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Life Science Intelligence (LSI) helps medtech executives make better strategic decisions by delivering unique market data and business insights. For over 13 years LSI has been working with industry giants – Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Abbott, Stryker, Cardinal, Boston Scientific, and Becton Dickinson, among others. LSI products are also leveraged by the most successful start-ups, innovators, investors, and service companies that compete in medtech. LSI is the organizer of The Emerging Medtech Summit held annually in Southern California.
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Neurostimulation Technologies Targeting Chronic Pain: Global Opportunities

Posted by Life Science Intelligence on Nov 19, 2019 7:28:40 PM

Chronic pain places a tremendous burden on the global healthcare system. It is estimated that in the US alone, chronic pain and high-impact chronic pain affect nearly 30% of US adults. The economic costs of chronic pain are equally immense in the US, with estimates suggesting that chronic pain costs range from $500-600 billion annually in direct and indirect costs. As addiction to opioids has reached crisis levels in the US, and threatens to spread to other nations, there is significant opportunity for therapies that can help patients live with chronic pain without relying on addictive pain medication. Neurostimulation is one such modality that are helping people manage chronic pain.

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Topics: Medtech

Surgical Procedure Volume Trends in India: 2019-2023

Posted by Life Science Intelligence on Nov 13, 2019 4:53:01 PM

With a massive population exceeding 1.3 billion people, the healthcare system in India is tasked with providing care to the large rural and urban areas of the country. The dichotomy between quality of care in rural and urban is one of, if not the largest challenges that India’s healthcare system faces. The contrast between quality of care in India’s rural and urban areas, as well as India’s status as a developing nation has resulted in initiatives aimed at elevating quality of care and access to healthcare.

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Topics: Medtech

Europe: Surgical Procedure Volume Trends & Opportunities

Posted by Life Science Intelligence on Nov 4, 2019 2:15:06 PM

Healthcare in Europe parallels the US healthcare system in many ways. Western Europe faces significant challenges when it comes to determining how to efficiently meet the demand for more healthcare to an aging population with an increasing burden of age-related chronic diseases. Simultaneously, the issues of how to keep costs down and affordable to patients continues to test the healthcare sector in the five major European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom). However, these problems are not unique to the five largest economies in Europe. These challenges pervade all countries within the European Union.

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Topics: Medtech, Surgical Procedure Volumes

The 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Impact on the Medtech Market: Part 2

Posted by Life Science Intelligence on Oct 31, 2019 2:42:17 PM

Four of the democratic nominee front runners were featured in the first part of this series, and none made medtech a part of their defined platform.

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The European Union’s Medical Device Regulation: What You Need To Know

Posted by Life Science Intelligence on Oct 25, 2019 10:24:45 AM

The beauty of medical technology is that it can help save lives from one corner of the globe to another. And of course, a worldwide market offers up new opportunities for revenue.

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U.S. Surgical Procedure Volumes: New Technologies & Aging Demographics Having Impact

Posted by Life Science Intelligence on Oct 23, 2019 12:36:48 PM

The United States is the largest healthcare market in the world. Boasting the third largest population (~330 million people) and a well-developed healthcare system, the US remains the key market to target for the commercialization of healthcare solutions.

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Topics: Insider, Startup, Strategics, Medtech, Medtech Venture Capital, Surgical Procedure Volumes

China passes U.S. in Surgical Procedures in 2019 for first time in history.

Posted by Life Science Intelligence on Oct 21, 2019 7:17:52 AM

Healthcare in China is in a constant state of reform as the system evolves to meet the unique burdens of the country which rapidly became the world’s second largest economy. With a population of approximately 1.4 billion people, demand for healthcare services is at an all-time high in China, with many hospitals understaffed and overwhelmed by demand.

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Topics: Insider, Medtech, Surgical Procedure Volumes

Worldwide Surgical Procedure Volumes Growing through 2023 with Accelerated Growth in Key Segments

Posted by Life Science Intelligence on Oct 17, 2019 11:48:11 AM

Substantial increases in surgical procedure volumes are being projected across most medical segments as a result of a number of factors, including but not limited to:

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Topics: Insider, Startup, Medtech, Medtech Venture Capital, Surgical Procedure Volumes

Focus On Medtech Sectors With Healthy Growth: Wearable Diagnostics

Posted by Life Science Intelligence on Sep 26, 2019 6:24:21 PM

With a growing focus on the global need for healthcare that is affordable and accessible to anyone, anywhere in the world, comes a look at technologies that are designed to lessen the gap between quality care and individuals outside of developed cities and countries.

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Topics: Insider, Startup, Strategics, Medtech, Medtech Venture Capital

Virtual Reality’s New Role In Surgical Training

Posted by Life Science Intelligence on Sep 26, 2019 6:19:25 PM

Surgical advances have led to the development of life-enhancing and life-saving procedures for a range of medical complications. But these advancements are only as good as the level of skill and knowledge of the surgeon.

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Topics: Insider, Startup, Medtech, Medtech Venture Capital