In the five years to 2014, the number of patient visits in the healthcare sector has risen and this trend has pressed healthcare providers to outsource disposal services to reduce costs, driving industry demand. Rising waste generation and healthcare regulation is anticipated to create opportunities for new entrants over the next five years, driving demand growth.
This industry collects, treats and disposes medical waste according to local, state and federal guidelines. Medical waste is generated from healthcare facilities, including hospitals, clinics, veterinary clinics, dentist offices, research labs and private practices. The industry is highly regulated.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.