Research and Markets: 2015 Acute Care Market Report

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c7p8px/2015_acute_care) has announced the addition of the "2015 Acute Care Market Report" report to their offering.

Consumerism. Telehealth. Newly-Insured. These aren't just buzzwords anymore. They have fast become a part of the healthcare lexicon. In a sea of change, acute care providers as well as suppliers are dealing with a substantial number of new issues. With almost half of all hospitals belonging to highly-integrated health systems, they are facing this evolution together with the physicians, payers, and other providers which make up HIHS.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Market-At-A-Glance

- Top Healthcare Trends in 2015: Consumerism Drives Change

- Nearly Half of Hospitals Are Now in Highly-Integrated Healthcare Systems

- Number of HIHS Rises in More Than Half of U

- Majority of HIHS Are Regionally Focused

- Community Hospitals: Admissions Fall While Outpatient Visits Increase

- Hospital Per-Admission Cost Increase Following Significant Slowdown

- Medicaid Increases; Medicare Leads Payer Mix

- Hospital Expenses Continue to Increase

- General Surgery Tops Hospital Services

- Privately-Insured Spending Increases; Use of Costly Services Declines

- Enrollment in High-Deductible Health Plans Triples; Helps Drive Consumerism

- Hospitals Make Fewer Purchases Via National GPOs; Self-Contracting Cited

- As Likely Reason

2. Key Topics

- Healthcare Spending Projected to See Highest Growth Rate Since 2008

- Medical Inflation Outpaces Economic Growth

- Inpatient Admissions Decline While Hospital Employment Grows

- Mergers and Acquisitions More But Smaller Deals in 2014

- Healthcare Spending Grows Among Employer-Covered Young Adults

- Improving Population Health a Top Priority in 2015

- Bundled Payments Show Early Signs of Success

3. Healthcare Policy

- Hospital Payments Increase Slightly; Tied More Closely to Performance

- Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program to Focus More on Outcomes, Efficiency

- Hospital Readmission Penalties Continue to Grow, Impact Most Hospitals

- National Infection Policy, Penalties are a Major Focus for Hospitals

- Accountable Care Organizations Save More than $417 Million in Two Years

- Outpatient Facilities and ASCs See Small Payment Increases, More Quality Measures

4. GHX Sales Data

- GHX Sales Overview and Market Share for 2014

- GHX top 20 Acute Care Product Categories by Dollars

- GHX top 20 Acute Care Product Categories by Units

- GHX top 10 Growing Acute Care Market Product Categories from 2013 to 2014

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Sector: Hospital

Contacts

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Hospital