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Q4, 2016 Medical Supply Utilization Trends

  • ID: 4053162
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 58 Pages
  • Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA)
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Key Findings:

  • Physician market remains in moderate expansion mode with the index at 33.9 in Q4, a slight increase over 29.9 in Q3.
  • Northcentral and Northeast were the only two regions to experience contraction in Q4, with a drop of -0.5 and -3.5 points respectively. Four regions saw expansion, with Northwest and Southwest contributing the most to national gains.
  • Throughout 2016, index expansion at offices with 6 or more physicians outpaced that of smaller offices.


  • The goal is to provide a snapshot expansion/contraction index on physician office 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 Physician Market Pulse received 154 responses, 43% also responded in Q3. Q3 received 149 responses.
  • Average Physician Staff Size for this Survey is 5.
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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
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