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Feature Articles

  • Building Evidence for Additive Manufacturing: What questions remain?

    Written By: Carolyn LaWell | Posted in Research to Reality | Jun 2016

    For additive manufacturing to move from tinkering technology to widely-used process, it’s imperative to prove its long-term benefits. In May, researchers, surgeons, device companies and additive manufacturing suppliers gathered to develop guidelines to build data and support reimbursement. Read on>>
  • Reimbursement Opportunities Lie in Data Collection

    Written By: Hannah Corcoran | Posted in Practice Management Solutions | Jun 2016

    Technology that captures outcomes and patient data can be a hefty investment for hospitals and practices—but consider how it may lead to reimbursement opportunities. Read on>>
  • Man with Double Knee Replacement Successfully Climbs Mount Everest

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

    Greg Paul, a 61-year-old mountaineer, is the first known climber to summit Mount Everest with two total knee replacements. Both procedures employed the Balanced Knee® System, manufactured by Ortho Development. Read on>>
  • Surgeon Leaves Clinical Practice to Focus on Hip Fracture Fixation System

    Written By: Hannah Corcoran | Posted in Surgeon as Entrepreneur | Jun 2016

    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 invest his time and skills into entrepreneurism. Read on>>
  • Computer-Assisted Technologies: Industry Viewpoints and Activity

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

    Computer-assisted surgery systems for orthopaedics have the potential to help surgeons net improved, reproducible results through tools that control surgical variables. But, will hospitals pay for them? 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

Neurosurgeon Launches Products Prioritizing Surgical Infection Prevention

Bodhan Chopko, M.D., co-founded Silver Bullet Therapeutics to commercialize infection-fighting bone screws for trauma procedures, based on his own cli ...

Giving Back

Organization Exceeds 100 Pro Bono Scoliosis Corrections in Dominican Republic

Since 2012, The Pediatric Orthopedic Project has been to Santiago, Dominican Republic five times and has performed 103 surgeries to correct scoliosis ...

Research to Reality

OrthoWorx Launches AcceLinx to Foster Innovation in Orthopaedics

OrthoWorx, a Warsaw, Indiana-based organization that provides support and resources to the region’s orthopaedic industry, has unveiled the AcceLinx ...

Practice Management Solutions

Diversify and Protect Revenue Streams with Orthopaedic Urgent Care

Faced with declining margins in the orthopaedic industry and reimbursement coding changes, independent surgeons need to diversify their practices to p ...

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 ...