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Q219 Extremities Market Recap: Growth Slows

Posted by Lisa Mahan on 9/11/19 9:58 AM

Tough YoY comps, delays and salesforce disruptions slows growth

The WW Market for Foot & Ankle Fixation was up +2.0%, as reported, during Q219, although down sequentially due to tough YoY comps. The US Foot & Ankle Fixation market also experienced a sequential decline in growth. The historically strong segment faced extremely tough YoY comparisons along with no new product launches to spur growth. H119 US growth of...

Among the many topics covered in the Q219 Extremities Market Recap* are:

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Topics: Orthopedics-Extremities

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

Q318 Extremities Market Recap: Increased Pricing Pressure

Posted by Natasha Weeks on 1/9/19 9:30 AM

Extremities Fixation decelerates as shoulder replacements remain strong

 Q318 WW Extremities Market growth declined sequentially to +3.7%, compared to +6.2% growth in Q2. Steeper growth slowdowns in the fixation market segments – Upper Extremities Fixation at +1.8% and Foot & Ankle Fixation at +1.4% - were due in part to...

Among the many topics covered in SmartTRAK's Q318 Extremities  Market Recap are:

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Topics: Orthopedics-Extremities, Q318 Market Recaps

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

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'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

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

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

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