The medical device industry is experiencing another eventful year in 2019.
Medtech companies face many headwinds, from the U.S.-China trade war to an FDA under fire. But the industry is also seeing the rise of new technologies — especially robot-assisted surgery.
In fact, so many major companies are getting involved in robot-assisted surgery that some might say it’s the “year of the robot” for the industry.
From the expansion of robot-assisted surgery to the U.S.-China trade war, here are the major medtech news trends that we’re seeing in 2019.
Senior editor Nancy Crotti contributed to this story.