The market is being driven by smaller components, wireless technology and new control systems.
Although pharmaceuticals are the main treatment route, medical devices are needed to fight the disease on a new level.
Why does anyone want to hack a medical device or steal medical data? The risk may appear low, but unfortunately this is not the case.
In the quest for faster, more accurate results, these products will have a tremendous impact on diagnosing infectious diseases.
Changes in financial reporting can be an annual disruption for medical device companies. But the impact of recent changes to financial accounting standards is likely the most sweeping since the passage of the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002.
Access to the IVD market in China is lengthy and complicated.
Tissue scaffolding, nerve grafting and skin printing hold promise, but there is much more work to be done.
When applicable, the process provides novel products with a speedier route to market.
Although healthcare industry tends to be slow to adopt new technologies, device companies should seriously consider the potential of blockchain.
From manufacturing medical devices and dental implants to bioprinting organs for transplant, 3-D printing is on the verge of revolutionizing healthcare in the coming years.