INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCE GYNECOLOGY & OBSTETRICS

Scope

Obstetricians and gynecologists face a wide variety of challenges: managing the care of patients of all ages from puberty through menopause and beyond; treating both acute and chronic health conditions; and of course, managing risk through the pregnancy and childbirth process. The United States has a higher ratio of maternal deaths than at least 40 other countries, even though it spends more money per capita for maternity care than any other. The lack of a comprehensive, confidential system of ascertainment of maternal death designed to record and analyse every maternal death continues to subject U.S. women to unnecessary risk of preventable mortality. Maternal deaths must be reviewed to make motherhood safer.The status of maternal deaths in the United States was part of a larger report on the global, regional, and national levels and causes of maternal mortality from 1990-2015. The findings suggest that only 16 countries will achieve a target of a 75% reduction in the maternal mortality ratio (or number of maternal deaths per 100,000 live births) by 2017.

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Major Gynecology and Obstetrics Associations around the Globe:

  • International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
  • National Abortion Federation (NAF).
  • Religious Institute on Sexual Morality.
  • American College of Nurse Midwives.
  • National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (NPWH).
  • Physicians for Reproductive Health.
  • Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States.
  • National Organization for Women.
  • International Center for Research on Women.
  • Nyanza Reproductive Health Society, Kenya.
  • ASRM - American Society for Reproductive Medicine.
  • Association for Fertility and Reproductive Health (AFRH), Nigeria.
  • American Association of Pro Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
  • American Gynecological & Obstetrical Society.
  • World Medical Association.
  • Dubai Health Authority.

Glance at revenue of Ob/Gy

  • An Obstetrician / Gynecologist (OB/GYN) earns an average salary of $195,693 per year in USA. In 2016, obstetricians and gynecologists earned a mean income of $220,000, somewhat less than in the previous year. About 20% of ob/gyns earned $350,000 or more, slightly more than in last year's survey. Some 19% earned $100,000 or less, up from about 12% the previous year. Solo practitioners earned 93% of income from clinical practice compared to 89% for group practice ob-gyns. Those in group practice derived significantly greater percentages of income from teaching/research and other professional activities.
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    • Zion Market Research has published a new report titled “Gynecological Devices Market by Surgical Device (Gynecological Endoscopy Devices, Endometrial Ablation Devices, Fluid Management Systems and Female Sterilization and Contraceptive Devices) by Hand Instrument (Vaginal Speculum, Tenaculum, Curettes, Trocars, Biopsy Forceps and Others) and by Diagnostic Imaging System (Ultrasound and Mammography) Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2015 -2021”.According to the report, the global gynecological devices market accounted for around USD 14.50 billion in 2015 and is expected to reach approximately USD 19.50 by 2021, growing at a CAGR of around 5.0% between 2015 and 2021.
  • A gynecologist is a general practitioner with special learning and proficiency in the field of women’s' health and reproduction. A gynecologist has the appropriate medical, surgical and obstetrical knowledge and skills for the prevention, diagnosis, and management of a wide range of conditions that affect women's reproductive and gynecological health. The specialty of obstetrics and gynecology can be divided into two parts. Obstetrics concentrates on the care and treatment before and during pregnancy, and after the child is born. Gynecology is concerned with the treatment of diseases and disorders of the female reproductive system. Various devices such as gynecology endoscopy device, ultrasound sonography, and vaginal speculum are some of the common devices used during obstetrics and gynecological practice.
  • The global market for gynecological devices features a highly fragmented vendor landscape, with the leading three companies, namely Olympus Corporation, Boston Scientific Corporation, and Cooper Surgical accounted for over 25.5% of the market’s overall revenue in 2014, observes Transparency Market Research in a recent report. Although regional players and new vendors account for a significant share in the market’s revenue presently, entry barriers are becoming more intense for new companies. Increasingly stringent, slow, and expensive regulatory approval procedures are increasing operational challenges for companies in the market.
  • A gynecologist is a general practitioner with special learning and proficiency in the field of women’s' health and reproduction. A gynecologist has the appropriate medical, surgical and obstetrical knowledge and skills for the prevention, diagnosis, and management of a wide range of conditions that affect women's reproductive and gynecological health. The specialty of obstetrics and gynecology can be divided into two parts. Obstetrics concentrates on the care and treatment before and during pregnancy, and after the child is born. Gynecology is concerned with the treatment of diseases and disorders of the female reproductive system. Various devices such as gynecology endoscopy device, ultrasound sonography, and vaginal speculum are some of the common devices used during obstetrics and gynecological practice.
  • Transparency Market Research estimates that the global gynecological devices market will exhibit a healthy CAGR of 4.8% over the period between 2015 and 2023 and rise from a valuation of US$14.9 bn in 2014 to US$22.5 bn by 2023.
  • Increase in healthcare expenditure, especially across emerging economies in regions such as Asia Pacific and Latin America, is also providing significant boost to the overall demand for gynecological devices in the region. Continued efforts aimed at the improvement of the healthcare infrastructure in these regions will also boost the demand for advanced gynecological devices in the near future.
  • This analytical overview of the market is based on a recent Transparency Market Research report, titled “Gynecological Devices Market (Surgical Devices (Gynecological Endoscopes (Hysteroscopes, Colposcopes, Resectoscopes, Laparoscopes, and Endoscopic Imaging Systems), Endometrial Ablation Devices (Hydrothermal Endometrial Ablation Devices, Radiofrequency Endometrial Ablation Devices, Balloon Endometrial Ablation Devices, Cryoablation, Microwave Ablation, and Laser Ablation), Female Sterilization and Contraceptive Devices (Permanent Birth Control Devices and Temporary Birth Control Devices), and Gynecologic Fluid Management Systems; Hand Instruments (Vaginal Speculum (Disposable and Reusable), Tenaculum, Curettes, Trocars, and Biopsy Forceps); Diagnostic Imaging Systems (Ultrasound and Mammography); and Gynecological Chairs (Fixed Height and Adjustable)) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 - 2023.”
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Industry Insights

