February 27, 2015 by Brad Perriello Royal Oak Medical Devices touts its ‘repless’ generic sales model, saying it can save its hospital customers more than $100,000 a year on their orthopedic implant spends. Royal Oak Medical Devices says it can save its hospital customers more than $100,000 a year on their orthopedic implant spends, using its so-called […]
There are 1,400 new DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip patients who are now eligible to participate in the U.S. Settlement Program. DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. has agreed to extend the existing U.S. Settlement Program to include eligible ASR hip implant patients in the U.S. who had surgery to replace their ASR hip after August 31, 2013, and […]
Written By: Christin L. Melton, ELS Introduction Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and total hip arthroplasty (THA) are among the most common procedures patients in the United States undergo while hospitalized. In 2011, US surgeons performed approximately 645,000 TKAs and 306,000 THAs, excluding revisions. Data suggest that in 2015, they will perform more than 925,000 TKAs and 378,000 […]
LEESBURG, Va., Feb. 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — K2M Group Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTWO) (“K2M” or the “Company”), a global medical device company focused on designing, developing and commercializing innovative and proprietary complex spine and minimally invasive technologies and techniques, today announced that management will present at the following upcoming investor conferences in March: The 35th Annual […]
MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), the leading regenerative medicine company utilizing human amniotic tissue and patent-protected processes to develop and market advanced products and therapies for the Wound Care, Surgical, Orthopedic, Spinal, Sports Medicine, Ophthalmic and Dental sectors of healthcare, announced today its record results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, […]
AUDUBON, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE:GMED), a leading musculoskeletal implant manufacturer, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. “This performance was the result of continued execution of our strategy of robust product innovation, sales force expansion, and disciplined expense control. I am very proud of the performance of our […]
Written By: Michael Sheffield An increase of more than 20 percent in fourth quarter sales provided a strong ending to a busy year for Memphis-based Wright Medical Group. Wright Medical reported net sales of $83.2 million in the fourth quarter, which was boosted by the launch of the company’s Infinity total ankle replacement system in the third […]
Company Provides 2015 Financial Performance Guidance Reflective of Updated Non-GAAP Definition SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwired – February 24, 2015) – Fourth Quarter 2014 Highlights: Revenue increased 7.1% to $204.3 million; Non-GAAP operating profit margin of 20.3%; GAAP operating profit margin of 12.0%; Non-GAAP net income of $20.0 million, or $0.39 per share; GAAP net income of […]
Announcing OrthoSpineList.com as an breakthrough method of finding experts in the Orthopedic and Spine Medical Device Industry.
Ortho Spine Companies is proud to announce the launch of their latest venture aimed at connecting people with experts in the orthopedic and spine industry. With an extensive background in Orthopedic organizational development, the founders of Ortho Spine Companies have continued to create solutions aimed at streamlining the process of connecting people who need expert […]
KNOXVILLE, TN, Feb 25, 2015 – ChoiceSpine, a Knoxville, TN based spinal implant company, is pleased to announce the hiring of two new executives. Mr. Tom McLeer, Senior Executive Vice-President, will serve as an advisor to founders Rick Henson and Marty Altshuler, assisting with strategic planning and business development. Steve Ainsworth, PhD has been hired […]
CERAMENT™|G is the first injectable antibiotic eluting bone substitute in India LUND, Sweden, Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — BONESUPPORT, an emerging leader in injectable bone substitutes for orthopedic trauma, bone infections and instrument augmentation related to orthopedic surgery, announced that it has received regulatory approval from the CDSCO (Central Drugs Standards Control Organization) and their MDAC […]
Providence Medical Technology, Inc. announced today it has obtained a CE Mark for its DTRAX Spinal System, DTRAX Cervical Cage, and DTRAX Bone Screw. This regulatory approval expands the company’s international product offering to include its entire DTRAX portfolio. Providence has grown rapidly in the European Union and other international markets. The new CE Mark […]
Simplify Medical has announced that it has received a CE mark for its Simplify Disc. CE mark allows for marketing and commercialisation in the European Union and additional countries that accept the CE mark. The ISO13485 certification of the device was obtained in 2008. Simplify Disc is a cervical disc replacement composed of MRI-friendly materials […]
Bioprinting of a living bone construct, which is intended for repair of bone defects of the spine. The construct contains regions with bone forming cells and regions for vascularization. Blood vessel ingrowth is improved by introducing vasculogenic cells placed in the central canals.
Written By: Robert J. Szczerba Enormous technological changes in medicine and healthcare are heading our way. These trends have a variety of stakeholders: patients, medical professionals, researchers, medical students, and consumers. They are important because of the impact they will likely have on all of us at one time or another. To get an overview of […]
February 25, 2015 by Val Kennedy Industry trade association AdvaMed applauds a bill introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives that would protect FDA user fees from sequestering cuts. Industry trade association AdvaMed said Wednesday it applauds a bill introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives that would protect FDA user fees from sequestering cuts. […]
AUDUBON, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE: GMED), a leading musculoskeletal implant manufacturer, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Branch Medical Group, Inc. (“BMG”), a third party manufacturer of high precision medical devices. Under the terms of the agreement Globus has agreed to pay $52.9 million in cash, subject to certain […]
Written By: Jennifer Garcia Treatment with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) may help relieve insomnia and pain among patients with knee osteoarthritis (KOA), according to a new double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial. The study findings were published online January 26 in Arthritis and Rheumatology. Researchers led by Michael T. Smith, PhD, from the Johns Hopkins Center for Behavior and Health, […]
Can the pre-operative Western Ontario and McMaster score predict patient satisfaction following total hip arthroplasty?
B. A. Rogers, MA, MSc, FRCS(Orth), Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer 1 ; B. Alolabi, MD, MSc, FRCSC, Orthopaedic Surgeon2; A. D. Carrothers, MB, ChB, FRCS(Orth), Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Honorary Senior Clinical Tutor3; H. J. Kreder, MD, MPH, FRCS(C), Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Health Policy Evaluation and Management 4; and R. J. Jenkinson, […]
Written By: Chris Provines Rumors circulated this week that Cardinal Healthcare is in talks to buy Cordis, a manufacturer of medical devices. If this is true, it’s yet another sign that the cost-out and value-in medical supply ecosystem continues to evolve. I’ve written in the past about this cost-out/value-in ecosystem. It’s comprised of new and existing players who […]