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Urgent Care Centers in the US: Market Research Report

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Urgent Care Centers Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Health Practitioners | Feb 2015

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

IBISWorld’s Urgent Care Centers market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$17bn
Annual Growth 10-15
8.2%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
110,545
Businesses
5,299
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 expand insurance coverage to millions of people by 2020.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Urgent Care Centers industry has a low level of capital intensity. Overall, the healthcare sector is labor-intensive, due to including highly skilled and specialized employees. In 2015, for every dollar spent on labor, the industry incurs an estimated $0.10 in capital costs. Labor costs are expected to account for 38.1% of industry revenue, whereas depreciation is anticipated to make up 4.0% of industry revenue. Urgent care centers incur capital costs from purchasing specialized equipment, such as x-ray equipment, medical supplies, pharmaceuticals and other medical supplies; however, these purchases are small, compared with the cost of labor... 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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