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Blue Belt Technologies: Navio Surgical System and STRIDE Implant

Blue Belt Technologies is the manufacturer of the Navio® Surgical System and STRIDE™ implant. Navio is a robotic-assisted smart surgical system indicated for unicondylar ...

Feature Articles

  • Who Will Hold the Power in Healthcare?

    Written By: Carolyn LaWell | Posted in Health Reform Watch | Feb 2015

    At the ORTHOWORLD Symposium, surgeons and medical device company executives were asked what entity in the supply chain will hold the most power in five years. The answers surprised some. Read on>>
  • Simple Systems and Minimally Invasive Techniques Drive Hand and Wrist Market

    Written By: Hannah Corcoran | Posted in Research to Reality | Feb 2015

    “The simpler, the better” when it comes to technologies for hand and wrist devices, according to surgeons and device manufacturers. Read on>>
  • Hint: There’s Room for Innovation in the Free Market

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

    The forces that drive product development in medicine are often geared toward maintaining profit margins or some regulatory nuance. Still, there is room for innovation when the right parties are aligned. Read on>>
  • CMS Announces Goals to Increase Value-Based Purchasing

    Written By: Hannah Corcoran | Posted in Views on the News | Feb 2015

    Department of Health and Human Services outlined goals to move 90 percent of CMS payments to value-based models in the next three years. Read on>>
  • Another Year, Another SGR Debate

    Written By: Hannah Corcoran | Posted in Views on the News | Feb 2015

    The House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Health held hearings to address elimination of the SGR formula. Congress has until March 31, 2015 to pass a resolution or temporary patch, or physicians will face reimbursement cuts. Read on>>

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Surgeon as Entrepreneur

Surgeon Inventor Outlines Importance of Minimally Disruptive Technologies for Improving Patient Outcomes

Donald Kucharzyk, D.O., was passionate about creating a system with a new approach to minimally invasive spine surgery that would improve lives. He di ...

Giving Back

OpWalk Provides 100 Patients with Joint Replacements during Annual Event

Ortech collaborated with Operation Walk, an initiative to provide free hip and knee replacement surgeries to those in need, by donating its data regis ...

Research to Reality

Diagnostics Market Attracts Growing Attention

Diagnostic technology companies are developing products to meet patient and physician needs for less invasive, less costly solutions. ...

Practice Management Solutions

Orthopaedic Coding Q&A: Diagnostic Arthroscopy and Meniscectomy; Removal and Reinsertion of Cages

The Coding Coaches address orthopaedic coding questions and hot-button coding issues. In this round: Diagnostic Arthroscopy and Meniscectomy and Remov ...

Health Reform Watch

Surgeons Predict Impact of Affordable Care Act on Patient Volume

Patient volume and payment are top areas of concern for surgeons in 2015. However, growth opportunities may lie among the challenges. ...