I’ll never forget the time when, at the invincible age of 13, I was playing tag with some neighborhood friends and, suddenly – BAM – I tripped and broke my hand in three places. I remember the adrenaline and shock took care of most of the immediate pain, but what was really a struggle was wearing the unbearable plaster cast for eight months, the itching, the immobility, the horror. One group of graduates from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), who joined together to start Mediprint, are focusing on alleviating this issue by 3D printing personalized casts with less complications then the conventional plaster style that has been used for decades.
Starting April 1, 800 hospitals in 67 metropolitan statistical areas will implement the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model, an alternative payment model by which the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid will pay hospitals based […]
The surgery had been scheduled two weeks in advance, Gavin Fabian remembers. In the days leading up to it, the members of the surgical team had exchanged a flurry of emails, text messages, and phone […]
While some analysts see a buying opportunity after Zimmer Biomet’s (ZBH) latest quarterly results, it is the company’s efforts to return to growth that could signal merger-and-acquisition opportunities. The medical-device company is well on […]