Key Medical Device Indicators
Sales of medical devices. Medical devices are defined as an article, instrument, apparatus or machine that is used in the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of illnessor disease, or for detecting, measuring, restoring, correcting or modifying the structure or function of the body for some health purpose. Typically, the purpose of a medical device is not achieved by pharmacological, immunological or metabolic means. Based on: World Health Organization.
Number of medical equipment units used in public or private hospitals and in ambulatory care. Usually measured per 100,000 or 1,000,000 inhabitants, or also in number of inhabitants per technology. Based on: World Health Organization.