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  • Packaging & Sterilization
    Usability, Sustainability Becoming More Relevant in Medtech Packaging

    Usability, Sustainability Becoming More Relevant in Medtech Packaging

    Usability is no longer limited strictly to user experience.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 04.07.21

  • MIS/Robotics | Trauma/Sports
    Bioventus Acquires Bioness Inc.

    Bioventus Acquires Bioness Inc.

    Bioventus gains peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) therapy and rehabilitation solutions.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 03.31.21

  • Imaging | Spine/Neurology
    SeaSpine to Acquire 7D Surgical for $110M

    SeaSpine to Acquire 7D Surgical for $110M

    Gains machine-vision, image-guided surgery platform that reduces radiation exposure.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 03.23.21


  • Implanet to Acquire Majority Stake in Orthopaedic & Spine Development

    Implanet to Acquire Majority Stake in Orthopaedic & Spine Development

    Will create a new benchmark player in orthopedic surgery in France and allow the group to achieve significant revenue growth.
    Charles Sternberg, Assistant Editor 03.22.21

  • Design
    Development Options: Orthopedic Device Design

    Development Options: Orthopedic Device Design

    New materials, machines, techniques, and technologies create new design opportunities for medical device manufacturers.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 03.16.21

  • MIS/Robotics
    I, Surgical Robot

    I, Surgical Robot

    Robotic-assisted orthopedic surgical technologies begin a promising resurgence following a year of stunted growth.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 03.16.21


  • 3-D Printing/Additive Mfg.
    Printer-Friendly: An Additive Manufacturing Update

    Printer-Friendly: An Additive Manufacturing Update

    Advances in design software and materials is improving both additively manufactured implants and patient outcomes.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 03.16.21

  • An Orthopedic Giant Re-emerges: DJO to Return?

    An Orthopedic Giant Re-emerges: DJO to Return?

    At the beginning of March, diversified tech firm Colfax Corp. proclaimed its intention to split in two.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 03.16.21

  • Actual Orthopedics Medical and Surgical Supply Costs for Care Centers

    Actual Orthopedics Medical and Surgical Supply Costs for Care Centers

    According to a 2018 clinical journal article, U.S. hospitals spent approximately $200 billion on medical devices.
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 03.16.21


  • Show Time: Here’s What a Year of No Tradeshows Meant for Small Businesses

    Show Time: Here’s What a Year of No Tradeshows Meant for Small Businesses

    For small businesses, trade shows are a critical part of developing new business as well as maintaining contacts.
    Dawn A. Lissy, Founder & President, Empirical 03.16.21

  • A Summary of Key Provisions Within CMS’ Final MCIT Rule

    A Summary of Key Provisions Within CMS’ Final MCIT Rule

    MCIT is available not only for new breakthrough devices but also for products that received this designation within the last two years.
    John D. McDermott Jr., Senior Director, Reimbursement Strategy, MCRA LLC 03.16.21

  • Prototyping
    Intelligent Iteration: The Benefits of Prototyping Rapidly

    Intelligent Iteration: The Benefits of Prototyping Rapidly

    You don’t need to make a full prototype with all features, finishes, and functions included in order to evaluate the design and gain valuable information.
    Victoria Trafka, President and Principal Engineer, Engineering & Quality Solutions Inc. 03.16.21

  • Large Joint
    Microport Orthopedics Launches Kinematic Alignment Approach

    Microport Orthopedics Launches Kinematic Alignment Approach

    Improves total knee replacement outcomes compared to more traditional approaches.
    Videos Charles Sternberg, Assistant Editor

  • Extremities
    FDA Advises Plastic Component Could Break in Stryker STAR Ankles

    FDA Advises Plastic Component Could Break in Stryker STAR Ankles

    Higher than expected risk of the device's polyethylene component breaking was found.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 03.16.21

  • Design
    A Holistic Approach to Early Product Development

    A Holistic Approach to Early Product Development

    Regulatory requirements and limitations have a pronounced impact on new product development in the medical device industry.
    Bryan Brosseau, Founder and Principal Consultant, Brosseau Consulting LLC 03.16.21