Orthopedics
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...
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  ...