The global gynecology devices market size was valued at USD 10,984.1 million in 2014. Introduction of minimally invasive procedures such as laparoscopy and high definition imaging devices such as 3D endoscope is primarily boosting market growth. In addition, rising prevalence of diseases, such as uterine fibrosis and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), associated with female reproductive organs are anticipated to support market growth during the forecast period. According to the United Nations, the global female population accounted for more than 3.64 billion in 2015. Every woman visits a gynecologist at least once in her lifetime either for pregnancy or other complications related to menstrual cycle. The growing number of patients is likely to drive market growth during the forecast period. Moreover, healthcare agencies are now promoting routine-checkups for early cancer detection and other gynecological conditions. For example, The American Cancer Society recommends annual breast cancer screening with mammography for women aged between 40 to 44 years. Increase in routine check-ups has helped these devices gain usage rates. Furthermore, the introduction of user friendly and technically advanced products has augmented the adoption of surgical procedures such as laparoscopy, ablation, endoscopy, and female sterilization. To conclude, the availability of technically advanced products coupled with rising adoption of surgical procedures is steering the global gynecological devices market towards experiencing swift growth. Gynecological Devices Market, By Product, 2012 - 2022 (USD Million)

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Segment Insights

Based on the product type, the global market is segmented into surgical devices, hand instruments, and gynecological imaging devices. Surgical devices captured largest market share in 2014 owing to rising use of endoscopy devices and female contraceptives. As a result, surgical devices segment was valued at USD 8,720.6 million in 2014 and is expected to reach USD 17,073.3 million by2022. Availability of technically advanced products is resulting in widening of the application of endoscopes in gynecology. Hysteroscopes, laparoscopes, resectoscopes, and endoscopic imaging are the common applications of endoscopes in gynecology. Growth in hysterotomy, hysterectomy, and laparoscopy procedures is pushing the growth of the endoscope market. Furthermore, user-friendly products are fueling the adoption of these devices since; these are minimally invasive procedure enabled. Thus, endoscopy accounted for the largest market share of around 54% in 2014. Hand instruments accounted for the smallest market share in 2014 and are anticipated to witness slow growth during the forecast period. Low product cost and application of these instruments in other surgical methodsalong with gynecology are some major factors anticipated to challenge growth.

Regional Insights

North America dominated the global market with a revenue share of 40.6% in 2014. High adoption rate of advanced technology and the presence of large market players in the region are some factors accounting for its large revenue share. The region is expected to maintain its dominance throughout the forecast period, mainly due to the growth in the number of new detected cases. Government and healthcare agencies in North America are promoting routine check-ups to lower mortality rates associated with breast and cervical cancer patients since, early detection increases treatment success rates. Asia Pacific is anticipated to witness lucrative growth during the forecast period. Growth in the inflow of patients owing to the rapidly booming medical tourism industry is expected to serve as the highest impact rendering driver. Moreover, the presence of a large pool of skilled professionals, cheaper labor cost, and advance manufacturing facilities have resulted in the shifting of manufacturing facilities to China and India. As a result, the overall manufacturing cost of these devices has reduced. Therefore, manufacturers are now able to offer their products at lower cost. Competitive Insights The global market is highly fragmented marked with the presence of many local players. Some leading players operating in the global market include Medtronic plc, Richard Wolf GmbH., Cooper Surgical, Inc., Stryker Corporation, Hologic, Inc., Boston Scientific Corporation, Karl Storz GmbH& Co. KG, and Ethicon, Inc. Take action to make your OB/GYN practice stand out, overcome the competition, and thrive. We know it’s vital to distinguish your brand and reputation in a way that builds trust and inspires patient and professional referrals. In our experience helping obstetrician-gynecologists market successfully, we’ve also found that it is increasingly important to reach women in the workplace, to ethically raise your visibility with direct marketing and to extend your presence in the medical community through practice representatives. So whether you want to market to win more doctor referrals, transition to other areas, overcome marketplace disadvantages, differentiate yourself from the competition or simply get more patients to call you, we’re here to help with a customized and successful OB/GYN marketing and advertising plan that works for you.