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Market value growth of diagnostic imaging devices expected during Covid-19 outbreak

March 26, 2020

Hospitals are stretched thin to meet the demands of the global Covid-19 pandemic. Hospitals need to invest in their radiology suites to effectively diagnose and treat patients. While CT systems are in high demand due to their capability for clear imaging of the lungs, they also come with high price tags and maintenance fees.

Hard-pressed doctors in Italy have been making use of point-of-care (POC) ultrasound devices to monitor the progress of ill patients, even going so far as to call these devices ‘the new stethoscope’.