2013 № 9 National and regional assessment of the use of diagnostic resources in the Russian Federation (Moscow, Russia)
The article examines the use of magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear diagnostic, endoscopic and functional diagnostics in public healthcare in Russia. Differences in availability of MRI diagnostic equipment, PET, gastroscopy, colonoscopy, Holter monitoring of ECG and blood pressure equipment among Russian region are discussed. Differences in the number of diagnostic tests performed (including difference in per capita numbers), and a significant difference in operating efficiency are observed and discussed.
2013 № 10 Trends in the development of laboratory services in Russia in 2009–2012 (Moscow, Russia)
The article presents data on the volume and structure of the clinical laboratories in the country. An increase to 16 000 the number of laboratories in the decline in the number of medical facilities of MoH system. The share of centralized clinical diagnostic laboratories in Russia does not exceed 3,8%. The specificity of the laboratory service, which is manifested in the lagging pace of growth from analitical equipments, relatively low labor productivity.