Hospitals and outpatient centers are medical facilities that provide diagnostic and medical treatment to patients with a wide range of medical conditions. Outpatient care centers offer medical care or treatment that does not require any overnight stay in a hospital or medical facility. Outpatient care may be carried out in a medical office or at hospital.
The top five companies covered are National Health Service, Kaiser Permanente, Davita, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale AZ and Cleveland Clinic. National Health Service was the largest company in the hospitals and outpatient care centers market in 2017.
The countries covered are USA, China, Germany, Brazil, Japan, UK, Spain, Russia, France, Australia, Italy, India and rest of the world.
The global hospitals and outpatient care centers market was valued at around $4 trillion in 2017. Asia Pacific was the largest region in the hospitals and outpatient care centers market in 2017, accounting for above 31% market share. The USA was the largest country in the market in 2017, accounting for 23% market share.
Digitalization of information related to patients including their medical histories, diagnoses, medications, treatment plans, immunization dates, allergies, radiology images, and laboratory and test results is being made possible with electronic health records (EHRs). EHRs increase patient participation and improve diagnostic and treatment outcomes.
The hospitals and outpatient care centers market is segmented into General Medical And Surgical Service, Psychiatric And Substance Abuse Services, Specialty (Except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Services, Family Planning Centers, Outpatient Mental Health And Substance Abuse Centers, Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) Medical Centers, Kidney Dialysis Centers, Freestanding Ambulatory Surgical and Emergency Centers and All Other Outpatient Care Centers.
General Medical And Surgical Services provide diagnosis and medical treatments to patients with physical medical conditions.
Psychiatric And Substance Abuse Services provide diagnostic, medical treatment and monitoring services for inpatients suffering from mental disorders or substance abuse disorders. Specialist physicians and other medical staff provide patient care services.
Specialty (Except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Services supply diagnostic medical treatment to inpatients with specific types of disease or medical condition excluding psychiatric and substance abuse services.
Family Planning Centers provide a range of family planning services on an outpatient basis such as contraceptive services, genetic and prenatal counselling voluntary sterilization and medically induced termination of pregnancy. Clinics and centers like birth control clinics, fertility clinics, childbirth preparation classes and pregnancy counseling centers offer these services.
Outpatient Mental Health And Substance Abuse Centers include medical staff servicing outpatient requirements related to the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders and alcohol and other substance abuse. They may provide counselling staff and information for mental health and substance abuse issues or treatment if needed. Outpatient alcoholism treatment centers and clinics, mental health centers and clinics, detoxification centers and clinics, substance abuse treatment centers and clinics etc. are included in this category.
Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) Medical Centers involve physicians and other medical staff that provide a range of outpatient medical services to the HMO subscribers focused on primary health care and insurance services.
Kidney Dialysis Centers have medical staff that offer outpatient kidney or renal services and dialysis.
Freestanding Ambulatory Surgical and Emergency Centers include centers with physicians and other medical staff primarily providing surgical services or emergency care services on an outpatient basis. Examples include freestanding ambulatory surgical centers and clinics, trauma centers and medical centers.
All Other Outpatient Care Centers have medical staff primarily providing general or specialized outpatient care. Dialysis centers and clinics, ophthalmology clinics, ear, nose and throat clinics, outpatient biofeedback clinics and pain therapy centers are examples of other outpatient care centers.