Ambulance Services: Market Research Report

Date: January 2, 2015
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Ambulance Services: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Ambulance Services in US$ Million. The US market is further analyzed by the following Segments: Emergency Services, and Non-Emergency Services. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Australia, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 182 companies including many key and niche players such as -
  • Acadian Ambulance Service, Inc.
  • AirMed International LLC
  • Air Methods Corporation
  • Envision Healthcare
  • Falck A/S
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Ambulance Services
Emergency Services
Non-Emergency Services

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

A Prelude
Ambulances: The Oldest, the Most Luxurious, and Few Others
Key Factors that Determine Performance Levels of Ambulance Services
Recession in Retrospect and the Road Ahead
Positive Outlook for the Healthcare Industry Bodes Well for Ambulance Services

Table 1. Healthcare Spending as a Percentage of GDP in Select Developed Countries: 2000, 2004, 2008, and 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2. Healthcare Spending as Percentage of GDP in Select Developing Countries (2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3. Per-Capita Healthcare Expenditure in Select Countries/Regions: 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Outlook

2. MARKET TRENDS, ISSUES AND DRIVERS

Expanding Aging Population and their Susceptibility to Illnesses: A Strong Growth Driver

Table 4. Global Population Statistics for the 65+ Age Group (Male & Female) for Major Countries/Regions: 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5. Global 65+ Population by Geographic Region: Percentage Growth Over the Period 2013-2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Equipment Advancements and Service Innovations: Spearheading Growth
VHF, UHF, GPS and Wi-Fi Networks: Integral Part of Modern Ambulance Vehicles
Various Innovative Features Boost Safety & Functionality of Ambulances
Mobile Apps Facilitate Timely Response and Emergency Care
Ambulance Drones: The Future of Emergency Patient Care?
Focus of Innovations Encompasses Emergency Service Personnel Too
Software Advancements Reduces Response Time
Tablets: The Newest Addition to Ambulance Crew Gear
Dispatch Software Enable Faster Ambulance Response
Rising CVD, Cancer and Injury Incidences Benefit Market Growth

Table 6. Fatalities by Heart Conditions - Estimated Percentage Breakdown for Cardiovascular Disease, Ischemic Heart Disease, Stroke, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. Fatalities in Low Income Countries by Health Disorder (2015 & 2030): Projected Percentage Breakdown of Number of Deaths for CVD; Cancer; Injury; HIV, TB & Malaria; Malnutrition; and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. Fatalities in Mid Income Countries by Health Disorder (2015 & 2030): Projected Percentage Breakdown of Number of Deaths for CVD; Cancer; Injury; HIV, TB & Malaria; Malnutrition; and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. Fatalities in High Income Countries by Health Disorder (2015 & 2030): Projected Percentage Breakdown of Number of Deaths for CVD, Cancer, Injury, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Ambulance Services Network Vital for Abating Increasing Road Fatalities

Table 10. Global Rate of Road Fatalities by Economic Status of Countries (2013): Percentage Rate of Road Fatalities per 100,000 Residents for Low, Mid and High Per Capita Income Regions (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11. Estimated Number of Annual Road Traffic Mortalities in Select Countries (2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Telemedicine: A Powerful Tool for Emergency Ambulance Services
Air Ambulance Services Fly High
Medical Tourism Industry Boosts Demand for Helicopter Ambulance Services
Focus on Reducing Carbon Emissions Promote Research on Green Ambulance
Non-Traditional Patients Offer Growth Opportunity for Ambulance Services
Affordable Care Act: A Boon or Bane for Ambulance Services in the US?
The Pros. . .
The Cons. . .
Impact of Obamacare on Emergency Medical Services and Ambulance Services
Ambulance Services Market Witnesses Diversified Offerings
Key Challenges Facing the Ambulance Services Market
High Risk Exposure Leads to High Accountability
Dependence on EMS Providers
Reimbursement Issues
Dependence over Existing Agreements

