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February 11-13 - Joint Interventional Meeting 2016

February 11-14 - American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Meeting

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Feb 11 @ 4:30 PM ET - NuVasive

Feb 11 @ 4:30 PM ET - ConforMIS

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Musculoskeletal News Roundup 4-Feb-16 BY BLAKE MOSSY, FEBRUARY 4, 2016

CLT Medical Corporation enters agreement with AccelSPINE...Exactech enters agreement with Exactech Australia...Stryker enters definitive agreement with Sage Products...Amendia, Implanet product introduction and updates...Active Implants, CollPlant, Histogenics COrporation, Eminet Spine clinical updates...Research updates...Medovex reimbursement updates...BONE THERAPEUTICS extends collaboration with Kasios...Predictive Therapeutics receives favorable ruling...Trans1 appointment updates more

Researchers Develop a New Spinal Fusion Implant that Does Not Require Bone Graft and is Less Invasive BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, FEBRUARY 4, 2016

Researchers at The University of New South Wales, Australia, have developed a new experimental spinal fusion medical device called "Thru-Fuze", which is less invasive, requires no bone graft to support fusion and affords the patient little to no radiation exposure.... more

Stryker to Acquire Sage Products for $2.8B BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, FEBRUARY 2, 2016

Stryker entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sage Products, LLC, a developer of disposable health and personal care products targeted at reducing hospital acquired infections (HAIs) primarily in the intensive care unit and MedSurg hospital unit setting, from Madison... more

Last Chance to Complete the HealthpointCapital Reader Survey BY EDITOR, FEBRUARY 2, 2016

The 2015 HealthpointCapital reader survey closes on February 5th. If you haven’t already, please take a moment to complete our brief, five-question survey. Your answers help shape our musculoskeletal coverage. Anyone who completes the survey will be entered to win... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 28-Jan-16 BY BLAKE MOSSY, JANUARY 28, 2016

IMPLANET, Stryker, Zimmer BIomet report financial results...OsteoVantage, Tactile Systems Technology, ZipLine Medical funding updates...Centinel Spine, K2m, Merete Technologies regulatory updates...Amedica, Episurf, OrthAlign, The Orthopaedic Implant Company product introductions and updates...LDR, Paradigm Spine clinical updates... The Medical Center at Loma Linda University research updates...SI-BONE expands European operations... BONESUPPORT, SpineGuard appointment updates... EOS Imaging enters partnership with Spinologics more

The Medical Center at Loma Linda University Reduces Orthopedic Procedure Costs by Instituting a Rep-less Sales Model BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, JANUARY 28, 2016

As a broader effort to cut medical-device costs and improve clinical quality through greater standardization of devices used in surgical procedures, a small number of hospitals around the country are collaborating with manufacturers to train their own employees to provide... more


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