What is the Size of the Indonesian IVD Market?

What is the Size of the Indonesian IVD Market?

With a combination of hospitals and community health centers, public and private laboratories, the sprawling Southeast asian nation's rising middle class presages a growing IVD market. This article discusses the Indonesian IVD market, including growth factors and multiple segments.


Quest and DiaSorin to Focus on Key Markets Following Acquisition Deal

Quest and DiaSorin to Focus on Key Markets Following Acquisition Deal

This blog post reviews aspects of DiaSorin’s acquisition of Focus Diagnostics from Quest Diagnostics that are relevant to markets reviewed in Kalorama Information reports The World Market for Infectious Disease Diagnostic Tests , Clinical Laboratory Services Market , and Mergers and Acquisitions in the IVD Market.

At the end of March, Quest Diagnostics and DiaSorin S.p.A. announced the latter’s acquisition of Quest subsidiary Focus Diagnostics, Inc. for $300 million. The deal assists Quest Dia...


Tech Giants Become Big Movers in Medical Research

Tech Giants Become Big Movers in Medical Research

Basic research is fundamental to the introduction of medicine, medical technologies and other marketable healthcare products. Its bewildering scope or the experimental freedom necessary for market-significant discoveries requires tremendous resources with relative inattention to profitability or return. If pharmaceuticals, medical devices and diagnostics are what emerge from the spigot of translational research workflows, basic research is the well - continually being dug deeper to access wider ...


Implementation is Not the End in the EMR Market

Implementation is Not the End in the EMR Market

Dissatisfaction with electronic medical records (EMR) systems in use and the need to meet government-defined meaningful use requirements is driving sales of replacement EMR systems. Kalorama Information in Electronic Medical Records 2015 discovered that up to one third of hospitals are dissatisfied with their EMR or electronic health record (EHR) system. Software capabilities and physician user friendliness often factor into an organization’s decision to upgrade or switch EMR vendors. Physician ...


Survey Highlights Small Beginnings, Great Potential for mHealth App Market

Survey Highlights Small Beginnings, Great Potential for mHealth App Market

Full coverage of the mHealth market is available from Kalorama Information’s recently published mHealth Markets Worldwide.

mHealth’s potential will spring from the reality that more of the global population today has better accessibility to wireless devices and mobile services than convenient, localized primary care. Doctors are now able to interact with and provide therapies and preliminary diagnoses to patients using wireless devices and communication. Using mobile device apps, patients them...


FDA Warning Formalizes Growing Cybersecurity Concerns for Medical Devices

FDA Warning Formalizes Growing Cybersecurity Concerns for Medical Devices

The ground-shaking OPM hack affecting over 20 million Americans and a string of other high-profile hacks in the private sector brought cybersecurity to the public’s attention, but it has become even more intimate of an issue for individuals following the FDA’s first ever medical device warning for IT vulnerabilities. The July 31 FDA warning communicated that an independent researcher and the manufacturer Hospira had found that the company’s Symbiq drug infusion pump could be accessed and control...


E-Prescriptions Drive Use of Cloud Computing

E-Prescriptions Drive Use of Cloud Computing

The demand for systems that can fill prescriptions electronically is one of the keys behind the use of cloud computing systems in healthcare, according to a report from Kalorama Information. The global market for cloud computing in healthcare is estimated to reach $3.9 billion for 2013, representing 21.1% growth over the 2012 year. The finding was made in Kalorama’s latest report, The World Market for Cloud Computing in Healthcare. http://www.kaloramainformation.com/Cloud-Computing-Healthcare-77...