Across Asia, government health and safety authorities have tightened regulations on medical devices this year, as markets continue to experience rapid change, and as the devices themselves gain sophistication and complexity at a blistering pace.
In general, the Asian markets have controlled the COVID-19 virus successfully outside of China, but its effect has still led to new developments and trends.
These countries have been more successful with managing the virus than the United States and the European Union.
COVID-19 is driving patients to seek telehealth solutions, and it won’t be a short-term boom.
The immense challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic are fueling interest in cloud computing among vaccine researchers, clinicians, healthcare companies and patients across Asia.
With the Covid-19 pandemic increasingly forcing healthcare testing, diagnosis and treatment online, the promise of augmented and virtual reality is drawing deepening interest in Asia’s medtech market.
The Chinese government is investing heavily in the development of new technologies that leverage AI. This includes solutions to address the COVID-19 outbreak.
Across the continent, governments and hospitals are purchasing robotics systems from abroad as well as developing the technologies themselves.
It is the pot of gold at the end of the medical rainbow—the promise that, by harnessing data, researchers can tailor drugs, devices, and treatments to the genetic configuration, lifestyle, and environment of individual patients.
This major health threat is driving demand for more diagnostic tests and devices to treat cardiac problems.