Medtech

COVID-19: Fighting a global pandemic with innovation

In this episode of Ideas to Innovation, Clarivate life sciences and healthcare experts reflect on partnering with pharma to combat the pandemic. Listen now.   COVID-19 has presented an enormous global challenge, requiring an unprecedented level of engagement by stakeholders across pharma, research and policy. While SARS-CoV-2 emerged as a novel virus to which humans […]

Healthcare consolidation paves way for care delivery changes

Clarivate U.S. market access experts discuss on recent mergers, cause of these mergers and their impact on the healthcare system. Read more.  Changes in the U.S. healthcare industry, many of which were prompted by the pandemic, are driving consolidations to cover gaps in care and stabilize revenue streams. Payers are engaging in non-traditional mergers, such as the announcement by UnitedHealth Group’s Optum unit to buy Change Healthcare to strengthen its analytics, technology and revenue cycle management capabilities. Payers […]

Orthopedic surgical robotics market: Competitive landscape

Where the orthopedic surgical robotics market is heading The adoption of orthopedic surgical robotic techniques has already seen a gradual shift in the past few years, with traction in large-joint replacement and spine fusion procedures. Now, with a strong patient pull for advanced technologies during procedures and with more technologies available in the orthopedic surgical […]

Best practices for university-healthcare partnerships: Lessons from Oxford

In this episode of Conversations in Healthcare, Mike Ward speaks with Dr. Phil Clare, Deputy Director, Research Services, Knowledge Exchange and Engagement at the University of Oxford, about the process of translating academic research into new healthcare products and services.     Mike Ward: A key component of that ecosystem is the fundamental research that’s […]

What Europe’s MDR means for manufacturers of legacy devices

Clarivate regulatory expert  Mónica Colina reviews key aspects of the European Commission’s Medical Device Regulation (MDR) to be considered for surveillance audits of medical devices certified under the repealed directives.  The European Commission’s Medical Device Regulation rules, first published in May 2017, became applicable in all European member states in May of this year. The […]

Impact of COVID-19 on patient volumes, procedure utilization and site of service

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a negative impact on healthcare patient volumes, procedure utilization and sites of service, and the effect has varied by procedure urgency. In this article, Clarivate analysts detail which procedures and sites fared the best and which are most likely to recover as more of the population is vaccinated, a critical […]

How will COVID-19 vaccine rollout differ by country?

COVID-19 vaccination represents a critical component in the recovery of medtech markets for healthcare capacity, patient mobility and the full restoration of global manufacturing operations and supply chains. To understand the effect of various vaccination campaigns, we need to understand the rollout by region and country. Clarivate experts developed a vaccination forecast model to illustrate […]