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Q1, 2017 US Laboratory Medical Supply Utilization Trends

  • ID: 4398363
  • Report
  • April 2017
  • Region: United States
  • 65 Pages
  • Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA)

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 2016.
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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

8. Contact

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