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Surgeon Leadership Essential to Influence Implant Purchasing Committees

The changes in hospital purchasing methods reflect a multitude of stakeholders who must learn to work together to truly create value for the system, by realistically assessing needs, features, volume and durability when making purchasing decisions. It simply cannot stand on price alone. Like anything else, if surgeons want a voice in the process, they need to step up and become involved in these new processes and committees to ensure that their patients’ best interests are represented equitably.

Extremities and Sports Medicine Products Serve a Growing Surgeon Focus

To serve a growing surgeon focus on the specialties of extremities recon and sports medicine, AAOS is launching new educational tracks at this year's annual meeting. What have companies launched to serve these surgeons? Let's review.

AAOS 2018 First-Time Exhibitors Emphasize Navigation, Orthobiologics, Outcomes

Many AAOS 2018 exhibitors are addressing needs “beyond the device": systems to manage patient care, to deliver the implant to the clinic or get it into the body in a more efficient manner, or to make it work better once it’s in there. We've chosen a few exhibitors to help you—and us—get to know them better.

Recapping Your Predictions: Consolidations and Launches as Growth Opportunities

At the dawn of 2017, we published results of an ORTHOWORLD Membership survey in ORTHOKNOW. Among the questions, we asked you to predict: In 2017, where do the opportunities lie for you and your company? Let's look back at what happened.

Orthopaedics Expects Positive Impact from U.S. Tax Reform

Companies throughout the orthopaedic supply chain stand to benefit from the U.S.’s lowered Federal corporate tax, setting up industry stakeholders to invest in themselves in 2018. We expect that companies will invest their kept earnings in research and development, job creation and potentially, mergers and acquisitions.  

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