March/April 2012 Features:
New Approaches, Better Products Choosing Materials Wisely
As orthopedic designs change rapidly, so must orthopedic materials. Close collaboration between OEMs and suppliers is the best way to keep pace.
By Erik Swain
Innovation in product research and development comes in a number of different forms and disciplines.
By Mark Crawford
Biological Building Blocks
The shortcomings of man-made materials are driving research and innovation in the growing orthobiologics market.
By Michael Barbella
Memphis in May
The ODT Forum returns to Tennessee for the fourth year. This year’s installment explores operational excellence.
March/April 2012 Departments:
Smart Enough to Know What We Don’t
The Metal-on-Metal Debate Rolls On
The Device Tax Beat Goes On: IRS Releases Proposed Regs
Life Sciences Investments on the Rise
Streamlining the Path from Design to Manufacturing
Patent Reform Update: USPTO Issues Proposed Rules
Motion Preservation Still Drives U.S. Spinal Implant Market
Orthopedics Rock the 2012 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
Aesculap and Invibio Partner for Knee Implant Components
Stryker CEO Leaves Abruptly; J&J Taps Device Chief as New CEO