Q1, 2017 US Laboratory Medical Supply Utilization Trends – Research and Markets

2017 US Laboratory Medical Supply Utilization Trends”
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Executive Summary

  • The HIDA laboratory test-volume-weighted utilization index shows
    moderate expansion in Q1 2017. The index value grew in Q1 by 17.6
    points to 43.1.
  • Index shifts reflect seasonal increases in test volumes. These
    increases were also seen in Q1 index values from previous years.
  • Geographically, five of six measured regions showed index increases
    comparable to the national average. The Southwest region was the only
    region to show index decreases, falling 22.5 points to -9.6. This
    negative index value reflects slight contraction in the region.
  • Facilities of all sizes follow national trends, with seasonal
    increases in Q1. Larger facilities also saw an index increase in Q4 of

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive Summary

2. Scorecard

3. Index Data

4. Demographics

5. National Breakdown

6. Regional Breakdown

7. Research Methods

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