Most medical equipment companies don’t regularly top “most innovative” lists. But D-Rev isn’t your typical medical device maker. The San Francisco-based non-profit wants to help the world’s poorest individuals, who subsist on less than a few dollars per day. Its products include an $80 prosthetic knee and a phototherapy device to treat infants with jaundice.
(MedCity News) – Every professional life is a book comprised of chapters. My first chapter in orthopedic surgery began in Boston as a resident. In 1973, Dr William Harris at Mass General Hospital introduced me to a very new procedure imported from England and Dr. John Charley. The procedure was total hip replacement. Dr. Harris was one of the first to adopt it in the United States. […]
Daniel Hobbs is an 11-year-old boy who would seem like any typical kid his age. He plays sports and enjoys riding his bike. He also hangs out with his friends and goes to school. But […]
Device makers have historically cultivated close ties with surgeons and hospitals, but the move toward value-based care is prompting both hospitals and payers to scrutinize where costs can be saved. Many procedures – including even […]