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Feature Articles

  • 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>>
  • Wright’s Dedication to Extremities Strategies Prompts Questions of What’s Next

    Written By: Carolyn LaWell | Posted in Views on the News | Sep 2016

    Wright Medical’s divestiture of its large joint portfolio to Corin Orthopaedics officially turns Wright into the extremities company that it set out to become years ago, and leads to the question: What’s next in their M&A strategy? Read on>>
  • NASS Survey Finds Spine Professionals Independent and Influencing Decisions

    Written By: ORTHOPRENEUR | Posted in Health Reform Watch | Aug 2016

    For years, studies have pointed to surgeons fleeing private practice and aligning with hospitals. Results from the 2015 NASS member survey told a different story. Read on>>
  • A Surgeon Advises OEMs on Additive Manufacturing

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

    Nirav Shah, M.D., a sports medicine surgeon, spoke to a group of ~40 device company engineers and executives on additive manufacturing during his “Surgeon View of Additive Manufacturing” presentation from the surgeon-staffed Knowledge Pod at OMTEC® 2016. Read on>>

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The Top Line

Transparent Pricing Model Boosts Surgery Center's Business

After implementing a transparent pricing model six years ago, The Surgery Center of Oklahoma sees an influx of patients from all over the country seek ...

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 ...