A year to forget for medtech stocks
The biggest surprise is that there were a handful of risers despite the widespread market turmoil.
Big medtechs’ efficiency starts to recover from Covid
Orthopaedics and cardiology groups start to improve in terms of sales per employee, but Covid test makers do better still.
Beta Bionics and the promise of autonomy
A simpler diabetes tech is in the offing, but some patients are yet to be convinced that a device knows best.
Big medtech's share price bloodbath
The worst half-year period for a decade leaves the biggest medical device companies half a trillion dollars poorer.
The next generation of diabetes technology
New devices are coming, but the real advances will involve combinations.
A radical strategy for Medtronic
The sellside expects the world’s leading medtech to be outpaced by its rivals. Divestments might allow the group to defy this destiny.
Covid-19 takes its toll on medtechs’ efficiency
Staffing levels changed little across 2020 as M&A slowed – but sales are another story.