Overview

Urgent care: Health reform will spur influx of newly insured patients, boosting demand

IBISWorld’s Emergency & Other Outpatient Care Centers Industry Research Report contains up-to-date data and analysis, allowing you to identify the strengths and potential weaknesses of major companies in the industry. Build your credibility with clients and prospects by sharing insights into the current and emerging trends driving their industry. Our market research gives you the tools to win new business and keep existing clients.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Many Americans have returned to work and regained employer-provided health insurance, further contributing to demand for industry care
  • Larger operators may be able to institute best practices that improve patient care or cut costs
  • Favorable demographics and climbing rates of obesity and diabetes will benefit the industry
  • Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Demand for the Emergency and Other Outpatient Care Centers industry has grown steadily in recent years. Factors including the aging population and climbing rates of obesity and diabetes have helped bolster revenue throughout the five years to 2017. At the same time, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has increased public healthcare coverage in the United States and established exchanges that have expanded the privately insured population, the industry's largest source of revenue. The industry will continue to expand over the next five years, though the changing insurance reimbursement landscape will encourage consolidation.

    Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Emergency and Other Outpatient Care Centers industry has a low level of market share concentration. The three largest industry operators combined are expected to account for 20.1% of industry revenue in 2017. The largest industry operators include both for-profit and nonprofit entities. Market share concentration varies by industry segment, with the health maintenance organization (HMO) medical center segment having the highest level of concentration.

    In the dialysis market, strict regulation of prices and rising costs are resulting in an increase in concentration. The dominance of large companies in the dialysis segment has provided operators with the ability to set high prices with commercial insurance payers. The

    Additional Insights for the Emergency & Other Outpatient Care Centers Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Emergency & Other Outpatient Care Centers Industry are

  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Proximity to key suppliers
  • Recommendation/accreditation from authoritative source
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid and Number of people with private health insurance in the Emergency & Other Outpatient Care Centers industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Emergency & Other Outpatient Care Centers Industry?

    This industry includes establishments with medical staff primarily engaged in providing emergency, general or specialized outpatient care not included in other industries. This industry also includes centers or clinics with a variety of health practitioners, each with different specializations and operating in different industries, who practice in the same establishment.

    Industry Products
    HMO medical centers
    Kidney dialysis centers
    Freestanding ambulatory surgical and emergency centers
    Other outpatient care centers
    Industry Activities
    HMO medical care
    Kidney dialysis
    Ambulatory surgical and emergency care
    Biofeedback treatment
    Infusion therapy
    Pain therapy
    Sleep disorder treatment
    Community health

    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
  • Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid
  • Number of people with private health insurance
  • Number of adults aged 65 and older
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Healthy eating index

  • Current Performance
  • From competition to consolidation
  • Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Consolidation on the rise
  • Medicare payments remain flat
  • Table: Emergency & Other Outpatient Care Centers Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Emergency & Other Outpatient Care Centers Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Primary Care Doctors
  • Specialist Doctors
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Brand Name Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Generic Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Medical Instrument & Supply Manufacturing
  • Primary Care Doctors
  • Specialist Doctors

  • Products & Services
  • Other outpatient care centers
  • Freestanding ambulatory surgical and emergency centers
  • Kidney dialysis centers
  • HMO medical centers
  • Chart: Emergency & Other Outpatient Care Centers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Diseases treated
  • Technological developments
  • Cost of treatment

  • Major Markets
  • Government
  • Private insurance
  • Other
  • Contributions, gifts and grants
  • Patients (out-of-pocket)
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Emergency & Other Outpatient Care Centers Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Emergency & Other Outpatient Care Centers

  • Basis of Competition
    Ambulatory surgery centersKidney dialysis centers
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Emergency & Other Outpatient Care Centers Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc.
  • Table: Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA - financial performance
  • Table: DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Emergency & Other Outpatient Care Centers 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 Emergency & Other Outpatient Care Centers Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Number of people with private health insurance (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
    Ambulatory
  • Any medical care delivered on an outpatient basis.
  • Dermatology
  • A branch of medicine concerned with the skin and its diseases.
  • End Stage Renal Disease (Esrd)
  • The final stage of renal disease when the kidneys no longer operate properly.
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Pertains to the digestive system.
  • Hemodialysis
  • A process that uses a dialyzer, or filter, attached to a machine to clean blood.
  • Kidney Dialysis
  • A procedure that cleans and filters a person's blood, and is used for patients who have lost their kidney function.
  • Ophthalmology
  • A branch of medicine concerned with the eye and its diseases.
  • Orthopedics
  • A branch of medicine dealing with bones and the skeleton.
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Method of treating blood without removing it from the body.
  • Urology
  • A branch of medicine dealing with the urinary tract or the urogenital system.
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    The Emergency & Other Outpatient Care Centers market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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