Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Australia's population relies on the Ambulance Services industry for a critical emergency service. The industry's various government-funded operators are at a constant state of readiness to ensure patients that require emergency or urgent ambulance attention can quickly receive such attention. The full costs of ambulance services are generally not covered by ambulance member subscriptions and private health insurance benefits. State government grants typically make up the cost shortfall, with those grants becoming additional industry revenue. Consequently, increased ambulance costs translate to increased industry revenue.
Demand for ambulance services has increased over the past five years... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Ambulance services are required for patients with acute health problems requiring fast medical attention, along with patient transport. An ambulance response refers to a vehicle that has attended an incident. Responses are generally categorised as emergency responses, urgent responses and non-emergency responses. The likelihood of multiple responses for a single incident is highest for emergency incidents and lowest for non-emergency incidents.
Emergency responses involve vehicles attending potentially life-threatening incidents, requiring a lights-and-sirens response. Emergency incidents are more inclined to require ambulance care than urgent or non-emergency incidents... purchase to read more