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Medical Device Digital Transformation: Trends for 2023
The medical device industry is gearing up for a remarkable transformation! As the healthcare sector moves towards digitalization and interconnectedness, it’s becoming clear that medical device digital device transformation needs to be advanced and secure. In 2023 get ready to witness incredible developments in the world of medical devices - bringing life-saving technology easier than ever before.
Medtech Industry Shares Best Practices to Strengthen Medical Device Ecosystem
The medical device industry in Malaysia has grown significantly over the past 30 years. Association of Malaysian Medical Industries (AMMI) chairman Andy Lee said Malaysia is now considered one of the world’s top offshore manufacturing hubs for medical devices, alongside Puerto Rico, Ireland, and Costa Rica.
Malaysia MDA publishes draft guidance on notification of custom-made medical devices
The Malaysian Medical Device Authority (MDA) has published draft guidance that provides requirements and a notification process for manufacturers to follow for custom products when seeking permission to import or place them in the Malaysian market. The draft document Notification of Custom-Made Medical Devices describes the notification process for manufacturers.
Olympus Announces Launch of Olympus Asia Pacific Innovation Program
As part of Olympus’ dedication to continuing its history of innovation, Olympus is proud to announce the inaugural Olympus Asia Pacific Innovation Program (OAIP).
Healthcare+ Expo Taiwan lays emphasis on cross-collaboration
The Healthcare+ Expo, held at Nangang Exhibition Center in Taipei, Taiwan, from 1st to 4th December 2022, witnessed an extravagant opening in the presence of the country's President Tsai Ing-wen.
Qmed Asia eyes APAC expansion with digital health solutions
Malaysian startup Qmed Asia has announced regional expansion into Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Cambodia to introduce value-added services to healthcare segments and patients in the form of innovative digital health solutions that are accessible, affordable, and reliable.
LSI Announces First Ever Medtech Ecosystem Partner in China
Partnership between LSI and Mednovation will expand support for innovators, investors and strategics in the Chinese medtech market.
SGS Issues Its First Medical Device Regulation (MDR 2017/745) Certificate in Asia
SGS delighted to have issued their first Medical Device Regulation (MDR 2017/745) certificate in Asia to Great Medical Industries (Anhui) Co. Limited.
Boston Scientific expands operations in Malaysia
The new facility is the third global distribution centre for the company and the first located in Asia
Malaysia dazzles as world medical devices leader
Malaysia has established itself as one of the world's top offshore manufacturing hubs for medical devices, with close to 300 medical device manufacturing companies undertaking a variety of activities ranging from regional headquarters and manufacturing to research and development (R&D).
Global medical device connectivity market expected to hit nearly US$9 billion by 2027
The medical device connectivity market is expected to hit US $8.96 billion by 2027, from a mere US $2.47 billion in 2022!
UK's medtech behemoth Smith+Nephew opens academy into Singapore
Smith+Nephew, the global medical technology company, has announced the opening of Smith+Nephew (S+N) Academy Singapore, a major medical education and digital innovation centre covering the Asia-Pacific region.
EVD partners China firm to distribute medical equipment in Malaysia
Transport system solutions player EVD Bhd has entered into a distribution agreement with China’s Neusoft Medical Systems Co Ltd, appointment them as the exclusive distributor to purchase medical equipment from Neuseot for end users in Malaysia.
K-One Tech unit gets nod from Medical Device Authority (MDA) for silicone adhesive tapes
K-One Technology Bhd's subsidiary has received approval from the Medical Device Authority (MDA) under Health Ministry to distribute and sell silicone adhesive tapes parimarily used for wound care dressing. The group said that it will be selling these products as authorized representative of China based manufacturer, Wuhan Huawei Technology Co Ltd
Intelligent Implants Take Centre-stage
There has been a steady rise in the development of smart implants- devices that act as therapeutics with diagnostic capabilities. Smart implants contain embedded sensors that give surgeons real-time information for implant location during surgery and post-operative assessment for enhanced patient care throughout the treatment pathway. With smart implants, remote monitoring post-surgery becomes easier. Could talking organs become a reality? Let’s find out.
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