Worldwide Point of Care Diagnostics Industry 2014 to 2020 – Market Outlook
Growing number of decentralized diagnostic facilities is a significant trend observed in this market. Rise in prevalence of diseases with high unmet medical needs in terms of early diagnosis and treatment such as stroke, sepsis, hypercoagulation and diabetes and reimbursement policies supporting decentralized tests are some of the factors responsible for this market trend.
The hospital glucose testing market dominated the overall market in 2012, accounting for over 10% of the global revenue. Rising global prevalence of diabetes, high market penetration of handheld glucose monitoring devices and growing patient awareness levels in this segment are some of the factors attributing to its market share. Furthermore, OTC and rapid diagnostic tests and cardiac markers market are identified as two of the fastest growing segments. Rapid diagnosis enabling the timely treatment of diseases especially in the cardiovascular disease segment is one of the highest impact rendering drivers of this market.
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