Health practitioners are professionals trained to provide care and treatment services. Physicians, also called doctors, are healthcare practitioners licensed to practice medicine, including diagnosing illnesses and prescribing treatments. Other health practitioners include physician assistants, nurses, midwives, dietitians, therapists, physical therapists, operating department practitioners, emergency medical technicians and paramedics. Most health practitioner roles require individuals to have specific qualifications to be authorized to practice.
The top five companies covered are Kaiser Permanente, National Health Service, UPMC, Mayo Clinic and John Hopkins. Kaiser Permanente was the largest company in the physicians and other health practitioners market.
The countries covered are USA, China, Germany, Brazil, Japan, UK, Spain, Russia, France, Australia, Italy, India and rest of the world.
The global physicians and other health practitioners market was valued around $1499 billion in 2017. North America was the largest region in the physicians and other health practitioners market in 2017, accounting for around 48% of the total market. The USA was the largest country in the market accounting for around 40% of the total market.
Digitalization of medical records through electronic health records (EHRs) is transforming the health care industry. Digitalization of medical records involves the conversion of paper-based medical records into electronic formats.
The physicians and other health practitioners market is segmented into Chiropractors, Optometrists, Physical Therapists, Podiatrists, Primary Care Doctors, and Specialist Doctors.
Specialist Doctors after completing their training and education deal with specific area of medicine.
Primary Care Doctors are first contact for a person with an undiagnosed health concern and also continued care of varied medical conditions.
Podiatrists are health practitioners who deal with issues related to legs.
Physical Therapists are licensed professionals who treat patients to improve or restore mobility.
Optometrists are health practitioners having a qualification in optometry who provide eye examinations to determine the presence of vision problems and prescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses, and eye exercises.
Chiropractors are health practitioners who provide diagnostic and therapeutic treatment of neuromusculoskeletal and related disorders through the manipulation and adjustment of the spinal column and extremities.