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Global Ambulatory Surgical Centers Market 2016-2020

Global Ambulatory Surgical Centers Market 2016-2020

About Ambulatory Surgical Centers

The ASCs conduct surgeries in outpatient settings to help patients save on cost and duration of the treatment. This is a quickly growing healthcare provider setting, which has advanced operating equipment, specialist surgeons, operating and recovery rooms. Also, compared to hospitals, these facilities have a lesser risk of hospital acquired infections (HAIs). In hospitals, around 29% of the surgical site infection cases were observed in 2014, which increased the hospital stay and cost the patient $25,000 per admission. ASCs maintain procedures to ensure prevention of infection as recommended by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global ambulatory surgical centers market to grow at a CAGR of 4.36% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global ambulatory surgical centers market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the service support given by ambulatory surgical centers to perform surgeries in individuals with chronic ailments.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Ambulatory Surgical Centers Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • AmSurg
  • United Surgical Partners International
  • Surgery Partners
  • Surgical Care Affiliates
Other prominent vendors
  • Envision Healthcare Holdings (formerly Emcare)
  • Mednax
  • Team Health Holdings
  • Tenet Healthcare
  • HCA Healthcare
  • Symbion
  • SurgCenter Development
  • Suprabha Surgicare
  • ASCOA
  • Nueterra Healthcare
Market driver
  • Rapid development in outpatient services increases demand for ASCs.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Risks associated with ASC administration.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Growing number of physician-owned ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs).
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Ambulatory Surgical Centers Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global ambulatory surgical centers market: AmSurg, United Surgical Partners International, Surgery Partners, and Surgical Care Affiliates.

Other prominent vendors in the market are: Envision Healthcare Holdings, Mednax, Team Health Holdings, Tenet Healthcare, HCA Healthcare, Symbion, SurgCenter Development, Suprabha Surgicare, ASCOA, and Nueterra Healthcare.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One of latest trends in the market is increasing mergers and acquisitions of small practices. Consolidation of healthcare systems occurs either through merger or acquisition of small practises by corporate groups. Mergers of healthcare systems include the togetherness of separate ASCs under a shared license. Acquisitions occur when joining ASCs retain their licenses but are owned by a common governing body. Vendors are entering into M&As with hospitals, physicians and providing ownerships to develop innovative healthcare plans and health systems and gain a strong foothold in this market. Many companies are focusing on improvising the services with better infrastructure and safety that will benefit the physicians and patients. This will have a significant impact on delivering services and increasing the market growth.”

According to the report, one of the primary drivers in the market is rising popularity of minimally invasive surgeries. Over the years, minimally invasive surgeries have gained popularity. The low-risk complications and benefits associated with reduced cost and less hospital stay have driven the growth of MIS market. Cardiac surgery is one of the largest segment where the market witnessed a maximum number of minimally invasive surgeries. MI techniques are increasingly used to manage diseases such as cardiac arrhythmias, dermatological conditions, cancer tumors that include tumors in the kidneys, lungs, liver, and the musculoskeletal system, and spinal disorders. MI techniques are also used in treating critical conditions of patients with other comorbidities and in inoperable patients where conventional surgeries are not feasible. Also, the application of MI techniques reduces the risk of infection, shorter hospital stays, a faster recovery time and results in less pain compared with traditional open surgeries. Procedures such as surgical arthroscopy, robotic-assisted hysterectomies, minimally invasive aortic valve surgeries, endoscopic robotic cardiac surgery have allowed surgeons to overcome the serious complications of traditional open surgeries.

Further, the report states that one major challenge in the market is unfavorable reimbursement policies. The declining nature in the reimbursement of ASCs in one of the major challenges to the global ambulatory surgical center market. The market is facing tough competition from hospitals and outpatient settings, and reimbursements in ASCs remain a major issue as the hospitals have standard favorable reimbursement policies compared to ASCs. This will affect most of the ASCs that are underperforming and make them difficult to stay in business. With the uneven reimbursement policies, it has become harder for the ASCs to stay independent in the business. Most of the insurance providers do not have separate quotes for diagnosis and surgeries, as they must rely on hospital quotes for reimbursements. ASCs have fewer overhead costs and patients pay less as the surgeries are cost effective also the reimbursement is low when compared to hospitals. ASCs receive the reimbursement annually, and it is difficult for them to negotiate with higher rates thus is becomes more difficult to form contracts. Since the reimbursement is constantly changing, ASCs find it difficult to maximize their revenue that will hinder the growth of the global ambulatory surgical centers market.

