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Eating Disorder Clinics in the US: Market Research Report

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Eating Disorder Clinics Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Health Practitioners | Aug 2015

Fighting the stigma: Rising awareness of eating disorders will boost demand for clinics

IBISWorld’s Eating Disorder Clinics 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$992m
Annual Growth 10-15
8.1%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
7,053
Businesses
398
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Although the recession caused more people with eating disorders to avoid spending money on treatment, industry revenue still grew during the five years to 2015. Growth can be partially attributed to increasing understanding and awareness of the prevalence of eating disorders. In the next five years, further destigmatization of eating disorders will underpin demand as more people come out of the shadows and seek necessary treatment.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry for new firms in this industry are generally moderate. One significant barrier to entry concerns federal, state and local regulations. Regulations can represent a major barrier in establishing an eating disorder clinic. For example, states with certificate of need (CON) programs place limits on the construction and acquisition of healthcare facilities and the expansion of existing healthcare facilities and services. At the state level, CON programs were primarily established to reduce healthcare costs by preventing unnecessary capital outlays for facility expansion in addition to assisting with patient safety and access to care.

Most states require that participants hold obtain state-based licenses and registration to practice as a clinician... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Eating Disorder Clinics Industry?

This industry includes establishments devoted to the diagnosis and care of outpatients with disorders that affect, disrupt or more generally involve eating. Common eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating. Industry firms are often associated with hospitals or medical schools as treatments for eating disorders usually involve psychotherapy, nutrition education, family counseling, medications and hospitalization.

Industry Products
Treatment of binge eating disorderTreatment of anorexia nervosaTreatment of bulimia nervosa
 
Industry Activities
Outpatient eating disorder treatmentIntensive outpatient eating disorder treatment Day treatment or partial hospitalization Residential eating disorder treatment Inpatient eating disorder treatment


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