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CONMED Reported to be Considering a Sales Process BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, APRIL 16, 2014

CONMED Corporation is reported to be exploring a sales process, and has been speculated to have already reached out to other medical device companies to assess buyout interest. This decision to consider a sale comes as the company anticipates a... more

Hospital of Special Surgery Appoints New Surgeon-in-Chief BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, APRIL 16, 2014

The New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has appointed Dr. Todd Albert, Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics and President of The Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, as its new Surgeon-in-Chief and Medical Director.... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 16-Apr-14 BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, APRIL 15, 2014

EARNINGS Johnson & Johnson reported financial results for 1Q:14. Total revenue was $18.1 billion in 1Q:14, beating consensus estimates by 1% and representing an increase of 5% compared to $17.5 billion in 1Q:13. Gross margin for 1Q:14 increased to 69.9%,... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 11-Apr-14 BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, APRIL 11, 2014

aap Implantate, GS Medical report financial results...LDR files public follow-on offering...Saudi Arabia regulatory change...Extremity Medical, Vexim obtain clearances...Bioventus, DePuy, Zimmer launch products...Ellipse product update...NuVasive suit verdict...Ankle fracture study...Advanced Biologics, Cellular Biomedicine studies...TiGenix distribution agreement more

Study Demonstrates Joint Replacement Procedures are "Recession-proof" BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, APRIL 11, 2014

A new study published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS), concluded that the economic recessions experienced in the 21st century up to this point, have not substantially hindered the growth trends for hip and knee arthroplasty in... more

CMS to Begin Disclosing Medicare Procedure Data Publicly BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, APRIL 10, 2014

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a new policy in which the federal agency will begin publicly disclosing data on Medicare services and procedures furnished by individual physicians and other professionals in order to make the U.S.... more


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