SK&A Shares Insights on the Shift of Influence in Healthcare Delivery

In continuation of our series on physician employment trends in health systems, SK&A presents this month’s exclusive visualization. Of the eighty-five physician specialties tracked by SK&A, here are the top fifteen ranked by employment in health systems. Leading the way are Oncologists, with approximately 65-percent employment rate. Also indicated on the graphic, noted by the solid gray line, is physician access percentage by specialty. As you can see, the ability for sales reps to engage offices is becoming diminished with consolidation towards health systems. The time to rethink marketing strategies is now.

Displayed below: Top 15 Specialties and Physician Access

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View percentage of HCP employment in March 2014:
As more HCPs join large healthcare organizations where many decisions are centralized, individual providers are becoming less influential when it comes to purchasing and decision making. View the U.S. map here, showing percentage of HCP employment in March 2014 vs November 2011.​​​​​ View the Shift of Influence in Healthcare Delivery map.