Over the past five years, demand for women's health services has risen as the US birth rate and disposable income grew. In addition, federal and state mandates to test and vaccinate young women against the human papillomavirus, along with an increased focus on preventive care, supported revenue growth. The industry is forecast to grow strongly in the next five-year period alongside the recovering economy.
This industry includes specialty hospitals that primarily provide diagnostic and medical treatment to inpatients with health issues specific to female anatomy. Women’s health issues often relate to structures such as female genitalia and breasts or to conditions caused by hormones specific to females. Women’s health hospitals treat a specific type of disease or medical condition (except psychiatric conditions or substance abuse), maintain inpatient beds and provide food services.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.