Report: Refurbished Medical Device Market to Reach $8B by 2017

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A Markets and Markets report projects the global refurbished medical device market to reach $8.45 billion by 2017, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 7.8 percent.

The market is gaining value and popularity due to its lower costs and increased access to repair technology and replacement parts, though certain world regions are more willing to use refurbished devices than others, mainly the U.S., Latin America, Asia and the Middle East, according to the report.

Additionally  the most prominent companies in the refurbished medical device market are major corporations like Siemens, GE Healthcare, Stryker, Philips Healthcare and Johnson & Johnson, according to the report.


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