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Articles written by Mike Evers

SI Joint Fusion Market Has Rapid Growth Potential

by Mike Evers | Aug 2020

Minimally invasive SI joint fusion is an increasingly common treatment for patients with low back pain and represents a high-growth niche within the spine market.  ... Read more »

Why Nexxt Spine Prioritized In-House 3D Printing

by Mike Evers | Aug 2020

Nexxt Spine President Andy Elsbury shares how bringing 3D printing in house has helped the company with product development, manufacturing response and positioned them for COVID recovery. ... Read more »

M&A Update: Stryker and Wright Medical, RTI Surgical, ATEC

by Mike Evers | May 2020

Orthopedic M&A activity is challenged by the COVID-19 environment. We review earlier announced acquisitions and provide thoughts on future activity.    ... Read more »

COVID-19: Orthopedic Procedure Deferrals Will Lead to Revenue Declines

by Mike Evers | Mar 2020

Orthopedic surgeries are being delayed for an unknown amount of time due to the fluid COVID-19 pandemic. Our guidance recommends that all companies in all market segments expect and plan for revenue decreases in 2020 and potentially beyond.  ... Read more »

Enabling Technology is Here to Stay

by Mike Evers | Mar 2020

Commentary from executives and spending patterns of the largest orthopedic companies have affirmed that robotics will continue. ... Read more »

Can Technology Boost DePuy Synthes' Knee Franchise?

by Mike Evers | Feb 2020

DePuy Synthes’ competitors have dominated both industry news cycles and the market itself. Rajit Kamal, Vice President and Global Knee Franchise Leader, aims to change that through a combination of hardware and technology. ... Read more »

Anika Therapeutics to Acquire Parcus Medical and Arthrosurface

by Mike Evers | Jan 2020

The transactions diversify the company's revenue mix while expanding its product portfolio and pipeline.    ... Read more »

10 Takeaways from Orthopedics in 2019

by Mike Evers | Dec 2019

Acquisitions, biologics, enabling technology and loss of market share by the big players all made our list. Read the specifics and access our projections for 2019 revenue by company and segment. ... Read more »

Globus Medical Leaders Discuss Joint Replacement and Robotics Expansion

by Mike Evers | Dec 2019

We sat down with leaders from Globus Medical to discuss their entrance into the joint replacement market, robotics’ role in orthopedic surgery and the company's future as a full-scale musculoskeletal player. ... Read more »

Stryker Boosts Extremities Portfolio with Wright Medical Acquisition

by Mike Evers | Nov 2019

Stryker entered a definitive agreement to purchase Wright Medical, speeding the company's path to leadership in extremities.  ... Read more »

NASS Review: Spinal Robotics, Enabling Technologies, 3D Printing and Biologics

by Mike Evers | Oct 2019

Enabling technologies were the story of the North American Spine Society 2019 Annual Meeting, with the top spine players prominently featuring an array of robotic-assisted surgery ecosystems.    ... Read more »

How One Orthopedic Surgeon Improves the Delivery of Care through Connectivity

by Mike Evers | Sep 2019

Apps, robotics and wearables all collect data that could affect a surgeon's decision and their patient's outcomes. Entrepreneurial surgeon Padraic Obma, M.D., advocates that surgeons and device companies think bigger and broader about utilizing data to deliver orthopedic care. ... Read more »

AI, Robotics, Wearables among Technologies Orthopedic Surgeons Want Advanced

by Mike Evers | Aug 2019

 At OMTEC 2019, five orthopedic surgeons advocated for leveraging new technology and processes to enhance operating room, patient and supply chain experiences.  ... Read more »

CrossRoads Extremity Optimizes Supply Chain with Instrument Recovery Service

by Mike Evers | Aug 2019

The extremity company offers sterile reusable instruments, combining the benefits of metal reusable instruments and sterile kits.  ... Read more »

Orthopedic Industry Surpasses $50 Billion in Global Revenue

by Mike Evers | Jun 2019

Orthopedic industry revenue reached $51.2 billion in 2018, as the top players prioritized connected ecosystems of products, flagship technologies like robotics and outpatient procedures. ... Read more »