Outpatient imaging, teleradiology shape U.S. radiology market

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Amy Thompson
Published: October 20, 2022 In The News

19th October 2022 – Written by Amy Thompson and Arun Gill – Featured on AuntMinnie.com

The healthcare market is witnessing a dynamic shift in how and where patients want to receive care, with the flexibility and convenience of outpatient settings driving a greater utilization of outpatient imaging and teleradiology services. This trend is most prevalent in the U.S. market.

This change is being driven predominantly by changes to reimbursement and payers pushing non-emergency imaging to the outpatient setting, as well as the legacy of the pandemic having its part to play. Impacting both image acquisition, image reading, and services, this has led to market growth and vendor opportunities within traditional outpatient imaging providers, such as imaging centers and radiology reading groups, as well as teleradiology groups…