Medical Devices

Medical device representatives: The untold story

(Modern Healthcare) – The patient was a 77-year old diabetic with an ulcer on her big toe. There was almost no blood flow to the foot, and she was in terrible pain. The vascular surgeon examined the patient. A radiographic scan showed a calcium block in the patient’s leg, in the area around the knee. […]

Digital Surgery

The Rise of the On-Demand Robot Industry

(MD+DI) – As medical technology advances, we’re seeing the emergence and the importance of the ‘as-a-service’ model for medical devices. Specifically, the procurement of surgical robots as a capital expenditure is changing to include an on-demand robot usage model. […]

Business

How much is COVID-19 affecting procedure volumes for medtech?

(MassDevice) – UBS Financial Services released a report detailing how it expects medtech procedures to potentially keep dipping during the COVID-19 pandemic. The report highlighted a quicker-than-expected recovery in the second quarter after U.S. hospitals began canceling, delaying and deferring elective procedures in late March as the pandemic took hold. […]