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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: General Medical & Surgical Hospitals

Overview of the U.S. General Medical & Surgical Hospitals Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for General Medical & Surgical Hospitals: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the General Medical & Surgical Hospitals industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Patient Care, Related To Icd-9 Major Category, Based On Primary Diagnosis

Patient Care - Infectious And Parasitic Diseases (Icd-9 Codes 001-139)

Patient Care - Neoplasms (Tumors) (Icd-9 Codes 140-239)

Patient Care - Endocrine, Nutritional And Metabolic Diseases, And Immunity Disorders (Icd-9 Codes 240-279)

Patient Care - Diseases Of The Blood And Blood-Forming Organs (Icd-9 Codes 280-289)

Patient Care - Mental Disorders (Icd-9 Codes 290-319)

Patient Care - Diseases Of The Nervous System And Sense Organs (Icd-9 Codes 320-389)

Patient Care - Diseases Of The Circulatory System (Icd-9 Codes 390-459)

Patient Care - Diseases Of The Respiratory System (Icd-9 Codes 460-519)

Patient Care - Diseases Of The Digestive System (Icd-9 Codes 520-579)

Patient Care - Diseases Of The Genitourinary System (Reproductive And Urinary System Organs) (Icd-9 Codes 580-629)

Patient Care - Complications Of Pregnancy, Childbirth, And The Puerperium (Icd-9 Codes 630-679)

Patient Care - Diseases Of The Skin And Subcutaneous Tissue (Icd-9 Codes 680-709)

Patient Care - Diseases Of The Musculoskeletal System And Connective Tissue (Icd-9 Codes 710-739)

Patient Care - Congenital (Present At Birth) Anomalies (Icd-9 Codes 740-759)

Patient Care - Certain Conditions Originating In The Perinatal Period (Infant) (Icd-9 Codes 760-779)

Patient Care - Symptoms, Signs, And Ill-Defined Conditions (Icd-9 Codes 780-799)

Patient Care - Injury And Poisoning (Icd-9 Codes 800-999)

Patient Care - Supplementary Classification Of Factors Influencing Health Status And Contact With Health Services (Icd-9 Codes V

Patient Care - Supplementary Classification Of External Causes Of Injury And Poisoning (Icd-9 Codes E800-E999)

Patient Care - All Other Patient Care

Home Health Care Bundled Service

Home Hospice (End Of Life) Care Services

Daily Assisted Living And Skilled Nursing Services Without Rehabilitation Services

Daily Assisted Living And Skilled Nursing Services With Rehabilitation Services

Acute Long-Term Care Services

Research And Development

Meals And Beverages, Prepared And Served Or Dispensed, For Immediate Consumption

Rental Or Lease Of Goods And/Or Equipment

Rental Or Lease Of - All Other Goods And/Or Equipment

Rents And Commissions From Departments And Concessions Not Owned And Operated By This Institution (Exclude Gross Sales Or Billin

Resale Of Merchandise

Resale Of - Pharmaceuticals

Resale Of - All Other Merchandise

All Other Receipts

All Other Operating Receipts

Contributions, Gifts, And Grants - Government

Contributions, Gifts, And Grants - Private

Investment Income, Including Interest And Dividends

Appropriations From General Government Revenues And Intergovernmental Transfers (Only Governmental Or Military Institutions Shou

All Other Revenue

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map of General Medical & Surgical Hospitals by state

General Medical & Surgical Hospitals Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among General Medical & Surgical Hospitals companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

price index trends

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a General Medical & Surgical Hospitals company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the General Medical & Surgical Hospitals industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on General Medical & Surgical Hospitals measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 3%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers0%
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 53%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners 40%
Registered Nurses 30%
Registered Nurses 30%
Health Technologists and Technicians 13%
Healthcare Support Occupations 13%
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides 7%
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides 7%
Nursing Assistants 6%
Other Healthcare Support Occupations 6%
Miscellaneous Healthcare Support Occupations 6%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 13%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

General Medical & Surgical Hospitals Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Adventist Health System/West trademarks "PIP" - Healthcare - 12/29/2017
  • Ingenesis trademarks "INGENESIS" - Employment agency services; providing employer of record services - 02/21/2017
  • Columbus Regional Hospital Foundation trademarks "INDIANA LUNG INSTITUTE" - Medical services; Medical services - 07/22/2011

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority63
    Feinstein Institute For Medical Research51
    Rhode Island Hospital40
    Assistance Publique Hopitaux DE Paris
    Northwell Health

