Singapore

Domestic Market: $525.2 million (2015)

Exports: $5.8 billion (2015)

Major Export Markets: Asia

Local Players: HealthSTATS, Veredus Laboratories

Regulatory Body: Health Sciences Authority

Stat: ...

February 5th, 2016
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Malaysia

Domestic Market: $1.4 billion (2015)

Exports: $3.2 billion (est. by 2020)

Major Export Markets: Asia

Local Players: ABio Orthopaedics, Straits Orthopaedics, Dispo-Med, Vigilenz Medical Devices, Allenhealthcare, UWC Healthcare, Top Glove

Regulatory Body: Medical Device Authority

Stat: ...

February 5th, 2016
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Brazil

Domestic Market: $4.6 billion (2015)

Exports: $847 million (2013)

Major Export Markets: Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela

Local Players: Viotti

Regulatory Body: National Agency of Sanitary Surveillance (ANVISA)

Stat: Although suffering due to Brazil's strained economy, the country's...

February 5th, 2016
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Israel

Domestic Market: $1.0 billion (2015)

Exports: $1.6 billion (2011)

Major Export Markets: United States, Japan, China, Europe

Local Players: Given Imaging

Regulatory Body: AMAR

Stat: A majority of medical device companies in...

February 5th, 2016
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China

Domestic Market: $17.7 billion (2015)

Exports: 19.3 billion (2013)

Major Export Markets: United States, Germany, Japan

Local Players: Mindray, Shinva Medical Instrument Co.

Regulatory Body: China Food and Drug Administration

Stat: China's...

February 5th, 2016
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Australia

Domestic Market: $4.2 billion (2015)

Exports: $2.23 billion (2015)

Major Export Markets: New Zealand, Europe

Local Players: Nasonics, Impedimed, Somnomed, Atomo Diagnostics, Reva Medical

Regulatory Body...

February 5th, 2016
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FDA has approved the first MR-conditional cardiac resynchronization therapy - defibrillator devices in the U.S. made by Medtronic.

Arundhati Parmar

Medtronic announced Friday that FDA has approved the the first MR-conditional cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators (CRT-Ds) for the treatment of heart failure in the U.S. 

The Medtronic Amplia MRI Quad CRT-D SureScan and Compia MRI Quad CRT-D SureScan systems are approved for MRI scans on any part of the body without any kind of positioning restrictions. The...

February 5th, 2016
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The United States and Europe have been the traditional leaders when it comes to medtech innovation, but these countries are hot on their heels.

What nation will emerge as the next great global medtech hub? Consider these countries, where the medical device industry is growing rapidly.
 
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February 4th, 2016
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If you are interested in a career in device sales, or medical sales overall, consider these highly regarded firms. 

Arundhati Parmar

Johnson & Johnson just announced that it will let go 4%-6% of its device workforce - which most likely includes medical sales positions - but the diversified conglomerate still comes out as a winner when it comes to best medical device firms to work in medical sales.

The 5th annual survey from MedReps brought responses from more than 1,400 responses and they overwhelmingly chose Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic and Stryker as the best places to work for in medical sales. Specifically for...

February 4th, 2016
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Holiday sales of Edwards Lifesciences' transcatheter aortic valve replacement systems were unusually high last year.

Arundhati Parmar

Undergoing a cardiac procedure is not something patients can enter into lightly. Even less invasive procedures like transcatheter aortic valve replacement is no picnic especially at the end of the year when everyone is in the mood to celebrate with family.

After all, who wants to be in the hospital during Christmas?

Imagine the...

February 3rd, 2016
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