2Q 2016 Laboratory Market Pulse
The HIDA laboratory test
-volume-weighted utilization index reveals moderate expansion in Q2 2016.
The index is down 6.0 points from Q1 2016.
The decline is driven by a decrease in the percentage of respondents who
report growth in test volumes during Q2.
Small and medium
-sized facilities saw index declines similar to the national trends. However, larger facilities saw a slight increase.
48% of respondents report CBC as their top test by volume.