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The Specialist Doctors industry in Massachusetts includes physicians whose practices are limited to a particular branch of medicine or surgery. Over the five years to 2018, the industry grew at a healthy pace, with revenue projected to rise at an annualized rate of 3.2% to $7.8 billion. In 2018, revenue is forecast to increase 2.7% alone. Growth in the industry was driven by high healthcare spending in Massachusetts, high median incomes and an aging state population. In response, industry employment is projected to rise 1.8% to 35,754 employees over the five years to 2018. However, given healthcare reform’s emphasis on primary care, reimbursements under Medicaid and Medicare have moved away from specialty services, negatively affecting industry enterprise growth...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Growth in the industry was driven by high healthcare spending in Massachusetts, higher incomes and an aging state population
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    Establishments in the Specialist Doctors industry in Massachusetts are primarily located in the northern half of the state. North Shore-North Boston accounts for 37.9% of total industry establishments. The next largest locations by establishment share are the East Boston region and Plymouth-South region, at 21.6% and 13.3% of total establishments, respectively. The Berkshires-West region accounts for 11.8% state establishments, followed by the Worchester-Central region at 10.4% and Cape Cod-South East at 5.0%.The regional distribution of establishments follows population density. For example, the North Shore-North region of the state accounts for the largest number of establishments and the largest portion of the state's population, with the region being home to nearly 35.0% o...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Specialist Doctors in Massachusetts Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Specialist 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 65 and older in Massachusetts in the Specialist Doctors in Massachusetts industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Specialist Doctors in Massachusetts Industry?

    A specialist doctor is a physician whose practice is limited to a particular branch of medicine or surgery. This industry includes establishments or health practitioners with a doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy degree. These individuals primarily practice specialized medicine, such as anesthesiology; oncology and ophthalmology; or surgery. This industry does not include primary care physicians.

    Industry Products
  • Obstetrics and gynecology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Psychiatry
  • General surgery
  • Emergency medicine
  • Radiology and diagnostic medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • All other
  • Industry Activities
  • Providing internal medicine services
  • Providing emergency medicine services
  • Providing radiology and diagnostic medicine services
  • Providing anesthesiology services
  • Operating doctor of medicine (except mental health) offices
  • Operating surgical (except dental) offices
  • Operating doctor of osteopathy and mental health offices
  • Operating mental health physician offices
  • 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 65 and older in Massachusetts
  • Number of people with private health insurance in Massachusetts
  • Regulation for the Specialist Doctors industry

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

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Health & Welfare Funds
  • Primary Care 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

  • Products & Services
  • All other
  • Psychiatry
  • Anesthesiology
  • Emergency medicine
  • Obstetrics and gynecology
  • Radiology and diagnostic medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • General surgery
  • Chart: Specialist Doctors in Massachusetts Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Patients aged 65 and older
  • Patients under 18 years old
  • Patients aged 18-64
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Specialist 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 Specialist Doctors in Massachusetts

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Physician-hospital organization,
  • Table: Massachusetts General Hospital - financial performance
  • Table: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - financial performance
  • Table: Brigham and Women’s Hospital - financial performance
  • Table: Physician-hospital organization - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Specialist 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 Specialist Doctors in Massachusetts Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
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