3. AMBULANCE SERVICES - AN INSIGHT

Ambulance Services: Definition
Origin and History
Classification of Ambulance Services by Service Type
Emergency Ambulance Services
Advanced Life Support (ALS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Differences between Basic Life Support (BLS) Ambulance Services and Advanced Life Support (ALS) Ambulance Services
Non-Emergency Ambulance Services
Air Ambulance Service (AAS)
Major Challenges
Water Ambulance
Service Providers
Classification of Ambulances by Function
Emergency Ambulance
Patient Transport Ambulance
Response Unit (RU)
Charity Ambulance (CA)
Military Application
Classification of Ambulances by Vehicle Type
Ambulance Construction and Design
Ambulance Equipment
Intermediate Technology
Marking and Appearance
Passive Visual Warnings
Active Visual Warnings
Audible Warnings
Operational Cost
Crew Members of an Ambulance

4. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/LAUNCHES

Etihaad Introduces Emergency Medical Service for Employees
Aitheras Aviation Introduces Evacuation Services
GNRC Hospitals to Introduce Air Ambulance Service
Ziqitza Introduces Private Ambulance Service in Dubai
Air Ambulance America Introduces Medical Flights in Florida
EMS PNG Introduces First Privately-held Ambulance Service in Capital Port Moresby
Nextant Aerospace Introduces Air Ambulance Conversion Module for 400XT Model
Government of Egypt Launches River Ambulance Service in Cairo
Malaria Consortium to Unveil Bicycle Ambulance Services
Jet Rescue Launches Learjet 45XR, an Air Ambulance Jet
Atlantic Ambulance Unveils Atlantic Air Three Medevac Chopper in New Jersey
Executive Jet Middle East Introduces Air Ambulance Services at Erbil International Airport
Scottish Ambulance Service Purchases Honda Fourth Generation CR-V First Response Vehicles
The Children’s Air Ambulance Receives Dedicated Air Ambulance Service Launched for Children

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Reach Air Expands Operations to Cardova
St. John Ambulance Deploys New Customer Interaction Centre
VocaLink Partners London’s Air Ambulance
INAER Spain Secures Contract Air Ambulance Contract
China Purchases Airbus Helicopters’ Twin- Engine EC135
Frontier Services Acquires Phoenix Aviation
Avincis Takes Over Scandinavian Air Ambulance
Orwigsburg Ambulance Merges with Pottsville Area EMS
Falck Takes over G. A. R. D
Falck Takes over Verihealth
Evolution Health Takes Over Guardian Healthcare
GWAS Merges with SWAS
First Call Ambulance Service Acquires EMT
IAG Selects American Care Air Ambulance
AMT and Trinity Regional Health System Partner Introduces Ambulance Service
GCA Inks Letter of Intent with Waupaca/ Weyauwega Area Ambulance
Xtreme Healthcare Acquires Xtreme Care Ambulance
REVA Establishes Regional Headquarters in Arizona
HAEMS Enters into Partnership with Green Lane Ambulance
Falck Secures Contract to Offer Ambulance Services in Sweden
Falck Secures Contract from Carea Hospital
Falck Bags Contract to Offer Ambulances in Germany
Air Methods to Offer Air Ambulance Services in Florida County
Toyota Jamaica Secures Contract from US Health Ministry
AMGH Acquires REACH
Acadian Ambulance Service Takes over StarPlus EMS
Westerkirk and Ironbridge Took Over Demers Ambulances
AMR Inked an Agreement with Aetna
AHS Takes Over Medrium
Falck Takes Over Majority Stake in Grup VL’s Companies
FALCK Acquires Stake in MED1
Falck Secures Ambulance Contract in Germany
Falck Inks Contract with Sirius Humanum’s Skåne Division
NCMC and Banner Health to Acquire Weld County’s Ambulance Service
Falck Enters into Partnership Agreement with V4 Security Service
Beekman Invests in AAP and Aero Medical
Westhouse Medical Services Divests AST Ambulance Services
Rural/Metro Procures the 911 Contract for Providing Exclusive Ambulance Services
HALO-Flight Enters into Agreement with Christus Spohn Health System
North Shore-LIJ Announces Plans to Commence EMS Services
Integrated Services Completes Deal with Rural/Metro
Merced County Selects American Medical Response as New Emergency Services Provider
Falck Takes Over American Ambulance Service
PrideSTAR EMS Acquires Health Tech Ambulance Service
Stat/Southcoast EMS Takes over Coastline Ambulance Services
NSW Government Establishes New Batemans Bay Ambulance Station
Royal Flying Doctor Service Bags Contract from NSW Air Ambulance Base
Abbott EMS Secures Contract to Offer Ambulance Services in Franklin County
Rural/Metro Obtains Contract to Offer Emergency Ambulance Services in Knox County
Rural/Metro Secures Contract to Offer Emergency Ambulance Services in Carefree
International Air Medical Services Signs Agreements with EastBridge
Rural/Metro Extends Operations in Colorado
Rural/Metro Receives Contract to Offer 911 Ambulance Services in Cass County
Rural/Metro Secures Contract to Offer Emergency Ambulance Services in Rochester
Veterans Health Administration Selects AMR to Provide Non-Emergency Ambulance Service