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • HMC moves ENT day, surgical services to new Medical City Hospital - Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has expanded the services by moving all ENT (Ear, Nose, Throat) day and inpatient surgery from Rumailah Hospital and Hamad General Hospital to ... to receive the best possible surgical treatment and care with the minimum ... (12/31/2017)
    • Many surgical readmissions can't be blamed on hospitals - Fines were already being imposed since 2012 for readmissions following treatments for various medical conditions. The researchers studied the medical records of patients who were discharged from their hospital's general surgery department in 2014 or 2015 ... (06/21/2016)
    • Foundation HealthCare acquires University General Hospital - The hospital and surgical center company Foundation HealthCare is acquiring the bankrupt University General Hospital near the Texas Medical Center for $33 million. The deal was announced on Tuesday and is expected to close Dec. 31. UGH's parent company ... (11/10/2015)
    • Top 15 Hospitals in Illinois: Who Made the Cut? - Northwestern Memorial Hospital is a 885-bed general medical and surgical facility with 51,006 admissions in the most recent year reported. It performed 13,050 annual inpatient and 19,383 outpatient surgeries. Its emergency room had 83,805 visits. (07/21/2015)
    • Lafayette General hospitals win "Most Wired" award - Lafayette General Medical Center, Lafayette General Surgical Hospital, St. Martin Hospital and Opelousas General Health System were named in the 2014 Most Wired survey published in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. Most Wired ... (07/10/2014)
    • Crowley hospital to become Acadia General Hospital in June - American Legion Hospital will become Acadia General Hospital as Lafayette General Health ... The Crowley hospital is part of Lafayette General Health, which also includes Lafayette General Medical Center, University Hospital & Clinics, Lafayette General ... (05/11/2014)
    • Lawrence General Hospital announces $72M expansion - LAWRENCE — After four years of planning, Lawrence General ... the hospital and which trustees hope will strengthen its role as a leading medical center in the Merrimack Valley. The Board of Trustees has unanimously approved construction of a new surgical ... (02/23/2014)
    • Two Boston Hospitals Review Surgical Procedure After Cancer Debate - Two Boston hospitals are reviewing their approach to a surgical technique commonly used in hysterectomies following two medical cases that have led to ... Both Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston are revising their ... (12/20/2013)
    • Medical West Hospital in Bessemer adopts new surgical technology - BESSEMER, Alabama -- Medical West Hospital said it has the SPY Elite ... colon resections and breast reconstruction. "The surgical outcome improvements we have seen are amazing," said Dr. John Issis, general surgeon at Medical West, an affiliate of the ... (07/05/2012)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $1,067,556,857 on General Medical & Surgical Hospitals. It has awarded 15,682 contracts to 454 companies, with an average value of $2,351,447 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

    Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in General Medical & Surgical Hospitals to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

    The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

    Patient Care
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to General Medical & Surgical HospitalsOpportunity/Threat
    Medical Laboratories Competing industry
    Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapists & Audiologists Competing industry
    Diagnostic Imaging Centers Competing industry
    Urgent Care Competing industry
    Kidney Dialysis Centers Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Patient Care are less than those from General Medical & Surgical Hospitals. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Patient Care sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Patient Care Product Sales Report

    Patient Care - Circulatory System
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to General Medical & Surgical HospitalsOpportunity/Threat

    Sales from other industries of Patient Care - Circulatory System are less than those from General Medical & Surgical Hospitals. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Patient Care - Circulatory System sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Patient Care - Circulatory System Product Sales Report

    Patient Care - Musculoskeletal & Connective Tissue
    Patient Care - Musculoskeletal & Connective Tissue Product Sales Report

    Patient Care - Digestive System
    Patient Care - Digestive System Product Sales Report

    Patient Care - Respiratory System
    Patient Care - Respiratory System Product Sales Report

    Patient Care - Genitourinary System
    Patient Care - Genitourinary System Product Sales Report

    Patient Care - Nervous System & Sense Organ Disorders
    Patient Care - Nervous System & Sense Organ Disorders Product Sales Report

    Patient Care - Pregnancy/Childbirth
    Patient Care - Pregnancy/Childbirth Product Sales Report

    Patient Care - Infectious & Parasitic Diseases
    Patient Care - Infectious & Parasitic Diseases Product Sales Report

    Patient Care - Skin & Subcutaneous Tissue
    Patient Care - Skin & Subcutaneous Tissue Product Sales Report

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