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Kerala’s First 3D Knee ArmorCoat System total knee replacement surgery performs at VPS Lakeshore Hospital
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Kerala’s First 3D Knee ArmorCoat System total knee replacement surgery performs at VPS Lakeshore Hospital

Kochi, Kerala, February 13, 2017 /India PRwire/ — In a first in the state, doctors at VPS Lakeshore successfully performed 3D ArmorCoat System total knee replacement surgery on a 66-year-old patient, Radhamani Bhaskaran, a native of Chengannur in Alappuzha. The surgery was performed by a medical team under Dr. Jacob […]

Consensus Orthopedics Names New President
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Consensus Orthopedics Names New President

EL DORADO HILLS, CA (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 14, 2017 Consensus Orthopedics, a global total joint orthopedics leader, announced today the promotion of Curt Wiedenhoefer to President of Consensus Orthopedics. Mr. Wiedenhoefer previously served as COI’s Executive Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing. He brings over two decades of experience in […]

AAHKS Looks Forward to Working with New HHS Secretary, Dr. Tom Price
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AAHKS Looks Forward to Working with New HHS Secretary, Dr. Tom Price

ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Following the confirmation of Congressman Tom Price as the new Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) congratulates Dr. Price on being appointed to a position for which he is uniquely suited. Dr. Price’s […]

Smith & Nephew Directorate Change
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Smith & Nephew Directorate Change

Smith & Nephew plc (LSE:SN, NYSE:SNN), the global medical technology business, today  announces, in accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.11(2) R, that Brian Larcombe will retire as Senior Independent Director and Non-Executive Director at the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting on 6 April 2017. Following the Annual General Meeting on […]

Medacta International Acquires Vivamed to Strengthen Presence in Austria
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Medacta International Acquires Vivamed to Strengthen Presence in Austria

February 09, 2017 CASTEL SAN PIETRO, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Medacta International, the privately held, family-owned global designer of innovative joint replacement and spine surgery products, is proud to announce the acquisition of Austrian distributor Vivamed GmbH, effective 01 February 2017. This acquisition aims to strengthen the company’s presence in Austria by facilitating […]

Kishwaukee Hospital Joint Center receives advanced certification
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Kishwaukee Hospital Joint Center receives advanced certification

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 The Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Joint Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. The advanced certification is for Joint Commission-accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers seeking to elevate the […]

OrthAlign, Inc. Continues Impressive Worldwide Growth in 2016, Including Milestone Achievement 56,000th Joint Arthroplasty Case
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OrthAlign, Inc. Continues Impressive Worldwide Growth in 2016, Including Milestone Achievement 56,000th Joint Arthroplasty Case

ALISO VIEJO, CA–(Marketwired – January 31, 2017) – OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S. based medical device company developing precision technologies for orthopedic surgeons, announced today that it grew sales by approximately 30% in 2016 versus 2015. Additionally, as of December 31, 2016, OrthAlign technology achieved another major milestone by […]

Ortho Sales Partners Adds Supply Chain and Logistics Executive to its Leadership Team
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Ortho Sales Partners Adds Supply Chain and Logistics Executive to its Leadership Team

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA (PRWEB) JANUARY 27, 2017 Ortho Sales Partners, a professional consulting firm focused on assisting orthopedic and spine implant manufacturers in the commercialization of their products, announces the addition of Tony Passalacqua to their executive team, effective January 25, 2017. Mr. Passalacqua brings extensive experience to Ortho Sales Partners […]

DePuy Synthes Announces Exclusive Co-Promotional Agreement with Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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DePuy Synthes Announces Exclusive Co-Promotional Agreement with Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

RAYNHAM, Mass., Jan. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — DePuy Synthes Companies today announced an exclusive agreement in the U.S. between DePuy Synthes Sales, Inc. and Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: PCRX) to co-promote EXPAREL®, a long-lasting, non-opioid, local analgesic administered at the orthopaedic surgical site. The agreement allows DePuy Synthes to promote EXPAREL […]

Stryker Brings Mobility Zone To Farmers Insurance Open To Kick Off 2017 Tournament Schedule, Its First-Ever Activation In Southern California
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Stryker Brings Mobility Zone To Farmers Insurance Open To Kick Off 2017 Tournament Schedule, Its First-Ever Activation In Southern California

MAHWAH, N.J., Jan. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Stryker Orthopaedics kicks off its fourth consecutive year as the “Official Joint Replacement Products of the PGA TOUR® and PGA TOUR Champions” this week with an appearance at the Farmers Insurance Open in La Jolla, Calif., starting Thursday and marking the first time the company has activated […]

Zimmer Biomet Announces Americas Leadership Transition
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Zimmer Biomet Announces Americas Leadership Transition

WARSAW, Ind., Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZBH), a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, today announced that it has implemented a leadership transition that capitalizes on the strength of the Zimmer Biomet management team. Effective January 23, 2017, Robert D. Delp will assume the position of President, Americas and join […]

Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies Introduce Orthopaedic Episode of Care Approach
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Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies Introduce Orthopaedic Episode of Care Approach

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Jan. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies announced their Orthopaedic Episode of Care Approach*, a comprehensive offering under their CareAdvantage capabilities, designed to help health systems and surgeons reduce costs and increase quality to drive improvements in orthopaedic care and achieve the goals of value-based […]

Mike Miller Retires as Orchid’s CEO; Jerry Jurkiewicz Named Successor; Orchid Restructures to Better Serve Customers
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Mike Miller Retires as Orchid’s CEO; Jerry Jurkiewicz Named Successor; Orchid Restructures to Better Serve Customers

Holt, MI, January 06, 2017 –(PR.com)– Orchid Orthopedic Solutions (Orchid) announced that Mike Miller, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Board Member, has retired as CEO effective December 30, 2016 and is now the Vice Chairman of the board of directors. Jerry Jurkiewicz, formerly Chief Operating Officer (COO) and President, has […]