High priced implants. What’s the truth behind the pricing?

The truth behind high-priced implants is not what goes into the implant, but rather who pays for the implant.  If there were a few outliers, we could chalk it up to innovation and technology.  But the truth is that the vast majority of orthopaedic implants are shockingly over-priced, be it a screw or a “state-of-the-art” […]

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What to watch for in orthopedics in 2013

The Pipeline – The Advisory Board Company Ashley Ford For many institutions, orthopedics has traditionally been a prosperous service line known for its simplicity. Because of low barriers to entry and relatively stable growth, orthopedics is a marquee business across hospital strategic planning. In 2012, however, the orthopedics community experienced a few important debates leading […]

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