The global medical devices industry experienced a 34% drop in social media posts on Covid-19 in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for Abbott Laboratories, according to GlobalData’s analysis of social media posts. In addition to identifying the leading companies in different therapeutic areas of the COVID-19 device market, GlobalData’s COVID-19 Impact on Medical Devices Industry – Thematic Research report provides data analysis on market size, patents and M&As. Buy the report here.

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Notably, artificial intelligence was one of the most frequently referenced themes in Q1 2023, ranking highest in terms of mentions ahead of internet of things and innovation, according to GlobalData.

Of the 50 leading companies in the medical devices industry, Abbott Laboratories had the most mentions of Covid-19 in Q1 2023. GlobalData identified 2,309 Covid-19-related posts in the industry's social media activity - 5% of all posts - and a decrease of 34% in Q1 2023 compared with Q4 2022.

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