Q4 2016 Laboratory Market Pulse
The HIDA laboratory test-volume-weighted utilization index reveals slight expansion in Q4 2016.
The index is up 9.9 points from Q3 2016.
The increase is driven by substantially higher reported test volumes in the southeast, northcentral, and northwest regions.
Large hospital facilities contributed most to national index increases, with a 26.1 point index jump in Q4.
In Q4, 54% of respondents reported CBC as their top test by volume, and 27% reported metabolic.
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