Ambulance Services: A Global Strategic Business Report
San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 19, 2013
Follow us on LinkedIn – Ambulance services represent an integral and the most mobile part of a country’s healthcare system. Offered by either a private or public agency, ambulance services play a pivotal role in meeting emergency healthcare needs. These services are characterized by its distinctive capacity to coordinate, manage and provide critical care under extreme circumstances. Modern day ambulance services fulfill a broad range of healthcare needs including non-emergency and emergency patient transport, urgent primary care and shifting to alternative healthcare sites in case of referrals. Technological advancements have raised the level of sophistication of ambulance services beyond mere patient transportation to providing pre-hospital emergency care. Today, ambulance vehicles are fitted with hi-tech lifesaving equipment operated by trained paramedical personnel.
Demand for ambulance services across developed and developing countries will be driven by changes in social support, increasing occurrences of road accidents and natural calamities, growing population, prevalence of critical health conditions, and growing community health awareness. Aging population in developed countries is emerging as a steady demand driver. Elderly individuals are often in need of medical and mobility assistance that cannot be provided by conventional taxi and wheelchair service providers, further underscoring the importance of trained ambulance crew and specially-designed vehicles.
Rise in traffic accidents is also spurring the need for emergency casualty transportation. Emergency medical vehicle response and patient transport systems help reduce fatalities by providing access to timely medical care at the accident site and during transportation to a healthcare facility. High prevalence of chronic diseases and critical conditions like stroke and cardiac failure is additionally creating the need for sophisticated medical attention including ambulance services. Societal and lifestyle transformations leading to obesity, alcoholism and drug abuse, among others, are also pushing demand for specialty ambulance services.
As stated by the new market research report on Ambulance Services, the United States represents the fastest growing market worldwide. Growth in the country is primarily driven by aging population and resulting rise in the number of emergency cases and a robust ambulance infrastructure. Europe represents the largest market with national, regional, and local/municipal bodies controlling the provision of ambulance services in the region.
Key players covered in the report include Acadian Ambulance Service Inc., AirMed International LLC, Air Methods Corporation, Emergency Medical Services Corporation, American Medical Response, Falck A/S, London Ambulance Service NHS Trust, Rural/Metro Corporation, among others.
The research report titled “Ambulance Services: A Global Strategic Business Report” announced by Global Industry Analysts Inc., provides a comprehensive review of the market, current trends, growth drivers, new product introductions, recent industry activity, and focus on key market participants. The report provides market estimates and projections in US$ for all major geographic markets including the US, Canada, Japan, Europe (France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe), Australia and rest of world.
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