AuntMinnie's IMV MarketStat #33: Mobile versus fixed PET or PET/CT sites and scanners


November 22, 2004 --

As of IMV's 2003 PET census, 510 sites indicate they have a fixed PET or PET/CT scanner, and 890 sites report they utilize a mobile service to provide PET or PET/CT imaging capability, resulting in a total of 1,400 sites offering PET imaging services. The 890 sites using mobile PET report using the mobile service for an average of 1.2 days per week per site. Assuming that the mobile vans are scheduled with no downtime between sites, an estimated 210 mobile vans serve these 890 sites.

Based on responses to IMV’s 2003 PET Census Study.

The resulting estimate for total fixed PET and PET/CT scanner installed base identified in this 2003 PET census, including fixed and mobile units, is 755 scanners.

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MarketStat Archives

Cardiac versus noncardiac cath lab cases

External-beam patients per external-beam treatment unit

Distribution of nuclear medicine cameras, by type

Proportion of filmless procedures

CT procedure volume per site

Angiography procedure volume

Percent of MRI procedures using contrast media

Staffing of fixed PET sites

Cardiac cath imaging systems, by type

Radiation oncology patient mix

Fluoro contrast use

Distribution of CT sites

Clinical PET procedure mix

Distribution of radiology information systems

PACS shared image archiving

Mobile MRI vs. fixed MRI sites.

PET procedures per site

Echocardiography staff productivity

Cardiac cath lab case mix

Radiation oncology -- distribution of external beam therapy units

MRI productivity

Fluoroscopy procedure volume per site

Angiography procedure volume

Number of planned CR purchases

Top planned PACS applications

U.S. nuclear medicine utilization by top 10 states

Angiography room productivity

Nuclear medicine productivity

CT productivity per device

Mammography procedures per mammography unit


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