Breakthrough advancements in medical devices and convergent technologies for the development of next-generation products have improved patient monitoring, safety and outcomes, reduced recovery time, and prevented costly complications.
Many U.S.-based medical device and technology companies are developing partnerships on a global scale to pursue innovation and implement strategies that will allow them to expand into emerging markets. Corporate managers believe that this strategy will offset the impact of diminishing VC investment due to almost-certain changes regarding the U.S. approval pathway for medical devices and the proposed innovation tax that skeptics fear may stifle innovation, decrease job opportunities, and limit solutions available to patients.
This publication features the world’s leading medical device and technology companies. This report provides an authoritative and complete overview of the largest manufacturers of medical devices and technologies around the globe in a convenient and concise format. Included are rankings of the largest device companies based on 2009 revenue and a corporate profile of each entity.
Company data featured in this edition include:
• Company overview
• Financials for recent years
• Rankings by revenue
• Leadership personnel
• Recent acquisitions
• Significant subsidiaries
• Medical specialties/sectors
• Key products