How Stryker is Tackling Bundled Payments

EAD-Image_STRYKERMajor orthopedics companies aren’t sitting idly by as bundled payments and Medicare’s mandatory Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) model impact their customers. Stryker’s Performance Solutions business has been unveiling technology to help patients prepare for joint replacement surgeries as well as data analysis tools for hospitals looking to improve care and cut costs.

In July, Stryker’s Performance Solutions (SPS) announced Episode Performance Manager, an expansion of its digital platform, to give hospitals actionable data reports pulled from analysis of CMS’s raw claims data. A couple months earlier, the company also released its JointCOACH platform to give patients more information about the joint replacement procedures they are schedule to undergo.

By Marie Thibault | MD&DI


About Peter Coffaro 1149 Articles

A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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