4 PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT DECISIONS THAT IMPACT SALES PERFORMANCE IN ASIA

US medical device manufacturers typically launch new products in Asia only after establishing success in the US and Europe. However, decisions made in the product development process have significant impact on regulatory costs, time to market and ultimately sales results in Asia. Address these four points to ensure fastest time-to-revenue in Asian markets.

MALAYSIA IMPLEMENTS ADVERSE EVENTS REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR MEDICAL DEVICES

On July 1st, 2020 the Malaysia Medical Device Authority (MDA) will implement the Medical Device (Duties and Obligations of Establishment) Regulations 2019, implementing guidelines for Adverse Event (AE) Reporting within the current mandatory registration system.

MEDICAL DEVICES SHIPMENTS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

COVID-19 impacts medical device shipment logistics. Manufacturers will need to adapt their supply chain in order to meet demands and lower costs.