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 Key Buyers Chapter

    The industry is characterised by low market share concentration, with the four largest operators accounting for significantly less than 40% of industry revenue in 2017-18. Most industry players are owned and operated by general practitioners (GP), often in partnership with each other. Approximately 10% of practices in New Zealand are owned by groups other than GPs. While market share concentration has remained low over the past five years, the industry has exhibited some consolidation, with acquisitions by the industry's larger players Green Cross Health and Nirvana Health Group. These acquisitions have led to the amalgamation of practices along with greater investment in infrastructure and support services...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the General Practice Medical Services Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the General Practice Medical Services 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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