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Ambulance Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Ambulance Services Market Research Report | NAICS 62191 | Jun 2016

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

IBISWorld’s Ambulance Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$16bn
Annual Growth 11-16
2.5%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Employment
199,969
Businesses
18,688
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. Healthcare reform has allowed more insured individuals to use industry services, thereby boosting revenue. Over the next five years, the growing number of individuals aged 65 and older will sustain industry growth, since the elderly experience more medical issues than younger groups. Furthermore, consolidation within the industry will improve operating efficiencies and costs... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Ambulance Service industry exhibits a low level of market share concentration. The top four ambulance providers account for less than 28.0% of total revenue. The industry is highly fragmented, with about 18,688 private, public and not-for-profit service providers. Regionally, there are a limited number of ambulance providers, and nationally, there are only two ambulance providers. According to the US Census Bureau, the number of establishments with more than 20 and fewer than 100 employees comprise the greatest portion of industry revenue, about 28.3%. The industry has consolidated since the 1970s, which has allowed a few large operators, such as Envision Healthcare, to grow via mergers and acquisitions... 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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