While legitimate industry players have worked tirelessly to ensure medical device supplies throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, other, more nefarious, players have been taking advantage of the confusion – to the detriment of both patients and practitioners.
A surge of counterfeits have appeared on the market due to shortages of essential medical products and devices. But what do we really know about counterfeiting in the medical devices sector, and how can the industry play its part to tackle the problem? We find out.
Elsewhere in the magazine, we take a deep dive into the subject of aesthetics. Assistive devices prioritise function over form, but many of those who use them have criticised product designers for the general lack of aesthetic appeal in their devices.
Medical Technology assesses the growing market for stylish assistive devices and takes a look at the companies cashing in on the trend.
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