Date of Award
Master of Community Planning (MCP)
Community Planning and Area Development
Marshall M. A. Feldman
This master’s research project is a basic study of flexibility in the U.S. medical instruments and supply industry.
Chapter 1 reviews the 1iterature on the debate over flexibility and its relevance to the medical instruments and supply industry.
Chapter 2 briefly introduces the methodology used in this research.
Chapter 3 reviews factors influencing the development of the industry.
Chapter 4 profiles the medical supply industry in the US today.
Chapter 5 analyzes flexibility in the industry by applying the methodology discussed in Chapter 2.
Chapter 6 discusses policy implications.
Yuan, Huaqi, "Flexibility in the U.S. Medical Instrument and Supply Industry" (1992). Open Access Master's Theses. Paper 752.