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Where Did Medtech Innovation Come from in 2013?


Posted in Medical Device Business by Jamie Hartford on May 9, 2014

Take a look at which therapy areas and companies pushed the industry forward last year. 


FDA approvals of innovative medical devices fell off a cliff last year. Only 23 products made it to market via a first-time PMA or humanitarian device exemption in 2013. That’s more than the 18 seen back in 2010 but still a 44% drop over 2012, according to EP Vantage. Here’s a breakdown of where innovations in the industry came from in 2013:

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Jamie Hartford, managing editor, MD+DI
jamie.hartford@ubm.com


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