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Technology Management Issues in the Indian Medical Devices Industry: A Morphological Analysis

  • Ananthavalli Ramesh
  • L. Prakash Sai
Conference paper

Abstract

New technology products are continuously replacing the older ones especially in medical devices. The time interval between successive technologies of medical devices is less. This reduces the impact of new technology in terms of adoption, product effectiveness and efficiency. Organizations face tighter targets with respect to new technology introduction due to lack of developmental time. Stringent government regulations further concern the medical device industry in terms of new technology selection, product development and effective diffusion. A systematic approach towards technology development helps the medical device industry to foresee the issues related to technology with respect to policy planner, manufacturer and user. Morphological analysis is employed in this chapter to discuss the possible issues of Indian medical device industry from the perspective of policy planners, manufacturers and users.

Keywords

Medical Device Technology Management Medical Tourism Indian Market Technology Choice 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Management StudiesIndian Institute of Technology MadrasChennaiIndia

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