A recent report published by Infinium Global Research on the ambulatory surgical centers market provides an in-depth analysis of segments and sub-segments in the global as well as regional ambulatory surgical centers market. The study also highlights the impact of drivers, restraints, and macro indicators on the global and regional ambulatory surgical centers market over the short term as well as long term. The report is a comprehensive presentation of trends, forecasts, and dollar values of the global ambulatory surgical centers market. According to the report, the global ambulatory surgical centers market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.8% over the forecast period of 2020-2026.
Ambulatory surgical centers, also named as outpatient surgery. These modern health care facilities are focused on delivering same-day surgical care, including diagnostic and preventive procedures. Ambulatory surgery applies to non-emergency surgical and nonsurgical operations that are scheduled in advance and usually do not result in a hospital stay overnight. Such centers provide cost-effective facilities and a comfortable, less stressful atmosphere than many hospitals would provide. ASC's have many benefits, such as the convenience of venue, shorter waiting time, surgery on the same day and targeted service, and more privacy with lower total cost.
The current COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted the demand for ambulatory surgical centers. The recent outbreak of coronavirus infectious has greatly changed the perspective which leads to a decline in demand for ambulatory surgical centers for the short term. Due to updated government legislation on surgical procedures, and the risk associated with personnel exposure to the virus, the Covid-19 pandemic has forced surgeons to re-evaluate their approach to surgical procedures. Furthermore, surgical departments re-scheduling their activities primarily focused on treating this virus, elective surgeries, non-essential medical and surgical procedures. These procedures are delayed during the 2020 COVID-19 outbreak, which has led to a fall in the number of minimally invasive surgical procedures in these outpatient facilities.
The global rise in minimally invasive surgery is one of the major factors driving the growth of the ambulatory surgical centers market. The rising prevalence of chronic diseases and the growing geriatric population with the increasing burden of disease are some of the major factors for the growth of the ambulatory surgical centers market globally. ASCs provide benefits including quality of care, enhanced efficiency, improved outcomes, convenience, and lower costs. However, lower reimbursement rates in ASCs are hindering the growth of the market. Further, the factors such as an increase in medical and technological advancements, including improvements in anesthesia and in analgesics for the relief of pain and expansion of minimally invasive and non-invasive procedures offer lucrative opportunities over the forecast period. Along with this, Ongoing strategic alliances like mergers and acquisition activities with hospitals and physicians are likely to create growth opportunities in the near future.
In terms of region, North America holds the maximum market share in the global disposable surgical gloves market. The factors such as the high adoption of technologically advanced products, favorable government initiatives, and strategic alliances among the players operating in this market are responsible for driving the growth of the ambulatory surgical centers market. Growing adoption of a more convenient substitute to hospital-based outpatient procedures in the North American region support boosting the market growth. Further, changing trends and growing adoption of Robotic Surgery for Common Surgical Procedures propel the market growth in the forecast period. However, the Asia Pacific region is expected to grow at a rapid rate over the forecast period owing to the increasing incidences of chronic diseases in the region.
The report on the global ambulatory surgical centers market covers segments such as ownership, specialty type, and specialties served. On the basis of ownership, the sub-markets include hospital-affiliated ASC’s, and freestanding ASC’s. On the basis of specialty type, the sub-markets include single-specialty centers, and multi-specialty centers. On the basis of specialties served, the sub-markets include dental, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, orthopedic, neurology, pediatric, and others.
The report provides profiles of the companies in the market such as Envision Healthcare Corp, Surgery Partners Inc., Tenet Healthcare Corp, NueHealth LLC, Acumen Healthcare LLC, IntegraMed America, Inc., Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) Management Services, L.P, Healthway Medical Group, Medical Facilities Corporation, and AmSurg Corp.
The report provides deep insights into the demand forecasts, market trends, and micro and macro indicators. In addition, this report provides insights into the factors that are driving and restraining the growth in this market. Moreover, The IGR-Growth Matrix analysis given in the report brings an insight into the investment areas that existing or new market players can consider. The report provides insights into the market using analytical tools such as Porter's five forces analysis and DRO analysis of the ambulatory surgical centers market. Moreover, the study highlights current market trends and provides forecasts from 2020-2026. We also have highlighted future trends in the market that will affect the demand during the forecast period. Moreover, the competitive analysis given in each regional market brings an insight into the market share of the leading players.