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SmartTRAK's Final 2017 Extremities Market Recap Financial Results

Posted by Lisa Mahan on 3/20/18 3:11 PM

US Extremities Market experiences bump w/ new competition expected to fuel future growth

SmartTRAK, the leading source of competitive life sciences intelligence used by the top ten global orthopedic & wound care companies, has published its  2017 Extremities Market Recap and  Financial Dashboard.

 The US Extremities Market experienced an overall bump in Q417 growth that extended into all categories, with the exception of Ankle Replacement that took a slight dip in Q417, with sequential growth down from 18.1% to 16.1%. ...

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Topics: Orthopedics-Extremities

SMARTTRAK'S 2017 Trauma Market Recap Financial Results

Posted by Natasha Weeks on 3/19/18 11:03 AM
SmartTRAK, the leading source of competitive life sciences intelligence used by the top ten global orthopedic & wound care companies, has published its  2017 Trauma Market Recap and  Financial Dashboard.

Despite slightly tougher US comps in Q4, the Trauma Market ended 2017 with steady, mid-single-digit growth primarily driven from the IM Nailing segment. The strength of the IM Nailing segment has been a multi-year story as a result of trauma market leader DePuy Synthes’ TFNA Nail boosting sales each quarter. Other players such as Smith & Nephew and Zimmer Biomet have followed suit touting their own hip and femur nails as growth drivers during the quarter ...

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Topics: Orthopedics-Trauma

SmartTRAK's 2017 Total Joints Market Recap Financial Results

Posted by Lisa Mahan on 3/15/18 6:50 PM

SmartTRAK, the leading source of competitive life sciences intelligence used by the top ten global orthopedic & wound care  companies, has published its 2017 Total Joints Market Recap and Financial Dashboard.

The Total Joints Market finished off a challenging year with accelerated growth in Q417, despite increasing pricing pressure. Hurricanes in Q3 and increased seasonality due to higher insurance deductibles pushed procedures into Q4 driving stronger sequential growth. Increasing penetration of robotics resulted in uptake of new products, including Stryker’s MAKO robotic TKA application for Triathlon knees.

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Topics: Orthopedics-Total Joints

SmartTRAK Attending ASIPP 2018 in Orlando

Posted by Anne Staylor on 3/13/18 7:32 PM

SmartTRAK is excited to be attending #ASIPP 2018 - the 20th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians on March 15-17 at  the Marriot Orlando World Center in Orlando, Florida.

The educational events at ASIPP will include practice management, controlled substance management, regenerative medicine, interventional techniques, abstract presentations, a Resident/Fellow section for emergence into practice and much more. 

Anne Staylor,  Managing Editor, Business Intelligence and Senior Director, Advanced Technologies will be representing BioMedGPS SmartTRAK at the conference. Please contact us if you would like a meeting.

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Topics: SmartTRAK Conferences

What’s Next for Nuvectra? An Interview with CEO Scott Drees

Posted by Anne Staylor on 3/13/18 11:01 AM

Scott Drees, CEO of Nuvectra Corporation, discusses the Company’s challenges and opportunities in 2017, strategies for driving growth and market penetration in neuromodulation, and the Company’s key priorities for 2018 in an interview with SmartTRAK at the North American Neuromodulation Society Annual Meeting held Jan. 11-14, 2018 in Las Vegas, NV.

A transcript of SmartTRAK’s interview with Scott Drees is below, or click the following video to view the interview recorded live at NANS 2018. (17:41 minutes.)

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Topics: Neuromodulation

SmartTRAK at AAOS 2018

Posted by Sharon O'Reilly on 3/8/18 8:01 AM

SmartTRAK hosted a forward-thinking panel discussion titled "Ortho 2020: Joints, Biologics and Supply Chain Innovation" at #AAOS2018, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons meeting in New Orleans.

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Topics: #AAOS2018

Bundled Payments: A Delicate Balance

Posted by Lisa Mahan on 3/5/18 10:00 AM

Becker’s October 2017 Hospital Review webinar on “Current Trends for Success in Bundles and Strategies for Financial Changes: Orthopedics and Beyond” provides insights into the delicate balance healthcare institutions and surgeons are trying to maintain in this cost-conscious environment. Joseph Bosco, MD, and Richard Iorio, MD, of NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases shared their experience with everything from maximizing reimbursements and cost-effectively managing patient care while maintaining and improving clinical outcomes.

 Dr. Bosco, holds the positions of Vice Chairman of Clinical Affairs, and Director of the Center for Quality and Patient Safety. Dr. Iorio serves as Chief of Adult Reconstruction and as the chair of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Committee on Advocacy and Healthcare Policy. Both Bosco and Iorio are principals with Labrador Healthcare Consulting, a value-based reimbursement strategies advisory firm. Below are highlights from the webinar:

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Topics: Orthopedics-Extremities, #AAOS2018

Q317 Total Joints Market: More than the Usual Seasonality

Posted by Lisa Mahan on 3/1/18 10:00 AM

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma disrupted procedures in the US during Q3, slowing growth beyond the typical seasonality. In the US, Q317 Total Joints Market growth was virtually flat YoY compared to 1.6% growth in Q316. However, stronger performances OUS, despite the India price cuts, helped offset the US decline resulting in WW Market reported growth of ... Download Article

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Topics: Orthopedics-Total Joints

AAOS 2018: SmartTRAK's Top 10 Things to Eat in New Orleans

Posted by Sharon O'Reilly on 2/27/18 10:07 AM
One of the many things that makes New Orleans special is the incredible food. No short list could ever do justice to the vast array of Cajun and Creole dishes available every day throughout the city, but here is an excellent list to start with when you get some free time away from #AAOS2018 and want to sample some of the best dishes that New Orleans has to offer.
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Meet SmartTRAK's Natasha Weeks - Senior Analyst, Trauma & Extremities Fixation

Posted by Sharon O'Reilly on 2/26/18 10:00 AM

Meet SmartTRAK's Natasha Weeks, Senior Analyst, Trauma & Extremities Fixation. Natasha has 13 years' experience in marketing and product development, including 5+ years at DePuy Synthes Trauma, most recently as Product Director at DePuy Synthes Trauma.

You can view Natasha's intro video below...

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Topics: Meet the Analyst

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