Pre-Filled Safety Syringes and the Self-Administration Trend
Medical Product Outsourcing
With a circulation of 25,000, Medical Product Outsourcing is the only global magazine dedicated to the growing trend of medical device outsourced manufacturing. MPO examines the increasingly complex and demanding requirements of managing outsourcing partnerships. Medical Product Outsourcing focuses on outsourcing of manufacturing services across all industry segments, including cardiovascular, imaging, diagnostics and monitoring. About half of its readers work for medical device manufacturers, with the rest divided among contract manufacturing services, consultants, contract research organizations and government or educational organizations.
With staff shortages, lack of funding and an ageing population, healthcare systems in the US have been instrumental in driving medical self-administration for patients with chronic diseases. They’ve done this by shifting the injection of certain therapies towards the home and away from traditional clinical settings. This article explains how hospitals are ‘outsourcing’ lower-risk medical procedures, helping to manage overcrowding within their facilities and getting patients to be more involved in their own treatment.