The diagnosis: Reduced stigmas toward mental illness will continue to bolster demand

Expansion of Medicare and Medicaid have had a significant effect on the Psychiatric Hospitals industry. In addition, wider acceptance and prevalence of mental illness has supported demand for behavioral health treatment. Psychiatric hospitals also often admit patients after they have been recommended by mental health clinics or private therapists, so growth in these industries supports the industry. As a result of these factors, the Psychiatric Hospitals industry is expected to grow over the five years to 2017. Over the next five years, the sustained influx of patients resulting from expanded public and private healthcare coverage and prevalence of mental illness is projected to cause revenue to increase...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$26bn
Annual Growth 12-17
3.1%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
244,973
Businesses
717
Market Share of Companies
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Growing acceptance of mental illness will drive industry revenue growth
  • As the prevalence of mental illness increases, so does demand for industry services
  • The industry is expected to continue benefiting from reduced stigma surrounding mental illness
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    Psychiatric hospitals are labor-intensive; for every dollar spent on labor, only $0.05 is spent on capital. Labor costs account for 51.0% of industry expenses, and much of that labor is skilled and well paid. A high ratio of staff-to-patients is required in psychiatric hospitals. Patients with acute psychiatric conditions require a significant level of care and psychotic patients may require very close observation. Patients with sub-acute conditions are managed, where possible, outside an inpatient setting.Unfortunately, labor costs and increased demand for care are not wholly disconnected. More patients require more staff. While demand for care has grown over the past five years, so have the costs for employees. Sho...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Psychiatric Hospitals Industry

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

  • Recommendation/accreditation from an authoritative source
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Proximity to key markets
  • 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 Psychiatric Hospitals industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Psychiatric Hospitals Industry?

    This industry includes establishments licensed to provide diagnostic and medical treatment, as well as monitoring services for inpatients suffering from mental illness or substance abuse disorders. These establishments maintain inpatient beds and a staff of physicians. Facilities that emphasize counseling for mental health and substance abuse rather than medical treatment are not included in the industry (see IBISWorld report 62322, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers).

    Industry Products
  • Patient care for mental disorders
  • Other patient care
  • Assisted living services
  • Acute long-term care services
  • Industry Activities
  • Inpatient medical treatment of mental illness
  • Inpatient medical treatment of substance abuse
  • Providing outpatient medical services
  • Providing clinical laboratory services
  • Providing electroencephalograph services
  • 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
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Demand from mental health and substance abuse clinics
  • National unemployment rate

  • Current Performance
  • Effects of legislation
  • Mental healthcare awareness
  • Sector-wide consolidation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Consolidation and expansion
  • Rising costs
  • Table: Psychiatric Hospitals Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Life Insurance & Annuities
  • Health & Medical Insurance
  • Health & Welfare Funds
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Brand Name Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Diagnostic & Medical Laboratories
  • Employment & Recruiting Agencies
  • Generic Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Janitorial Services
  • Medical Instrument & Supply Manufacturing
  • Medical Supplies Wholesaling
  • Primary Care Doctors
  • Specialist Doctors
  • Waste Collection Services

  • Products & Services
  • Patient care for mental disorders
  • Other
  • Other patient care
  • Assisted living services
  • Acute long-term care services
  • Chart: Psychiatric Hospitals Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Societal
  • Financial
  • Medical

  • Major Markets
  • Females aged 26 to 49
  • Males aged 26 to 49
  • Females aged 50 and older
  • Females aged 18 to 25
  • Males aged 50 and older
  • Males aged 18 to 25
  • People aged 12 to 17
  • People aged younger than 11
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Psychiatric Hospitals Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Psychiatric Hospitals

  • Basis of Competition
    InternalExternal
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Psychiatric Hospitals Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Universal Health Services, Inc.
  • Table: Universal Health Services, Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Psychiatric Hospitals 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 Psychiatric Hospitals 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
    Psychiatrist
  • A professional who has completed both medical school and training in psychiatry and is a specialist in diagnosing and treating mental illness.
  • Accreditation
  • A seal of excellence that signifies a healthcare program has demonstrated quality, value and optimal outcomes of services.
  • Behavioral Healthcare
  • An encompassing term including assessment and treatment of mental or psychoactive substance abuse disorders.
  • Community-Based Treatment
  • A method of treatment that focuses on the interpersonal services offered to an individual through a system of community support.
  • Freestanding
  • An independent or autonomous facility that is not associated with another hospital or organization.
  • Mental Health Parity
  • An equivalence, or parity, in insurance coverage of mental and physical illnesses.
  • Payer
  • The public or private organization that is responsible for payment of healthcare expenses.
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