The author is the Asia Pacific Chairperson of a reputed medical technology major. He has been involved in medical technology businesses in India for almost 3 decades. Views expressed are entirely his personal.
Medical Technology, often referred to just as medical devices, is a critical pillar of advanced healthcare delivery throughout the world. In India till recently, medical devices had not gotten appropriate attention from policy designers. Currently however, medical devices have come into mainstream policy-making, albeit often with the absence of deep understanding about the domain, or without an adequately nuanced approach to factor for its hugely diverse range or spectrum.