Signify Premium Insight: The Impact of Inflation on Medical Imaging
Published: August 16, 2022
Medical imaging vendors are facing stern challenges. The lasting disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, for instance, has meant that hospitals are dealing with enormous volumes of patients who saw their elective procedures and screening exams delayed. Logistical challenges such as disruption to supply chains and shortages of key components are hampering vendors’ ability to produce enough systems to satisfy demand, while pushing their production costs higher. Further, there are also shortages of key personnel at healthcare providers, with recruitment challenges that are particularly acute in some regions.