Top 10 R&D Stories Of 2020: The Year Of Diagnostics And Telehealth
One of the few silver linings in a tumultuous year dominated by a global pandemic was the huge boost given to the diagnostics and telehealth sectors. But while new technologies for rapid testing for COVID-19 and remote monitoring tools dominated the headlines, there were also key developments in robotic surgery, early-stage cancer testing and cardiac arrhythmia treatment. Here are Medtech Insight’s most popular R&D stories in 2020.
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