Nashville, TN (PRWEB) October 18, 2004
Dominic & Irvine Research, a leading market intelligence company, recently completed a comprehensive study of more than 900 laboratories in the United States focusing on pulmonary function testing.
The pulmonary testing equipment of VIASYS Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:VAS) rated #1 in system performance and #1 in customer satisfaction, according to this study. VIASYS Healthcare manufactures and distributes both SensorMedicsÂ® and JaegerÂ pulmonary function testing equipment, the leading choice of pulmonary laboratories for the last decade.
In addition to the analyzed data, research identified; 1) the most frequently performed procedures are spirometry including pre- and post-bronchodilator therapy assessments, lung volume and diffusion capacity measurements, 2) most of the tests are out-patient procedures with over 40% of the facilities surveyed operating near maximum capacity, 3) any of these facilities plan to interface the labÂs pulmonary equipment to the hospital information system within the next two years.
Further details on the results of the study can be viewed as an attached file, "Pulmonary Research Study", listed on this newswire.
About Dominic & Irvine Research
Based in Franklin, TN, Dominic & Irvine (D&I) conducts independent market research studies. Studies are completed through interactive guided phone interviews with highly trained research professionals. The interview format allows for the most accurate data with the highest level of integrity. D&I ensures accuracy by setting the new standard of 80% completion rate to all applicable facilities. Since its inception, D&I has completed more than 100 national studies in all areas of the healthcare industry and presented its findings at both national and international conventions and trade shows as well as sharing results with interview participants.
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