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  • Materials
    Titanium in the Medical Industry

    Titanium in the Medical Industry

    The material offers a number of benefits for orthopedic device manufacturers for developing products from implants to instruments.
    Infographics Kim Crabtree, Account Manager, Titanium Processing Center

  • Exactech Buys Digital Health Tech Firm Muvr

    Exactech Buys Digital Health Tech Firm Muvr

    The Muvr platform includes patient wearables, mobile device applications, and chatbot texting.
    Business Wire 12.03.20

  • Extremities
    Medartis Acquires Stake in KeriMedical

    Medartis Acquires Stake in KeriMedical

    The buy-in strengthens the firm’s extremities portfolio.
    Medartis Holding AG 12.01.20


  • Zimmer Biomet Acquires A&E Medical Corp for $250M

    Zimmer Biomet Acquires A&E Medical Corp for $250M

    Zimmer Biomet gains portfolio of sternal closure devices.
    PR Newswire 12.01.20

  • Software & Quality
    Exactech Releases Active Intelligence Platform

    Exactech Releases Active Intelligence Platform

    Connects surgeons and patients with personalized, data-driven tools.
    Videos Business Wire

  • Materials
    Making the Grade: Orthopedic Materials Spotlight

    Making the Grade: Orthopedic Materials Spotlight

    Advancements with materials are enabling the use of fabrication processes not previously available for certain applications.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 11.18.20


  • Trauma/Sports
    Mending Mishaps: A Trauma Technology Overview

    Mending Mishaps: A Trauma Technology Overview

    An examination of an orthopedic market not fueled by elective surgeries.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 11.18.20

  • Large Joint
    Life, Interrupted: The 2020 Year in Review

    Life, Interrupted: The 2020 Year in Review

    Lessons learned from the global coronavirus pandemic.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 11.18.20

  • Stryker Strikes Back After Pandemic Slump

    Stryker Strikes Back After Pandemic Slump

    Late last year, Stryker announced it would snap up Wright Medical to fortify its position in the trauma and extremities markets.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 11.18.20


  • Large Joint
    Obesity and the Impact on Hip and Knee Implants

    Obesity and the Impact on Hip and Knee Implants

    Obesity causes multiple health issues, and the COVID-19 pandemic is only adding to the problem.
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 11.18.20

  • Virtually the Same? The Challenges of Online Conferences

    Virtually the Same? The Challenges of Online Conferences

    Like everyone else on the planet, I’m turning increasingly to virtual solutions to our physical challenges in the midst of a pandemic.
    Dawn A. Lissy, Founder & President, Empirical 11.18.20

  • 13 Mistakes to Avoid in a 510k Submission

    13 Mistakes to Avoid in a 510k Submission

    The FDA 510(k) review process can broadly be divided into two steps—acceptance review and substantive review.
    Samradni Patil, Regulatory Consultant and Writer, Kolabtree 11.18.20

  • Contract Manufacturing
    A Supply Chain Strategy for Pandemic Survival

    A Supply Chain Strategy for Pandemic Survival

    Medical device supply chain managers will likely conclude that 2020 is a year best forgotten.
    Tony Freeman, President, A.S. Freeman Advisors LLC 11.18.20

  • Medical Device Equivalence Requirements Strengthened under the EU MDR

    Medical Device Equivalence Requirements Strengthened under the EU MDR

    This column focuses on the directive under EU 2017/745 on medical devices (MDR), highlighting some of the changes in claiming and demonstrating equivalence.
    Cindy Boyer, Senior Manager, International Regulatory Affairs, MCRA LLC 11.18.20

  • Solid Footing During Shaky Times: Current Compliance Considerations

    Solid Footing During Shaky Times: Current Compliance Considerations

    The changes and challenges wrought by COVID-19 have significantly impacted the medtech industry.
    Bryan Brosseau, Founder and Principal Consultant, Brosseau Consulting LLC 11.18.20