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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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Q418/FY18 Extremities Market Recap

Posted by Lisa Mahan on 3/25/19 8:03 PM

Pricing pressure and tough comps slow year end growth

SmartTRAK reports that pricing pressure and a slow down in elective procedures impacted the Extremities market overall, with US Market growth down sequentially from +4.7% seen in Q318 to +3.5% in Q418. The Extremities market no longer seems to be able to fly under the radar and, as healthcare facilities look to maximize reimbursement in all areas, pricing for legacy products are facing discounting. In addition to pricing pressure, economic uncertainty in the US during Q4 led to some healthcare consumers choosing to put off elective procedures...

Among the many topics covered in the Q418/FY18 Extremities Market Recap:

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Topics: Orthopedics-Extremities

Q418/FY18 TJR Market Recap: Not Your Typical Rebound

Posted by Lisa Mahan on 3/14/19 1:03 PM

Typically, Q4 is a rebound quarter for Total Joints, but SmartTRAK reports that the Q418 US market experienced a sequential decline in growth from Q318’s unseasonably strong growth, due in part to easier YoY comps. In addition, Q4 growth was also slower than the same period last year. FY18 results for the US TJR market confirms a slowing in revenue growth compared to FY17. SmartTRAK believes that increased pricing pressure and a deceleration in procedure volumes during Q4 contributed to the lower growth...

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Topics: Orthopedics-Total Joints

Q318 Total Joints Market Recap: Easier Comps Drive Improved US Growth

Posted by Lisa Mahan on 12/4/18 9:00 AM

It’s no surprise that Q318 US revenue growth accelerated YoY when, for the same period last year, the US Total Joints Market experienced major market disruption from two major hurricanes which delayed procedures beyond the usual Q3 procedural slowdown. Industry analysts, including Cantor Fitzgerald’s Craig Bijou, report that US recon growth was relatively flat on a stacked two-year basis. From this perspective, SmartTRAK believes this trend confirms the market is not showing major signs of improvement or decline...

Among the many topics covered in detail in the Q318 Total Joints Market Recap are:

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Topics: Orthopedics-Total Joints, Q318 Market Recaps

Q218 Total Joints Market Recap: Potential Market Softening

Posted by Lisa Mahan on 9/25/18 11:14 AM

Foreign currency exchange rates boosted reported WW market growth, while the US market failed to rebound as expected

In Q218, positive foreign currency exchange rates boosted reported growth again in the WW Total Joints Market, while the US market grew sequentially but with a less-than-expected rebound following challenges in Q118...

Among the many topics covered in detail in the Q218 Total Joints Market Recap are:

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Topics: Orthopedics-Total Joints

Q218 Extremities Market Recap: Expanded Portfolios Drive Gains

Posted by Lisa Mahan on 9/17/18 10:00 AM

Extremities market experiences slight gains due to expanded product portfolios 

The US Extremities Market experienced a slight gain in Q218 according to SmartTRAK Financial Dashboard, slightly lower than the rate anticipated in the US Extremities Market Overview. We anticipate the Extremities segment rebounding to achieve...

Among the many topics covered in the Q218 Extremities Market Recap are:

  • Competition in Shoulders Heating Up
  • Expanded Portfolios and Awareness Driving Continued Ankle Growth
  • Extremities Fixation: Company Focus and New Product Intros Incite Growth
  • Regulatory Highlights
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Topics: Orthopedics-Extremities

US Ankle Replacement: What's New and What's Next?

Posted by Lisa Mahan on 9/11/18 10:00 AM

SmartTRAK discusses the current and future state of ankle replacement in the United States including current trends in the market and how ankle replacement may evolve in an interview with Steven Haddad, MD, Senior Attending Physician, Illinois Bone and Joint Institute. 

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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

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