Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Dialysis centers in the United States provide patients with kidney disease the necessary services to treat and cope with failing kidneys. Growth in the industry has begun to accelerate because of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which intends to expand healthcare coverage in the United States. Inelastic demand will keep revenue strong, though increases in federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid will eventually threaten industry profit.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The location of dialysis centers in the United States largely reflects the distribution of the population, the urbanization and geographic size. Other factors include the age distribution of the local population, household income and the location of major hospitals. Additionally, government policy may influence the extent to which outpatient versus in-patient services are provided in any given area. Industry operators have been expanding at a significant rate in order to keep up with rising incidences of kidney disease.
Industry operators establish a presence in geographical locations according to the number of patients suffering from end-stage renal disease (ESRD). To this end, ESRD trends tend to align with population trends... purchase to read more