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Lisa Mahan

20+ years' experience in orthopedic industry, including 12 years at J&J DePuy Orthopaedics. Competitive Intelligence Analyst and e-Marketing manager at J&J DePuy Orthopaedics.
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SmartTRAK Interviews Nick Deeter of Wishbone Medical - Pediatric Orthopedics

Posted by Lisa Mahan on 7/13/18 9:24 AM

Interest in the $2.5B market for pediatric orthopedics has been growing as companies like Wishbone Medical develop an increasing number of anatomically appropriate implants for kids in indications ranging from spinal deformities to hip replacements. Lisa Mahan, VP  Content Development, Orthopedics at SmartTRAK recently interviewed Nick Deeter, Founder, Chairman of the Board, and CEO of WishBone Medical, who has been a pioneer in this market segment.

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Topics: SmartTRAK Interviews

SmartTRAK Publication Alert: Q118 Extremities Market Recap

Posted by Lisa Mahan on 6/7/18 2:58 PM

SmartTRAK, the leading source of competitive life sciences intelligence used by the top ten global orthopedic & wound care companies, has published its Q118 Extremities Market Recap.

The US Extremities Market experienced a slight dip in Q118, with sequential growth down from +8.4% to +6.9% that extended into all categories. While Q118 was relatively quiet, FDA clearances, new competitive products and new players in Shoulder, Ankles and Fixation should heat up the segment in 2018.

Among the many topics covered in the Q118 Extremities Market Recap are:

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Topics: Orthopedics-Extremities

SmartTRAK Publication Alert: Q118  Total Joints Market Recap

Posted by Lisa Mahan on 6/1/18 12:05 PM

SmartTRAK, the leading source of competitive life sciences intelligence used by the top ten global orthopedic & wound care companies, has published its Q118 Total Joints Market Recap.

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Topics: Orthopedics-Total Joints

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 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

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: Top 10 Things to Do in New Orleans

Posted by Lisa Mahan on 2/14/18 10:00 AM
New Orleans is a cultural destination, known for its exciting food, music and celebrations. While #AAOS2018 attendees may be missing Mardi Gras, there is still plenty to do and see. Even if you're worn out from a day at the convention, you can still experience a little bit of The Big Easy. Here are some of SmartTRAK's top ideas to get out and enjoy New Orleans!
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SmartTRAK Publication Alert: Q317 Extremities Quarterly Market Recap

Posted by Lisa Mahan on 12/19/17 12:20 PM

Q317 Extremities Market: Boost from New Products Offsets Challenges

New products and market segment penetration somewhat offsets slowing growth due to challenges faced by large industry players

By Lisa Mahan, VP, Content Development, Ortho and
Natasha Weeks, Editor/Sr. Analyst–Trauma

Large market players faced challenges that slightly dampened Q317 growth in the US Extremities market, with sequential growth down. Above market growth from smaller companies launching new products and increasing market penetration somewhat offset the negative effects of  Zimmer Biomet ’s supply issues on the largest market segment – Shoulder Replacement.

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Topics: Orthopedics-Extremities

SmartTRAK Publication Alert: Q317 Total Joints Quarterly Market Recap

Posted by Lisa Mahan on 12/18/17 2:31 PM

Q317 Total Joints Market: More than the Usual SeasonalityMajor hurricanes in the US lead to softness in the quarter  

By Lisa Mahan, VP, Content Development, Ortho

The Imperfect Storms

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.

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Topics: Orthopedics-Total Joints

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