Increasing competition and budgetary pressure on the provider side are the biggest challenges facing the medical technology industry in Europe. Joerg Kruetten and Carlos Meca discuss the findings of a new industry survey.
As the PCTs form clusters from which the Clinical Commissioning Groups will hatch, a new generation of NHS commissioners is being born. Thoreya Swage examines how medtech can help these new customers to redesign services.
New research shows that SME growth provides the best prospect for economic recovery in the UK. But, as private equity firm ECI notes, finding the cash to reach out to global partners and markets can be a critical hurdle.
What level of medical device failure is acceptable? Brad Abbey argues that the industry needs to arm itself against the threat of litigation – not with lawyers, but with the right kind of evidence.
France is Europe’s biggest importer and exporter of medical devices. However, current reforms are driving cost reduction and efficiencies. Medtech Business in association with Espicom takes a look at the French market for medical technologies.
The idea that ‘any qualified provider’ can deliver NHS services may be contentious, but it has roots in existing policy. Thoreya Swage examines the opportunities for industry in the changing health provider landscape.
Nanotechnology holds the key to a new generation of medical devices and diagnostics. Mike Fisher of the Nanotechnology KTN looks at how miniaturisation is changing the face of healthcare.
The diversity of wounds and the wounded means that the evidence base for wound care therapies is a complex issue. Professor Richard White of the University of Worcester and Wound Care Alliance UK looks at how companies can best establish the case for their products.
A highly-skilled workforce is a must in today’s competitive business environment. But as many companies slash their budgets in the relentless pursuit of efficiencies, is employee training becoming yet another victim of austerity?
The UK medical device market is one of the biggest in the world, with growth relying predominantly on imports. But it is also a significant exporter of medical technologies. In the second of two articles looking at the domestic market, Medtech Business in association with Espicom takes a look at the UK medtech export market.
The revised Health and Social Care Bill remains contentious, but appears likely to pass into legislation. Simone Carron-Peters of Frost & Sullivan analyses its probable impact on the UK healthcare market.
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