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U.S. Market for Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
[November 28, 2012]

U.S. Market for Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)

NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: U.S. Market for Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) In 2011, the total U.S. market for PACS was valued at over $1 billion.

The PACS market consists of revenue generated from new unit sales, system upgrades and service & maintenance. As the market begins to mature, there will be a decline in new unit sales as the installed base reaches full penetration. However, market growth is expected to be sustained by revenue generated through service contracts as healthcare providers require some form of service & maintenance in order to sustain their PACS systems. Previously, the industry had predicted strong growth; however, it has been hindered by the slow recovery following the 2008 financial crisis and the recent focus of healthcare recovery spending on the implementation of EMR systems.

Scope: This report pertains to a forecast period of 10 years (2008 - 2018) for the U.S.

Report Contents: Competitor Analysis Identified Strategic Opportunities Market Overview by Segment & Country Trend Analysis by Segment & Country Market Drivers & Limiters Mergers & Acquisitions Customer Feedback and Market Monitoring Main Segments Included: PACS Market by Facility PACS Market by Imaging Volume PACS Market by Department Companies Included: Fujifilm Medical Systems AGFA Healthcare McKesson Provider Technologies Siemens Healthcare Merge Healthcare Carestream Health Philips Healthcare DR Systems Inc.

7 Medical American Medical Sales Aspyra Avreo BRIT Systems CoActiv Medical Connect Imaging eRAD NovaRad Ramsoft ScImage Sectra Sunquest Information Systems Viztek Reasons To Buy: This report analyzes and evaluates the current state of the market including existing and potential markets, product average selling prices, and unit volumes. The report also highlights the opportunities and potential hazards involved, and presents strategies for successfully navigating the market landscape. Furthermore, it seeks to identify the trends and technologies that will affect the future of each market segment and prepares an unbiased critical assessment of such market drivers and limiters based on our "bottom up" approach, which includes primary and secondary research methods.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY1 1.1 U.S. MARKET FOR PICTURE ARCHIVING AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS..1 1.2 PACS MARKET BY FACILITY 2 1.3 PACS MARKET BY IMAGING VOLUME.3 1.4 PACS MARKET BY DEPARTMENT ..4 1.5 INSTALLED BASE 5 1.6 COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS .6 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY7 2.1 RESEARCH SCOPE ..7 2.2 IDATA'S 9-STEP METHODOLOGY 7 Step 1: Project Initiation & Team Selection..7 Step 2: Prepare Data Systems and Perform Secondary Research ..10 Step 3: Preparation for Interviews & Questionnaire Design.11 Step 4: Performing Primary Research ..12 Step 5: Research Analysis: Establishing Baseline Estimates.14 Step 6: Market Forecast and Analysis15 Step 7: Identify Strategic Opportunities17 Step 8: Final Review and Market Release18 Step 9: Customer Feedback and Market Monitoring .19 U.S. PICTURE ARCHIVING AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS MARKET.20 3.1 INTRODUCTION .20 3.1.1 Definition of PACS ..20 3.1.2 DICOM Standards for PACS .20 3.1.3 Integrating the Health Enterprise (IHE) ..21 3.1.4 PACS Hardware..21 3.1.5 PACS Software .22 3.1.6 PACS Workflow22 3.1.7 PACS Image Backup ..22 3.1.8 PACS Financing Options .23 Consideration of Future Costs ..23 PACS Financing 23 Service Contracts .24 Client / Server Model .24 Application Service Provider ("ASP") model25 Software as a Service ("SaaS") Model .25 3.1.9 Hospital Information Systems and Integration..26 3.1.10 Vendor Neutral Archives (VNA).27 3.1.11 PACS and EMR Relationship ..27 3.2 MARKET OVERVIEW..29 3.2.1 PACS Market.29 3.2.2 Market Breakdown ..32 3.2.3 Penetration Rate of PACS 34 3.2.4 Effects of Economic Crisis ..36 3.3 MARKET ANALYSIS AND FORECASTS.37 3.3.1 PACS Market from New Unit Sales.37 3.3.2 PACS Market from System Upgrades.39 3.3.3 PACS Market from Service & Maintenance41 3.4 MARKET DRIVERS AND LIMITERS 43 3.4.1 Market Drivers .43 3.4.2 Market Limiters 45 3.5 LEGISLATION .47 3.5.1 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) 47 3.5.2 Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise Standard (IHE) 47 3.6 COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS ..48 3.6.1 Leading Competitors ..48 3.6.2 Market Concentration 53 3.7 MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS55 PACS MARKET BY FACILITY 56 4.1 INTRODUCTION .56 4.2 MARKET OVERVIEW..57 4.3 MARKET ANALYSIS AND FORECAST ..60 4.3.1 Number of Facilities and Installed Base by Facility Type ..60 4.3.2 Large Hospitals 64 4.3.3 Medium Hospitals67 4.3.4 Small / Community Hospitals .70 4.3.5 Non-Affiliated Imaging Centers 73 PACS MARKET BY IMAGING VOLUME 76 5.1 INTRODUCTION .76 5.2 MARKET OVERVIEW..77 5.3 MARKET ANALYSIS AND FORECAST ..82 5.3.1 Number of Facilities and Installed Base by Imaging Volume82 5.3.2 Market for Facilities with Over 200,000 Imaging Volume .85 5.3.3 Market for Facilities with 100,000 to 200,000 Imaging Volume .87 5.3.4 Market for Facilities with 50,000 to 100,000 Imaging Volume 89 5.3.5 Market for Facilities with 20,000 to 50,000 Imaging Volume ..91 5.3.6 Market for Facilities with Less Than 20,000 Imaging Volume .93 PACS MARKET BY DEPARTMENT.95 6.1 INTRODUCTION .95 6.1.1 Enterprise-level PACS95 6.2 MARKET OVERVIEW..97 6.3 MARKET ANALYSIS AND FORECAST 100 6.3.1 Radiology PACS100 6.3.2 Cardiology PACS ..102 6.3.3 Other PACS .104 APPENDIX 106 7.1 CLOUD-BASED PACS MARKET ..106 ABBREVIATIONS ..108 To order this report: Healthcare Industry: U.S. Market for Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) Contact Nicolas: nicolasbombourg@reportlinker.comUS: (805)-652-2626Intl: +1 805-652-2626 SOURCE Reportlinker

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