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ORTHOWORLD's Annual Orthopaedic Manufacturing & Technology Exposition and Conference (OMTEC 2012) drew nearly 1,000 professionals from orthopaedic device companies, suppliers and service providers from around the world

Orthopaedic Market Growth, Innovation, Medical Device Excise Tax and Free Market Solutions to Healthcare Reform Discussed and Debated

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ORTHOWORLD Inc. announced the successful conclusion of its 8th Annual Orthopaedic Manufacturing & Technology Exposition and Conference in Chicago, Illinois. David Floyd, CEO of OrthoWorx, moderated a discussion amongst Wall Street, Supplier and Device Company representatives. Orthopaedic and spine surgeon Lee Hieb, immediate past president of AAPS, provided an engaged audience with insights into the daily life of a surgeon striving for optimal patient care amongst increasing, invasive regulatory and governmental mandates.

More than 20 educational sessions coupled with networking events fueled the acquisition of knowledge and partnering in this resource-rich day-and-a-half conference. Video coverage of OMTEC 2012 will be released later in the summer.

OMTEC 2013 is slated for June 12 and 13 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Chicago. Stay tuned to www.omtecexpo.com and @omtec_expo.


After 20 years in business, ORTHOWORLD remains the only producer of strategic intelligence in the world solely focused on the global orthopaedic market. Its singular mission is helping orthopaedic companies and individuals improve their performance.

Fran Bursic
Phone: 440-543-2101
e-mail: fran@orthoworld.com