Three Things The Tech Industry Has Right And The Medical Industry Has Wrong


It seems like there’s no shortage of online apps and services to make life and business easier. You can stream movies in your own home, pay parking tickets with the tap of a finger and plan a world adventure from the comfort of your couch. But when it comes to healthcare, you’re living in the past.

While medicine is better than it has ever been before, and companies are making remarkable strides in life-saving — or life-improving — medical devices, there’s a long way to go.

In the same, tried-and-true path, devices keep chugging along in R&D, clinical trials and applying for approvals in the U.S. and abroad. There are many things healthcare companies do well when it comes to medical technology, such as testing for safety in humans, documentation and design. And…

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