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Latest Articles in medical devices

Government To Soon Bring Indian Standardisation For Medical Devices: Official

V K Paul, NITI Aayog member today said that a range of medical devices, old or new, will soon have an 'Indian Standard' and the standardisation is expected to be completed in the next 2 months

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India, US Closing In On Package Deal To Remove Trade Irritants

Having skirmished for months over tit-for-tat tariffs on steel and some agricultural products, the two sides began talks in June that also cover India's concerns over US steel tariffs and US problems with Indian tariffs on imported IT equipment

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With ‘Price Control’ Falling Flat On Its Face; Time to Adopt A Wiser Alternative

Another aspect which the industry is worried about is that, if the government continues to fix price based on landed cost, irrespective of product differentiation, then this will be the norm for price fixing in the countries where India export drugs and device

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Trade Margin Rationalisation Needs A Rational Approach

Under the proposed Trade Margin Rationalization regime, manufacturers would be allowed to offer a limited price margin for the entire trade channel

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How Innovation In Healthcare Sector Has Improved Patient Outcomes

High standards of living and technological advances in medicine have led to a sharp increase in life expectancy at birth - from 57.9 years in 1990 to 68.3 years in 2017

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The Year For The Indian Healthcare And Medical Device Industry

Major hurdles that slow the growth pace of the medical device industry are that of price control and uncertainty about the effect of new Medical Device Rules, 2017 which will be applicable from 1st Jan 2018

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India A Green Spot For Healthcare Industry

Celebrating the growth and revolution of Indian Healthcare industry, leading industry experts shared their insight on the latest developments and trends in the field of Pharmaceuticals and Medical devices at Pharma and Medical Devices Summit and Excellence Awards 2017

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Slash Hospital Fees Too

70 per cent slash in current market price of orthopaedic knee implants

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Medical Devices To Carry MRP On Packs From Jan 1, 2018, Says Govt

These devices included heart valves, surgical dressings, condoms, stents, disposable hypodermic syringes and orthopaedic implants, among other

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Three Years Of Modi Govt: All Parties Must Benefit

Keeping healthcare costs under control for consumers is important, but not at the cost of hurting other stakeholders of the industry

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Affordable Health

Prime Minister Narendra Modi mused recently that the pharmaceutical and medical device industries were upset with his government’s decision to bring down the price of cardiac stents and other healthcare products, including drugs

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Prices Of Permanent Hearing Solutions Slashed By Over 40% In Last 10-year

Discovering your child is deaf or has hearing loss can be painful. But the only good news is the shrinking cost of cochlear implants, an electronic medical device which could be a lifetime cure for deafness

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Stent Effect: Government Plans To Create Standards For Medical Devices Based On Pricing

The government has made a separate committee to create guidelines under G.N Singh, DCGI

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Desi Devices Get An Entry Into Indian Medical Tenders Finally

The government move now could reduce this humongous import dependency and bring down overall healthcare cost for common citizens, say the domestic industry

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Stents Make Up Only 25% Of Angioplasty Cost, Says Study

Stents contribute to only one-fourth of the overall procedure cost; study identifies infrastructure, manpower constraints as real barriers to access

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