Portable X-ray services are becoming more in demand as patients, especially baby boomers are now opting to have X-rays taken at home. In-home X-ray services help patients, especially those in critical health conditions, avoid difficult and potentially hazardous trips to hospitals. There are also other patients who wish to be treated at home, out of familiarity and convenience.
The rising incidence of chronic diseases, coupled with the growing number of diagnostic imaging procedures, research, and development activities, as well as technological advancements in imaging systems are significant factors that provide growth opportunities for the medical X-ray market. As reported by Global Market Insights, Inc., the medical X-ray market size is projected to surpass $15 billion by 2024.
Digital X-ray systems offer benefits like improved diagnostic imaging, faster processing, flexible mobility, as well as reduced radiation exposure during the detection and treatment of various medical conditions, such as neurological problems, cancer, cardiac diseases, and bone-related problems. Thus, such issues contribute to increasing the demand for digital X-ray products over the forecast period.