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The balance between managing rising costs and providing an adequate level of care continues to drive change in the medical devices market.

Advance your competitive position by leveraging our trusted coverage, unique insights and distinctive takes on the medical devices and equipment market of key healthcare sectors, including ultrasound, X-ray, digital health, infusion pumps and wearables. Methodical analysis and critical industry data provide context and visibility.

Analyst Insights View All (204)

  • Adam Davidson | October 15, 2019
    Ultrasound transducers have traditionally produced sound waves by utilizing piezoelectric crystal technology. Although piezoelectricity has proven effective for ultrasound, it presents limitations due to high production costs and size requirements. Chip-based transducers, or micromachined ultrasound transducers (MUTs), that use silicon chips to convert voltage to resonance, have emerged as promising alternatives to piezoelectric crystal transducers.
  • October 07, 2019
    In the sports and fitness technology industry, comparing a dedicated fitness device with a smartwatch has historically been a comparison of apples with oranges – no pun intended. Today, millions of consumers are in fact viewing most health and fitness monitoring devices relative to the Apple Watch, and in majority of cases, the Apple Watch is superior.
  • Holley Orth | September 23, 2019
    The Annual Conference on Machine Intelligence in Medical Imaging (C-MIMI) brought researchers, clinicians, and industry experts together to discuss the latest developments in artificial intelligence (AI) for radiology applications. Dozens of scientists presented their research on the latest machine learning algorithms, clinical applications, and datasets during the two-day conference. Radiologists in the audience asked several challenging questions of the researchers, many of which revolved around a central theme: How can AI solutions provide real value to clinicians today?


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Reports View All (49)

  • Adam Davidson | October 02, 2019
    This report provides an in-depth assessment of the point-of-care ultrasound equipment and analyzes the impact of the latest trends, emerging technology, and current events over the next five years. ...
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  • Roeen Roashan | September 30, 2019
    This report provides a global overview of the sports and fitness technologies market. It highlights the key trends and country-level growth opportunities across eight key product categories, and provides analysis the emergence of artificial intelligence, connectivity trends and the competitive environment.
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  • Kelly Patrick | September 25, 2019
    This report is the fifth edition of a series of reports by IHS Markit on the ventilators market; the previous edition was published in February 2015.
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Data View All (7)

  • Holley Orth, Adam Davidson | August 23, 2019
    The ultrasound market intelligence service provides continuous coverage of the global ultrasound market. This service features a clinical application database and an ultrasound equipment database that provide the five-year forecast for 20 applications and 9 ultrasound product types.
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  • All Modality Data
    January 18, 2019
    This file combines all of the X-ray modality data provided in the 2017 X-ray Intelligence Service in a pivot data and pivot table format. Allowing easy manipulation and comparison of data across the different modality types.
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  • Roeen Roashan | August 31, 2018
    This database covers remote patient monitoring for post-acute services and/or chronic disease management.
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Presentations View All (4)

  • Bhvita Jani, Holley Orth, Kelly Patrick | April 23, 2018
    This file contains an overview of the main highlights and trends from the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) 2018. Including key takeaways and product highlights in the medical imaging market.
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  • March 09, 2017
    This file contains an overview of the main highlights and trends from the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) 2017. Including key takeaways and product highlights in the X-ray and Ultrasound markets.
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  • December 07, 2016
    This file contains an overview of the key highlights and trends from RSNA 2016. Including key takeaways in the following areas: advanced visualization, virtual reality, and 3D printing; breast screening and ABUS; innovation in MRI and CT; mobile X-ray and FPD market entrants; and intelligent software.
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Analysts View All (9)

  • Icon Senior Analyst, Healthcare Technology, IHS Markit
    Holley Orth is a senior analyst on the Healthcare Technology team and manages the Access Control & Fire team.
  • Icon Research Manager, Healthcare Technology, IHS Markit
    Kelly Patrick manages the Healthcare Technology team, which is part of the technology practice at IHS Markit.
  • Icon Principal Analyst, Medical Technology, IHS Markit
    Shane Walker is a principal analyst with IHS Markit, his primary focus is medical devices and healthcare IT.

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