The Orthopaedic Implant Company Participates in Pilot Program Aimed at Lowering Supply Costs

RENO, Nev., Sept. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Orthopaedic Implant Company (“OIC”) has announced their participation in a pilot program led by Intermountain Healthcare, which has resulted in $3.6 million reduction on supply expenses so far. While patients appreciate the value, Intermountain’s overall strategy is designed to have more of a macroeconomic impact, lowering insurance premiums for people in the […]

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OIC Launches Trochanteric Antegrade IM Femur Nail

RENO, Nev. (August 13th, 2019)The Orthopaedic Implant Company (“OIC”) today announced the release of its Trochanteric Antegrade Femur Intramedullary Nail (“TAFN”).  The TAFN is part of the OIC Intramedullary Nail System, designed to support surgeons and facilities in successfully moving from fee-for-service to value-based care. The TAFN is indicated for simple and comminuted fractures occurring […]

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The Orthopaedic Implant Company Announces Suture Anchor System

The Orthopaedic Implant Company (“OIC”) launched its 5.5mm PEEK Suture Anchor System from the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). “The OIC Anchor System is a natural addition to our value based product offering,” Petr Colwell, Lead Product Engineer, […]

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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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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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Value-based care in orthopedics – Orthopaedic Implant Company’s Chairman shares insight into the change of care

Originally published in Becker’s Spine Review        As the change in care and reimbursement moves toward value-based care, orthopedic surgeons continue to look for tools and resources to provide patients with the best care. The Orthopaedic Implant Company’s Chairman  Peter Althausen, MD, further explains the movement toward value-based care and how it has affected […]

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Designing Products for the Value-Based Medical Device Market

Todd Martens, Vice President of Product and Customer Development, Orthopaedic Implant Company  12.20.17   Orthopaedic device design is not always conducted with streamlined manufacturability and efficient operating room use in mind. Often, this leads to devices being far more expensive than their functional value would suggest. Complicating an implant system also results in requiring an abundance […]

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OIC Launches High-Value External Fixation System

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (October 13, 2017) – The Orthopaedic Implant Company (“OIC”) launched today the OIC External Fixation System from the Meeting Hall in the Vancouver Convention Center, at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association. “External fixators are one of the most expensive devices in use today. Furthermore, they provide provisional fixation […]

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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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