Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
During the five years to 2013, diagnostic imaging has experienced growth as a result of the recognition of these services as cost-effective and noninvasive diagnostic tools. The market for analytic and diagnostic services will continue to grow rapidly in the five years to 2018. Consolidation will lead to larger operators, which will help reduce costs and maintain bargaining power with health insurance providers.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
Diagnostic imaging services are noninvasive procedures that generate images of the internal anatomy and convert them to film or digital media. Diagnostic imaging systems facilitate the early diagnosis of diseases and disorders, often minimizing the cost and amount of care required and reducing the need for costly and invasive diagnostic procedures. Imaging allows physicians to diagnose a variety of diseases and injuries without exploratory surgery or other invasive procedures, which are usually more expensive, carry more risk and are more debilitating for patients.
Much of the focus in US healthcare has shifted from curative care to detection, prevention and personalized care... purchase to read more