Med-Tech Innovation May 10, 2022
Kevin Dand, country business leader for medication management solutions, BD, analyses the role that infusion devices in enhancing healthcare systems during times of crisis and beyond.
The global infusion device market is one of the most rapidly developing categories in medical technology, due to the world’s ageing population and rising increase in chronic diseases. Infusion pumps have helped to reduce medication errors and therefore improve patient care, by providing more control, accuracy, and precision in drug delivery.
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an increase in demand for infusion devices, with several hospitals in the United Kingdom reporting shortages in the beginning of the outbreak. The NHS contacted major suppliers to rapidly increase intensive care unit (ICU)...