Research & Development
How is AI shaping orthopedic technology? While the timeline for broader acceptance of AI in orthopedics is uncertain, its vast scope and power is already making an indelible impact.
Dozens of startups are poised to shake up the orthopedic space in the near-term and beyond. We start by examining five companies from different segments of orthopedics that recently reached the market or plan to by 2022.
Proper cleaning protocols for reusable medical devices have become a major focus in light of the recent superbug outbreaks associated with improperly cleaned duodenoscopes. Orthopedic OEMs need to validate either a manual or mechanical cleaning process (savvy manufacturers do both) when seeking FDA 510(k) clearance.