatitis B are generally acquired through contact with contaminated body fluids. Healthcare workers, especially, are more prone to such contaminations all the time. Therefore, with efforts to ensure healthcare workers' safety, the adoption rate of minimal risk hospital gowns is poised to increase. These gowns provide high tensile strength, tear resistance, and high breathability. Increasing hospital admissions and research activities are anticipated to boost segment growth over the forecast period.
The high-risk hospital gowns account for the highest share in the global hospital gowns market. High-risk hospital gowns can help protect against pathogens and infectious diseases during surgical and fluid-intensive procedures. These gowns provide high tensile strength, tear resistance, and high breathability. Increasing hospital admissions and research activities are anticipated to boost segment growth over the forecast period. These hospital gowns help in the penetration of all fluids and virus penetration and a large amount of fluid exposure over long periods.
In August 2020, Duvaltex was ramping up production to offer its full range of high-quality Level 1 and Level 2 gowns and antimicrobial scrub textiles to front-line healthcare workers and their patients in the United States. Made from durable, breathable, and soft-touch engineered fabrics, Duvaltex's textiles meet the most stringent quality specifications to provide optimal protection against the transfer of microorganisms, body fluids, and particulate matter.
North America region holds the largest market share in the global hospital gowns market
By region, the global hospital gowns market is segmented into North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle-East, and Africa. Among all of the regions, North America dominated the global hospital gowns market and is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The growth of the market in the region is attributed to the increasing number of surgical procedures in the hospitals and clinics, likely to influence demand for the global market for the hospital gowns market in coming years. The growing number of hospital-acquired infections can also be another essential reason propelling the hospital gowns market's growth shortly. Besides, dominant market players in the region are undertaking initiatives to increase hospital gowns by offering innovations and modifications.
The Asia-Pacific region is expected to have the third-largest share due to the increasing healthcare infrastructure development in this region, and raising awareness about patient safety and hygiene standards are some of the factors anticipated to drive the market. In India, most hospitals have contracts with third parties to manage linen and laundry requirements. The demand for better linen clothing in hospitals has increased in this region due to increasing awareness about maintaining hygiene in hospitals and its role in preventing the transmission of various diseases. These factors are driving the growth of the market in the region.
The increasing incidence of accidents such as road accidents, burns, and trauma events worldwide are anticipated to drive the market. For instance, as per the WHO (2019), around 1,000,000 people get severely or moderately burnt in India per year. Besides, as per NCBI, countries such as Bulgaria, Finland, Netherlands, China, Australia, and the U.K. reported a rise in burn wounds. These factors would further drive the growth of the market across the globe.
In June 2020, BigfootPPE.com announced that it had inked a deal for an exclusive distributorship for the USA with a top Turkish hospital gown manufacturer. The latter has several years of market experience in making level 2 through level 4 non-sterile and sterile hospital gowns. The company has been doing this for over three decades.
The global hospital gowns market is highly competitive with the presence of several international and local markets. Product diversification, revenue generation, and opportunities intensify the market competition. Medline Industries Inc., Angelica Corporation, AmeriPride Services Inc., Standard Textile Co. Inc., Cardinal Health, 3M, Atlas Infiniti, Bellcross Industries Pvt. Ltd., Priontex, and Sara Health Care are the leading market players with significant market share. The major players are using product development, novel product launches, market expansion, and product diversification strategies for holding their position in the market.
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In May 2019, Standard Textile Inc. announced that the company has successfully taken over JC Burnham, a Minnesota-based company. This acquisition will help in bolstering the current product portfolio of Standard Textile Inc.
In Apr 2022, Medline, one of the prominent names in the global hospital gowns market, acquired Asid Bonz, a company that offers high quality surgery, anaesthesia and ward supply earlier Medline Inc. announced that the company would launch a new Mid-South distribution center with Mississippi's help.
Global Hospital Gowns Market – Key Companies to Watch
Overview: Medline is a private American company, founded in 1966 and headquartered in Northfield, Illinois. It is the largest private manufacturer in United States. It distributes medical supplies products, clinical programs, education and services in around 125 countries.
Medline disposable bariatric patient gown: It is a patient gown that is made up of paper like absorbent material which is soft against skin. Patients wear it during surgery.
Key Developments: In Apr 2022, Medline International announced the acquisition of Asid Bonz a Germany-based hospital supplier offering high quality surgery and ward supply.
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