Gartner Research

Market Trends: Portable Medical Imaging Equipment, Worldwide, 2010

Published: 04 May 2010

ID: G00200225

Analyst(s): Steve Ohr

Summary

The increasing miniaturization, portability and affordability of medical imaging equipment could have a significant impact on how healthcare is practiced in many parts of the world. But this will depend on the availability of trained personnel to administer scans and interpret the images.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Major Suppliers of Medical Imaging Equipment
  • The Example of China
  • A Changing Care Delivery Environment
  • Anatomy of an Ultrasound Scanner
  • Technical Challenges

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