2020 is expected to be a particularly eventful year for global medtech markets; be it due to brand new regulations, challenges to existing healthcare systems, updated trade agreements, unique demographic challenges, or momentous political events, the medtech industry will bear witness to a number of substantial system shocks that will create significant challenges and produce immense opportunities for various industry stakeholders.
Decision Resources Group’s medtech team has identified the key events that are expected to
have a major impact on medtech markets in 2020 –
- The European Medical Device Regulation
- The Affordable Care Act
- The US-Mexico-Canada Agreement
- India’s Ayushman Bharat Yojana
- China’s Medtech Aspirations
In this whitepaper, we attempt to provide some clarity surrounding the origin, current status, and potential impact of these events, as well as to offer some insights on ideal approaches and expectations for the coming year.