The Government’s Role In The Surgical Tools Industry

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4) Considering the government mechanisms introduced in Harborne, P. and Hendry, C. 2012. “Commercialising new energy technologies: failure of the Japanese machine?” Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, Vol. 24, No. 5, pp. 497–510, describe the role of government as your chosen industry has emerged.

The Life Science Surgical Tools Industry is the use of technology to help save people’s lives. For example, Robotic Surgery is a life science surgical tool designed to help surgeons make precise incisions. As humans we have limitations when it comes to invasive surgery. There have been reports where people have tools left inside their bodies after the surgery was completed. (4) The use ...view middle of the document...

It is possible that some people may be against this for ethical reasons. For instance, if there was a power outage, or a malfunction, the consequences would be severe, and people could die. This technology has received funding as the concept for fewer casualties is appealing. (6) The robot is referred to as Da Vinci Surgical System, and thousands have been made around the world. Since this is still an emerging industry the price of these robots exceed one million dollars. This means that mostly wealthy institutions will have access to this technology. (2)

However, the Da Vinci Surgical System, isn’t the only robot that is able to perform surgery. Another robot known as the Raven, which was originally developed for the United States Army as a prototype to treat injured soldiers, is being funded for further research. The Food and Drug Administration has not approved the Raven for human surgery. Also the Da Vinci Surgical System holds patents that make distribution of Raven difficult. (7)
This technology can help save lives, but due to the barriers mentioned, it is difficult to for them to be used in all medical institutions, despite being funded. The downside to this technology is the amount of training required to use the robot. Even if the surgeon is fully capable to perform the surgery, using a device to mimic his or her movements will be somewhat difficult. The Da Vinci Surgical System was approved by United States Regulators for gallbladder surgery. (1) As I mentioned before the amount of training needed for the robot is costly, as well...

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