Medical imaging through the use of MRI equipment accounts for approximately 25% of the medical imaging technologies used globally. Determining the influence of MR imaging on future healthcare trends and the viability for market expansion in a stringent reimbursement and regulatory environment are key reasons for conducting this market study.
Macro trends that benefit the MRI market include: an aging worldwide population; continued global urbanization; prevalence of major diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes; and expanding access to healthcare products and services, particularly in rural areas and for younger populations. Negative global trends include stricter medical insurance reimbursement policies and economic turbulence throughout the world.
The study will explore the keys to continued growth in this industry, including increasing sales in developing regions, expanded services, a strong pipeline of new products, and new applications for existing technologies.
STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
The goal of this study is to describe and discuss changes in the global MRI market. This report is designed to achieve the following objectives:
To describe the trends and developments for each type of MRI technology and how each is meant to satisfy the needs of manufacturers.
To analyze market and driving forces to determine the market size for the technologies and pinpoint target applications.
To examine the MRI business in terms of specific companies and their position in the market.
The report is designed to appeal to many different readers including venture capitalists interested in exploring commercialization opportunities, marketing and management individuals within the industry, and even the casual reader who desires to understand how market pressures and technology in
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