Hannah Corcoran – Orthopreneur
– November 2015 Trends in the trauma market, the third
largest segment in the orthopaedic industry, center on new
technologies and treatment methods such as minimally
invasive techniques and the use of orthobiologics.
Advancements in product offerings aside, shifts in the
healthcare delivery system, characterized by changes in
Laura Dyrda, Becker’s Spine Review
– August 4, 2014 A Portland-based start-up, Implant
Medical, aims to disrupt the orthopedic and spine device
field with less costly implants and screws, according to a
Portland Business Journal report. The company isn’t
the first device start-up to tackle the high-cost of
orthopedic and spine implants. Companies like Orthopaedic...
Elizabeth Hayes, Portland Business Journal
– July 4, 2014 Impact Medical founder and CEO EJ Duffy
understands his biggest competition because he used to work
for them. Before founding Impact, he worked for rival
Synthes for 17 years as an Oregon-based salesperson and
manager. “I saw a company that was somewhat small grow to
Elisabeth Rosenthal, New York Times
– June 2, 2013 Merrick, N.Y. – Deirdre
Yapalater’s recent colonoscopy at a surgical center
near her home here on Long Island went smoothly; she was
whisked from pre-op to an operating room where a
gastroenterologist, assisted by an anesthesiologist and a
nurse, performed the routine cancer screening procedure
Nick Budnick, The Oregonian – May
08, 2013 For the first time, the federal government released
Wednesday what hospitals nationwide charge for common
procedures. The move is designed to pressure health systems
as major changes in health care roll out over the next year.
The numbers shed light on the confusing world of hospital...