In fine health: Increased demand and public health expenditure have revenue looking good

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, diagnosing patients and prescribing prescription medication. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 2.0% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $2.0 billion. 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. In addition, the proportion of the population aged over 50 has increased over the past five years, which boosted demand for the industry's more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry consolidation has increased economies of scale and boosted profit margins
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The geographic spread of general practice medical services broadly follows population demographics across each region. Population plays a pivotal role in the location of general practitioner. To receive publicly funded health services, individuals are required to enrol with a general practice, which they intend to use as their regular and ongoing medical provider. All New Zealand citizens are eligible for the scheme. By enrolling with a general practice, individuals normally join a primary health organisation (PHO), as most general practices belong to a PHO. By joining a PHO, individuals are entitled to cheaper doctor visits and reduced prescription costs. However, enrolment with a PHO is voluntary. As ...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 treatment
  • Musculoskeletal treatment
  • Endocrine, metabolic and digestive treatment
  • Other treatment
  • General treatment
  • Industry Activities
  • General medical practitioner service
  • General practice medical clinic service
  • Flying doctor service
  • 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

  • Key Selling Industries
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  • Products & Services
  • General treatment
  • Other treatment
  • Respiratory and circulatory treatment
  • Musculoskeletal treatment
  • Endocrine, metabolic and digestive treatment
  • 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
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Other
  • 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
  • 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 Payment
  • System whereby 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 Board (Dhb)
  • The entities 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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