JUN 28 2018

Modicare: Which States Matter the Most?

Medical Devices, Universal Health Care

Dubbed as ‘Modicare’ (named after the Indian prime minister), India’s National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) is being considered as the world’s largest government funded healthcare scheme. The scheme is expected to benefit 500 million people by providing them with cover for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization. While the recent press around the scheme focuses largely…

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MAR 23 2017

MedTech in APAC – Harmonizing Hazards and Rewards for Rapid Expansion

Emerging Markets, Health Care, Medical Devices

Being the third largest medtech market in the world, Asia-Pacific (APAC) is becoming an investment hub for medical technology companies globally. Owing to the economic growth of the region and increasing income of the local population, healthcare affordability and quality are on the rise. These are the ground reasons that drive medtech companies to focus…

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NOV 02 2016

A Doctor under Your Skin: Wearable Medical Devices in India, Brazil, and China

Emerging Markets, Health Care, Medical Devices, Technology

From smart glasses that allow a surgeon to operate having his patient’s medical records at sight to an intelligent contact lens that measures glucose levels of its wearer, technological innovations are changing the world as we know it. Wearable medical device market growth has been promising and the industry is expected to reach a value…

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FEB 25 2014

Generic Medical Devices: Can They Breach the Branded Wall?

Emerging Markets, Medical Devices

Multinational companies such as J&J, GE, and Siemens have dominated the medical devices industry thanks to product innovation and lack of competition from cheaper alternatives from generic manufacturers. Though local competition has emerged in some of the larger markets such China, most domestic companies remain small-sized, focusing on less complex Class I and Class II…

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