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Ambulance Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Ambulance Services Market Research Report | NAICS 62191 | Oct 2013

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
$14bn
Annual Growth 08-13
4.9%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
168,474
Businesses
3,338
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 five years to 2013. 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 23.3% of establishments), the Southeast (21.8%), and the Southwest (16.4%). 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
Emergency air transportationEmergency ground transportationNon-emergency ground transportationNon-emergency air transportationOther services
 
Industry Activities
Ambulance services (air or ground)Emergency medical transportation services (air or ground)Air rescue servicesMedical rescue services


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