According to GlobalData, OPTOWIRE is one of 16 product lines sold in the US pressure guidewires market; these product lines are sold by 5 different manufacturers. The price of the OPTOWIRE device can be viewed in GlobalData’s micro pricing report and can be retrieved according to purchase date, facility type, bed size, and geographical region. Buy the report here.
The selling price or list price of a medical device is driven by numerous factors, such as therapy area and complexity of procedure, level of reimbursement, development costs, the number of competing manufacturers, product life cycle, and whether there have been any recent new technology or product launches.
In addition, the final selling pricing of medical devices is also impacted by the discounting policy of the manufacturer. Companies such as Opsens apply discounts for their devices based on their internal business strategy, inventory control, and monthly or quarterly sales targets. In addition, sale location can also affect the final selling price of a device, both in terms of geographical region and facility type. Prices for the same medical device often vary in hospitals and health systems versus outside of hospital facilities, for example if high volume healthcare institutions can negotiate discounts or rebates based on large purchase sizes.
Opsens Inc (Opsens), formerly DCB Capital Inc, is a provider of fiber optic sensing technology solutions. It focuses on fractional flow reverse guidewire in interventional cardiology. The company offers OptoWire, an optical-based pressure guidewire, which enhances the clinical outcome of patients with coronary artery disease. Opsens also offers solutions for critical applications, includes the monitoring of oil wells and other industrial applications, fiber optic sensors and signal conditioners for controlling temperature, pressure, and strain and deformation measurement. The company’s products are used in medical applications includes cardiovascular disease treatment and peripheral and coronary interventions. It serves medical, energy, industrial, life sciences, energy, defense and aerospace, geotechnical, civil engineering, and scientific laboratory, among other markets. Opsens is headquartered in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
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