Active immunity: The aging population will strengthen industry revenue

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Dependency on Medicare reimbursements has raised concerns about long-term profitability
  • Private health coverage has helped sustain demand for medical procedures and medical care
  • The aging population is expected to significantly affect demand for institutional pharmacies

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    As primary providers of pharmaceutical distribution and services to hospitals and other healthcare institutions, the Institutional Pharmacies industry is highly dependent on Medicare funding to support revenue growth. Despite a rise in demand for industry services, and subsequently, the higher sales volumes, shrinking Medicare reimbursements in recent years caused the industry to experience significant revenue loss in 2012 and 2013. However, the industry is expected to perform positively in the five years to 2021 as a result of changing demographics, the continued effects of healthcare reform and expansion of the industry's clinical services...

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    Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Brand-name and generic pharmaceutical distribution

    Brand name and generic pharmaceutical sales generate the largest portion of industry revenue. Demand for this segment has increased during the past five years as the median age of the population has risen and a greater portion of the population has become eligible for Medicare, which subsidizes the cost of prescription drugs.

    According to the Generic Pharmaceutical Association, generics account for more than 80.0% of all prescriptions filled annually but only represent 27.0% of total drug revenue. Gen..

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    Additional Insights for the Institutional Pharmacies Industry

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

  • Economies of scale
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Ability to negotiate successfully with regulator
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from hospitals and Demand from nursing and residential care facilities in the Institutional Pharmacies industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Institutional Pharmacies Industry?

    This industry comprises pharmacies that provide a range of services to residents of nursing homes, hospitals or hospice environments that do not have an on-site pharmacy. In addition to providing pharmaceuticals, institutional pharmacies also provide consulting services, which include monitoring the control, distribution and administration of drugs and assisting with regulation compliance.

    Industry Products
    Brand-name pharmaceuticals
    Clinical services
    Generic pharmaceuticals
    Industry Activities
    Providing pharmaceuticals for institutional clients
    Providing consulting services for institutional clients

    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
  • Demand from hospitals
  • Demand from nursing and residential care facilities
  • Number of adults aged 50 and older
  • Number of people with private health insurance
  • Total health expenditure

  • Current Performance
    Sustained demandIndustry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Shifting trends
  • Pressured profit
  • Table: Institutional Pharmacies Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Institutional Pharmacies Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Emergency & Other Outpatient Care Centers
  • Hospitals
  • Specialty Hospitals
  • Nursing Care Facilities

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Brand Name Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Generic Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Brand-name pharmaceuticals
  • Clinical services
  • Generic pharmaceuticals
  • Other
  • Chart: Institutional Pharmacies Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Federal Medicare
  • Private
  • State Medicaid
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Institutional Pharmacies Industry

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

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Institutional Pharmacies Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Omnicare Inc. PharMerica Corporation
  • Table: Omnicare Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: PharMerica Corporation - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Institutional Pharmacies 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 Institutional Pharmacies Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Prescriptions filled (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Brand Name Drug
  • A drug that is patent protected and can only be sold by the patent holder.
  • Generic Drug
  • A drug that is comparable to a brand name drug in dosage form, strength, performance characteristics and intended use. Generic drugs enter the market once brand name drugs lose patent protection.
  • Medicare Part D
  • A federal program that subsidizes the cost of drugs for Medicare beneficiaries.
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