Research and Markets has prepared a report titled, ‘Automated Dispensing Machine Market in Japan 2010-2014’, which provides a detailed view of the important trends that have ruled the market growth and the factors that fuel the growth of automation in the Japanese Pharmacy market.
The trends exhibited by institutions and retail chains in accepting these automation machines have also been discussed in the report. The report points out that the increase in the demand for automation in the Pharmacy sector has fuelled the growth of automated dispensing machines in the Japanese market.
More and more number of doctors and hospitals have taken to automation of their pharmacies as they are convinced about the cost savings that these systems provide and also the reduction in the margin of error while dispensing medicines. Installation of these machines is a solution that works well in hospitals where there is a constraint in availability of space and also shortage of work force. Some of the key points discussed in the report were increasing demand for free-shape packages; maintenance and repair costs of the machines and unit-dose systems. The companies that were mentioned in the report were Tosho, Yuyama and Sanyo Electric. The data for the report was gathered from primary and secondary sources, which included inputs from the key players of the industry. Also included is a SWOT analysis of the key players in the market.