Tag Archives: healthcare

Emerging Markets in the Medical Device Industry

In recent years, the market for medical devices has grown substantially in China, Mexico and Brazil. Many medical device companies are looking to these emerging markets for consistent revenue growth. China is currently the third largest market in the world for medical devices and likely to become the second largest soon. 31% of the devices […]

Design thinking: case study from GE Healthcare

Design thinking case study: GE Healthcare We have talked about the origin and the principles of Design Thinking in past blog posts. But how do a company really use the design thinking approach to redefine a service or a product? Here an interesting example at GE Healtcare. Medical procedures can be scary for patients, and […]

Six top medtech trend insights 2014

Article from Medical Device Business  From a zipper-like wound closure device that can be peeled off at home to a telemedicine robot, there are plenty of ingenious devices included as finalists in this year’s Medical Design Excellence Awards. It is worth noting, however, that the array of finalists reflect many of the major trends presently taking place in the […]