A Tale Of Two Cities

       For those of you who did not make it to the AAOS’ annual meeting in San Diego last week, you missed something pretty remarkable. “Tale of Two Cities” seems like the perfect title to describe the story that presented itself in San Diego this year.       If you browse the program, […]

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OIC Launches Intramedullary Tibial Nail

January 24, 2017 (RENO, NV) – The Orthopaedic Implant Company (OIC), a medical device company that specializes in high-value orthopaedic implants, announced the launch of its Tibial Intramedullary Nailing System today. The OIC Tibial Nail System is designed to stabilize fractures of the tibia. Strategically placed proximal and distal screw holes accommodate varying fracture patterns […]

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SHFFT To The Future

Last month, CMS announced that the SHFFT (Surgical Hip/Femur Fracture Treatment) program  will be mandatory for facilities and surgeons participating in CJR.  The fundamentals of striving for excellence in care and value in CJR are intact, it’s just applying the model to another indication.  Just like total joints, participating providers and facilities will be reimbursed […]

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JOT Study – OIC Implants Found To Be Clinically Equivalent While Delivering High Value

December 1, 2016 (Reno, NV) – The Orthopaedic Implant Company (OIC), a medical device company that specializes in high-value orthopaedic implants, announced today the publication of an independent study examining the clinical and economic impact high-value orthopaedic implants have on the market. “The Clinical and Economic Impact of Generic Locking Plate Utilization at a Level […]

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A gesture to be thankful for

Last month, the Orthopaedic Trauma Association held its annual meeting in San Diego, which OIC was proud to help sponsor. Given the spirit of this blog entry, it’s easy for the team here to be thankful it was our best meeting; that surgeon interest in the pursuit of better value in healthcare is higher than […]

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The Orthopaedic Implant Company Launches Intramedullary Femur Nail System

August 9, 2016 (RENO, NV) – The Orthopaedic Implant Company (OIC) announced the launch of its Antegrade/Retrograde Intramedullary Femur Nail (ARFN) System today. The OIC ARFN Nail System is designed to treat femoral midshaft and distal fractures, providing for both retrograde and antegrade approaches in one implant design. The nail is available in diameters of […]

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What’s Your Copay On An Oil Change?

  Insurance is a great thing. For virtually everything we own, there’s a policy available to protect its value or functionality. Be it your house, your car, or your health, it feels good knowing you have it. While your deductible might be something you wish you gave more thought to at the time of needing […]

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The Power of Value

For Medicare beneficiaries, outpatient surgery for fracture care is cost-prohibitive. The bundled payment outpatient centers receive from Medicare is far too stringent to make it a reality. That is, however, until OIC came on the scene. We are working with outpatient surgery centers across the country whose surgeons and administrators have come together to make […]

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OIC Launches Intramedullary Hip Nail System

  January 25, 2016 RENO, Nev. The Orthopaedic Implant Company (OIC) announced the launch of its Intramedullary (IM) Hip Nail System today. OIC Launches IM Nail System, providing high-value implants for the most common and expensive fractures to treat. Tweet this The OIC Hip Nail System consists of short and long nails with a pre-loaded […]

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A Gesture To Be Thankful For

Last month, the Orthopaedic Trauma Association held its annual meeting in San Diego, which OIC was proud to help sponsor. Given the spirit of this blog entry, it’s easy for the team here to be thankful it was our best meeting; that surgeon interest in the pursuit of better value in healthcare is higher than […]

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