Smith & Nephew OXINIUM Technology: $296MM in Potential U.S. Health System Savings

Data on 90-day episode of care outcomes, collected using the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model, suggest that if Smith & Nephew's OXINIUM™ Oxidized Zirconium alloy bearing surface was used in all U.S. primary hip procedures in 2020 (projected volume to be 498,000), it could yield ~$296MM in savings to the U.S. health system.

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Julie Vetalice is ORTHOWORLD's Editorial Assistant. She has covered the orthopedic industry for over 20 years, having joined the company in 1999.

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