The global medical industry experienced a 17% drop in company filings mentions of smart hospitals in Q4 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Medtronic, according to GlobalData’s analysis of over 367 medical company filings. GlobalData’s Medical Devices: Filings Trends & Signals Q4 2023 report delves into earnings call transcripts and quarterly reports within the industry, extracting trends, signals, and comparative data to help businesses assess their performance, identify competitive intelligence, evaluate risks, and gain a comprehensive understanding of key industry events. Buy the report here.

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Notably, smart hospitals was one of the most frequently referenced themes in Q4 2023, ranking highest in terms of mentions, ahead of mobile and blockchain, according to GlobalData.

Of the top leading companies in the medical industry, Medtronic had the greatest increase in references for smart hospitals in Q4 2023, compared with the previous quarter. GlobalData identified 54 smart hospitals-related sentences in the company's filings - 2% of all sentences - and remained flat of 0% in Q4 2023 compared with Q4 2022. Stryker’s mentions of smart hospitals rose by 114% to 30 and Zimmer Biomet’s by 62% to 16 and Align Technology’s by 40% to 14.

GlobalData’s Company Filings Analytics also applies sentiment weight to reference sentences, based on whether the sentences are positive, negative, or neutral. Starting at 100 in 2020, an index over 100 is more positive. The overall index for smart hospitals in Q4 2023 was 95.

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This content was updated on 8 January 2024

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