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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

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 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

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

Catalyst OrthoScience Rethinks Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Posted by Kristina Meyer on 12/21/17 5:48 PM

Catalyst OrthoScience speaks with SmartTRAK at the Orthopedic Summit Meeting (OSET) 2017 regarding the Company’s next generation total shoulder solution and its strategy for competing with the big players in this space

The Catalyst CSR Total Shoulder System is the result of the visionary insight of Steven Goldberg, MD, a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon and shoulder specialist, who devised the next generation, higher precision, less-invasive total shoulder solution with a greatly simplified method of implant placement. In 2011, Dr. Goldberg began development of the revolutionary implant with the new shape and created prototypes using a 3D printing service. Armed with two U.S. provisional patents and positive feedback from several prominent shoulder specialists, the Catalyst CSR Total Shoulder System was born.

Click on the video below to view SmartTRAK’s interview with Dr. Steven Goldberg, Founder & CMO, of Catalyst OrthoScience recorded live at the OSET meeting 2017.  (04:02 minutes)

 

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Topics: Orthopedics-Total Joints

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

Top 5 Trends in Joint Replacement

Posted by Lisa Mahan on 10/4/17 9:00 AM

Push Pull Trends in Joint Replacement Market Keep Growth Steady

Over the next twelve months, BioMedGPS projects the US Joint Replacement Market will grow in the low single digits at approximately 3%. This slow but steady growth is consistent with past years as the push pull of market trends keeps it in check. Gaining share in this era will require companies to navigate the changing political and economic landscape and to deliver solutions beyond launching the latest widget...

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Topics: Orthopedics-Total Joints

Q217 Total Joints Market: Differing Approaches to Cost Containment

Posted by Lisa Mahan on 9/18/17 3:07 PM

India spoke loud and clear with extreme pricing caps on total knee replacements, while CMS sends mixed messages on controlling costs in the US

Outside the US the Total Joints Market softened during Q217, offsetting stable to strengthening results in US Knees and Hips, with the WW Market (as reported) growing +0.7%. Countries such as India are working to reduce the cost burden of joint replacement surgery, while in the US, the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS) is sending mixed messages keeping reimbursement rates relatively flat while proposing reductions to its Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement bundled payments initiative...

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Topics: Orthopedics-Total Joints

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