Healthcare services deal with medical and remedial care service. Healthcare services also include furnishing medicine, medical or surgical treatment, nursing, hospital service, dental service, optometrical service and other complementary health services.
Healthcare services comprise hospitals, nursing and community care facilities; home healthcare services; medical and diagnostic laboratories; veterinary services and residential mental health centers. It also includes offices of dentists, physicians and healthcare practitioners.
Healthcare services in hospitals comprise primary, secondary and tertiary care.
- Primary Care – Primary care is the first point of contact for an individual when they contract an illness, suffer an injury or experience symptoms of a known medical condition. It is an initial stage for receiving specialist care.
- Secondary Care – An individual who has been offered primary care is sometimes referred to a secondary care professional. The secondary care professional is a specialist offering solutions to a medical condition. Secondary care services include psychologic, psychiatric and orthopedics.
- Tertiary care – A patient requiring specialized treatment and care within a hospital is hospitalized. In a hospital, professionals with expertise in a field carry out treatment of the patient. Tertiary care services include neurosurgery, cardiac surgery and cancer management.
The healthcare services market is expected to reach over $6500 billion in 2015.
The key drivers of the healthcare services market during 2015-2019 are expected to include economic growth, technology, changes in lifestyles, and improved survival and quality of life.
The market segments in the healthcare services sector as of 2015 were hospitals and outpatient care centers, physicians and other healthcare practitioners, home healthcare and residential nursing care services, medical and diagnostic laboratories, dental services, substance abuse and residential mental health and Veterinary services
Hospitals and outpatient care centers was the largest segment in the healthcare services sector with over 40% share of the global market followed by physicians and other healthcare practitioners with over 25% of the healthcare services market.
The Americas was the largest geographic healthcare services market in 2015, accounting for over 45% of the global market. The Americas is the largest market because of a high proportion of elderly population, busy lifestyles, high prevalence of non-communicable disease and high urban population. Europe was the second largest geographic market, accounting for over 25% of the global market. Asia was the third largest geographic market, accounting for over 18% of the global market.
The healthcare services market’s share of GDP was the highest in the USA accounting for over 14% in 2015. The healthcare services market’s share of GDP was the second highest in Germany accounting for around 10%. The healthcare services market’s share of GDP was the third highest in France accounting for over 8%.
The leading competitors in the global healthcare services market are the National Health Service, DaVita, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale AZ, Laboratory Corporation Of America, Johns Hopkins Medicine and Quest Diagnostics Inc.
Table Of Contents:
- Healthcare Services Market Characteristics
- Healthcare Services Market Size and Growth
2.1 Historic Market Growth
2.1.1 Drivers of the Market
2.1.2 Restraints on the Market
2.2 Forecast Market Growth
2.2.1 Drivers of the Market
2.2.2 Restraints on the Market
- Porters Five Force Model
3.1 Bargaining Power Of Buyer
3.2 Bargaining Power Of Suppliers
3.3 Threat Of New Entrants
3.4 Threat Of Substitutes
3.5 Industry Competition
- PESTLE Analysis
- Healthcare Services Market Segmentation
5.1 Global Segmentation
5.2 Hospitals and outpatient care centers
5.2.1 Market Characteristics
5.2.2 Market Trends And Strategies
5.3 Physicians and other healthcare practitioners
5.3.1 Market Characteristics
5.3.2 Market Trends And Strategies
5.4 Home healthcare and residential nursing care services
5.4.1 Market Characteristics
5.4.2 Market Trends And Strategies
5.5 Medical and diagnostic laboratories
5.5.1 Market Characteristics
5.5.2 Market Trends And Strategies
5.6 Dental services
5.6.1 Market Characteristics
5.6.2 Market Trends And Strategies
5.7 Substance Abuse And Residential Mental Health
5.7.1 Market Characteristics
5.7.2 Market Trends And Strategies
5.8 Veterinary Services
5.8.1 Market Characteristics
5.8.2 Market Trends And Strategies
- Healthcare Services Market Regional And Country Analysis
6.1 Global Healthcare Services Market, 2016, By Region
6.2 Global Healthcare Services Market, 2012 – 2020, Historic and Forecast, By Region
6.3 Healthcare Services Market, 2016, By Country
6.4 Healthcare Services Market, 2012 – 2020, Historic and Forecast, By Country
- Global Healthcare Services Market Comparison with Macro Economic Factors
7.1 Healthcare Services Market Size, Percentage Of GDP, Global
7.2 Per Capita Average Healthcare Services Expenditure, Global
- Healthcare Services Market Comparison With Macro Economic Factors Across Countries
8.1 Healthcare Services Market Size, Percentage Of GDP, By Country
8.2 Per Capita Average Healthcare Services Expenditure, By Country
8.3 Per Household Average Healthcare Services Expenditure, By Country
8.4 Proportion of Elderly Population (65+),By Country,
8.5 Healthcare Services Per Capita Expenditure versus Proportion of Elderly Population (65+),By Country
- Healthcare Services Indicators Comparison
9.1 Hospitals By Country
9.2 Healthcare Services Expenditure Per Capita Versus Number Of Hospitals Per 1 Million Population, By Country
9.3 Hospital Beds By Country
9.4 Healthcare Services Expenditure Per Capita Versus Number Of Hospital Beds Per 1 Million Population, By Country
- Asia Healthcare Services Market
10.1.1 Asia Healthcare Services Market Overview
10.1.2 Asia Healthcare Services Historic Market, 2012 – 2016
10.1.3 Asia Healthcare Services Forecast Market, 2016 – 2020
10.1.4 Asia Market Size By Segment
10.2 Asia Healthcare Services Market: Country Analysis
10.3 China Healthcare Services Market
10.3.1 China Healthcare Services Market Overview
10.3.2 China Healthcare Services Historic Market, 2012 – 2016
10.3.3 China Healthcare Services Forecast Market, 2016 – 2020
10.3.4 China Market Size By Segment