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 Products Chapter
Diagnostic imaging centers use machines to produce images of internal parts of the body. After the image is created, a trained healthcare professional can then use these images to diagnose ailments or observe internal processes. Diagnostic imaging can be done with transmission, reflection or nuclear emission imaging; the type of imaging is determined by the technology and medical equipment used. X-rays are the most common diagnostic imaging procedure, but the fastest growing and higher margin procedures include magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography (PET) scans.
CT scans and X-rays
CT scans and x-rays both use transmission imaging... purchase to read more