The Week In... Medical Devices (29/10-02/11)
  • Posted on: 02/11/2018
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The Week In... Medical Devices (29/10-02/11)

Get up to date with this week’s top medical devices news! We’ve scoured the global news pages and picked some of what we think are the top news items across the medical devices sector this week, including expected growth, the Medical Device Regulation, and Amazon throwing their hat into the ring of devices sales. Take a look!

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5 sticking points in the EU medical device reg transition

The Medical Device Regulation is set to take effect from May 2020, and as the countdown continues a lack of guidance is hindering preparation. 

Look out device makers — Amazon set to sell glucose monitors, blood pressure cuffs

Amazon is set to sell medical devices straight to consumers in partnership with Arcadia Group under the brand name of Choice, in a move that will see the products purchased out of consumers’ insurance plans. 

Europe to Remain Second Largest Market for Medical Device Technologies, Finds FMI Study

Future Market Insights has announced the addition of the ‘Medical Device Technologies Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2015-2025’ report. 

Global medical device market is expected to reach $409.5 billion by 2023

According to global management consulting and market research firm, Lucintel, the future of the global medical device market looks bright, forecast to grow at a CAGR of 4.5% from 2018-2023.