Service Line Forecast Compendium
Will there be more growth in neurosciences or women’s health? What percentage of cardiac services will be outpatient in five years?
The Service Line Forecast Compendium can answer those questions—and help you see the major drivers and barriers of growth to help with your strategic planning.
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The Compendium provides snapshots of inpatient and outpatient volume outlooks for key service lines, designed to help members assess growth prospects and decision-making when planning service line strategy. The outpatient forecasts also include data on outmigration to non-hospital providers.
Beyond quantitative forecast figures, the Compendium includes qualitative assessments of drivers and barriers of growth that influence Advisory Board inpatient and outpatient forecasts. Drawn from hundreds of interviews and innovative research engagements, this resource highlights the most important strategic considerations for shaping service line growth strategy to support the transition to value-based care while strengthening market position.
A note about methodology
The Marketing Planning and Leadership Council uses the Advisory Board Data and Analytics Group’s national Inpatient and Outpatient Market Estimators for our volume forecasts and five-year growth projections. The Council also draws from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) for the quality and readmission data presented.