Based on telephone interviews with 1,290 echo providers in U.S. hospitals with 100 or more beds, this report summarizes data on installed echocardiography equipment and purchase plans for the same.
Installed base by manufacturer and age is summarized for all types of echocardiolgraphy units including cart based, laptop and handheld units. Current data is compared to data collected in prior IMV studies.
Data is projected to 2,495 hospitals with 100 plus beds. Brand loyalty by manufacturer is also presented.
Interviews were conducted from June 2013 thru October 2013.