Between 1 May and 7 May, 13,151 Medtech jobs were posted worldwide by 399 companies, according to the GlobalData jobs analytics tool.

The represents a small increase in listings of just over 4% compared to the 12,603 jobs posted in the week previous.

Getinge remained the most prolific hirer, posting 1,173 jobs. It was closely followed by Danaher , with 1,080 postings and Bausch Health Companies , which posted 1,015 jobs.

Better Health appoints first VP of medical affairs to launch peer coaching program

US medical supplies company Better Health announced on 6 May that it has appointed Dr Rosemary Ku as vice president of medical affairs. In her new role, Ku will oversee the build-out of a comprehensive care program, the first step of which is launching a peer coaching service to accelerate the company’s efforts to improve health outcomes, quality of life, and customer experience for their members.

Better Health offers personalised product recommendations, out-of-pocket cost estimates, and managed medical and insurance paperwork on behalf of its customers, to help them find a suite of products ideally suited to manage their urology or ostomy and needs.

Ku is currently chief medical officer at agricultural trade association UnitedAg , and has previously worked at LARK HEALTH and Restore Health in the same position.