Research and Markets: Global Medical Imaging Market Report - 2013 Edition
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nz5m4s/global_medical) has announced the addition of the "Global Medical Imaging Market Report - 2013 Edition" report to their offering.
“Global Medical Imaging Market Report - 2013 Edition”
Medical imaging equipments primarily find application in obtaining images of internal body organs, tissues by using non-invasive methods. Commonly used imaging equipment includes X-ray, ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), positron emission tomography (PET), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine, mammography and fluoroscopy. The global medical imaging equipment market has grown at a healthy pace over the past few years owing to rising ageing population, expanding middle class, advances in functional imaging, healthcare reforms and improved supply in emerging markets. North America is the largest market having one-fourth share of total market followed by Europe, Japan and China. Ultrasound and MRI are the largest market segments based on sales revenue in 2012. Hybrid imaging systems like PET-MRI, PET-CT that combines several image modalities into one system is a key trend in medical imaging.
Increased Government funding on improving healthcare facilities in emerging markets like India, China and Russia has offered huge opportunity for suppliers/manufacturers. To compete in Asian markets, many foreign imaging companies are creating midrange devices with lower price points. Imaging equipment market in mature regions like North America and Europe was affected by financial instability and reimbursement cuts in 2012. Key issues in the market include strict regulation, limited provider budgets, high initial investment and shortages of radiologists. The major players in the global medical imaging market include General Electric, Siemens, Philips, and Hitachi Medical.
Key Topics Covered
1. Medical Imaging: An Overview
2. Global Medical Imaging Market
3. Regional Analysis – Medical Imaging Market
4. Growth Drivers
5. Key Issues
6. Competitive Landscape
7. Company Profiles
8. Market Outlook
- General Electric
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