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Feature Articles

  • AAOS Recap: Instruments, Robotics and Cost Emphasized in New Product Launches

    Written By: Carolyn LaWell | Posted in Research to Reality | Apr 2015

    Thousands of products were highlighted at the annual Academy meeting. Here is a look at the more than two dozen new or next-gen products that debuted with recent regulatory clearance or launch for use. Read on>>
  • Surgeon Advice: How to Transition Your Idea from Product Development to Sales

    Written By: Hannah Corcoran | Posted in Surgeon as Entrepreneur | Apr 2015

    Navigating products through commercialization is just the beginning of your technology’s livelihood. Lee Hunter, M.D. describes how to partner with an outside vendor to develop a comprehensive marketing, sales and distribution strategy to get your product on the market. Read on>>
  • How to Start an OR for Under $250,000

    Written By: Blair Rhode | Posted in Surgeon as Entrepreneur | Apr 2015

    To contain costs, a value assessment of every purchase for your surgery center will help determine whether you should buy new or used. Here’s how one surgeon stuck to his budget. Read on>>
  • Amedica Releases Results from CASCADE Clinical Trial: SiNi vs. PEEK

    Written By: ORTHOPRENEUR | Posted in Views on the News | Apr 2015

    Interim results from the CASCADE clinical trial indicate that silicon nitride composite interbody spinal devices alone, without bone graft or synthetic bone void filler, achieved similar fusion rates and clinical scores as patients implanted with traditional spacers using autograft. Read on>>
  • Walk-in Clinics: Will the Model Work for You?

    Written By: Hannah Corcoran | Posted in Practice Management Solutions | Mar 2015

    Orthopaedic walk-in clinics are attractive because they can deliver quick, less-expensive access to care. However, there are several necessary conditions to achieve a sustainable one. Read on>>

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The Top Line

Surgeon Develops Reusable Anchor Inserters to Decrease Waste and Cost

How one surgeon approaches the reusable concept to provide an ecological and economical solution for surgery centers. ...

Surgeon as Entrepreneur

Starting a Solo Practice: Joint Surgeon Shares His Journey

Adam Harris, M.D., founded his own practice to enhance his focus on individual patient care. Here, he discusses how he added leadership duties, droppe ...

Giving Back

Health Volunteers Overseas Strengthens Orthopaedic Education Around the Globe

Health Volunteers Overseas’ currently operates volunteer programs in 13 countries, providing educational resources to improve residency programs thr ...

Research to Reality

New Generation of Smaller, Cheaper Technology Powering Robotics in Orthopaedics

Robotic systems have the potential to produce strong patient outcomes, based on the level of accuracy and precision employed. However, such systems ha ...

Practice Management Solutions

Orthopaedic Coding Q&A: Coverage Denials for Spine

The Coding Coaches address orthopaedic coding questions and hot-button coding issues. In this round: CMS Denials forlaminectomy, facetectomy, foramino ...

Health Reform Watch

A Quest to Find a Fair Price for Surgery

Nearly one million Americans pursue medical tourism each year to pay less for their healthcare. Blair Rhode, M.D., posed as a patient to uncover the e ...