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Life, Interrupted: Lessons learned from the global coronavirus pandemic. Nov 1, 2020 5064
15 YEARS: ODT's Editorial Advisory Board reflects on 15 years of orthopedic technological advancements and developments. Sep 1, 2020 3750
A Wrinkle in the COVID-19 Financial Recovery. Sep 1, 2020 872
Naviswiss AG & OrthoGrid Systems Inc. Jul 1, 2020 906
Do Not Disturb: Leaving tissues and muscles generally untouched, minimally Invasive orthopedic technologies are gaining a strong foothold in joint repair and spinal fusion. May 1, 2020 3193
Electing a Path Back to Operational Normalcy. May 1, 2020 833
Rise of the Robots: Pre-planning and surgical precision are driving physician acceptance and market adoption of robotic-assisted technology in orthopedics. Mar 1, 2020 3516
Nature's Way: A better understanding of cell function, tissue properties, and healing mechanisms are driving growth in the global orthobiologics market. Jan 1, 2020 3093
Despite a healthy U.S. economy and solid corporate growth, the medtech industry was wracked with worries in 2019. Nov 1, 2019 6352
Toe Fusion Alternatives Gaining a Firm Market Foothold. Nov 1, 2019 913
An examination of truly unique technologies impacting the spinal sector. Sep 1, 2019 3243
A Little Extreme: 3D printing, surgical planning, and innovations that simplify procedures increasingly are shaping the global extremities market. May 1, 2019 3086
Natural Selection: With their healing prowess and cost-effectiveness, stem cells and bone graft substitutes are increasingly gaining traction in the burgeoning orthobiologics sector. Jan 1, 2019 3310
The medtech industry confronted old ghosts in 2018 as it defended itself against a damning documentary and crammed for a series of global regulatory changes. Nov 1, 2018 5671
Global Prospects in Orthopedics. Nov 1, 2018 895
Giving Back: Growth in the increasingly crowded spinal market will likely be achieved through differentiated solutions that meet patients' needs and drive surgeon/payer decisions. Sep 1, 2018 4717
WishBone Medical Inc. & Pega Medical. Jul 1, 2018 959
Stoking the Corner Office Compensation Controversy. Jul 1, 2018 959
Orthopedic implant manufacturers are boosting profits and gaining extremities market share through expanded shoulder and ankle options. May 1, 2018 2953
The Ins and Outs of TKA Reimbursement. Mar 1, 2018 868
Orthopedic manufacturers and researchers increasingly are using Mother Nature as a model to devise new methods for treating fractures, sports injuries, and age-related conditions. Jan 1, 2018 3246
Medtech Mettle: Steely resolve and resolutions helped the orthopedic industry survive a politically tumultuous year. Nov 1, 2017 6604
Outsmarting the Laws of (Mother) Nature. Nov 1, 2017 912
Distinguished Support: Success and market share in the slow-growing, crowded spinal sector are dependent upon differentiated solutions supported by clinical evidence. Sep 1, 2017 3368
An ACA Repeal With (Some) Appeal. Jul 1, 2017 872
Going to Extremes: The innovation and market value found in extremity solutions is prompting a change of heart among major orthopedic firms. May 1, 2017 3400
Out of ideas: cost pressures, specialization, and customized solutions are currently driving orthopedic R&D. Mar 1, 2017 3778
Nature's way: still in search of that magic elixir, orthobiologics firms are turning to stem cells, demineralized bone matrix, and synthetics to heal traumatic injuries and age-related conditions. Jan 1, 2017 2419
Spinal Tap: Minimally invasive procedures, biologies, and patient-centric business models are driving growth in the global spine market. Sep 1, 2016 4892
Healing Powers of the Web. Sep 1, 2016 881
Closing in on healthcare's 'end result'. May 1, 2016 869
Green with envy: Ireland's talent pool, business climate, and research opportunities are fostering significant reinvestment by orthopedic device manufacturers. Mar 1, 2016 1890
Foretelling the year in medtech finance. Jan 1, 2016 770
Singular sensations: disposable instruments are increasingly becoming a cost-effective, clinically sound solution to the challenges facing the orthopedic industry. Jan 1, 2016 3404
The tortuous trek toward true transparency. Jan 1, 2016 837
Medtech supplier consolidation, the Boeing way. Nov 1, 2015 1908
A transformative year: M&A forever changed the medtech landscape in 2015 as companies eyed scale to cope with a new normal of reduced reimbursements, pricing pressure and outcome-based business models. Nov 1, 2015 3640
Marking a decade of constants. Nov 1, 2015 844
ODT Tenth Anniversary: a decade of orthopedic innovation has made yesterday's science fiction fantasies a reality. Sep 1, 2015 3610
The Dodd-Frank Act at 5: nary a nay to exorbitant CEO pay. Jul 1, 2015 3786
Going to bat for medtech innovation. May 1, 2015 1762
Model prints: additive manufacturing provides an ideal way for doctors to rehearse complex orthopedic procedures, but the technology remains cost prohibitive for large-scale production. May 1, 2015 3390
Polymer principles: innovations in plastics and bioresorbables continue to push the boundaries of medtech materials. Mar 1, 2015 3482
Bridging the medtech skills gap. Mar 1, 2015 769
Medtech IPOs rebounding strongly, poised for growth in 2015. Jan 1, 2015 1545
Coming clean: gamma and ethylene oxide are still dominant sterilization methods but new approaches are driving down costs and improving speed to market. Jan 1, 2015 3552
Inversions, IPOs and integration: the year in medtech finance. Nov 1, 2014 1892
Leap year: though haunted by old demons, consolidation and improved FDA relations differentiated the past year in medtech from its predecessor. Nov 1, 2014 3671
Thinking small: the promise of nanotechnology could potentially lead to new classes of medical devices and pharmaceuticals. Sep 1, 2014 2670
Medtronic risks its Fortune over Covidien deal. Sep 1, 2014 922
