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  • 3-D Printing/Additive Mfg. | Biologics
    Bioprinting Complex Living Tissue in Just a Few Seconds

    Bioprinting Complex Living Tissue in Just a Few Seconds

    Examples of the researchers' work include a valve similar to a heart valve, a meniscus, and a complex-shaped part of the femur.
    Videos Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne 08.23.19

  • The AM Particulate Problem: A More Efficient Means of Removing Residual Powder

    The AM Particulate Problem: A More Efficient Means of Removing Residual Powder

    This webinar on October 10th, 2019 will highlight the benefits of this process and explain why it’s a much more effective and efficient protocol. Register Now!
    08.22.19

  • Biologics | Bracing/Prosthetics | Extremities | Imaging | Instruments | Large Joint | MIS/Robotics | Spine/Neurology | Trauma/Sports
    The 2019 Top 10 Global Orthopedic Device Firms

    The 2019 Top 10 Global Orthopedic Device Firms

    Robotics and M&A continued to define the orthopedics industry in 2018.
    ODT Staff 08.14.19


  • Coatings/Surface Modification
    Supporting the Surface: A Look at a New Orthopedic Coating Technology

    Supporting the Surface: A Look at a New Orthopedic Coating Technology

    A novel ortho-coating could improve joint replacement outcomes.
    Vicki A. Barbur, Ph.D. and Anthony Duong, Ph.D., Battelle 08.14.19

  • Design | Research & Development
    Designing Complexity Simply

    Designing Complexity Simply

    New technologies and techniques allow orthopedic device developers to more effectively create advanced products.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 08.14.19

  • Bracing/Prosthetics | Imaging | Large Joint | Trauma/Sports
    Hidden Gems: 6 Orthopedic Technology Innovators of Note

    Hidden Gems: 6 Orthopedic Technology Innovators of Note

    These organizations are offering intriguing technologies to improve orthopedic care and, as such, have piqued the ODT editors’ interests.
    Sam Brusco, Sean Fenske, and Michael Barbella 08.14.19


  • Connecting the Dots in Medical Device Outsourcing

    Connecting the Dots in Medical Device Outsourcing

    San Francisco is globally renowned for many things: The Golden Gate Bridge (its color, international orange, was actually a primer used to protect the steel during transit), Ghirardelli chocolate, the TransAmerica pyramid building, and the “Pai…
    ODT Staff 08.14.19

  • What Keeps Hospital CEOs Awake at Night and How Can Medtech Help?

    What Keeps Hospital CEOs Awake at Night and How Can Medtech Help?

    With the continued surge of mergers and acquisitions, vertical integrations, and no clear U.S. policy or reform direction for our $3.6 trillion annual healthcare spend,1 the healthcare ecosystem remains in a phase of dramatic disruption. What Is K…
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 08.14.19

  • Mayday: How the Upcoming MDR Implementation Forecasts Disaster for Our Industry

    Mayday: How the Upcoming MDR Implementation Forecasts Disaster for Our Industry

    I’m generally an optimistic person. My outgoing voicemail greeting encourages every caller to “keep smiling!” My wardrobe is about 40 percent “Life is Good” apparel and I keep a daily gratitude journal. Despite this s…
    Dawn A. Lissy, President & Founder, Empirical 08.14.19


  • Successful Strategies for Health Plan Medical Policy Outreach

    Successful Strategies for Health Plan Medical Policy Outreach

    Getting approval from the FDA can be a significant achievement for a company but a bigger challenge awaits for novel technologies: health payor acceptance and coverage. Adopting a novel technology does not occur easily due to complex commercial insur…
    Chelsey Jaworski and Anabel Tapia, MCRA 08.14.19

  • Design
    Why and How Good Design Matters to the Bottom Line

    Why and How Good Design Matters to the Bottom Line

    There should be no confusion: good design pays dividends. Literally. Many highly successful medical products that substantively improve the delivery of healthcare also significantly increase market share and revenue. But just what is the elusive good…
    Bryce G. Rutter, Ph.D., Founder and CEO, Metaphase Design Group Inc. 08.14.19

  • Contract Manufacturing | Supply Chain
    Contract Service Providers: Forward Thinking in Supplier Management

    Contract Service Providers: Forward Thinking in Supplier Management

    Virtual manufacturing is common among startups and entrepreneurs building a new company or project with a prudent fiscal approach. Intellectual property and an experienced contract manufacturer can make it a reality. Harnessing a contract manufacture…
    Bryan Brosseau, Founder and Principal Consultant, Brosseau Consulting LLC 08.14.19

  • A Look to the Future: Observations from the Top 10 Reports

    A Look to the Future: Observations from the Top 10 Reports

    As I reviewed this year’s top company reports, I saw mentions of the familiar products commonly associated with the orthopedic industry—implants for hips, knees, and spine, as well as bracing solutions and instrumentation. These products…
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 08.14.19

  • Packaging & Sterilization
    Stryker to Acquire TSO3 Inc.

    Stryker to Acquire TSO3 Inc.

    TSO3 Inc. is an innovator in sterilization technology for medical devices in healthcare settings.
    PR Newswire 08.12.19

  • Bracing/Prosthetics | Design | Extremities | Large Joint | Research & Development | Spine/Neurology | Trauma/Sports
    Orthopedic Technology Innovation for Kids

    Orthopedic Technology Innovation for Kids

    With pediatrics representing an underserved patient base when it comes to orthopedic solutions, a dedicated organization is seeking to change that.
    Online Exclusives Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 08.08.19