Orthopedics
Jan 25, 2016
Nancy Crotti A 2014 study of AxiaLIF found shorter hospital stays, lower hospital readmission rates, and quicker returns to work for spinal fusion...
Jan 13, 2016
With bundled payments for joint replacements coming, remote monitoring and tele-rehabilitation technologies are an attractive option for clinicians, patients,...
Nov 02, 2015
Marie Thibault The early report from Zimmer Biomet Holdings is a positive one. Management of the new combined company is seeing savings from synergies earlier...
Sep 29, 2015
Arundhati Parmar Earlier this month, Dr. Raymond Horwood, an Ohio orthopedic surgeon, created a bit of a stir when his practice sent a letter to patients...
Sep 16, 2015
An orthopedic surgeon explains what it will take to get widespread physician adoption of advanced technologies such as computer-assisted surgical navigation...
Aug 25, 2015
Nancy Crotti When Medicare proposed in July that hospitals in 75 metro areas would have to accept “bundled” payments for hip and knee replacement...
Aug 04, 2015
A San Diego startup is reimagining physical therapy using a virtual approach and the use of an avatar.     Arundhati Parmar Millions of people...
Jul 24, 2015
Stryker's bold acquisition of MAKO Surgical in 2013 may be finally bearing some fruit. Arundhati Parmar Stryker made a bold acquisition in 2013 when it bought...
Jul 20, 2015
Nancy Crotti Conceptualiz's OSSA 3-D surgical planning and implant design platform could someday allow surgeons to design and produce their own patient-...
Jul 15, 2015
Marie Thibault Ready or not, here it comes . . . value-based care. The idea of value-based care has generated plenty of buzz over the past several years, but...