Research, design and investment in Medical Electronics are focused heavily on the miniaturization of equipment, sensors and probes. Demand from hospitals, practitioners and patients for more functionality and increased portability has created a market for upgraded surgical, diagnosis and monitoring equipment. The push for shorter hospital stays has increased the need for portable monitoring equipment that travels with the patient after recovery and release. Doctors’ offices, neighborhood radiology examination offices and outpatient clinics are all benefiting from new electronic technologies.
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