Monday, June 15, 2009

Procedure Growth

The February 2009 "Fact File" in Health Leaders magazine focused on the results of an Intensive Care survey conducted in conjunction with Thomson Reuters, a Fact File partner.

The ICU is one of the most complex settings in a hospital, involving many specialists who offer a wide spectrum of complex care to critically ill patients. While cardiology and general surgery continue to top the list of ICU discharges, other kinds of procedures are seeing high growth in the critical care arena.

We were intrigued to find that sleep studies was projected to be the #1 high-volume intensive care procedure. The graph below shows sleep studies with above average growth rates performed by critical care medicine specialists.

Our client Total Sleep is part of this growing market.

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