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  • CONMED Corp. to Acquire Buffalo Filter for $365M

    CONMED Corp. to Acquire Buffalo Filter for $365M

    Transaction adds category leader in the surgical smoke evacuation market to its General Surgery portfolio.
    Business Wire 12.14.18

  • 3-D Printing/Additive Mfg. | Bracing/Prosthetics | Imaging
    Creating Customized Orthopedic Products Using Handheld 3D Scanners

    Creating Customized Orthopedic Products Using Handheld 3D Scanners

    The story of a company leveraging the scanning technology to eliminate significant labor time and costs of traditional methods.
    Online Exclusives Andrei Vakulenko, Chief Business Development Officer, Artec 3D 12.11.18

  • Reworked Tax Relief Package Could Delay Medical Device Tax Five More Years

    Reworked Tax Relief Package Could Delay Medical Device Tax Five More Years

    The House Ways and Means Committee introduced the legislation in response to urgent relief from recent natural disasters.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 12.11.18


  • Spine/Neurology | Trauma/Sports
    Reconnecting the Disconnected: Using AI to Restore Movement in Paralyzed Limbs

    Reconnecting the Disconnected: Using AI to Restore Movement in Paralyzed Limbs

    UA receives $1.2 million NIH grant to use AI to restore movement in paralyzed limbs.
    Videos University of Arizona Health Sciences 12.07.18

  • Large Joint
    Recall History of DePuy Knee Replacement Systems

    Recall History of DePuy Knee Replacement Systems

    Has the manufacturer faced an unusually high number of recalls for its knee systems compared to competitive manufacturers?
    Online Exclusives Laura Pearson, Chief Editor, Recall Report 12.05.18

  • Extremities | Large Joint | MIS/Robotics | Spine/Neurology | Trauma/Sports
    The YouTube for the Orthopedic Industry

    The YouTube for the Orthopedic Industry

    VuMedi is an exclusively healthcare-based video platform that caters to surgeons, physicians, and the orthopedic industry.
    Online Exclusives Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 12.05.18


  • Design | Research & Development
    Design Excellence Drives Market Performance

    Design Excellence Drives Market Performance

    Employing a user-centered design strategy in orthopedic device development can set a company apart from competitors.
    Dr. Bryce Rutter, Founder and CEO, Metaphase Design Group Inc. 11.30.18

  • Materials
    Material Matters: New Offerings for Orthopedic Technologies

    Material Matters: New Offerings for Orthopedic Technologies

    An examination of the transformation within orthopedic material selection from traditional metals to newer alternatives.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 11.30.18

  • Trauma/Sports
    Damage Control: A Q&A with Three Trauma Technology Firms

    Damage Control: A Q&A with Three Trauma Technology Firms

    Technologies to treat traumatic orthopedic injuries must be efficient, intuitive, and applied quickly to prevent further harm
    Sam Brusco , Associate Editor 11.30.18


  • Large Joint
    Past Dues: A Review of Industry in 2018

    Past Dues: A Review of Industry in 2018

    The industry confronted old ghosts in 2018 as it defended itself against a documentary and crammed for regulatory changes.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 11.30.18

  • Biologics | MIS/Robotics | Trauma/Sports
    Global Prospects in Orthopedics

    Global Prospects in Orthopedics

    Camil Moldoveanu was fully prepared for the challenge. Or so he thought. The four-time Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion knew he would need significant rehabilitation for his knee injury. He also knew the recovery process would be difficult, and…
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 11.30.18

  • Spine/Neurology
    Leveraging Innovation to Address the Opioid Crisis

    Leveraging Innovation to Address the Opioid Crisis

    The news has been devastating; according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) website, “every day, more than 115 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids…including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and syn…
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 11.30.18

  • Design | Research & Development
    MPO Summit: The View from the Top

    MPO Summit: The View from the Top

    It started with a wintry dusting of snow and ended in a blaze of autumnal glory. On top of a mini tour of Colorado’s best seasons, the two-day MPO Summit in Broomfield on Oct. 11-12 offered forecasts and insights into what it takes to weather c…
    Dawn A. Lissy, President & Founder, Empirical 11.30.18

  • MDSAP Audits Update: Progress, Challenges, and a Cost Reduction Case Study

    MDSAP Audits Update: Progress, Challenges, and a Cost Reduction Case Study

    The Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP) is growing fast, with 3,629 sites now participating, as compared to just 788 at the end of 2017. Part of this explosive growth stems from the fact that Canada will require manufacturers to comply wit…
    Anthony Parise, Product Strategist—Life Sciences, ETQ 11.30.18

  • Data Monitoring Committees: Making DMCs Work for Your Study

    Data Monitoring Committees: Making DMCs Work for Your Study

    The use of independent data monitoring committees is becoming increasingly prevalent in the U.S. medtech industry. The FDA outlines these groups and their operation in a 12-year-old guidance due to expire at the end of this year. However, the composi…
    Margeaux Rogers, Senior Associate, Regulatory Affairs, Musculoskeletal Clinical Regulatory Advisers LLC 11.30.18