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Zimmer Biomet Holdings to Present at 42nd Annual Deutsche Bank Securities Annual Health Care Conference
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Zimmer Biomet Holdings to Present at 42nd Annual Deutsche Bank Securities Annual Health Care Conference

WARSAW, Ind., April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZBH), a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, today announced that it will be participating in the Deutsche Bank Securities 42nd Annual Health Care Conference at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.  Zimmer […]

Humana Brings Value-Based Orthopedic Specialty Care to Indiana and Kentucky
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Humana Brings Value-Based Orthopedic Specialty Care to Indiana and Kentucky

April 18, 2017 LOUISVILLE, Ky. & FORT WAYNE, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is teaming up with eight orthopedic specialty groups in Indiana and Kentucky on an orthopedic value-based care model for Humana Medicare Advantage members undergoing total hip or knee joint replacement procedures. Humana’s Total Joint Replacement Episode-Based Model […]

CMIS becomes 1st ASC in IL to add Robotics for Uni & Total Joint Reconstructive Surgery Procedures
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CMIS becomes 1st ASC in IL to add Robotics for Uni & Total Joint Reconstructive Surgery Procedures

April 17, 2017 – By Michael Wegmann Just over a year ago Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc. (“SCA”) partnered with the physician members of The Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery (“CMIS”) in Mokena, IL. The Partnership operates an ambulatory surgical facility that represents an important access point for high quality, low […]

ConforMIS Announces Positive Results from Customized iTotal PS Total Knee Replacement Comparative Study
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ConforMIS Announces Positive Results from Customized iTotal PS Total Knee Replacement Comparative Study

BEDFORD, Mass., April 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ConforMIS, Inc. (Nasdaq:CFMS), a medical technology company that offers joint replacement implants customized to fit each patient’s unique anatomy, today announced results from the first study of its iTotal® PS total knee replacement presented at the 2017 British Association for Surgery of […]

Intellijoint Surgical® Completes One Thousand Total Hip Replacement Procedures with intellijoint HIP®
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Intellijoint Surgical® Completes One Thousand Total Hip Replacement Procedures with intellijoint HIP®

WATERLOO, ON, April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Intellijoint Surgical® is proud to announce that intellijoint HIP® has now – only one year after commercial launch – been used in over 1,000 total hip replacement procedures in the United States, Canada and Australia.  intellijoint HIP® is a novel medical device providing […]

IPG and DJO Announce Partnership to Deliver High Quality Affordable Care
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IPG and DJO Announce Partnership to Deliver High Quality Affordable Care

April 11, 2017 ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IPG, the industry-leading provider of Device Benefit Management solutions, announced an innovative new partnership with DJO Global, Inc. and its Surgical Division. DJO Global is a leading global provider of medical technologies designed to get and keep people moving. With DJO’s broad range of products, used […]

OMNIlife science™, Inc. And Global Orthopaedic Technology Enter into Licensing Agreement for APEX™ Knee System
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OMNIlife science™, Inc. And Global Orthopaedic Technology Enter into Licensing Agreement for APEX™ Knee System

RAYNHAM, Mass. and SYDNEY, April 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — OMNIlife science™, Inc. (“OMNI™”) and Global Orthopaedic Technology Pty Ltd. today announced an exclusive licensing agreement for OMNI’s ‘s APEX™ Knee Implants for Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Under the terms of the agreement, Global Orthopaedic Technology will acquire exclusive rights […]

MicroPort Orthopedics Inc. Announces Launch of its EVOLUTION® Revision Tibial System and EVOLUTION® BioFoam® Tibia
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MicroPort Orthopedics Inc. Announces Launch of its EVOLUTION® Revision Tibial System and EVOLUTION® BioFoam® Tibia

April 05, 2017 ARLINGTON, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MicroPort Orthopedics Inc., a medical device company that develops and manufactures cutting edge joint replacement implants designed to help patients achieve full function faster, announced the launch of the EVOLUTION®Revision Tibial System and EVOLUTION® BioFoam® Tibia. “MicroPort Orthopedics continues to grow its product portfolio with […]

Total Joint Center at The Miriam Hospital awarded second Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval
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Total Joint Center at The Miriam Hospital awarded second Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval

PUBLIC RELEASE: 27-MAR-2017 –  AAAS and EurekAlert PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Total Joint Center at The Miriam Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. The certification recognizes the Total Joint Center’s quality, consistency and safety of services and […]

OrthAlign, Inc. Announces Milestone Achievement 60,000th Joint Arthroplasty Case
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OrthAlign, Inc. Announces Milestone Achievement 60,000th Joint Arthroplasty Case

OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S.-based medical device and technology company providing orthopedic surgeons with advanced precision technologies, announced another milestone achievement in its 60,000th completed joint arthroplasty case. This milestone reflects the continuing and rapid adoption of OrthAlign’s handheld precision alignment and positioning technology by surgeons throughout the world. […]

Researchers Find Knee Replacement Surgery May Have Minimal Effect on Quality of Life and Unattractive Economic Outcomes
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Researchers Find Knee Replacement Surgery May Have Minimal Effect on Quality of Life and Unattractive Economic Outcomes

(NEW YORK — April 1, 2017) Knee replacement surgery for patients with osteoarthritis, as currently used, provides minimal improvements in quality of life and is economically unattractive, according to a study led by Mount Sinai researchers and published today in the BMJ. However, if the procedure was only offered to […]

​Two Cincinnati hospitals among first in nation to perform new kind of robotic surgery
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​Two Cincinnati hospitals among first in nation to perform new kind of robotic surgery

Mar 23, 2017 – By Barrett J. Brunsman, Staff reporter Cincinnati Business Courier Surgeons at Mercy Health-Cincinnati’s Anderson Hospital and St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Edgewood are among the first in the nation to offer a total knee replacement using the Mako Robotic Arm-Assisted Surgery System. Dr. Suresh Nayak performed Ohio’s […]

HSS: Shortened KOOS is Valid
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HSS: Shortened KOOS is Valid

Elizabeth Hofheinz, M.P.H., M.Ed. • Wed, March 22nd, 2017 It’s a no-brainer…anyone would prefer to answer 7 survey questions as opposed to 42. Hurray for the researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York, who have confirmed that a seven-question patient survey on pain, function and quality of […]