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Feature Articles

  • Four Questions with Dr. Christopher Bono, NASS President

    Written By: ORTHOPRENEUR | Posted in Research to Reality | Oct 2016

    In preparation for NASS, we spoke with Executive Director and CEO Eric Muehlbauer and Christopher M. Bono, M.D., President of the North American Spine Society, to identify areas in which the group has made progress, challenges that remain and more. Read on>>
  • Spinal Fusion Device in Development Eliminates Bone Graft and Pedicle Screws

    Written By: Hannah Corcoran | Posted in Research to Reality | Oct 2016

    Researchers at The University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia have developed a fusion device designed to stabilize the spine without use of bone graft or pedicle screws for single-level posterolateral fusion. Read on>>
  • SIGN Wraps Up 15th Annual Conference

    Written By: ORTHOPRENEUR | Posted in Giving Back | Oct 2016

    SIGN Fracture Care International just wrapped up its 15th Annual Conference. Around 150 surgeons from 27 countries attended to learn how to use SIGN implants and share this knowledge back home. Read on>>
  • NASS Preview: Growing Spine - International Markets, MIS and Product Portfolios

    Written By: ORTHOPRENEUR | Posted in Research to Reality | Sep 2016

    In speaking with Eric Muehlbauer, Executive Director and CEO of NASS about the Society's priorities, as well as where the greatest opportunities lie for surgeons and device companies, three topics arose. Read on>>
  • Developing New Orthopaedic Business Models: 2020 and Beyond

    Written By: Carolyn LaWell | Posted in Health Reform Watch | Sep 2016

    Ultimately, the business models of orthopaedic device companies must radically change if they want to maintain profitability, margins and independence in coming years. Read on>>

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Surgeon as Entrepreneur

Surgeon Leaves Clinical Practice to Focus on Hip Fracture Fixation System

Brian Thornes, Founder and CEO of X-Bolt Orthopaedics, left his surgeon residency in 2005—his last year in the program—to obtain his MBA and fully ...

Giving Back

NuVasive Spine Foundation to Build out Broader, More Sustainable Program in Kenya

The NuVasive Spine Foundation completed its 20th mission trip to Kenya to sponsor surgeries and educate surgeons. In 2010, the group chose Kenya as a ...

Research to Reality

Building Evidence for Additive Manufacturing: What questions remain?

For additive manufacturing to move from tinkering technology to widely-used process, it’s imperative to prove its long-term benefits. In May, resear ...

Practice Management Solutions

Reimbursement Opportunities Lie in Data Collection

Technology that captures outcomes and patient data can be a hefty investment for hospitals and practices—but consider how it may lead to reimburseme ...

Health Reform Watch

CJR and the Rise of Bundled Payments Drive Conversations at AAOS

The advent of Medicare's Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement program fueled AAOS Annual Meeting conversations regarding the best response by indu ...