Primary Care Doctors in the US
Primary care doctors often serve as the first point of contact for individuals seeking healthcare, which has contributed to strong demand over the five years to 2018. The burden of chronic illnesses, which are disproportionately prevalent in older adults, has risen significantly due demographic shifts brought on by the aging of the baby-boomer population. According to IBISWorld estimates, the number of individuals aged 65 and older has grown over the five years to 2018, thereby boosting industry revenue. Current trends are expected to accelerate over the five years to 2023 as an aging population drives demand for primary care doctors.
This industry includes general practitioners who possess a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) degree. 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.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.
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