Medical devices refer to instruments, equipment, appliances, materials, or other items used alone or in combination on the human body, including required software. Medical instruments and equipment include medical imaging equipment, dental equipment and appliances, medical disinfection and sterilization equipment, medical surgical medical equipment; mechanical treatment and ward nursing equipment and other medical instruments and devices. Medical consumables include high-value consumables such as disposable medical gloves, disposable catheters, hemodialysis consumables, orthopedic implant consumables, and blood collection consumables.
The medical device industry has two major trends: vertical integration of upstream and downstream, and horizontal expansion of product lines. By extending to medical services, it covers diverse product lines and achieves rapid industrial scale development.