Urgent Care Centers in the US: Market Research Report

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Urgent Care Centers Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Health Practitioners | Mar 2014

Take care: Demand will continue to rise as more primary care centers reach capacity

IBISWorld’s Urgent Care Centers 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
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Urgent Care Centers industry represents one of the fastest-growing segments of the American healthcare system. With rising wait times for both primary and emergency-care providers, urgent care centers have become an increasingly viable alternative for patients. During the next five years, the Urgent Care Centers industry is expected to continue expanding. One of the main factors driving growth for the industry is increasing demands made on primary-care providers that are, thus, pushing patients to this industry's operators. Additionally, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will begin to take effect in 2014, expanding insurance coverage to millions of people by 2019.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Urgent care centers in the United States typically follow the dispersion of the population, area urbanization and a region's geographic size. Other factors affecting the location of urgent care centers include the local population's age distribution and the location of large hospitals. Although there are several companies with a national presence, the largest operators account for less than 1.0% of the industry's revenue.

The number of urgent care centers tends to be high in large metropolitan cities compared with other areas. Many urgent care centers are located in high-density urban areas and states with high populations. The states with the most urgent care centers are California, Florida and Texas... purchase to read more


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What is the Urgent Care Centers Industry?

This industry includes facilities that deliver medical care on an unscheduled, walk-in basis. Urgent care centers are primarily used to treat patients who have an injury or illness that requires immediate care but is not serious enough to warrant emergency-room care.

Industry Products
Diagnostic testing and laboratory servicesMedication dispensingMinor procedures
Industry Activities
Diagnose general symptomsProvide x-ray services Provide routine blood tests and other diagnostic laboratory proceduresProvide prepackaged prescription servicesProvide treatment for minor traumas such as broken bones and lacerations

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