In stitches: Consolidation among healthcare providers is expected to boost industry margins

Demand for the Emergency and Other Outpatient Care Centers industry has grown steadily in recent years. Factors including the aging population and the nondiscretionary nature of this industry's services have helped bolster revenue throughout the five years to 2017. In recent years, many Americans have returned to work and regained employer-provided health insurance, further contributing to demand for industry care. At the same time, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has expanded public healthcare coverage in the United States and established exchanges that provide even more Americans with access to private health insurance. As the economy continues to grow over the next five years, IBISWorld projects that revenue will continue to rise...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$106bn
Annual Growth 12-17
3.5%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
683,728
Businesses
42,411
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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 Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Emergency and Other Outpatient Care Centers industry is in the growth stage of its life cycle. During the 10 years to 2022, industry value added, which measures the value that the industry adds to the overall economy, is forecast to increase at an annualized rate of 4.6%. In comparison, US GDP is projected to increase at an annualized rate of 2.0% during the same period, illustrating that the industry will make up a growing percentage of the economy.Technological advances in the healthcare sector, the aging population and growing health consciousness will underpin demand in the United States for healthcare services, including demand for healthcare provided in outpatient settings. The...purchase to read more.

    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

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    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

  • 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
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesOther 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
    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

  • 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
    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
    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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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    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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