Results are good: Favorable demographic trends and growing access to insurance have yielded growth

The past five years have been a period of growth for the Diagnostic and Medical Laboratories industry in Illinois. Though revenue declined after a surge in 2013, the industry has grown steadily since then. However, historically, revenue has been relatively stable, as industry services are a necessary part of the healthcare sector. After healthcare reform went into effect, the insured population grew significantly, driving demand for healthcare and industry services. Over the next five years, many of the trends that have supported industry growth are expected to continue. Total health expenditure in Illinois, for example, is expected to grow, as is the number of people with private health insurance in the state...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Revenue is expected to grow faster in Illinois than in the rest of the country
  • Large companies have grown their presence in Illinois
  • Revenue is projected to rise steadily
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The geographic distribution of the Diagnostic and Medical Laboratories industry in Illinois is closely tied to the distribution of the state's population. Chicagoland, which includes Chicago and its surrounding areas, is expected to account for 63.4% of industry establishments, consistent with the 58.8% of the Illinois population that lives in the region. As the most-populated part of the state, Chicagoland has the highest demand for industry services, because industry establishments work directly with patients and need to be closer to populated areas. The one exception to the link between establishments and population is Northern Illinois, which accounts for 13.4% of establishments and 16.0% of the state population. Thi...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Diagnostic & Medical Laboratories in Illinois Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Diagnostic & Medical Laboratories in Illinois Industry are

  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • Having a good reputation
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of people with private health insurance in Illinois and Total health expenditure in Illinois in the Diagnostic & Medical Laboratories in Illinois industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Diagnostic & Medical Laboratories in Illinois Industry?

    Operators in this industry provide analytic services to identify or determine the nature and cause of a disease or injury through the evaluation of a patient’s history, examination and data. These services are provided to healthcare providers or patients upon referral from health practitioners.

    Industry Products
  • General pathology services
  • Clinical pathology services
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) services
  • Anatomic pathology services
  • X-ray/radiography imaging services
  • Industry Activities
  • Operating diagnostic imaging centers
  • Operating dental or medical X-ray laboratories
  • Operating medical forensic laboratories
  • Operating medical testing laboratories
  • Operating blood analysis laboratories
  • Operating medical bacteriological laboratories
  • Operating computer tomography (CT-scan) centers
  • Operating magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) centers
  • Operating medical radiological laboratories
  • Operating ultrasound imaging centers
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of people with private health insurance in Illinois
  • Total health expenditure in Illinois
  • Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid
  • Number of adults aged 50 and older in Illinois

  • Current Performance
  • Growing demand
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Diagnostic & Medical Laboratories in Illinois Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Diagnostic & Medical Laboratories in Illinois Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Veterinary Services
  • Primary Care Doctors
  • Specialist Doctors
  • Chiropractors
  • Emergency & Other Outpatient Care Centers
  • Hospitals
  • Psychiatric Hospitals
  • Specialty Hospitals

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Chemical Wholesaling
  • Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Medical Device Manufacturing
  • Medical Instrument & Supply Manufacturing
  • Medical Supplies Wholesaling
  • Organic Chemical Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • General pathology services
  • Other
  • Clinical pathology services
  • X-ray/radiography imaging services
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) services
  • Anatomic pathology services
  • Chart: Diagnostic & Medical Laboratories in Illinois Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Private insurance payments
  • Medicare and Medicaid payments
  • Hospital payments
  • Other
  • Health practitioner payments
  • Patient out-of-pocket
  • Outpatient care facility payments
  • Other healthcare provider payments
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Diagnostic & Medical Laboratories in Illinois Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Diagnostic & Medical Laboratories in Illinois

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Diagnostic & Medical Laboratories in Illinois Industry

  • Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, Quest Diagnostics Inc., ACL Laboratories, Medical Diagnostic Laboratories LLC, Northern Illinois Clinical Laboratory,
  • Table: Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings - financial performance
  • Table: Quest Diagnostics Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: ACL Laboratories - financial performance
  • Table: Medical Diagnostic Laboratories LLC - financial performance
  • Table: Northern Illinois Clinical Laboratory - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Diagnostic & Medical Laboratories in Illinois 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 Diagnostic & Medical Laboratories in Illinois Industry
  • Industry Revenue (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
    Anatomical Pathology Test
  • A test that analyzes diseases by examining changes in human tissues and cells.
  • Capitated Payment Contract
  • A healthcare plan that allows payment of a flat fee for each patient it covers.
  • Computed Tomography (Ct)
  • A body scan that uses X-ray equipment to obtain image data from different angles around the body, then uses computer processing to create a cross-section of body tissues, organs and bony anatomy.
  • Esoteric Tests
  • Tests that analyze rare substances or molecules and which are not performed in routine clinical labs.
  • Genomics
  • The study of DNA, genes and chromosomes.
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri)
  • A procedure that uses a magnet linked to a computer to create detailed pictures of areas inside the body.
  • Managed-Care Organization (Mco)
  • Any organization that contracts with physicians for the delivery of medical care and exercises control over the care provided.
  • Medicaid
  • A joint federal and state program that helps pay for healthcare expense for the low-income population and certain aged and disabled individuals.
  • Medicare
  • A federal system of health insurance for people over 65 years of age and for certain younger people with disabilities.
  • Positron Emission Tomography (Pet)
  • A highly specialized imaging technique that uses short-lived radioactive substances and produces three-dimensional colored images.
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