Italy sees marginal fall in payment delays in 2008
This article was originally published in Clinica
Delays in payment to Italy's medtech suppliers fell marginally in 2008 from 286 to 269 days, according to data compiled by the medical devices and diagnostics industry association Assobiomedica. The DSO index, based on a calculation of average delays, had peaked at 315, in April, before falling steadily during the rest of the year. At the end of January 2007, the DSO index was 351 days, which was the year's highest.