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Latest press and releases on orthopaedic products, devices, implants and services.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reports that Medtronic has issued a safety communication regarding the use of non-Medtronic instruments with the company’s NavLock Tracker. 

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Around 100 drug inspectors have been trained as part of the Gujarat Food and Drug Administration (FDCA)'s collaboration with Abbott India to train and equip FDCA officers on medical devices. As part of strategic partnership for knowledge sharing at the recently concluded Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit (VGGS) - 2017 at Gandhinagar, the initiative has helped drug inspectors in analysing drug samples, devices and auditing manufacturing units. Gujarat government had signed eight such strategic partnerships with overseas and Indian companies to upgrade the knowledge of the Gujarat FDCA officers on relevant areas of concern of the regulatory authorities globally and in India.

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NEW DELHI: Over 20 medical devices that are notified as 'drugs' must all carry the maximum retail price on the packs, drug pricing regulator NPPA said today. These devices include heart valves, surgical dressings, condoms, stents, disposable hypodermic syringes and orthopaedic implants. "It has come to knowledge of NPPA that several medical devices are available in the market and also being used in health care facilities where no MRP is printed on the package by manufacturers/importers," National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) said in a notification. This is a blatant violation of law of the land, it added.

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New Delhi: After controlling prices of stents, India’s drug pricing regulator, National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), has made it mandatory for the manufacturers and importers of “notified” medical devices to carry maximum retail price (MRP) on the packs. These devices include heart valves, catheters, bone cements, surgical dressings, condoms, stents, disposable hypodermic syringes, orthopaedic implants, intra ocular lenses, umbilical tapes, intra uterus devices among others. “It has come to knowledge of the NPPA that several medical devices are available in the market and are also being used in healthcare facilities where no MRP is printed on the package by manufacturers/importers,” the NPPA said in a notification.

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Orthopedic Trauma Devices Market Orthopedic Trauma Devices Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of ~8% during the forecasted period ,Orthopedic Trauma Devices Market by material, by product-type, by end user | Orthopedic Trauma Devices Market Market Scenario Orthopaedic trauma devices market is expected to grow with CAGR of ~8% during the forecasted period. Orthopedic trauma is a type of severe injury occurred in musculoskeletal system like bones, joints, or ligaments. In some cases, it presents a life-threatening medical emergency while in some it is a need of urgent attention but the patient is not in imminent danger.

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Here are five observations: 1. In 2013, the neurosurgery application segment captured the largest image-guided surgery devices market share. 2. The orthopedic surgery application segment is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 7 percent through 2022, the highest of all market segments. 3. The image-guided surgery devices market will grow in North America and Europe, due to adoption of new technologies and access to skilled professionals. 4. The Asia-Pacific region will see the highest growth rate of 6.9 percent through 2022, due to an expanding medical tourism industry and growing government support.

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Total joint arthroplasty is associated with high patient satisfaction and functional improvement. With approximately 400,000 Medicare beneficiaries undergoing the procedure annually, total joint arthroplasty represents the largest total cost of all surgical procedures in the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) budget1-3. This has resulted in vigorous efforts by the CMS to control costs without negatively affecting outcomes. Alternative payment methods, such as bundling, allow the CMS to control costs by reimbursing for value rather than volume. The Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) program for a 90-day bundled payment represents CMS’s most recent alternative payment method designed to accomplish this cost-containment goal

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By Kelly M. Pyrek Mobile devices are ubiquitous in society and their infiltration of the healthcare environment poses new challenges for infection prevention and control. Numerous studies have documented that mobile handheld devices are frequently contaminated with healthcare-associated pathogens, but they are seldom cleaned and disinfected due to individuals being unsure of what kind of products and methods to use to decontaminate their electronics. Manning, et al. (2013) emphasize that "It is imperative that infection prevention and control programs be actively engaged in providing healthcare worker (HCW) guidance and education in how to mitigate the risk of bacterial contamination of their mobile health devices (MHDs).

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