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  • Miach Orthopaedics Names Michael J. McNulty Vice President of Sales and Marketing
    by Drue De Angelis on October 15, 2019 at 3:22 pm

    October 15, 2019 WESTBOROUGH, Massachusetts –  Miach Orthopaedics, Inc., a privately held company dedicated to developing bio-engineered surgical implants for connective tissue repair, today announced that Michael J. McNulty has joined the company as vice president of sales and marketing. McNulty will lead Miach’s commercialization and sales efforts for the Bridge-Enhanced® ACL Repair (BEAR®) Implant, an investigational […]

  • Study: High Surgeon Satisfaction Using Patient Decision Aids
    by Elizabeth Hofheinz on October 15, 2019 at 12:34 am

    by Elizabeth Hofheinz, M.P.H., M.Ed., October 11, 2019 In examining 1,220 pre-visit and 967 post-visit surveys, a team of researchers has found th... Oh no! It looks like you aren't an OSN Premium Subscriber yet. Click here to sign up or login below. Username or E-mail Password Remember Me     Forgot Password […]

  • Cybersecurity: How HSS Gets it Done
    by Elizabeth Hofheinz on October 15, 2019 at 12:21 am

    By Elizabeth Hofheinz, MPH, MEd., October 11, 2019 Is your hospital “naked,” i.e., is it vulnerable to cyberattacks? Here to help cloak your f... Oh no! It looks like you aren't an OSN Premium Subscriber yet. Click here to sign up or login below. […]

  • Jim Bradley, M.D. Sounds Off: EMRs Violating Sanctity of Physician-Patient Relationship
    by Elizabeth Hofheinz on October 15, 2019 at 12:18 am

    by Elizabeth Hofheinz, M.P.H., M.Ed., October 10, 2019 Hippocrates probably didn’t have to contend with an EMR. In fact, being old-fashioned, he p... Oh no! It looks like you aren't an OSN Premium Subscriber yet. Click here to sign up or login below. […]

  • Spineway : Approval of Mont-Blanc MIS in Japan
    by Josh Sandberg on October 14, 2019 at 10:25 pm

    October 14, 2019 Spineway, specialist in surgical implants and instruments for treating disorders of the spinal column (spine), has just obtained approval for its Mont-Blanc MIS line from the Japanese authorities, authorizing it to sell these products for minimally invasive surgeries on this territory. Spineway is now in discussions with several Japanese companies specialized in […]

  • Anika Appoints Mira Leiwant as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Quality, and Clinical Affairs
    by Chris J. Stewart on October 14, 2019 at 2:51 pm

    October 14, 2019 BEDFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Anika Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANIK), a global, integrated company, focused on developing regenerative therapies leveraging its proprietary hyaluronic acid (“HA”) technology platform to provide treatments across the joint preservation and restoration continuum of care, today announced the appointment of Mira Leiwant to the newly created position of Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Quality […]

  • Nexxt Spine Celebrates 10 Years of Innovation
    by Mike Adams on October 11, 2019 at 3:56 pm

    October 11, 2019- Noblesville, IN-  Nexxt Spine LLC, a pioneer in the design and manufacturing of leading spinal solutions, is excited to announce a milestone moment in the company’s history.  October 20, 2009 marks the date the first Nexxt Spine recipient underwent surgery under the care of a prominent Nashville surgeon. Fast forward to 2019. […]

  • THINK Surgical Receives FDA Clearance to Market Active Robot for Total Knee Replacement Procedures in the United States
    by Josh Sandberg on October 10, 2019 at 4:01 pm

    FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — THINK Surgical, Inc. is pleased to announce it has obtained clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the TSolution One® Total Knee Application for use in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) in the United States. TSolution One® is a fully active robot which was previously awarded CE Marking and […]

  • Medacta Receives CE Marking for the Lateralized Glenosphere
    by Drue De Angelis on October 10, 2019 at 2:48 pm

    CASTEL SAN PIETRO, 8 October 2019 – Medacta International has recently obtained CE marking for the lateralized glenosphere. This new implant further expands the Medacta offering for shoulder arthroplasty, which now features a broader range of options for reverse shoulder replacement surgery. The Medacta Shoulder System is a modular solution that includes wide-ranging sizes, adjustable […]

  • Implanet Reports Q3 2019 Revenue of €1.7 Million, Up 12%
    by Mike Adams on October 9, 2019 at 10:52 pm

    October 09, 2019 BORDEAUX, France & BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: IMPLANET (Euronext Growth: ALIMP, FR0010458729, eligible for PEA-PME equity savings plans; OTCQX: IMPZY), a medical technology company specializing in vertebral and knee-surgery implants, today announces its revenue for the third quarter and first nine months to September 30, 2019. Ludovic Lastennet, CEO of Implanet, commented: “In […]

  • ABB Demonstrates Concept of Mobile Laboratory Robot for Hospital of the Future
    by Chris J. Stewart on October 9, 2019 at 7:17 pm

    October 09, 2019 HOUSTON, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ABB today opened its first global healthcare research hub on the Texas Medical Center (TMC) campus, in Houston, Texas – showcasing a number of concept technologies, including a mobile YuMi® robot, which will be designed to assist medical and laboratory staff with laboratory and logistics tasks in hospitals. The dual-arm […]

  • ChoiceSpine™ Announces Changes in Key Growth Leadership Positions
    by Josh Sandberg on October 9, 2019 at 5:25 pm

    KNOXVILLE, TENN. (PRWEB) OCTOBER 08, 2019 ChoiceSpine LLC, a privately-held spinal device manufacturer based in Knoxville, TN, today announced several executive leadership changes designed to grow the company’s expertise, deepen its knowledge base, and drive sales growth. The following changes and new additions have been made in the sales and marketing teams. KC Gilbert promoted to […]

  • Smith+Nephew’s NOVOSTITCH™ Meniscal Repair System shows 91.7% success rate in “STITCH” Study at one-year follow-up
    by Drue De Angelis on October 9, 2019 at 4:12 pm

    LONDON, Oct. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Smith+Nephew (LSE:SN,NYSE:SNN), the global medical technology business, is pleased to announce results for its NOVOSTITCH Meniscal Repair System today at the International Cartilage Regeneration & Joint Preservation Society (ICRS), Vancouver, Canada highlighting one-year results of the STITCH Study. The STITCH Study is the first prospective clinical trial to evaluate the effectiveness of repairing […]

  • Clinical Study Demonstrates Equally Impressive Outcomes for Any Condition of Glenoid Using The Arthrosurface OVO® with Inlay Glenoid Total Shoulder
    by Mike Adams on October 9, 2019 at 3:53 pm

    FRANKLIN, Mass., Oct. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — A new study published in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery reports that the OVO® with Inlay Glenoid Shoulder Arthroplasty System demonstrates excellent clinical benefits, including pain relief and increased range of motion in patients with glenohumeral (GH) arthritis. The OVO® with Inlay Glenoid Shoulder Arthroplasty System is made by Arthrosurface®, Inc., a […]

  • OrthoGrid Systems Selected as a 2019 Top 10 MedTech Startup by MedTech Outlook
    by Chris J. Stewart on October 9, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Announced today, OrthoGrid Systems, Inc., a global MedTech leader in the development, innovation, and commercialization of alignment technologies and platforms for orthopedic surgery, was selected as one of MedTech Outlook‘s “Top 10 MedTech Startups of 2019.” This annual list awards MedTech companies at the forefront of tackling surgical challenges in the […]