6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

Acadian Ambulance Service, Inc. (US)
AirMed International LLC (US)
Air Methods Corporation (US)
Envision Healthcare (US)
American Medical Response (US)
Falck A/S (Denmark)
London Ambulance Service NHS Trust (UK)
Rural/Metro Corporation (US)

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 12. World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Ambulance Services by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Australia and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. World Historic Review for Ambulance Services by Geographic Region/ Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Australia and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14. World 14-Year Perspective for Ambulance Services by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Australia and Rest of World Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Market Overview

Table 15. US Ambulance Services Market by Segment (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Government, Hospital, Private, Public Utility and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Competitive Landscape: Highly Fragmented

Table 16. Leading Players in the US Ambulance Services Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for AMR, Rural/Metro Corp and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Mergers and Acquisitions
Medicare Coverage for Ambulance Services in the US
Affordable Care Act: A Boon or Bane for Ambulance Services in the US?
Impact of Obamacare on Emergency Medical Services and Ambulance Services
The Changing Role of Ambulance Services under Affordable Care Act
Ambulance Subscription Service by Non-Profit Institutions in the US: A New Safeguard against Insurance Claim Denial
An Expanding Outpatient Care Segment: A Solution to Shooting Healthcare Costs and Rising Incidences of Chronic Diseases
Expansion of Government Health Insurance Schemes: A Cause of Concern for Rural
Rising Road Crashes Involving Ambulances Prompt Safety Initiatives
Aging Population: An Important Growth Driver

Table 17. North American Elderly Population by Age Group: 1975-2050 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. US Population by Age Group for the Years 2005, 2010, 2015 & 2020 in Thousands (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Key Factors Affecting Ambulance Services Market in the US
Increased Outsourcing
Lack of Public Awareness
Federal Healthcare Reform Laws
Volatility of Fuel Prices
Stimulus Packages
Rising Costs of Insurances and Equipment
Emergency Medical Services Industry: A Macro Perspective
Provision of EMS
Private EMS
Private-Public Partnership
Emergency Services
Non-Emergency Services
Competition for Contracts
Operations with Advanced Fleet and Systems
Reimbursement Scenario
Prerequisites
Operational Costs
Standards and Regulations Governing Ambulance Services
Challenges in Rural Markets
Air Ambulance Service: A Crucial Life-Saver
Competitive Scenario in Air Ambulance Services Market

