Orthopedics
Nov 08, 2016
With CMS bundled payments expanding from joint replacement procedures to hip and femur fracture surgeries, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies...
Oct 10, 2016
Additive manufacturing is opening up a whole new world for orthopedic devices, but 3-D printed orthopedic devices present challenges when it comes to...
Sep 26, 2016
MD+DI Staff   On April 1, 2016, value-based care in the United States went from being an option to a requirement—at least for around 800 hospitals near...
Aug 05, 2016
Stryker's Performance Solutions division is giving hospitals and patients more tools to improve care quality and to meet—or beat—Medicare target prices for hip...
Jul 26, 2016
Marie Thibault Zimmer Biomet Holdings is using a new approach to maneuver the rapidly shifting reimbursement landscape. On Tuesday, the orthopedics...
Jul 18, 2016
Jamie Hartford Medtech's Rosa Brain surgical robot features an arm with six degrees of movement.  Zimmer Biomet has officially entered the surgical...
Jul 15, 2016
Wendy Lyons Sunshine This knee CT scan is an important part of the ConforMIS iFIT Image-to-Implant process. A 3-D model based on the scan image is used to...
Jul 06, 2016
CMS's new joint replacement mandate includes a number of reimbursement waivers and incentives to increase flexibility in the postacute care setting. Ben Torres...
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...