Entries by Davin Korstjens

Cybersecurity Overwhelmingly Expected to Increase in Importance in Service Management of Diagnostic Imaging Equipment  

For hospitals, the top three priorities over the next three years related to the service management of imaging equipment, are to reduce the mean time to repair imaging equipment, manage the service needs for imaging on a 24/7/365 basis and improve the cybersecurity of imaging equipment and networked healthcare information equipment.   Looking more closely at […]

Ultrasound System Purchase Intent High on Anticipated Volume Shift from Other Modalities 

Robust ultrasound equipment purchase intent is being driven by the anticipation of shifting procedure volumes to ultrasound from other imaging modalities, according to the recently published IMV 2023 Ultrasound Market Summary Report.   Looking at purchases planned from 2023-2026, 32% of sites are “planning” to purchase at least one type of ultrasound equipment and an additional […]

Radiation therapy treatment rates show improved efficiency

Radiation therapy’s growth was mixed in 2022, with treatment visits declining 2.8% year-over-year but the number of treatment courses increasing by 2.9%, according to a new report published by IMV Medical Information Division.   But these particular data points in the report — called the IMV 2022-2023 Radiation Therapy Market Summary – reflect a gain in […]

PET prostate scan volumes saw robust growth in 2022

March 21, 2023 — PET prostate scan volumes grew 46% year-over-year, showing an increase of 3 percentage points to produce 9% of the overall procedure mix by study type, according to the newly published IMV 2023 PET Market Summary Report. After a 12.2% increase in overall PET scan volume in 2021, PET scan volume remained flat year […]

Mammography departments expect budgets to grow by nearly 10%

January 19, 2023 — Mammography departments are anticipating that their current budgets will grow by an estimated 9.7% per year from 2023 through 2025, according to IMV Medical Information Division’s 2022 Mammography and Breast Imaging Market Outlook Report. For the first time in over a decade, IMV has relaunched coverage of mammography and breast imaging in its […]