Several factors are impacting healthcare, including an anticipated shortage of primary care physicians, resulting in an increased focus on managing one’s own health, as well as growing reliance on retail health clinics and pharmacists. At a time when the US population is experiencing significant growth among the older population, a demand for products and services to assist aging in place will become increasingly more important.
This report covers the following areas:
Obesity continues to be a concern
Aging US population will put significant demand on healthcare resources
Shortage of doctors could increase demand for other medical professionals