One of orthopaedics' major obstacles to commercialization is getting products approved by hospitals' value analysis committees. During the OMTEC 2015 Keynotes, device company and surgeon executives outlined solutions to overcome this hurdle, including product development changes. 

Transparent healthcare pricing models stand to prevail as companies and individuals become wiser consumers, seeking alternatives to the rising costs experienced by many under Obamacare. Orthopaedic surgery centers aligned with this market-based principle have already experienced the benefits.

OMTEC 2015 concluded last week. 
Thank you to the 240 OEMs representing 77 companies who attended this record-breaking event! 
A special thank you also to the 134 exhibiting companies
See you next June!

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The hang-up for orthopaedic device companies has been and continues to be the ability to maintain volume, cost and speed to market when individual design, manufacturing and shipping processes are concerned.

FORCE-TJR has established a comprehensive U.S. database on total hip and knee replacement patients and outcomes, offering orthopaedic device manufacturers a means to support postmarketing surveillance mandates.

Doctors throw away more than 80 percent of donated tissue for joint replacements, according to researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine.

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Zimmer initiated a Class I recall of M/L Taper with Kinectiv Technology Femoral Stems and Necks following discovery of a process monitoring failure that led to higher than expected amounts of manufacturing residues left on the devices. 

Amendia acquired SpineSelect, including its minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion system and 20 patents.

Aesculap Implant Systems received FDA approval to market the activL® Artificial Disc for treatment of 1-level lumbar degenerative disc disease.

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