1 in 10
WEARABLE DEVICES HAVE HIT
1 in 10 Americans over 18 now owns an activity
tracker, a wearable device such as a wristband, smart
watch, or wearable bio-monitor.
Endeavour Partners, Inside Wearables, January 2014
U.S. IS THE BIGGEST HEALTHCARE SPENDER
The U.S. spends $8,505 per person on health care, nearly $3,000
more per person than Norway, the second highest spender.
Deloitte, Global Health Care Outlook, 2014
MOST U.S. MEDICAL DEVICE
COMPANIES ARE SME’S
Of the 6,500 medical device companies in the
U.S, most are small to medium-sized enterprises
with over 80% having less than 50 employees.
Select USA, Department of Health and Human
Services, May 2014