The Medical Device Rep Did What?

  If you work at a hospital or ASC and are involved with orthopaedics on any level, you have a strong opinion about sales reps.  Good or bad, you have your two cents. To an administrator, the sales rep is the face of the vendor they have been battling with for years on the cost […]

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Choices

Having a choice in anything is incredibly empowering.  We are quite accustomed to having options and the liberty to choose what is best for us at any given moment and in any given decision.  And as the cliché goes, with choice comes responsibility.  In healthcare, even greater responsibility is shouldered, because choices are being made […]

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OIC Chairman Receives Community Surgeon Award

  Dr. Pete Althausen, Clinical Assistant Professor at UNR School of Medicine and Chariman of OIC, is this year’s recipient of the Community Surgeon Achievement Award.  The award is co-founded by the Orthopaedic Trauma Association and the American Fracture Association and was presented to Dr. Althausen last week during the OTA’s annual meeting.   The award […]

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The Orthopaedic Implant Company Launches Semi-Extended Tibial Nail Platform

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Orthopaedic Implant Company (“OIC”) launched its Semi-Extended Instrumentation for the OIC Tibial Nail from Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA). “The OIC IM Nail System brings OR efficiency and value to a whole new level,” said Itai Nemovicher, President and […]

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After Gym Class, I have Healthcare Ed

  There are few classes we take throughout our education and upbringing that have a lasting impact on our lives.  Outside of the core subjects of math, science and English, few classes really equip you with tools that will make a marked difference in managing your life.  With these classes under your belt, what do […]

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Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

Who doesn’t love Oh, The Places You’ll Go! ?  It’s hard to find someone in this country who doesn’t know this Seuss classic. Go on and click for a listen to the story if you don’t quite remember it – or just to hear it again because it’s that good.    It’s either been read to […]

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How Big is Too Big?

  The AAOS Meeting seemed to go quite well earlier this month for all involved.  Frankly, it’s not hard to keep everyone happy in a city like New Orleans.  And, hats off to the New Orleans Morial Convention Center.  Employees from each department of OIC were on hand to set up, attend, breakdown, and ship […]

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OIC Honored as NCET’s Medical/Health Services Company of the Year

  RENO, Nev. (March 06, 2018) — NCET, Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, announced today Orthopaedic Implant Company (OIC) as the 2018 Medical/Health Services Company of the Year. OIC’s recognition in this category symbolizes their role in being a leader in the movement towards value based care.   In 2017, OIC continued to develop […]

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Taking Matters Into Their Own Hands

,   Last month, Intermountain Healthcare, Ascension, SSM Health, and Trinity Health, along with consultation provided by the US Dept. of Veteran Affairs (VA), formed a not for profit generic drug manufacturing company.  The company was formed in response to unwarranted shortages and high costs of some generic drugs.  The gravity of this event cannot […]

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‘The End Result’ for the Start of 2018

So, a few days into 2018 and bringing better value to US Healthcare is off to a strong start.  Yesterday, the Center for Medicare Medicaid Innovations announced the continuation of the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI) Initiative through the voluntary BPCIA.  The “A” is for advanced.  For hospitals and surgeons who are confident in […]

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