Better together: Ongoing industry consolidation is reducing per-unit costs and boosting margins

Operators in the General Practice Medical Services industry are typically the first point of contact in New Zealand's health system, providing a range of medical services to patients, including check-ups, diagnosis of ailments and prescriptions. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 2.5% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $2.0 billion. This includes projected growth of 0.6% in the current year.The industry has benefited from increased public health expenditure over the past five years. A rise in Central Government funding is expected to have allowed many general practices to improve the services provided to their patients...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 13-18
2.5%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
12,554
Businesses
3,966
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry has benefited from increased public health expenditure over the past five years
  • Industry consolidation has increased economies of scale and boosted profit margins
  • Industry operators are expected to benefit from the likely ageing of the population
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The General Practice Medical Services industry exhibits low capital intensity. For every dollar spent on capital, an estimated $18.27 is spent on wages. Being a service-based industry, wage costs are high as a share of industry revenue. Labour functions are crucial, with general practitioners (GPs) needed to diagnose, treat and prevent patient medical conditions. A range of other staff members are also needed, including nurses, receptionists, administration staff and cleaners. Capital investment is relatively low, as GPs often provide advice and treat patients without the use of expensive medical equipment, such as equipment needed to test blood. Ove...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the General Practice Medical Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the General Practice Medical Services Industry are

  • Economies of scope
  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • Having a loyal customer base
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Public health expenditure and Population aged 50 and older in the General Practice Medical Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the General Practice Medical Services in New Zealand Industry?

    Industry operators primarily provide general practice medical services in private or group medical clinics and centres.

    Industry Products
  • Respiratory and circulatory treatments
  • Musculoskeletal treatments
  • Endocrine, metabolic and digestive treatments
  • Other treatments
  • General treatments
  • Industry Activities
  • General medical practitioner services
  • General practice medical clinic services
  • Flying doctor services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Public health expenditure
  • Population aged 50 and older
  • Total visits to a general practitioner
  • Number of births

  • Current Performance
  • Revenue and profitability
  • Primary care system
  • Older individuals
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue and profitability
  • Future health trends
  • Industry structure
  • Table: General Practice Medical Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - General Practice Medical Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers in New Zealand
  • Aged Care Residential Services in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer and Computer Peripheral Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Medical, Surgical and Scientific Equipment Manufacturing in New Zealand
  • Professional and Scientific Goods Wholesaling in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • General treatments
  • Other treatments
  • Respiratory and circulatory treatments
  • Musculoskeletal treatments
  • Endocrine, metabolic and digestive treatments
  • Chart: General Practice Medical Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged 65 years and over
  • People aged between 45 and 64 years
  • People aged 24 years and under
  • People aged between 25 and 44 years
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the General Practice Medical Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs General Practice Medical Services

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the General Practice Medical Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the General Practice Medical Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the General Practice Medical Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Capitation-Based Payment
  • A system in which general practitioners (GPs) are paid according to the number of individuals enrolled with the practice, not the number of times an individual visits the GP.
  • District Health Boards (Dhbs)
  • These entities are responsible for providing the provision of health services in their district.
  • Primary Health Organisation (Pho)
  • Entities that ensure the provision of essential primary healthcare services.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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