Medical Industry Shows Signs of Strength
The medical industry continues to show signs of strength, says Gardner Intelligence’s chief economist, Michael Guckes. Company earnings and economic data both indicate short- and long-term growth for manufacturers in that market.
Using Gardner's three-lens approach, Guckes has been able to provide insights into the health of the medical industry for manufacturers serving it:
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