The principles of operating room (OR) integration are based on concepts that were established in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Originally, the concept of an integrated OR consisted of a surgeon who would operate on a patient located on a central surgical table with all the necessary equipment available on mobile carts operated by nurses. However, the advancement of technology in the late 20th century precipitated a change in the approach to OR integration.
By 2020, the total U.S. operating room equipment market size was valued at nearly $1.8 billion, including the integrated operating room management system market valued at $239 million. Despite COVID19, the total market size is expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.7% to exceed $3 billion in 2026. Throughout this
The full report suite on the global market for operating room (OR) equipment includes integrated OR components, hybrid OR components, surgical displays and picture archiving and communication system (PACS) monitors, surgical lighting, surgical booms, surgical tables, surgical headlights and surgical microscopes.