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Ambulance Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Ambulance Services Market Research Report | NAICS 62191 | Nov 2015

In service: The aging population and healthcare reform will drive demand for ambulances

IBISWorld’s Ambulance Services market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$15bn
Annual Growth 10-15
1.1%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
200,048
Businesses
16,928
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The rising importance of ambulance services in the healthcare system has fostered revenue growth for the Ambulance Services industry over the past five years. Demand accelerated during the recession, as an increasing number of individuals lost private insurance coverage and waited until health issues escalated into emergency situations. Over the next five years, the growing number of individuals aged 65 and older will sustain industry growth, since the elderly face more medical issues than younger groups... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Ambulance Services industry has benefited from strong demand for emergency and nonemergency ambulance services from the burgeoning elderly population. Nevertheless, the industry landscape has changed over the past five years. State budgetary issues, particularly among rural municipalities that may lack sufficient tax revenue to provide ambulance services, have spurred the movement toward private, for-profit ambulance providers. As a result, private, for-profit ambulance services have emerged; these services have the ability to streamline costs related to maintaining ambulance fleets, as well as to provide dispatch services, reimbursement collection and billing operations... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Ambulance Services Industry?

The industry includes private and municipal operators that provide transportation of patients by ground or air, along with medical care. These services are often provided during a medical emergency, but they are not restricted to such instances. The vehicles are equipped with lifesaving equipment operated by medically trained personnel.

Industry Products
Standby ambulance and/or first-aid servicesEmergency surface ambulance Emergency air ambulance (fixed wing) Emergency air ambulance (rotary wing)Nonemergency surface ambulanceNonemergency air ambulance
 
Industry Activities
Ambulance services (air or ground)Emergency medical transportation services (air or ground)Air rescue servicesMedical rescue services


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