Health Care and Social Assistance Industry
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Industry Analysis

Description

The Health Care and Social Assistance sector comprises establishments providing health care and social assistance for individuals. The sector includes both health care and social assistance because it is sometimes difficult to distinguish between the boundaries of these two activities. The industries in this sector are arranged on a continuum starting with establishments providing medical care exclusively, continuing with those providing health care and social assistance, and finally finishing with those providing only social assistance. Establishments in this sector deliver services by trained professionals. All industries in the sector share this commonality of process, namely, labor inputs of health practitioners or social workers with the requisite expertise. Many of the industries in the sector are defined based on the educational degree held by the practitioners included in the industry. Excluded from this sector are aerobic classes in Subsector 713, Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries, and non-medical diet and weight reducing centers in Subsector 812, Personal and Laundry Services. Although these can be viewed as health services, these services are not typically delivered by health practitioners.

Industry Activities

Gastroenterologists' offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
Gynecologists' offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
Health screening services in physicians' offices
Immunologists' offices (e.g., centers, clinics)
Internists' offices (e.g., centers, clinics)

Geographic Segmentation

See where the Health Care and Social Assistance industry is concentrated geographically and research companies by financials and key corporate data.
Health Care and Social Assistance Companies in this Country/Region:
Top Health Care and Social Assistance Companies:
$268,706.00M | United States
$207,611.65M | United States
$111,115.00M | United States
$72,427.44M | Republic Of Korea
$60,535.00M | United States
$59,554.48M | United States
$51,533.00M | United States
$47,498.00M | Switzerland
$43,494.39M | United Kingdom
$30,301.45M | Germany
$28,913.00M | Switzerland
$28,906.41M | Switzerland
Movers And Shakers
Karen S Lynch, President and Chief Executive Officer at CVS Health Corporation
Brenda Yee, Chief Executive Officer at Chinese Hospital Association
Michael F Neidorff, Chairman of the Board and President and Chief Executive Officer at Centene Corporation
Yong Ik Kim, President at National Health Insurance Service
Mark Bertolini, Chief Executive Officer and President at Aetna Inc.

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