Orthopedics
Jun 27, 2016
CMS’s new joint replacement mandate includes gainsharing policies that present both opportunities and limits for collaborators. Ben Torres While the...
Jun 08, 2016
Both Medtronic and Stryker are attempting to drive costs out of joint replacement, but their visions are markedly different.  Arundhati Parmar For years...
May 23, 2016
Bundled payment in orthopedics represent an opportunity for smart medical device firms that are not afraid to change how they do business. Michael Abrams and...
May 16, 2016
Dr. Phillipp Lang, who will leave ConforMIS as CEO when a replacement is named, believes robotics in total knee replacements is a marketing gimmick. Arundhati...
May 02, 2016
Marie Thibault Bundled payments for joint replacements became a reality for hundreds of hospitals across the country with the April 1 implementation of CMS's...
Apr 11, 2016
Kevin Lobo addresses how the concept of innovation has changed in medtech and the bets that Stryker has taken along the way.  Arundhati Parmar  ...
Mar 30, 2016
In an exclusive interview, Kevin Lobo explains why the Triathlon knee that was approved on the Mako robotics system last year is still not launched. ...
Mar 08, 2016
Arundhati Parmar A sea change is occurring in the way joint replacement surgery is performed and reimbursed in the U.S. On April 1, the Comprehensive Care for...
Mar 04, 2016
In an exclusive interview with MD+DI, Kevin Lobo provides details on the company's new 3-D printing manufacturing facility and products using that...
Mar 02, 2016
Despite solid overall results, Medtronic reported that its spine business declined last quarter, news that is not surprising given how the business has...