Building a Better Veterinary Diagnostics Business - Thermo Fisher and Zoetis

Building a Better Veterinary Diagnostics Business - Thermo Fisher and Zoetis

Served by myriad companies differentiated by product strengths, the veterinary diagnostics market has had few dedicated or comprehensive market players outside of IDEXX Laboratories. The market leader serves the companion animal veterinary clinic market - offering veterinary platforms for clinical chemistry, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, critical care, and routine infectious disease testing - and food animal testing market. Otherwise, most veterinary diagnostics market players are limited...


Sale of a Third Siemens Healthcare Unit: Will The Company Stay in IVD?

Sale of a Third Siemens Healthcare Unit:  Will The Company Stay in IVD?

If the recent sale of its audiology unit was the only such move made this year, there would be no question about the place of Siemens in the healthcare market. But this recent sale is one of three. Siemens is the third largest company in IVD, according to Kalorama Information’s biennial survey of the IVD market, with 5.5 billion in IVD revenues last year. In July Siemens agreed to sell its clinical microbiology business to Beckman Coulter, a subsidiary of Danaher Corp. Then In August, Cerner bou...


Checking Up on Patient Monitoring: Medtronic and Covidien

Checking Up on Patient Monitoring: Medtronic and Covidien

Medtronic’s roughly $43 billion acquisition and merger with Covidien created the world’s second-largest medical device company. The deal had significant implications in terms of enhanced market presence and company financials with the Medtronic’s move to Covidien’s Ireland home. The deal also made Medtronic-Covidien a stronger leading player in the advanced remote patient monitoring system market. Together, the two companies will feature a diverse set of solutions spanning inpatient to home care...

  • by esalazar@marketresearch.com
  • November 5 2014
  • POL


How and Where IVD Will Find Growth in the Global POL Market - Part 2

How and Where IVD Will Find Growth in the Global POL Market - Part 2

( The first post of this series reviewed growth prospects for several POL test segments. Here the global POL market is discussed in terms of its regional segments )

Regulators and payers worldwide have been forced by the proliferation of point-of-care (POC) and near-patient test devices to address the allowable and suitable role of the physician office laboratory (POL). Payer acceptance of POL testing has varied. In some countries, the POL has been supported by higher schedule fees. In others,...