Voice of Industry
As industry and surgeons prepare to descend on San Diego for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ Annual Meeting, we asked AAOS President Gerald R. Williams Jr., M.D., to offer perspective on the prominent areas for technology advancements in the coming years.
Talk of the promise of additive manufacturing and 3D printing often centers on aspects of cost, speed, advanced designs, clinical outcomes. With any technology used in our highly-regulated, patient-facing industry, quality—of the process, of the machine, of the finished product, of the knowledge overseeing the entire process—must be an important part of
Robert S. Bray, Jr., M.D., revisits predictions from his OMTEC 2014 keynote—talking sustainable medicine, orthobiologics, care delivery and what can be gained from a relationship between OEMs and insurers.