Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
In the past five years, revenue has grown rapidly. Sleep clinics have gained exposure during the period due to the rising number of sleep disorders brought on by electronic stimuli in the form of laptops and smartphones. Research findings show that the light emitted from these gadgets limits melatonin release, a hormone that regulates sleep. As usage of devices increases, so do sleep issues that require attention from industry clinics. Moreover, health insurance policies are increasingly covering all or at least part of the costs of tests and, as more patients have been able to gain greater access to specialized sleep clinics, industry revenue grows.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The location of sleep disorder clinics in the United States largely reflects the distribution of the population and the urbanization and geographic size of the region. The location of major hospitals also affects the location of industry facilities. Government policy may influence the extent to which outpatient services are provided in any given area.
The number of outpatient facilities tends to be high in large metropolitan cities compared with other areas, particularly rural areas. Sleep disorder clinics are often located in high-density urban areas and states with high populations. While the number of sleep clinics in urban areas will likely reach saturation soon, the prospects for growth in rural settings are not significant... purchase to read more