New changes mean new challenges, but global harmonization could make things easier for device manufacturers in the long run.
Ultrasound technology has gone through a massive, recent progression. This article reviews four trends defining these enhancements.
Fueled by the need to provide quality care during a global pandemic, healthcare stakeholders are acting quickly to identify new opportunities and overcome challenges.
AI’s arrival in the cardiovascular profession brings a plethora of new opportunities for providing innovative, tailored treatment.
The omicron variant of the coronavirus has made clear that the impact of the pandemic is far from over, particularly for health systems and hospitals. The ongoing need to limit close contact between providers and patients means technology will continue to play a key role, but with that increased reliance on technology comes the heightened exposure to cyber risks, as well.
Increased use of remote and telehealth programs, networked medical devices, and “smart” product storage come with their own inherent risks.
Keeping temperature-sensitive medical products within the required levels is vital in today’s world, especially as supply-chain issues are making transportation challenging. Monitoring equipment will ensure items stay safe as they move from the device manufacturer to consumer.
The pandemic caused a significant increase in telehealth and health tech adoption among all consumers and care professionals, especially those for older consumers and caretakers.
The more healthcare professionals know about the benefits of digital health, the more they can leverage it to improve their patients’ experiences and remain resilient in an increasingly competitive space.
Experts point out some pitfalls that medtech companies should be aware of when trying to raise capital.