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The Food and Drug Administration granted 36 orthopedic- and spine-related device clearances in November.
Nashville-based Symmetry Surgical has partnered with Italian device maker Biocommerciale to distribute its portfolio of surgical instruments in Europe, according to NASDAQ.
Joe Truhe of PDP HoldingsOne of the biggest expenses in orthopedic and spine surgery is device and implant costs. Providers often pay a premium for name-brand products, many of which are actually commodities, and the sales representatives that come along with them. However, downward pressure on reimbursement is forcing providers to examine healthcare costs and cut those costs wherever necessary to provide true value-based healthcare.
The Food and Drug Administration granted 57 orthopedic- and spine-related clearances in October.
Orthopedic device makers are focusing more on the biological differences in patients and producing more anatomically correct options than in the past. However, ConforMIS has been refining its patient-specific process for partial and total knee replacements where individual cutting guides, instrumentation and implants are constructed for every procedure. The one-time use materials arrive at the operating room already sterilized and ready for surgery.
Monday, 12 November 2012 15:53

ConforMIS Appoints Peter Traynor CFO

Orthopedic device company ConforMIS has appointed Peter Traynor CFO.
Tuesday, 23 October 2012 13:15

10 Orthopedic Device Company Acquisitions

Here are 10 orthopedic and spine device companies that have acquired other device companies this year.
The Food and Drug Administration granted 37 orthopedic- and spine-related device clearances in September.
Tuesday, 02 October 2012 16:42

8 New Orthopedic & Spine Device Launches

Here are eight recently launched orthopedic and spine devices.
The Food and Drug Administration granted 32 orthopedic- and spine-related device clearances in August.
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