Mobile hospitals are the medical centers or mini-hospitals with all the facilities and fully equipped that can be moved from one place and settle in new place and situation smoothly. Mobile hospitals provide medical services to the patient or the injured person in the critical conditions such as natural disaster, warfare operations, and civil unrest. Mobile hospitals provide onsite treatment to the patient who is in urgently need be treated before taking them to the permanent hospitals. The mobile hospitals mainly used for advanced life support and intensive care, resuscitation and stabilization, essential pharmaceutical support, life and limb-saving surgical interventions, treatment and observation of infectious disease, common medical conditions and general and regional anesthesia and basic dental services.
Mobile hospitals contain multi-specialty surgical facilities with and radiological capabilities and post-op care full laboratory including ultrasound pharmaceuticals services and full dental size clinic which are capable to carry out emergency dental surgery. Some patient go for the diagnosis, treatment, therapy without staying overnight (outpatients) and some are admitted for several hours to days (inpatients), mobile hospitals are used to treat both types of patients. Mobile hospitals are flexible and efficient to meet the similar needs of the permanent hospitals. Mobile hospitals are configured with the entrance, changing room, sterilization room. Nurse working station emergency room, Operation Theater. The units are equipped with lighting, fresh water supply, air conditioning, certified electric and IT wiring, heating system, hydraulic or manual extensions systems safety and alarm systems, electrical generator or service batteries for autonomous operation, personalized interior, floor heating, one or several extensions to increase the working area and other options.
Technological innovation, the government initiative, integration of wireless technologies, affordable treatment and increase lifestyle disease are the major factors which drive the mobile hospitals market. The rise in the demand of the telehealth will increase the growth of the mobile hospitals market. Increase in the geriatric population and easy and fast services provided by the mobile hospitals will also fuel the overall market of the mobile hospitals globally. Low adoption due to lack of technological awareness among the people of undeveloped and developing countries inhibit the growth of the mobile hospitals market.
Over the years, mobile hospitals were used for the military purpose, but due to the advancement in the technology, telemedicine, an increase in the healthcare expenditure, it is now used among the people who need treatment from first aid to minor surgery. Increase in the government funding towards the mobile hospitals who provide fast services in the rural areas with lost cost will boost the mobile hospitals market. Rise in the adoption of monitoring services from post-acute care management and increase healthcare awareness among the aging population will help in the growth of the market.
On the basis of geography, global Mobile Hospitals Market is segmented into five key regions viz. North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Middle East & Africa. North America dominates the mobile hospitals market owing to the largest revenue generating region and high adoption rate of the new technology and high penetration rate of the mobile platform. Increase demand for better healthcare services, digital health will boost the Asia Pacific mobile hospital market globally.
Some of the key players present in the Global mobile hospitals market are Odulair LL, Space Tech Lamboo Medical, NEAT Vehicles, among others. Increasing demand for the better healthcare facilities, key players are involved in the new product launch and the addition of new technology in the mobile hospitals and collaboration are some of the key strategy adopted.