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

The Ambulance Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 Locations Chapter

The location and extent of ambulance services in the United States largely reflects the distribution of the population and the geographic size of each region. Other factors include the age distribution of the population, birth rates, household incomes, and state and local government healthcare policies. Regions with the largest share of establishments are the Mid-Atlantic (accounting for about 22.6% of establishments), the Southeast (22.6%), and the Southwest (15.1%). The number of people aged 65 and over, the main consumers of ambulance care, is highly concentrated in these regions... 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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