Medical Device Manufacturers

Medical Device Manufacturers

Overview

The 9,500 medical device manufacturers in the US produce a range of products designed to diagnose and treat patients. Medical devices range in nature and complexity from simple tongue depressors and bandages to complex programmable pacemakers and sophisticated imaging systems. The key products include surgical appliances and supplies, surgical and medical instruments, electro-medical equipment, in-vitro diagnostic substances, irradiation apparatuses, dental-related products, and ophthalmic goods.

New Hybrid Technologies

New hybrid technologies that incorporate pharmaceutical products with traditional medical device products are becoming popular.

Single-Use Disposible Instruments

The demand for single-use, disposable medical instruments and devices is growing rapidly, with a corresponding decline in reusable products.