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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 | Mar 2014

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

IBISWorld’s Urgent Care Centers market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$16bn
Annual Growth 09-14
8.2%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
108,244
Businesses
5,275
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 Key Buyers Chapter

The Urgent Care Centers industry has a low level of market share concentration. This industry is highly fragmented, with the largest four players expected to account for just over 1.0% of industry revenue in 2014. Consumers prefer to access facilities that are close to their homes, creating strong demand for urgent care centers in many areas. Due to strong demand from a market niche of local clientele, a large number of small companies operate in the Urgent Care Centers industry. The vast majority of firms in the industry have fewer than 20 employees, with 23.8% of firms employing fewer than five people.

Over the next five years, the number of companies in the industry is expected to continue growing as companies set up operations in more rural areas... 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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