How Has Technology Changed the Medical Industry?

An infographic highlights the major technological milestones that has been witnessed in the medtech industry that have made significant contributions to how patients are treated.

From the humble stethoscope invented back in 1816 to the hybrid commercial MRI/PET scanner produced in 2008, medical technology has wrought big changes in the medical industry.

The infographic below, created by and presented by, captures all the major technological milestones of the medtech industry including the above, making the case for how the industry has made life better by allowing faster diagnosis, less invasive treatments and shorter hospital stays.


[Featured Photo: user LuisALouro]

-- By Arundhati Parmar, Senior Editor, MD+DI


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