Health technology innovation in Japan

 As Japan’s government strives to reduce spending, placing healthcare costs at the top its agenda, Japanese health-related private sector companies face growing challenges in the domestic market.  The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) Seattle, WA, spoke with Kenichi Matsumoto, Sakura Global Holding Co. Ltd. and Sakura Seiki Co. Ltd. about the current challenges and future direction for health technology innovation in Japan, including:

  • How are the Japanese government and private sector addressing healthcare challenges resulting from Japan’s aging population?
  • How are cuts in government spending impacting Japan’s medical devices industry?
  • What measures should be taken by Japan’s government and industry to drive future health technology innovation in Japan?

 Read the complete interview here.

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