CEO pay increasingly tied to company performance. Jul 1, 2014 3560
Match game: as large-joint sales stall, orthopedic device makers increasingly are turning to patient-specific instruments and the extremities market for long-term growth. May 1, 2014 3372
Old favorites: orthopedic firms continue to rely on proven materials to craft new artificial joints. Mar 1, 2014 2529
Mass appeal: Medtech funding follows the crowd. Mar 1, 2014 893
A reversal of IPO fortunes in 2014? Jan 1, 2014 1794
Instrumental changes: orthopedic manufacturers are turning to single-use instruments and those made with alternative materials to improve O.R. efficiency and reduce costs. Cover story Jan 1, 2014 2733
2013: a rocky road in medtech finance. Nov 1, 2013 1838
Same old story? A rematch with old foes and another trip down the tax repeal rabbit hole turned the past year in medtech into a replay of 2012. Cover story Nov 1, 2013 4472
Study: it pays to undergo orthopedic surgery (literally). Sep 1, 2013 1714
Missing links: supplier evaluation/management programs are key to high-quality products. Company overview Sep 1, 2013 3399
Shareholders' say on CEO pay: a resounding 'yeah!'. Jul 1, 2013 3493
Digital Devices: recent technological advancements are transforming the way orthopedic implants are designed and manufactured. Company overview May 1, 2013 4139
Slow but steady progress on the AJRR. May 1, 2013 898
Little fixes: children are still mostly shunned by medtech manufacturers and investors despite recent efforts to foster innovation in pediatric care. Mar 1, 2013 3827
(P)Reviewing the year in Medtech. Jan 1, 2013 1952
Continental divide: solid economies, burgeoning consumerism and increasing wealth are luring orthopedic manufacturers to emerging markets, but long-term success is not guaranteed. Company overview Jan 1, 2013 3890
Patient power: 'PI' technologies key to medtech survival. Nov 1, 2012 1972
The case for quality: complying with FDA regulations does not guarantee a quality system or product. Company overview Nov 1, 2012 3257
Bones of invention: a growing number of orthopedic surgeons are putting their clinical experience to good use designing innovative products and medical procedures. Sep 1, 2012 4352
Back in the game: patient demand for high function and near-perfect fit continues to drive innovation in orthopedic implants and surgical procedures. Company overview May 1, 2012 3982
Biological building blocks: the shortcomings of man-made materials are driving research and innovation in the growing orthobiologics market. Geographic overview Mar 1, 2012 3804
Border breaches: turning to emerging markets for long-term growth can be a savvy business strategy--as long as companies can overcome the challenges associated with setting up shop in these areas. Jan 1, 2012 3818
Medtech's fiscal feats and flops of 2011. Company overview Nov 1, 2011 1912
Repeat or renew? Medical device industry professionals share their thoughts on the last 12 months and discuss the sector's prospects for a fresh start in 2012. Nov 1, 2011 4827
International intrigue: trepidation about healthcare reform and sluggish sales are prompting medical device firms to look overseas for long-term growth. Nov 1, 2011 3919
Intelligent implants: the merging of microprocessors and mobile technology is ushering in the next generation of "smart" orthopedic devices. Cover story Sep 1, 2011 3764
Growth spurts: the trauma and minimally invasive surgery markets show the most promise for future growth as younger patients seek techniques that require minimal recovery time and retirees deal with the consequences of aging bones. May 1, 2011 4569
All for one: supply chain efficiency involves every aspect of the product development process, industry experts tell this year's ODT Forum attendees. May 1, 2011 1529
A perfect combination? Global cost pressures and mounting competition is prompting the medical device and pharmaceutical industries to bury their long-standing rivalry and work together to foster innovation. Mar 1, 2011 3707
Drivers of design: cost pressures, new materials and product marketability increasingly are influencing orthopedic device designs. Jan 1, 2011 3030
Spinal tap: stem cells, minimally invasive techniques provide patients and surgeons with alternatives to traditional spinal fusion procedures. Nov 1, 2010 3365
The right fit: custom designed implants and instruments provide patients with greater comfort and fewer complications. Cover story Sep 1, 2010 2643
No (small) bones about it: extremities market is emerging from the shadow of the large-joint sector. May 1, 2010 3052
Design team: physician, manufacturer collaborations are key to successful implant design. Mar 1, 2010 2641
A changed plan: outgoing AAOS president discusses his "challenging" year at the helm. Interview Jan 1, 2010 1244
Stabilizing the spine: industry experts provide insight on new technology and market forces driving innovation. Interview Nov 1, 2009 2472
Mad about metals: innovation has broadened the use and biocompatibility of metal implants. Editorial Sep 1, 2009 2493
The quest for quality: good quality systems can help medical device firms boost productivity & profit. Sep 1, 2009 2895
Demand for implants still going strong: non-fusion technologies, ceramics, orthobiologics expected to drive growth. May 1, 2009 2783
Material world: advances in polymers and ceramics have improved the durability of implants. Mar 1, 2009 2435
Shedding suppliers. Jan 1, 2009 2192
Striving for perfection: prototypes are now expected to be as close as possible to the finished product. Nov 1, 2008 2035
Material marvels: titanium is a top choice for implants, but other materials are gaining popularity. Report Sep 1, 2008 3269
Modernizing machines: updating equipment can help foster change and drive new technology. Jul 1, 2008 3044

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