A good prognosis: Revenue is expected to grow in the current year as visits to GPs increase

The Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging Services industry has benefited from consistent underlying demand over the past five years. Diagnostic imaging and pathology services play a critical role in providing health practitioners with information that supports medical diagnoses and treatment. Steady growth in the population aged 50 and older supported industry growth from 2014-15 onwards. As people get older, the prevalence of age-related illness and disease tends to increase. This typically causes the number of doctor referrals to diagnostic imaging and pathology service centres to increase, boosting industry demand. However, industry revenue is expected to decrease by an annualised 0.8% over the five years through 2017-18, to total $792.9 million...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$793m
Annual Growth 13-18
-0.8%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
4,394
Businesses
562
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Technological innovations have resulted in a greater variety of tests becoming available, leading to an increase in patient referrals
  • A greater variety of tests have become available due to technological innovations
  • Firms are expected to increasingly co-locate collection centres alongside general practitioner
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    Market share concentration in the Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging Services industry is moderate. The four largest players are expected to account for approximately 45% of industry revenue in 2017-18. The industry's largest player, APHG NZ Investments Limited, holds a sizeable share of the industry through its portfolio brands including Labtests, Southern Community Laboratories and Northland Pathology. Industry market share concentration increased when APHG NZ acquired Abano Healthcare Group's pathology arm, Aotea Pathology, following its successful tender of several District Health Board contracts across the North Island. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging Services Industry are

  • Having links with suppliers
  • Economies of scale
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Median age of the population and Public health expenditure in the Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging Services in New Zealand Industry?

    The industry primarily provides pathology laboratory or diagnostic imaging services, including body fluid analysis, ultrasound and X-ray.

    Industry Products
  • Pathology services
  • Ultrasounds
  • Other diagnostic imaging
  • Industry Activities
  • Diagnostic imaging
  • Medical laboratory services
  • Pathology laboratory services
  • X-ray clinic services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Median age of the population
  • Public health expenditure
  • Female population aged between 15 and 45
  • Total visits to a general practitioner

  • Current Performance
  • Industry demand
  • Profit
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand conditions
  • Profit
  • Industry participation
  • Industry innovation
  • Table: Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Hospitals in New Zealand
  • General Practice Medical Services in New Zealand
  • Specialist Medical Services in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Pharmaceutical and Toiletry Goods Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Professional and Scientific Goods Wholesaling in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Pathology services
  • Other diagnostic imaging
  • Ultrasounds
  • Chart: Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Patients aged 45 to 64
  • Patients aged 65 and over
  • Patients aged 25 to 44
  • Patients aged 0 to 24
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging 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 Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    APHG NZ Investments Limited,
  • Table: APHG NZ Investments Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging 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 Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging 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
    Dhb
  • District Health Board
  • Microbiology
  • The study of microorganisms like bacteria and viruses.
  • Mri
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
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