Cardiology by the Numbers: 8 Facts and Figures


Together these characteristics and insights compose an engaging snapshot of the current state of cardiology.

A snapshot of the current state of cardiology–including common characteristics of cardiologists and insights related to practice–is presented in a recent market report.

The OneKey Market Insight Report was prepared by Cegedim Relationship Management, a global technology and services company that specializes in health care, which gathered the information from its OneKey reference database of health care practitioners, organizations, and affiliations.

Click through these 4 slides to find highlights of this revealing profile of US cardiologists.

For more information about cardiology and cardiologists, see the full report, "Market Profile of U.S. Cardiologists."

Recent growth in cardiology suggests patients' greater awareness of heart disease.



There was a 16% increase between 2010 and 2013 in the number of cardiologists practicing in the United States. 


One-third of US cardiologists practice in a hospital-owned worksite.


The adoption rate of electronic health records among cardiologists (57%) in 2012 was slightly higher than the rate in the overall physician community (<50%).



Cardiologists as a group are less likely than all physicians to open marketing and promotional email (open rates 4.5% and 4.1%, repsectively).


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