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2016 Laboratory Market Pulse Q4

  • ID: 4051041
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 65 Pages
  • Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA)
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Key Findings:

  • The laboratory test-volume-weighted utilization index reveals slight expansion in Q4 2016.
  • The index is up 9.9 points from Q3 2016.
  • The increase is driven by substantially higher reported test volumes in the southeast, northcentral, and northwest regions.
  • Large hospital facilities contributed most to national index increases, with a 26.1 point index jump in Q4.
  • In Q4, 54% of respondents reported CBC as their top test by volume, and 27% reported metabolic.


  • The goal is to provide a snapshot expansion/contraction index on laboratory medical product usage.
  • Responses are scored for the index according to unique formula which ranks measures based on their influence on medical product usage.
  • The Q4 survey began fielding 1/3/2017 and closed 1/12/2017
  • The Q4 2016 Lab Market Pulse received 160 responses, 36% also responded in Q3. Q3 received 149 responses.
  • Average bed size of hospital facilities is 149.
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1. Executive Summary

2. Scorecard

3. Index Data

4. Demographics

5. National Breakdown

6. Regional Breakdown

  • Northeast
  • Southeast
  • Northcentral
  • Southcentral
  • Northwest
  • Southwest

7. Research Methods

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