Orthopedics
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...
Mar 01, 2016
Arundhati Parmar Starting April 1, 800 hospitals in 67 67 metropolitan statistical areas will implement the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement...
Feb 17, 2016
Marie Thibault Following years of deliberation, FDA this week is requiring a PMA for metal-on-metal total hip replacements. The final order, set to be...