While billion-dollar deals are common in the medtech industry, multi-billion-dollar megadeal acquisitions were still notable in 2022. Often, these deals result in a ripple effect on the industry when two large companies merge. Here we look at some recent examples, the growth drivers behind them and what they mean for the medtech industry.
The COVID-19 pandemic pushed digital health to the forefront of care delivery, spurring massive innovation and investment. As the capital markets cool, investors are looking for companies with a proven return on investment, customer retention and good market fit.
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the necessity of virtual care and revealed its possibility as a more efficient means of administering treatment in an overwhelmed and understaffed infrastructure. Its fast-paced adoption highlighted the need for global standards and third-party certifications.
Outdated policies and regulations threatens to bring progress to a standstill, restrict vital telehealth access to millions of Americans, and exacerbate health inequities.