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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The General Hospitals industry in China has developed at a stable rate in recent years due to China's large population base and the increasingly affluent urban and rural residents benefiting from China's rapid GDP growth. The level of industry revenue volatility is low due to relatively steady hospital visitor numbers year to year. General hospitals generated 75.7% of the total hospital revenue in China in 2012 and 57.9% of the total revenue in China's healthcare sector.

Industry profitability is also low as most general hospitals are under government control and generally do not operate to maximize profits. Industry profit is estimated at 4.0% of industry revenue in 2017...

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The General Hospitals Industry in China has a medium capital intensity level. For every dollar spent on wages in this industry, about 31.3 cents are spent on capital.

General hospitals are generally established in areas with a high population density and an established transport network, which requires a large amount of capital for initial building construction. The purchase of technologically advanced medical equipment also requires a large amount of capital. Costs to purchase and install large-scale medical equipment, such as imaging equipment and different diagnosis apparatus, is relatively larger in China. The construction of new buildings for expanding existing capacity is also typical for hospitals in large cities. The..

Additional Insights for the General Hospitals Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the General Hospitals Industry are

  • Having a good reputation
  • Access to secure revenues
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Levels of Health - Number of Hospital Visits - Total and Age Group (65+) in the General Hospitals industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the General Hospitals Industry?

    General hospitals in China are licensed to provide diagnostic and medical treatment (surgical and non-surgical) to inpatients and outpatients with any of a wide variety of medical conditions. General hospitals have an organized staff of physicians and other medical staff to provide patient care, anatomical pathology, diagnostic x-ray services and other medical services.

    Industry Products
    Outpatient services
    Inpatient services
    Medicine and pharmaceutical sales
    Other hospital services
    Industry Activities
    Hospital outpatient services
    Hospital inpatient services
    Medical services
    Other hospital services

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Levels of Health - Number of Hospital Visits - Total
  • Age Group (65+)
  • Health Expenditure/GDP
  • Health Policy - Private Health Insurance
  • Births - Number (National)

  • Current Performance
  • Industry problems
  • Trends and developments
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry challenges
  • Future change
  • Table: General Hospitals Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - General Hospitals Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Medical Research
  • Households

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Chinese Patent Drug Manufacturing
  • Dental Equipment Manufacturing
  • Medical & Veterinary Instrument Manufacturing
  • Medical Device Manufacturing
  • Medical Supplies Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Medicine and pharmaceutical sales
  • Inpatient services
  • Outpatient services
  • Other hospital services
  • Chart: General Hospitals Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • General health of the population
  • The size, natural increase, and age distribution of the population
  • Level and coverage of health insurance
  • Hospital services
  • Healthcare sector reforms
  • Per capita income growth

  • Major Markets
  • Social medical insurance and commercial insurance
  • Government
  • Urban residents
  • Rural residents
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the General Hospitals Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Rent
  • Profit
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs General Hospitals

  • Basis of Competition
  • Hospital grades
  • Eligibility for social insurance units
  • Resources and facilities
  • Geographic accessibility
  • Price
  • Services
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the General Hospitals Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Peking Union Medical College HospitalBeijing Tongren Hospital Attached to Capital Medical UniversityGeneral Hospital of PLAHuashan Hospital
  • Table: Peking Union Medical College Hospital - financial performance
  • Table: Beijing Tongren Hospital Attached to Capital Medical University - financial performance
  • Table: General Hospital of PLA - financial performance
  • Table: Huashan Hospital - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the General Hospitals Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the General Hospitals Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
  • A patient admitted to the hospital and stays overnight or for an indeterminate time, usually several days or weeks.
  • Outpatient
  • A patient who is not hospitalized overnight but visits a hospital, clinic or associated facility for diagnosis or treatment.
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (Sars)
  • A respiratory disease in humans caused by the SARS coronavirus.
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