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Global Medical Publishing 2019-2023

Global Medical Publishing 2019-2023

This report provides an overview and financial outlook for the global medical publishing market based on specific research and analysis of the leading competitors’ performance. Simba has used the information it gathered through primary and secondary research to estimate company, market and individual delivery channel performance in 2018. Company performance is estimated through 2019. Market performance is projected through 2023. This research was conducted in conjunction with a larger study of the overall market for professional publishing, including legal and business publishing, the results of which are available in the associated reports Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing 2018-2022, Open Access Journal Publishing 2018-2022, Open Access Book Publishing 2018-2022, Publishing For The Mobile Professional 2018-2021, Global Social Science & Humanities Publishing 2016-2020 and Global Scientific & Technical Publishing 2019-2023.


  • Methodology
    • Definition of Medical Publishing
      • Journals
      • Books
      • Online Content
      • Other Activities
      • Abstracting & Indexing Services
      • Elimination
    • Scope of the Report
    • Sources of Information
      • Primary & Secondary Research
      • Methodology for Projecting/Estimating Results
  • Executive Summary
    • Introduction
    • Key Facts & Trends
      • The Ten Largest Publishers Hold 42% of the Global Medical Market
      • Medical Online Content Revenue Surpassed Books in 2018
      • Informa Wheels & Deals in the M&A Market
      • Uncertainty in U.S. Health Care Reform Clouds Medical Publishing Market
      • Number of Doctors & Nurses Will Grow Globally
      • Digital Books Create Space on Shelves, In Budgets
      • Technical, Scientific & Professional Book Export Grew in 2018
      • Worldwide Medical Publishing Projected Flat in 2019
  • Global Medical Publishing Market
    • Introduction
    • Market Size
      • Journals
        • Table Medical Market, Publishing Activity Breakdown, 2016-2018
        • Table New Medical Journal Starts 2015-2019
      • Online Content
      • Books
        • Table AAP StatShot Sales, Education and Scholarly Publishing, 2017-2018
        • Table Professional & Scholarly Book Title Output by Medical Category 2016-2018
      • Other Activities
      • Abstracting & Indexing (A&I) Services
      • Elimination
    • Medical Publishing by Geography
      • Regional Breakdown:
      • Language Splits and Major Publishing Hubs
      • North America
      • Europe
      • Asia-Pacific
      • Rest of the World
      • Currency
        • Table Currency Exchange Rate Movements Europe 2016-2018
        • Table Currency Exchange Rate Movements Asia-Pacific 2016-2018
        • Table Currency Exchange Movements, Rest of World, 2016-2018
  • Leading Medical Publishers
    • Introduction
    • Leading Medical Publishers
    • Elsevier
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
        • Table Elsevier's Strongest Medical Book Publishing Subjects by Title Count, 2018
      • Medical Publishing Strategy
        • Table Elsevier Journal Title Count in Key Medical Subjects
        • Table Leading Publishers' Medical Revenue & Growth, 2014-2016
    • Wolters Kluwer
      • Company Overview
        • Table Most Professional Titles Published in Nursing, Surgery, 2018
      • Recent Company Performance
        • Table Underlying Growth Leaders 2017 vs. 2018
      • Medical Publishing Strategy
    • Springer Nature
      • Company Overview
        • Table Journal Title Count Leaders in Oncology, Orthopedics, Urology, Internal Medicine 2019
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Medical Publishing Strategy
    • John Wiley & Sons
      • Company Overview
        • Table Title Count Leaders in Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Public Health, 2018
      • Recent Company Performance
        • Table Leader Journal Title Count in Dentistry, Nursing, Dermatology and Pediatrics
      • Medical Publishing Strategy
    • Informa
      • Company Overview
        • Table Book Title Count Leaders in Psychology Specialties, 2018
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Medical Publishing Strategy
    • IBM Watson Health
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Medical Publishing Strategy
    • athenahealth
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Medical Publishing Strategy
        • Table Leading Medical Journal Publishers by Title 2018
    • Hearst Health
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Medical Publishing Strategy
    • Pearson
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Medical Publishing Strategy
    • Thieme Publishing
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Medical Publishing Strategy
    • Other Competitors
      • American Medical Association
      • EBSCO Information Services
      • Ascend Learning
    • Mergers & Acquisitions in Medical Publishing
      • Simba Medical Publishing M&A Index
        • Table Key Medical Publishing Market, M&A Activity, 2017
        • Table Key Medical Publishing Market, M&A Activity, 2018
        • Table Key Medical Publishing Market, M&A Activity, 2019
      • Mergers & Acquisitions Trend in Health Care, Education and Information
  • Trends & Forecast
    • Introduction
    • Current Trends in Medical Publishing
      • World Health Expenditure
        • Table World Health Care Expenditure 2014-2018
      • Politics of U.S. Health Care Reform Cast a Long Shadow
        • Table World Health Care Expenditure 2019-2023
      • Employment Trends: Medical Doctors, Nurses & Dentists
        • Table Historical & Projected Growth of Medical Doctors' Global Headcount
        • Table Historical & Projected Growth of Nurses' Global Headcount
        • Table Historical & Projected Growth of Dentists' Global Headcount
      • Academic Library Spending Trends
        • Table Library Acquisition Patterns Study, Sample Medical Book Expenditure 2014-2017
        • Table Journal Price Increase History for Academic Medical Libraries 2014-2018
      • Tactics Shift from Professional Drug Promotion to Direct to Consumer
      • Technical, Scientific & Professional Book Export Trends
        • Table Top Countries Importing Technical, Scientific & Professional Books from U.S. 2018
      • Technical, Scientific & Professional Book Import Trends
        • Table Top Countries Exporting Technical, Scientific & Professional Books to U.S. 2018
    • Medical Publishing Forecast
      • Introduction
      • Journals Forecast
        • Table Medical Publishing Forecast by Publishing Activity, 2019P-2023P
        • Table Projected 2019 Journals Price Increases by Priced/Billed Currency
      • Online Content Forecast
      • Books Forecast
        • Table AAP Q1 2019 StatShot Sales Data, Higher Ed, Professional, University Press
      • Other Activities Forecast
      • Abstracting & Indexing Forecast
      • Elimination Forecast
      • Forecast by Geography
        • Table Technical, Scientific & Professional Book Exports, January -April 2019
      • Forecast of Leading Publishers
        • Table Leading Medical Publishers' Revenue & Growth, 2018-2019P

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