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3D Printing Fuels the Rise of Point-of-Care Manufacturing


More than 95% of point-of-care professionals expect to see an expansion of POC manufacturing enabled by additive manufacturing, commonly called 3D printing. While healthcare providers operate in an evolving environment influenced by policy, regulations, and changing technology, 3D has shown promise to improve the patient experience.

“Physicians as Manufacturers: The Rise of Point-of-Care Manufacturing,” a SME white paper details the factors leading to the rise, case studies, examination of POC models, existing challenges, capital investment needs, and expectations for growth. In addition, the paper unveils results from SME’s Medical Point-of-Care Manufacturing Survey including which 3D printing technologies are being used, the most popular applications, benefits of 3D-printed anatomical models, and applications that are expected to have the greatest growth in 2018.

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