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Zimmer Biomet announced 510 (k) clearance for its Rosa Knee system for robotically assisted total knee replacement surgery.
The shift in health care reimbursement from a fee-for-service model to one which is based on value and an emphasis on accountability for care quality and health care costs is here to stay. In orthopedics, as in other therapy sectors, physicians are having to grapple with new alternative payment models and meeting the requirements that come with these new reimbursement methods. Strategies for adopting these value-based systems, including challenges and trends, and what it all means for surgeons, dominated much of the discussion at this year's American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting in San Diego.
A San Diego jury found that the spine device firm hired all but one of a former device distributor's key sales reps, setting damages for interfering in Madsen Medical's business at up to $42 million, but the financial award is still under judicial review.
A field littered with failures sees few companies brave enough to try again. A big market awaits medtech start-ups that find a successful way to end the need for autografts and allografts for soft-tissue repair.
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