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Orthopedic and Dental Industry News

May 2015

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 28-May-15 BY MATTHEW JAFFE, MAY 28, 2015

SI-BONE funding... Regulatory news from EOS imaging, Spineart, VertiFlex... Product introduction from Dymicron...TiGenix clinical results...Appointments at NuVasive, SI-BONE more

Dental News Roundup May 2015 BY MATTHEW JAFFE, MAY 28, 2015

DENTSPLY, Henry Schein, Sirona report financial results...Microbrush acquirews DentiSmart...Sonendo receives 510(k) clearance...3M ESPE product update...OrthoAccel Technologies Continues Trajectory of Accelerated Growth with Over 2,500 Practice Locations... DENTSPLY operations update...3M collaboration...Microdental Laboratories Announces Leadership Changes, Former Align Technology Senior VP Joins OrthoAccel's Board of Directors more

OrthoAccel Technologies Continues Trajectory of Accelerated Growth with Over 2,500 Practice Locations BY EDITOR, MAY 26, 2015

Industry survey shows preference for non-invasive accelerated orthodontic treatment with AcceleDent more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 22-May-15 BY MATTHEW JAFFE, MAY 22, 2015

OrthoSpace Completes Significant Financing...Orthofix, Victrex report financial results... ConorMIS proposes IPO... IMPLANET regulatory clearance... Emerging Implant Technologies product update... Weigao and Victrex collaboration more

ConforMIS Proposes $173M IPO BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, MAY 22, 2015

ConforMIS, Inc. filed an S-1 to raise up to $172.5 million through an initial public offering (IPO) of common shares. The price range and number of shares to be sold in the offering has not yet been determined. The company... more

OrthoSpace Completes Significant Financing BY EDITOR, MAY 19, 2015

OrthoSpace Ltd. announced the completion of a financing transaction led by HealthpointCapital, LLC, which also includes existing investors Smith & Nephew and TriVentures. The proceeds from the transaction will facilitate the Company's continued market adoption, clinical study programs and entry... more

Blue Belt Technologies Receives Frost & Sullivan’s 2014 Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award BY EDITOR, MAY 14, 2015

Blue Belt Technologies, a robotic-assisted surgical technology company, announced that it has received Frost & Sullivan’s 2014 Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award in Orthopedic Surgery. The award represents Blue Belt’s achievements for superior leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 14-May-15 BY MATTHEW JAFFE, MAY 14, 2015

Amedica, K2M Group, LDR Holdings, Mazor Robotics report financial results... Cartiva, Ceterix Orthopaedics, Moximed funding...Biologic Therapies regulatory clearance more

Smith & Nephew Acquire Two Orthopedic Supply Chain Applications BY MATTHEW JAFFE, MAY 14, 2015

Smith & Nephew acquired two surgical software applications, Virtual Backtable and TrayTouch, both of which are utilized by the company's orthopedic supply chain model for hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers (ASC). The Virtual Backtable software maps each surgeon's preferences of... more

Former Align Technology Senior VP Joins OrthoAccel's Board of Directors BY EDITOR, MAY 12, 2015

OrthoAccel Technologies, Inc. announced that Len Hedge, a retired Align Technology senior executive, has joined OrthoAccel's board of directors. The leader in accelerated orthodontics, OrthoAccel develops and manufactures AcceleDent, the first and only FDA-cleared, Class II medical device that speeds... more

Microdental Laboratories Announces Leadership Changes BY EDITOR, MAY 8, 2015

MicroDental Laboratories' Kim Bradshaw Passes the Reigns to Bill Johnson as Next Chief Executive Officer. MicroDental Laboratories announced the promotion of Bill Johnson to CEO and Len Liptak to President. Earlier this year Kimberly Bradshaw identified that an organizational and... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 7-May-15 BY MATTHEW JAFFE, MAY 7, 2015

Alphatec, Bacterin, Globus, Greatbatch, Integra, NuVasive, Smith & Nephew, Tornier, Zimmer report financial results...Greatbatch proposed spin-off...Regulatory approvals for Ellipse Technologies, Medtronic, SpinalFrontier...Product launches from MEDICREA, NuVasive...Appointments at SeaSpine more

Alphatec Spine Announces Appointment of Donald A. Williams to its Board of Directors BY EDITOR, MAY 5, 2015

Alphatec Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Alphatec Spine, Inc., a global provider of spinal fusion technologies, announced today that its board of directors has appointed Donald A. Williams as a member of the board of directors, effectively immediately. Mr.... more

Greatbatch Proposes a Spin-off of its Algostim Subsidiary BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, MAY 5, 2015

Greatbatch proposed a tax-free spin-off of Algostim, LLC, a subsidiary of the company's QiG Group, creating a new publicly traded company. Algostim was established in 2008 to in order to build a broad-based neurostimulation platform for Greatbatch. Algostim's first application... more


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