• by esalazar@marketresearch.com
  • January 30 2015
  • blood
  • plasma


Plasma Is Stronger than Blood - What to Expect in Blood-Related Device, Diagnostic and Biopharma Markets

Plasma Is Stronger than Blood - What to Expect in Blood-Related Device, Diagnostic and Biopharma Markets

The expansion of viable, safe blood collection systems remains a challenge in the developing world; established economies - where the bulk of the global blood products market is found - face a far different form of market transition. The volume of blood transfusions in the United States is declining: between 2009 and 2014 blood transfusions fell approximately by one third according to the American Red Cross. Recent blood transfusion statistics from Europe show a similarly negative trend. Lower t...


Sleep Apnea Far From Slumbering Factor in the Respiratory Device Market

Sleep Apnea Far From Slumbering Factor in the Respiratory Device Market

Respiratory health in populations worldwide has been challenged by numerous factors including worsening air quality, substandard living conditions, other allergenic risk factors, and even economic development. Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) have been significant factors fueling contemporary market growth in the global respiratory devices market according to Kalorama Information. The majority of the respiratory devices market is represented by inhalers or devices for the...


Physician Office Lab Market Gets a Shot in the Arm: Newly CLIA-Waived Alere i Molecular Flu Test

Physician Office Lab Market Gets a Shot in the Arm: Newly CLIA-Waived Alere i Molecular Flu Test

Rapid influenza (flu) testing is a high-profile fixture of the physician office laboratory (POL) diagnostics market. Easy-to-use lateral flow tests and other immunoassays run on automated readers are adequately reliable for primary care, urgent care and inpatient care settings. Such products also push infectious disease testing into the point-of-care (POC) and near-patient testing arena, allowing providers to initiate care during the same visit or day. Rapid flu tests represent significant reven...


Companion Animal and Food Animal Diagnostics Demand Different Strategies from Vet Dx Companies

Companion Animal and Food Animal Diagnostics Demand Different Strategies from Vet Dx Companies

Lab testing performed as part of the veterinary care of food animals (livestock and production animals) and companion animals (pets) supports two distinct market segments. The combined veterinary diagnostics market is served by companies that predominately focus on one of the two segments: food animal diagnostics or companion animal diagnostics. With a major exception of IDEXX laboratories, the veterinary diagnostics industry is populated by companies that have pursued product development along ...


Healthcare IT News On Kalorama Top 5 Trends

Healthcare IT News On Kalorama Top 5 Trends

Healthcare IT News featured Kalorama’s five top healthcare trends of 2014 in its Dec. 30th edition, taking special note of the growth of patient monitoring systems that Kalorama Information projects over the next five years. The trend analysis we issued for last year is based on the markets we’ve studied and the requests we’ve received from customers as areas they’d like to have greater insight into.. Other media outlets that took note of our trends include Pharma Times, Drug Store News, Dot Med...