Diagnostic health services provide healthcare practitioners with information about the presence, severity and cause of diseases and other physical ailments in patients. The industry provides services that are a critical part of the full continuum of healthcare delivery, which includes prevention, diagnosis, treatment and monitoring, and they are thus cornerstones of the Australian health system.
Diagnostic imaging (DI) organisations are expected to generate total revenue from providing DI services under Medicare of $3.16 billion in 2012-13 (up 3.7% on 2011-12). About 70% of all DI services are funded through Medicare, and this percentage is growing.
The industry mainly provides diagnostic imaging services.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.