Table 19. Leading Players in the US Air Medical Transport Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Air Methods, AMGH, Metro, Petroleum Helicopter, and Hospitals & Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Air Ambulance Helicopters to Equip TAWS Warning System
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 20. The US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ambulance Services by Type - Emergency Services and Non-Emergency Services Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. The US Historic Review for Ambulance Services by Type - Emergency Services and Non-Emergency Services Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22. US 14-Year Perspective for Ambulance Services by Type - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Emergency Services and Non- Emergency Services Markets for 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Development
Stars Air Ambulance - A Key Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 23. Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ambulance Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24. Canadian Historic Review for Ambulance Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Market Snapshots
Growth in Number of Private Service Providers
Facility Shuttle Services
B. Market Analytics

Table 25. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ambulance Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26. Japanese Historic Review for Ambulance Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Rapid Health Care Response Drives Ambulance Services
An Insight into Ambulance Services across Europe
Privatization: A Potential Threat to Government Run Ambulance Services
Euro-crisis Impacts Upgrade of Ambulance Services
Technologically Advanced Ambulance Services: A Key to Success for Healthcare Players
Growing Use of Technology
B. Market Analytics

Table 27. European Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Ambulance Services by Geographic Region/Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28. European Historic Review for Ambulance Services by Geographic Region/ Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29. European 14-Year Perspective for Ambulance Services by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4A. FRANCE

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Overview
B. Market Analytics

Table 30. French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ambulance Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31. French Historic Review for Ambulance Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4B. GERMANY

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Overview
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 32. German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ambulance Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33. German Historic Review for Ambulance Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4C. ITALY

Market Analysis

Table 34. Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ambulance Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35. Italian Historic Review for Ambulance Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4D. THE UNITED KINGDOM

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Emergency Ambulance Services in the UK: An Overview
Solar Powered Ambulances Reduce Carbon Emissions
Shortage of Ambulance Services to Promote Investment?
Growing Role of Private Sector
Growing Prominence of Voluntary Ambulance Service Providers
A Growing Air Ambulance Market
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 36. The UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ambulance Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37. The UK Historic Review for Ambulance Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4E. SPAIN

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 38. Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ambulance Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39. Spanish Historic Review for Ambulance Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4F. RUSSIA

Market Analysis

Table 40. Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ambulance Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 41. Russian Historic Review for Ambulance Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4G. REST OF EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Focus on Select Regional Markets
Austria
Bulgaria
Lithuania
Norway
Poland
The Netherlands
Product Introduction/Launch
Strategic Corporate Developments
Falck A/S (Denmark) - Leading Company Worldwide
B. Market Analytics

Table 42. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ambulance Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43. Rest of Europe Historic Review for Ambulance Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. AUSTRALIA

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Market Overview

Table 44. Percentage Breakdown of Number of Ambulance Service Responses in Australia by Category (2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Cost Cutting Woes…
Product Launch
Strategic Corporate Development
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 45. Australian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ambulance Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 46. Australian Historic Review for Ambulance Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. REST OF WORLD

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Focus on Select Regional Markets
India
Market Overview

Table 47. India Ambulances Market by Type (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Number of Ambulances for Advanced Life Support and Basic Life Support (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48. Indian Ambulance Market by Category (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value and Volume Sales for Advanced Life Support (ALS) Ambulances, Basic Life Support (BLS) Ambulances, and Transport Ambulances (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Infusion of Modern Technologies
Air Ambulance Services Report Sharp Growth
Better Emergency Medical Services: Need of the Hour
Hospitals Outsource Ambulance Management
An Important Need to Integrate Telemedicine with Ambulance Services in India
Challenges Faced by the Indian Ambulance Services Market
New Zealand
Singapore

Table 49. Singapore Ambulance Services by Call Type (2012 & 2013): Percentage Share Breakdown by Call Volume for Emergency Calls, False Alarms, and Non-Emergency Calls (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

South Africa
Product Introductions/Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 50. Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ambulance Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51. Rest of World Historic Review for Ambulance Services Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 182 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 186)
The United States (106)
Canada (4)
Europe (56)
  Germany (14)
  The United Kingdom (34)
  Spain (2)
  Rest of Europe (6)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (18)
Middle East (1)
Africa (1)
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