In February 2020, over 100 medtech startups will gather at the Emerging Medtech Summit to present their investment and strategic partnering needs to an audience of venture capitalists, angel investors, family offices, PE firms and strategic buyers.
The presence of an arrhythmia is confirmed when the heart beats at an irregular rate. Persistent arrhythmia necessitates clinical evaluation and may require some form of intervention to prevent the irregularity from becoming life-threatening. When left untreated, serious forms of arrhythmia can lead to serious complications, such as stroke and heart failure. Recurring arrhythmia can be managed with a number of therapeutic options, including pharmaceuticals, implantable devices (e.g. pacemakers), and ablative procedures.
Stroke is the second largest cause of death globally, claiming an estimated 5.5 million lives annually. The burden of stroke is expected to worsen in the future as a result of demographic and lifestyle changes in developed and developing countries. During the acute stage there are several pharmaceuticals and surgical procedures available to assist healthcare providers manage stroke patients. This market research report provides forecasts and analysis of the embolization products used in the management and treatment of stroke. In addition to market forecasts, this report provides insights into the leading competitors in the cerebral embolization products market.
Neurostimulation devices are utilized to restore function and re-normalize the circuiting of the nervous system in neurological conditions such as drug-refractory epilepsy, major depressive disorder, post-stroke extremity dysfunction, as well as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Globally, neurological conditions affect hundreds of millions of people.
In our last few posts, we’ve been giving you reasons to attend Emerging Medtech Summit 2020. This industry-leading conference, hosted by Life Science Intelligence, will be held February 18th through the 20th in Dana Point, California, at The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel.
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.
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.
Diagnostic imaging devices are essential throughout the continuum of healthcare. From an initial diagnosis and patient evaluation, to guiding procedures, and ultimately following-up and monitoring the effectiveness of interventions post-op - the versatility of diagnostic imaging devices has made them essential to nearly every branch of medicine. Diagnostic imaging encompasses a number of different modalities, such as computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and X-ray. High-quality diagnostic imaging devices are critical to assisting healthcare providers in the decision-making and treatment processes.
According to recently shared research from CB Insights, there are over 30 healthcare startups valued at over $1B. The majority of these “unicorns” are developing solutions for the rapidly growing digital healthcare market. Artificial intelligence (AI), cloud-based solutions, big data, and other technological innovations are all being explored and implemented in new ways to improve the healthcare industry.
Early-stage medtech companies Quantason, CivaTech Oncology, Navigation Sciences, MagForce and ChemoTech are going after Cancer in big ways.
Identifying cancer and treating it in its earliest stages is one of the greatest challenges facing our healthcare system. Early detection and treatment of cancer is linked to the best clinical outcomes in terms of overall survival and treatment success. To that end, many pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and medical device developers are committed to addressing the global burden of cancer. Recent statistics from the International Agency for Research on Cancer estimated that there 17 million incident cases of cancer and 9.5 million deaths attributable to cancer globally in 2018. Global forecasts suggest that the burden of cancer will only grow despite current efforts to address the disease. There is still much work to be done if we are to successfully “beat cancer”. While pharmaceuticals, or chemotherapy, often come to mind when people think of how cancer is treated, the reality is that cancer treatment is a complex process that integrates multiple diagnostics and therapeutic options.