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Primary Care Doctors in the US: Market Research Report

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Primary Care Doctors Market Research Report | NAICS 62111a | May 2014

Premium care: Improving economic conditions and continuing healthcare reform laws will boost revenue

IBISWorld’s Primary Care Doctors market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$135bn
Annual Growth 09-14
2.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
745,642
Businesses
130,526
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Primary Care Doctors industry is an integral component of United States healthcare. However, the recession forced many consumers to cut back on doctor visits and restricted health insurance access to an increasing number of unemployed individuals. However, the main factor contributing to fewer visits was a decrease in the number of people with private health insurance, especially in 2009. Nevertheless, the industry is projected to benefit from the healthcare reform laws of 2010 and revenue will increase in the five years to 2019. As more individuals gain health insurance due to the reform, demand for primary care services will increase, growing industry revenue in turn... purchase to read more

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General and primary care includes health promotion, disease prevention, health maintenance, counseling, patient education, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses in a variety of healthcare settings (e.g. office, inpatient, critical care, long-term care, home care and day care). Industry services are performed and managed by a personal physician often collaborating with other health professionals and using consultations or referrals as appropriate.

Subspecialties

Subspecialties within general primary care include family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology and pediatrics. Typically, primary care physicians and family practices exclude primary care specialties, such as sports medicine and geriatrics... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Primary Care Doctors Industry?

This industry comprises general practitioners that possess a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) degree. These doctors primarily work using a broad understanding of all illnesses and do not restrict their practice to one particular field of medicine. Industry operators are trained for comprehensive first-contact and continued care for individuals with any undiagnosed health concern.

Industry Products
Diagnosis of general symptomsDiagnosis, screenings and preventative careDiagnosis of symptoms related to the respiratory systemDiagnosis of symptoms related to the musculoskeletal systemDisease treatment
 
Industry Activities
Diagnosing ailments and diseasesPrescribing disease and symptom treatmentsReferring patients to specialistsAdministering preventative care (e.g. check-ups and screenings)Educating patientsCounseling patients


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