Expert Insights: Medtech Leaders Discuss Vertical Integration and Hospital Centricity

Posted by ZS Editors on April 23, 2019

This post is the first in a two-part series on vertical integration and data management in medtech.

The American healthcare paradigm is currently in a state of flux, driven by social, political and economic factors that require every participant in the system to reconsider their place in the value chain. Fortunately, the possibilities of strategic vertical integration offer new opportunities for many organizations. For example, many hospitals are building out secondary structures by acquiring nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and home care or hospice centers to manage patient populations within their own system. By crafting a more comprehensive healthcare journey, these hospitals stand to benefit from greater operational efficiency while delivering a higher standard of patient care and experience.


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What It Takes for Multinational Medtech Companies to Succeed in China

Posted by ZS Editors on April 9, 2019

With a population of 1.4 billion, China is a market that most medtech companies can’t afford to ignore. However, differences in population types (urban versus rural), the government’s role in healthcare expansion and a multi-tiered distribution system that is undergoing reform make navigating the Chinese market a challenge.


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Winning the Medtech Vs. Tech Battle: Five Lessons Learned From Tech’s Success

Posted by Raluca Cenusa on December 6, 2018

Tech companies are beating medtech companies at their own game. New tech players are entering the digital health space in droves, and digital health investment is at an all-time high.


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