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The Primary Care Doctors industry in Massachusetts includes physicians who work in general practice, internal medicine, family medicine and pediatrics. Physicians in primary care often serve as the first point of contact for individuals seeking routine healthcare services. In addition, primary care physicians coordinate with other parts of the healthcare system, referring individuals to specialists as needed. Overall, industry revenue has grown over the five years to 2018, with the primary growth factors derived from an aging population and rising per capita health expenditure. During the outlook period, the industry's core position in the healthcare sector is expected to contribute to steady growth in the Primary Care Doctors industry in Massachusetts.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$7bn
Annual Growth 13-18
2.8%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
33,060
Businesses
5,015

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry’s core position in the healthcare sector is expected to contribute to steady growth

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    Additional Insights for the Primary Care Doctors in Massachusetts Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Primary Care Doctors in Massachusetts Industry are

  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Proximity to key markets
  • Understanding government policies and their implications
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid and Number of adults aged 50 and older in Massachusetts in the Primary Care Doctors in Massachusetts industry impact industry performance..

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    What's in this report

    What is the Primary Care Doctors in Massachusetts Industry?

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

    Industry Products
  • Internal medicine
  • Family and general medicine
  • Geriatric medicine
  • Pediatric medicine (includes neonatal and perinatal)
  • Industry Activities
  • Diagnosing ailments and diseases
  • Prescribing disease and symptom treatments
  • Referring patients to specialists
  • Administering preventative care (e.g. checkups and screenings)
  • Educating patients
  • Counseling patients
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid
  • Number of adults aged 50 and older in Massachusetts
  • Number of people with private health insurance in Massachusetts
  • Number of births

  • Current Performance
    Industry Outlook
    Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Primary Care Doctors in Massachusetts Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Health & Welfare Funds
  • Specialist Doctors
  • Optometrists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Home Care Providers
  • Hospitals
  • Psychiatric Hospitals
  • Nursing Care Facilities

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Brand Name Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Diagnostic & Medical Laboratories
  • Generic Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Glasses & Contact Lens Manufacturing
  • Hospitals
  • Medical Instrument & Supply Manufacturing
  • Medical Supplies Wholesaling
  • Specialist Doctors

  • Products & Services
  • Internal medicine
  • Pediatric medicine (includes neonatal and perinatal)
  • Family and general medicine
  • Geriatric medicine
  • Chart: Primary Care Doctors in Massachusetts Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Patients aged 65 and over
  • Patients under 18 years
  • Patients aged 18-64
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Primary Care Doctors in Massachusetts Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Primary Care Doctors in Massachusetts

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital, North Shore Physicians Group, UMass Medical Group,
  • Table: Massachusetts General Hospital - financial performance
  • Table: Boston Children's Hospital - financial performance
  • Table: North Shore Physicians Group - financial performance
  • Table: UMass Medical Group - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Primary Care Doctors in Massachusetts Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Primary Care Doctors in Massachusetts Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Number of physician visits (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Allied Health Practitioners
  • Healthcare professions distinct from dentistry, nursing, medicine and pharmacy. They provide a range of diagnostic, technical, therapeutic and direct patient care and support services.
  • Family Medicine
  • A specialty devoted to comprehensive healthcare; a form of primary care that provides continuing healthcare for the individual and family across all ages, sexes, diseases and parts of the body.
  • Fee-For-Service
  • A health plan where individuals choose the doctor, hospital or clinic, and the insurance pays for part or all of the cost according to a schedule laid out in the policy.
  • Gynecology
  • The surgical specialty dealing with health of the female reproductive system.
  • Health Insurance Exchange
  • A set of state-regulated and standardized healthcare plans from which individuals may purchase health insurance eligible for federal subsidies.
  • Obstetrics
  • The branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother.
  • Pediatrics
  • The branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of infants and children.
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