In 2023, nonhospital sites faced more competition compared with hospital-based facilities for oncology-related diagnostic imaging scans, according to IMV’s recently published 2023 Oncology in Diagnostic Imaging Market Outlook Report. For the future outlook factor “Competition with other imaging providers in our area is reducing the number of oncology-related patients scanned at our facility,” nonhospital sites […]

In 2023, the top two overall priorities for MR departments are to increase patient satisfaction with their MR imaging experience and improve MRI department workflow and productivity, according to IMV’s recently published 2023 MR Market Outlook Report.   While a top priority across all hospital types, improving MRI department workflow and productivity is the number one […]

CT procedure volumes increased 9.1% from 2022 to 2023, according to IMV’s recently published 2023 CT Market Outlook Report. While both hospital and non-hospital CT procedure volumes increased, hospital volumes increased at 9.8% while, non-hospital volumes increased 6.4% year over year.  Type  Change in CT Procedure Volumes  Overall  9.1%  Hospital  9.8%  Non-Hospital  6.4%  Looking ahead […]

Usage of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in diagnostic imaging has focused on use cases that enhance clinical benefits and optime workflows in the radiology department according to IMV’s recently published report, The 2023 Artificial Intelligence in Diagnostic Imaging Landscape.  As of 2023, there are AI applications for all major medical diagnostic imaging modalities. The clinical applications […]

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 […]