Medtech Moods Improving in 2013, Survey Says
Medical device makers are even more optimistic about the year ahead than they were in 2012, according to an industry survey.
Things are looking rosy in 2013 for the majority of respondents in a medical device industry survey, which aimed to capture attitudes about the year ahead.
Of the more than 3,000 survey participants, most said they were either "somewhat" or "very positive" about the general business environment the industry in 2013, and even more were optimistic about their own companies' prospects for the year.
The most significant challenge facing device makers in the year ahead was the regulatory environment, although new product development and challenges in accessing capital and financing were a close 2nd and 3rd, according to the Emergo Group survey .