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Medtech Exclusive Survey: Does the Presidential Election Matter?


How much impact do you think the upcoming presidential election will have on the medical device and technology industry?  (1=No impact, 4=Somewhat of an impact, 7=Significant impact)

Medtech Elelction 2012 U.S. President

Top Medtech Issues

Top Regulatory Concerns

A targeted Internet survey was fielded from February 1st – February 10th, 2012.

The sample consisted of 283 respondents from UBM Canon’s database of medical device professionals who replied to an editorial asking for feedback.

Respondent Details:

  • Over 80% of respondents are male and nearly two-thirds are between 45 and 55 years old.
  • Half of respondents have Master’s or Doctorate degrees, and nearly half work in a company that employs fewer than 100 people.
  • One-quarter of respondents work in management and 22% are an owner / partner in their organization.
  • 40% of respondents have at least 20 years of experience in the medical design and manufacturing industry.
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