Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
In recent years, the Specialist Doctors industry has benefited from a rise in demand for the industry's services, thanks to an aging population and the growing prevalence of chronic diseases. While the economic environment is forecast to improve over the next five years, profit growth is expected to be mild through 2020. Meanwhile, an aging population and healthcare reform will bolster demand for industry services, as more people have gained healthcare insurance coverage as a result of healthcare reform... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The services of this industry can be segmented by specialty. Based on the latest available data from the American Medical Association (AMA), the five major specialties according to the number of practicing specialists include: psychiatry; obstetrics and gynecology; anesthesiology; emergency medicine and radiology and diagnostic medicine. As interest in internal medicine has waned among medical students (driven by the comparatively higher wages of specialist doctors), more students have entered anesthesiology, radiology and other specialties.
Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the study, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illness. These include various affective, behavioral, cognitive and perceptual abnormalities... purchase to read more