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VIDEO: 5 Key Facts about Point-of-Care (POC) Diagnostic Tests

Learn about these 5 key facts based on research featured in The Worldwide Market for Point-of-Care (POC) Diagnostic Tests, 9th Edition (published April 2022), a recent report by Kalorama Information Watch the one minute video below for insights and important facts regarding the POC diagnostic testing market. And as always, Kalorama Information offers even more […]

At-Home Diagnostic Testing: COVID-19 Has Consumers More Comfortable with Tests for Infectious Diseases

The global at-home in vitro diagnostics (IVD) testing market had sales of $20.5 billion in 2021, up more than 35% from the previous year, largely due to increased testing in the infectious disease segment. Glucose testing and COVID-19 testing accounted for the majority of sales, according to leading medical market researcher Kalorama Information in the […]

106 Billion IVD Procedures and Counting

“Medical market researcher Kalorama Information forecasts exponential growth in both in vitro diagnostics (IVD) procedures and sales between 2021 and 2026.”   The global in vitro diagnostics (IVD) procedures market continues to grow off momentum originating at the height of the pandemic and lingering on today. There are currently 106,624 million (106 billion) in vitro […]

COVID-19 and 6 Other Trends Impacting the In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) Market

  “In many ways, the IVD testing market is center stage for the fight against the coronavirus…The COVID-19 market continues to play a major role in the growth of the IVD market with tests for the virus representing 27% of sales in 2021.” – Kalorama Information   Make no mistake, the in vitro diagnostics (IVD) […]

COVID-19 Testing Increases Demand in $150 Billion Clinical Laboratory Services Market, Future Growth Linked to Global Economies

  The global market for clinical laboratory services grew to an estimated $150.4 billion during 2020, with COVID-19 testing demand increasing the market by more than $26 billion over the year. These findings are according to insights featured in Clinical Laboratory Services Market, 6th Edition, a new report by leading medical market research publisher Kalorama […]

COVID-19: A Vaccine Solution?

Not since the Swine Flu epidemic of 2009 has there been this amount of emphasis on vaccines and vaccine development.  This new infectious disease threat with no anti-viral, nor vaccine is causing significant concern among healthcare providers, governments and the public.  Last-resort measures such as school closings and curfews in place in the United States […]

Boost for Remote Patient Monitoring in COVID-19 Bill That Passed House, Senate

The House of Representatives and Senate today passed an $8.3 billion spending package to help providers and local governments handle the spread of the coronavirus and to boost the development of vaccines and tests of the virus.  While vaccine support and spending on healthcare is expected, the bill also  boosts telehealth solutions with financial support […]

Coronavirus Mortality Rate Upped to 3.4%; Increasing Need for Testing

With the world’s major health organization upping the mortality rate to 3.4%, there is increased need for a working rapid test for COVID-19 to be able to properly isolate patients and protect providers. The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised its estimate of the mortality rate of patients infected with the novel coronavirus to 3.4% […]

Expect to Hear a Lot of Talk about Coronavirus and Molecular Point of Care

A Harvard Business Review  article calls for molecular point of care to step in to detect #coronavirus. You’ll hear a lot of this in coming weeks, we think.  Molecular point of care is less than 10 years old but has shown promise in flu/strep, other respiratory pathogens. They are in the right place at the right […]