Business

India introduces price controls for knee implants

(Reuters) – India has capped prices of orthopaedic knee implants, in the country’s latest move to bring down prices of medical devices. The introduction of price controls marks the latest step by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government to make drugs and medical devices more affordable. […]

Business

Top 10 Global Orthopedic Device Firms

(ODT) – This year’s Top 10 company report illuminated a number of trends within the orthopedic market. Companies are, ironically, finding the largest growth areas to be the smallest bones in the body and are pursuing ways to gain admission into the promising extremities market. […]

3D Printing

Implementing In-Hospital 3D Printing

(Physicians Weekly) – A team of surgeons is using low-cost, 3D-printed anatomical models to help trauma surgeons prepare for difficult surgeries. They have found that use of these models appears to significantly increase observer agreement in classifying acetabular fractures. […]