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 for rehabilitation, pain management, physical therapy and surgical reconstruction, the partnership further enables high quality, cost effective care and supports the delivery of value based care for high cost surgical procedures for IPG’s health plan clients and patients.
“As health plans look to set up the right structure that aligns incentives in support of value based reimbursement, the IPG program truly sets the stage to drive quality and affordability from optimal device selection and utilization, and site of care to truly impact surgical costs. DJO Surgical’s products contribute to lowering surgical costs and patient out of pocket costs. A true win-win,” said Mark Russell, Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Commercial Logistics for DJO Surgical.
The IPG platform enables surgeons, facilities and device manufacturers to play an active role in the delivery of cost effective surgical care. DJO’s focus on value-driven implant systems and state-of-the-art technology strongly aligns with IPG’s mission of ensuring and enabling the delivery of high quality, cost effective surgical care.
“We are thrilled to work with innovative high quality manufacturers like DJO, who focus on lowering total episodic care through surgical efficiency for patients and health plans,” said Vince Coppola, President and CEO of IPG. “These partnerships continue to expand our ability to deliver on our cost and quality objectives for our health plan clients. Since our programs align incentives and goals between surgeons, facilities, health plans and manufacturers, DJO is now part of the team with the important mission of making health care more affordable.”
DJO’s surgical portfolio includes a full suite of advanced solutions for hip, knee and shoulder arthroplasty with an emphasis on incorporating modern technology while capturing both surgical and cost efficiencies that will be accessible to IPG’s expansive network of direct partnering facilities and surgeons.
About DJO Global
DJO Global is a leading global provider of medical technologies designed to get and keep people moving. The Company’s products address the continuum of patient care from injury prevention to rehabilitation after surgery, injury or from degenerative disease, enabling people to regain or maintain their natural motion. Its products are used by orthopaedic specialists, spine surgeons, primary care physicians, pain management specialists, physical therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, athletic trainers and other healthcare professionals. In addition, many of the Company’s medical devices and related accessories are used by athletes and patients for injury prevention and at-home physical therapy treatment. The Company’s product lines include rigid and soft orthopaedic bracing, hot and cold therapy, bone growth stimulators, vascular therapy systems and compression garments, therapeutic shoes and inserts, electrical stimulators used for pain management and physical therapy products. The Company’s surgical division offers a comprehensive suite of reconstructive joint products for the hip, knee and shoulder. DJO Global’s products are marketed under a portfolio of brands including Aircast®, Chattanooga, CMF™, Compex®, DonJoy®, ProCare®, DJO® Surgical, Dr. Comfort® and Exos™. For additional information on the Company, please visit www.DJOglobal.com.
IPG is the leading provider of Device Benefit Management solutions, working with health plans, manufacturers, providers, surgical facilities and patients across the country to improve quality and reduce costs for surgical procedures through optimization of the most effective site of care and device selection, resulting in more affordable high-quality care to consumers. For more information about IPG, call us at 866.753.0046, or visit us on the web at www.ipg.com.