The Other Health Services industry includes a variety of service segments. No segment is substantial enough to form their own industry. Allied health includes services such as audiology, dietetics, occupational therapy, podiatry, psychology and speech therapy. Alternative health therapies include traditional Chinese medicine, naturopathy, homeopathy and therapeutic massage. Additional health services in the industry include blood bank and community health centre operation.
The industry has been supported by growing private health insurance membership, greater coverage of services by private health insurers and Australia's ageing population.
The industry comprises entities that primarily provide allied, alternative or other health services in a community setting. Excluded from the industry are general practice medical services, specialist medical services, pathology services, diagnostic imaging services, dental services, optometry and optical dispensing services, physiotherapy services, chiropractic and osteopathic services and ambulance services.
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.