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Knowledge-focused Users

Corporate users and Consumers are both big users of knowledge, but the behaviours and priorities of knowledge-focused users, primarily in Education, Government and Research,are very different, irrespective of whether the products and services they are using are 'free' or paid-for. The boundaries between types of users are blurring in some places. For example in W. Europe and the USA, there is debate about the tendency for Governments to see all citizens as 'consumers' rather than 'users' of services. However, as many studies have shown, knowledge-focused users still behave very differently from business users and consumers, which has important consequences for those building and delivering services to these users.

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Overview of the Indian Medical Devices Market

The Indian medical devices industry constitutes around 8% of the Indian healthcare sector and was worth about US$6.3 billion in 2013. The industry is highly fragmented with 65% of manufacturing attributable to SMEs and the higher-end of the market dominated by foreign manufacturers with... More »

Friday, June 27, 2014

Overview of the Indian Wound Care Market

The wound care market can be segmented into the following categories: Traditional Wound Care; Basic Wound Care; Advanced Wound Care; Active Wound Care; and Wound Care Therapy Devices. The Indian market is growing rapidly consistent with other sectors of the Indian Healthcare market. The total... More »

Friday, June 27, 2014

Indian Pharma: an industry in rapid transition

The Indian pharma market is in a state of rapid transition. Following the introduction of product patents, several multinational companies are expected to launch patented drugs in India, notwithstanding residual anxieties about compulsory licensing. The Indian market is also set to change with... More »

Friday, June 27, 2014

The Indian Healthcare market: will the priorities change?

The new Modi government in India has so far restricted itself to making a few broad policy announcements relating to the Indian healthcare system and the commercial players who provide medical devices, drugs, expertise and technologies to this sector, so it is unclear what level of government... More »

Friday, June 27, 2014

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