One must have noticed the need for hospitals to either hurry up and give their test results, or just not scare them by saying that they will have to stand in line for the same. And this is one option they always had, and so they took it. The best way to make sure that they get correct test results and accurate results was if they managed to use the best of technology and reduce the number of errors in the system.
For this, most of the hospitals have different laboratories to make sure that there are separate clinics for proper results.
Major factors responsible for the growth of this market are aging population, increased healthcare spending and preference for preventive medicine. In the United States, there was news about how the use of more and more machines and tools for bringing out better and accurate test results were shown. The number of labs in and around the continent has increased by a drastic amount and has shown great results, in this global market.
Why does one need them?
There are different reasons why labs are needed across the world. For patients it is basically a convenience place and a more reliable one at that, because we do not have to constantly keep going or hospitals or some other chemists to get our results. There is always one place to go to and it is always convenient. Secondly, this is also better for the hospitals because then, they can save on all the extra space and actually get more equipment needed to address the patients. This way, it helps both the parties.
The need for labs has increased all over as well, because there are still some hospitals that do not possess those many tools to carry out the tests and this sometimes results in accidents and wrong diagnoses of medicines. It has been happening all across and has caused immense disturbance in the physical and the mental state of the patients and their families. A wrongful diagnoses costs not just money but the mental health of that patient and this can definitely turn out bad.
While there are more and more labs these days, they are also diverting from their main objective and looking at something better that is, creating employment. With the number of labs opening, there are people who are able to assist there, people who are able to do all kinds of jobs and basically survive and earn for themselves and their families.