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  • Software & Quality | Trauma/Sports
    Strengthening Muscular Rehabilitation with Objective Clinical Data

    Strengthening Muscular Rehabilitation with Objective Clinical Data

    The ActivForce platform helps clinicians guide rehab programs using precise, objective data and measurements.
    Online Exclusives Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 02.13.19

  • Biocompatibility & Testing | Contract Manufacturing | Supply Chain
    The 11 Steps of Metrology Matching

    The 11 Steps of Metrology Matching

    It’s vital manufacturers and their suppliers don’t overlook this critical segment of outsourced product development.
    Edward Jaeck, Vice President of Strategic Growth and Business Development, Lowell Inc. 02.13.19

  • Extremities | Large Joint | Packaging & Sterilization | Spine/Neurology | Trauma/Sports
    Realizing the Promise of Pre-Validated Packaging

    Realizing the Promise of Pre-Validated Packaging

    Balancing product quality, patient safety, and faster time to market is possible—it takes careful consideration in packaging design and validation.
    Ben White, Engineering Manager, Business Development, Millstone Medical Outsourcing 02.13.19


  • Contract Manufacturing | Instruments | Instruments, Cases & Trays
    Creating a Natural Extension: Instrument Manufacturing

    Creating a Natural Extension: Instrument Manufacturing

    Surgical instrumentation is growing more complex while also needing to address infection concerns, which can be challenging for manufacturers.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 02.13.19

  • Packaging & Sterilization
    Squeaky Clean: Orthopedic Device Packaging & Sterilization

    Squeaky Clean: Orthopedic Device Packaging & Sterilization

    A variety of industry experts discuss the trends, challenges, and future of orthopedic and medical device packaging and sterilization.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 02.13.19

  • Biologics
    Natural Selection: Biologics in Orthopedics

    Natural Selection: Biologics in Orthopedics

    With their healing prowess and cost-effectiveness, stem cells and bone graft substitutes are increasingly gaining traction in the orthobiologics sector.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 02.13.19


  • An Industry on the Defensive

    An Industry on the Defensive

    It’s been a rough six months for the medtech industry. Nearly 200 days after it was first blindsided by a one-two punch of bad publicity from the damning Netflix documentary “The Bleeding Edge,” the sector remains firmly immersed…
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 02.13.19

  • Medtech and The Management Top 250

    Medtech and The Management Top 250

    Developed by the Drucker Institute and publicized by The Wall Street Journal, The Management Top 250 Ranking measures and ranks corporate competencies from 1-250 by scrutinizing operations in five areas: customer satisfaction, employee engagement and…
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 02.13.19

  • 3-D Printing/Additive Mfg.
    The Gawky Teenage Phase: 3D Printing Enters Adolescence

    The Gawky Teenage Phase: 3D Printing Enters Adolescence

    As the mom of a young teen, I get a daily, real-time view of the of the challenges of a human doing his best to grow up. There are a lot of false starts, half-baked ideas, and epic fails, but there’s also tremendous potential and frequent victo…
    Dawn A. Lissy, President & Founder, Empirical 02.13.19


  • 3-D Printing/Additive Mfg. | Biologics | MIS/Robotics
    Getting a Clinical Viewpoint

    Getting a Clinical Viewpoint

    Last year, at the North American Spine Society’s (NASS) 33rd Annual Meeting, held in Los Angeles, Jeffrey C. Wang, M.D., professor of orthopaedic surgery and neurological surgery (clinical scholar) at the Keck Medical Center at the University o…
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 02.13.19

  • Design | Research & Development
    Trial Master File: Paper or Electronic?

    Trial Master File: Paper or Electronic?

    The Trial Master File (TMF) is the central location for all clinical trial documents. From the start of a clinical trial through its conclusion, the TMF contains and secures a variety of information such as signature pages, study logs, ethics committ…
    Anuradha Nagulapati, Clinical Research Associate, Musculoskeletal Clinical Regulatory Advisers 02.13.19

  • Software & Quality
    2019: The Year to Enhance Quality in Orthopedic Product Development

    2019: The Year to Enhance Quality in Orthopedic Product Development

    The world has gone digital, and now it’s time for orthopedic product developers and manufacturers to catch up. According to LNS Research, 60 percent of all organizations are investing in industrial transformation—otherwise known as digita…
    Anthony Parise, Product Strategist—Life Sciences, ETQ 02.13.19

  • Your 2019 ‘Regulatory Issues to Watch’ List

    Your 2019 ‘Regulatory Issues to Watch’ List

    In 2018, one of the most prominent themes for the medical device industry had to be change. The year marked a continued transition for a number of regulatory initiatives as well as the emergence of several new challenges. In spite of how serious some…
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 02.13.19

  • Spine/Neurology
    Alphatec Provides Update on NuVasive Patent Lawsuit

    Alphatec Provides Update on NuVasive Patent Lawsuit

    Several favorable developments were announced regarding the company's ongoing patent litigation.
    GlobeNewswire 02.11.19

  •  Trice Medical Acquires SegWAY Orthopaedics

    Trice Medical Acquires SegWAY Orthopaedics

    Acquisition creates first company to offer product line for minimally invasive orthopedic diagnostics and surgical solutions.
    Business Wire 02.07.19