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Barriers in Medical Device Innovation

The healthcare industry is extremely complex and, due to rising costs and patient demands, the medical care delivery
environment is under growing pressure. Such stresses and the industry’s inherent existence itself make healthcare development more complex than it is in the consumer products market. Tarun Nag S S and Balamuralidhara V at JSS show that in order to break through the complexities of medicine and drive science forward, inventors and medical testing and production firms must first resolve the many obstacles to the creation of healthcare products.