January/February 2013 Features: Delivering the Right Tools
Smaller, more complex and disposable are among the criteria demanded by OEMs when they turn to partners to create next-generation surgical instruments and delivery systems.
By Mark Crawford
Get It in Writing
Fine-tuning processes and beefed-up documentation are key as suppliers deal with expanding expectations from regulators and customers.
By Jim Stommen
Solid economies, burgeoning consumerism and increasing wealth are luring orthopedic manufacturers to emerging markets, but long-term success is not guaranteed.
By Michael Barbella
Online Exclusive: CMS Issues Final Physician Payment Sunshine Rule
Are contract manufacturers now on the hook?
By Christopher Delporte, Editorial Director, Medical Devices
January/February 2013 Departments:
New Beginnings ... Again
Are Hospitals Paying for the Medical Device Tax?
IRS Publishes Guidance on Medical Device Tax
Preparing to Rebound After a Disaster
(P)Reviewing the Year in Medtech
Zimmer Launches Knee Guidance Surgery System in the U.S.
Creating a Culture and Passion for Learning on the Manufacturing Floor
A Year of Seismic Change in the Orthopedic Device Industry
Millstone Medical Outsourcing Completes Move
Amedica Adds Four Executives