Demand for outpatient diagnostic imaging has never been higher; and it is only expected to increase over the next three years. In fact, demand for outpatient diagnostic imaging is expected to increase by double digits across all modalities (CT, nuclear Cardiology, MRI, ultrasound, general radiology, DEXA, PET, mammography, nuclear science) through 2012.

Washington G-2 Reports' (Newark, New Jersey) Diagnostic Imaging Industry Outlook 2009: Market Trends & Analysis provides perspective on the top 10 trends that will shape the structure and the growth of the diagnostic imaging industry, through 2012. The company says the research provides insight into the size and structure of the U.S. diagnostic imaging market, managed care, Medicare and Medicaid, M&A, modality utilization and trends, the imaging equipment market and the overall outlook for the U.S. diagnostic and imaging market including advice on imminent challenges that could affect providers' ability to expand or even survive in coming years.