Companies Mentioned

AmSurg, United Surgical Partners International, Surgery Partners, Surgical Care Affiliates, Envision Healthcare Holdings, Mednax, Team Health Holdings, Tenet Healthcare, HCA Healthcare, Symbion, SurgCenter Development, Suprabha Surgicare, ASCOA, Nueterra Healthcare.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
    • Ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs): An overview
      • Table Comparison of surgical procedures volume in ASCs and HOPDs (2005-2015)
      • Table Insurance payments at hospital-based ASCs and freestanding ASCs (for common procedures) 2014
      • Table Specialty case volume by medicare
      • Table Advantages and disadvantages of ASCs
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global ambulatory surgical centers market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Comparison of adverse event rates (death) in ASCs and HPODs
      • Table Population aged 60 years and over: World, developed, and developing regions (millions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentationby surgery centers
    • Table Global ambulatory surgical centers market segmentation
    • Single-specialty centers
    • Multi-specialty centers
      • Table Global ambulatory surgical centers market by surgery center 2015-2020
      • Table Global ambulatory surgical centers market segmentation analysis by center type 2015
      • Table Market growth lifecycle for single-specialty and multi-speciality centers 2015
  • Global single- specialty ambulatory surgical centers market
    • Market overview
      • Table Opportunity analysis of global single-specialty ambulatory surgical centers market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global single-specialty ambulatory surgical centers market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Global multispeciality ambulatory surgical centers market
    • Market overview
      • Table Opportunity analysis of global multi-speciality ambulatory surgical centers market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global multi-speciality ambulatory surgical centers market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Global ambulatory surgical centers market segmentation by surgery centers 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Global ambulatory surgical centers market segmentation by surgery centers 2015-2020 (%)
      • Table Market insights of global ambulatory surgical centers market by centers 2015-2020
  • Market segmentation by modality
    • Table Global ambulatory surgical centers market segmentation by modality 2015-2020 (%)
    • Table Global ambulatory surgical centers market segmentation analysis based on modalities analysis 2015
    • Table Market growth lifecycle for hospital-affiliated and freestanding-speciality centers 2015
    • Hospital-affiliated ASCs
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global hospital-affiliated ambulatory surgical centers market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Freestanding ASCs
      • Table Insurance payments of at hospital-based ASCs and freestanding ASCs (for common procedures) 2014
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global freestanding ambulatory surgical centers market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Global ambulatory surgical centers market segmentation by modality 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Global ambulatory surgical centers market segmentation by modality 2015-2020 (%)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Table Global ambulatory surgical centers market segmentation by geography 2015-2020
    • Table Global ambulatory surgical centers market analysis by geography 2015
    • Table Geographical overview of global ambulatory surgical centers surgery market 2015-2020
    • Table Geographical presence of global ambulatory surgical centers market
    • Ambulatory surgical centers market in Americas
      • Table Segmentation of ambulatory surgical centers market in Americas by country 2015
      • Table Ambulatory surgical centers market in Americas 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Ambulatory surgical centers market in US 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Number of hospitals in the US (2010-2015)
      • Table Number of licensed ASCs in the US
      • Table Market impact factors
      • Table Factors that influencing long-term growth of medicare-certified ASCs
    • Ambulatory surgical centers market in EMEA
      • Table Percentage of geriatric population in few countries of EMEA 2014
      • Table Ambulatory surgical centers devices market in EMEA 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Ambulatory surgical centers market split in EMEA 2015-2020
      • Table Factors influencing market growth in major countries of EMEA
    • Ambulatory surgical centers market in APAC
      • Table Ambulatory surgical centers market in APAC 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Ambulatory surgical centers market geography segmentation in APAC 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Segmentation of global ambulatory surgical centers market by geography 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Segmentation of global ambulatory surgical centers market by geography 2015-2020 (%)
  • Market segmentation by services
    • Diagnostic services
    • Surgical services
      • Table Global ambulatory surgical centers market segmentation by service type 2015
  • Market drivers
    • Rapid development in outpatient services increases demand for ASCs
  • Rising popularity of minimally invasive surgeries
    • Increasing incidence of chronic diseases
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Presence of multi-speciality hospitals
    • Unfavorable reimbursement policies
      • Table Insurance payment comparison of HOPD and ASCs on common surgical procedures 2014
    • Highly fragmented market
    • Risks associated with ASC administration
    • Paucity of skilled personnel
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Rising physician-owned ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs)
      • Table Number of ASCs in US 2008-2015
    • Increasing mergers and acquisitions of small practices
    • Growing shift of corporate groups from single-speciality to multi-speciality ASCs
      • Table Single versus multiple specialty ambulatory surgical centers
  • Advances in medical technology
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table The leading vendors of global ambulatory surgical centers market 2015
      • Table Ownership structure in ASCs 2015
      • Table Fragmentation of physician practice industry 2015
  • Key vendor analysis
    • AmSurg
      • Table AmSurg profile
      • Table AmSurg strength analysis
      • Table AmSurg growth strategy matrix
      • Table AmSurg opportunity assessment
    • United Surgical Partners
      • Table United Surgical Partners
      • Table United Surgical Partners strength analysis
      • Table United Surgical Partners growth strategy matrix
      • Table United Surgical Partners opportunity assessment
    • Surgery Partners
      • Table Surgery Partners
      • Table Surgery Partners strength analysis
      • Table Surgery Partners growth strategy matrix
      • Table Surgery Partners opportunity assessment
    • Surgical Care Affiliates
      • Table Surgical Care Affiliates
      • Table Surgical Care Affiliates strength analysis
      • Table Surgical Care Affiliates growth strategy matrix
      • Table Surgical Care Affiliates opportunity assessment
  • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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