DES PLAINES, IL - September 6, 2012 IMV's new MR survey shows the average age of installed magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners in the U.S. has increased from 8 years in 2007 to 10.0 years in 2011.
DES PLAINES, IL - August 21, 2012 The growth rate of PET and PET/CT medical imaging scans in the U.S. began to slow in 2011, when an estimated 1.85 million clinical PET patient exams were performed.
DES PLAINES, IL - June 5, 2012 - According to IMV's new report on CT, 80% of respondents from hospital owned CT departments cite managing increased outpatient and emergency patients as a major priority for 2012. Outpatient and ER patients comprised over 80% of all patients scanned with CT in 2011.
DES PLAINES, IL - March 8, 2012 - IMV's latest research report shows that nearly two-thirds of radiation therapy sites have an EMR or complete patient record available on their oncology information systems. This trend will continue, with nearly 80% of planned purchases and upgrades of oncology information systems incorporating an EMR.
DES PLAINES, IL - February 9, 2012 - According to new research from IMV, efforts to reduce the use of medical imaging could be having an impact on how frequently cardiologists order diagnostic imaging exams. When compared to similar research conducted in 2008, IMV's new report shows cardiologists anticipate using fewer diagnostic imaging tests to diagnose a particular condition.
DES PLAINES, IL - December 15, 2011 - IMV's latest research on angiography labs in U.S. hospitals shows that in 2010 1.710 angiography labs performed 4.9 million procedures in hospitals with 150 or more beds. This represents an average growth rate of 1% from 2008 to 2010.
DES PLAINES, IL - October 20, 2011 - IMV's latest research on nuclear medicine shows that nuclear medicine procedures are at the same level as they were in 2007. Respondents to IMV's recent survey cite preauthorization as the primary reason for this lack of growth.
DES PLAINES, IL - August 1, 2011 - According to new research from IMV, clinical PET patient studies increased 14.7% from 2008 to 2010, as sites continue to install PET imaging units and increase their capacity to perform procedures.
DES PLAINES, IL - June 10, 2011 - IMV's new report on the CT Market in the U.S. shows that hospital CT departments have a positive view of procedure growth, while faced with the challenges of declining reimbursement. Freestanding facilities are not as optimistic.
DES PLAINES, IL - March 30, 2011 - IMV's new MR report, shows over one-third of all MR providers are planning on purchasing at least one MR scanner from 2011 to 2013, indicating the demand for MR scanners is likely to improve.
DES PLAINES, IL - February 10, 2011 - IMV's recent report on X-ray, CR and DR shows that more x-ray procedures are being performed on fewer x-ray units in U.S. hospitals
DES PLAINES, IL - January 26, 2011 - New study released by IMV shows cardiology PACS adoption is maturing while integration with CVIS and/or PACS is a work in progress.