Navigation Links
Emphasis on X-Ray Quality Spurs Adoption of Computed and Digital Radiography in Europe, Finds Frost & Sullivan
Date:5/15/2013

LONDON, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The need to improve the efficiency and quality of X-ray examinations will drive healthcare facilities across Europe to install computed radiography (CR) and digital radiography (DR) systems. The emergence of retrofit systems based on flat panel technology has popularised DR systems, and will sustain investments in the European computed and digital radiography market.

New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (http://www.medtech.frost.com), Western and Eastern European Markets for Computed and Digital Radiography, finds that the market earned revenues of more than $388.8 million in 2011 and estimates this to reach $473.9 million in 2016.

The implementation of picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) will contribute to the growth of the CR and DR market in Europe, as healthcare facilities look to fully benefit from the benefits of both PACS and digital X-ray solutions.

"CR and DR technologies' advantages over analogue X-rays, which include increased patient throughput as well as shorter examination and result analysis times, have also encouraged their adoption," says Frost & Sullivan Healthcare Industry Analyst Dominika Grzywinska . "The shortage of radiologists further drives uptake, as digital systems enable a radiologist to cater to nearly three times the number of patients served using analogue X-rays."

Retrofit systems, which facilitate the upgrade of existing X-ray systems without replacing the installed base, are growing popular especially in Western Europe. In fact, many end users prefer retrofit solutions offering high throughput and image quality at reasonable costs, rather than new DR systems that require added investments.

While these retrofit systems have made digitization more cost-effective and prices of both CR and DR systems continue to decline, affordability remains an issue owing to the challenging economic situation in Europe.

"Customers are placing greater emphasis on return-on-investments, looking for solutions tailored to their needs at an affordable price," concludes Grzywinska. "Therefore, vendors need to deliver mid-range and low-end solutions that appeal to a wider range of customers and to smaller end users in particular."

In Italy, large public healthcare facilities are mostly interested in full-room DR solutions, rather than retrofit systems. The later ones are being purchased mostly by private facilities, which prefer to purchase a less expensive X-ray system and invest in other modalities, than to purchase a very expensive, high-end DR system.

If you are interested in more information on this research, please send an email to Anna Zanchi , Corporate Communications, at anna.zanchi@frost.com

Western and Eastern European Markets for Computed and Digital Radiography is part of the Advanced Medical Technologies Growth Partnership Service program. Frost & Sullivan's related research services include: US DR and CR Markets and Medical Imaging Market Outlook for CEE and Russia. All research services included in subscriptions provide detailed market opportunities and industry trends evaluated following extensive interviews with market participants.

About Frost & Sullivan
Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, works in collaboration with clients to leverage visionary innovation that addresses the global challenges and related growth opportunities that will make or break today's market participants.

Our "Growth Partnership" supports clients by addressing these opportunities and incorporating two key elements driving visionary innovation: The Integrated Value Proposition and The Partnership Infrastructure.

  • The Integrated Value Proposition provides support to our clients throughout all phases of their journey to visionary innovation including: research, analysis, strategy, vision, innovation and implementation.
  • The Partnership Infrastructure is entirely unique as it constructs the foundation upon which visionary innovation becomes possible. This includes our 360 degree research, comprehensive industry coverage, career best practices as well as our global footprint of more than 40 offices.

For more than 50 years, we have been developing growth strategies for the global 1000, emerging businesses, the public sector and the investment community. Is your organization prepared for the next profound wave of industry convergence, disruptive technologies, increasing competitive intensity, Mega Trends, breakthrough best practices, changing customer dynamics and emerging economies?

Contact Us:     Start the discussion

Join Us:           Join our community

Subscribe:       Newsletter on "the next big thing"

Register:         Gain access to visionary innovation

Contact
Anna Zanchi
Corporate Communications – Europe
P: +39.02.4851 6133
E: anna.zanchi@frost.com
http://www.frost.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Frost & Sullivan
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Analysis of the U.S. Interventional Radiology and Cardiology X-ray Equipment Market
2. Tribogenics Expands X-Ray Development Team With Key Hires
3. X-Ray Market (Portable, Handheld, Digital Radiography, Computed Radiography, Flat Panel Detection Systems, Mammography) is Expected to Reach USD 9.8 Billion Globally in 2018: Transparency Market Research
4. Varian Medical Systems to Exhibit Flat Panel Detectors, X-Ray Tubes and Imaging Software Optimized for Digital Radiography at CMEF
5. X-Ray Systems Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2018
6. Varian Medical Systems to Showcase Fast, Reliable, Wireless X-ray Image Detectors at the ECR Annual Meeting in Vienna Next Week
7. Global Image Sensor Market (2013 - 2018) By Technology (CCD, CMOS, Contact IS, Infrared, X-ray, FSI, BSI); Applications (Healthcare, Surveillance, Automobile, Consumer, Defense, Industrial); Geography (North America, Europe, APAC, ROW)
8. Varian Medical Systems to Exhibit New Wireless Flat Panel Detector, Image Processing Software and X-Ray Tubes for Digital Radiography at RSNA
9. Teledyne DALSA Showcases Industrys Largest CMOS Dynamic Flat X-Ray Detector at RSNA 2012
10. Varian Medical Systems to Exhibit Flat Panel Detectors, X-Ray Tubes and Imaging Software Optimized for Digital Radiography at MEDICA
11. The Future is Remote: Digital Radiology Revolutionizes the Way X-rays are Processed and Reviewed
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/12/2017)... and Company (NYSE: LLY ) has entered into ... litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District ... (tadalafil) unit dose patent. This patent was previously set ... agreement, Cialis exclusivity is now expected to end at the ... patent for Cialis is valid and infringed by companies seeking ...
(Date:7/11/2017)... 11, 2017  The global market for liquid biopsy ... $394.1 million in 2016.  Although in early stages, the ... in particular as a result of the gradual shift ... recent introduction of a significant number of new liquid ... of tumor biomarkers to guide treatment decisions. ...
(Date:7/11/2017)... July 11, 2017 Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ... pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral drug ... Drug Administration (FDA) has agreed to schedule an End-of-Phase ... IIb trial of its oral insulin capsule ORMD-0801 in ... trial met primary and secondary endpoints by indicating a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... July 21, 2017 , ... ... students improve their chances of acceptance to a residency in a United States ... earned degrees outside the U.S. , According to data released by the ECFMG®, ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... July 21, 2017 , ... West Dermatology is pleased ... Vu, PA-C. Beginning July 17, 2017, Ms. Vu will join West Dermatology’s large network ... experience in dermatology, skin cancer , and more. She graduated from the University ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... July 21, 2017 , ... How physicians and ... the rise, say researchers presenting their work at the American Orthopaedic Society ... combination of evaluating the patterns of change in concussion symptom presentation, diagnostic tools ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... ... July 20, 2017 , ... Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is ... rapidly without treatment. Newly diagnosed patients face intense chemotherapy regimens and a stem ... With such a challenging diagnosis that requires immediate action, patients and caregivers ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... ... ... For individuals with extended hospital stays or who are residents of nursing ... specially designed to accommodate patients with a wide range of ailments or special needs, ... has invented the patent-pending PORTABLE ARM REST, a specially designed armrest that features many ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):