The Healthcare Information Services Industry has a total of 770 granted patents and 1,424 patent applications distributed into 968 patent families. Based on the countries of patent applications, the key markets are USA, China and Taiwan. The main technology areas are electric digital data processing, data processing for administrative, commercial, financial, managerial or forecasting purposes and apparatus or arrangements for taking photographs or for projecting or viewing them. The top companies in this industry are CERNER INNOVATION, PREMIER IMAGE TECH and FOXCONN.
By showing the geographic breakdown of the patents in this technology field, it is possible to determine the territorial markets in which the technology field is prominent or which markets have opportunities for development.
USA is the top country/region for patent coverage with a total of 847 patents.
China comes in 2nd with a total of 154 patents.
Taiwan rounds up the top 3 with a total of 136patents.
Through grouping the patents in the technology field into their various technology areas, it is possible to identify the core technology areas of this field.
The ranking below shows some of the most valuable and important patents in this industry.
|1||US8073563||Handling of multi-use item systems, methods, and devices|
|2||US7100792||Automatic apparatus for storing and dispensing packaged medication and other small elements|
|3||US6975922||Secured dispensing cabinet and methods|
|5||US20110166874A1||SCREENING INTEREST MANAGER|
This shows the top companies in this industry based on their patent output, providing an approximation of each their innovation rate.