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Stryker announces platform to educate, navigate patients through joint replacement care

May 1, 2016

Stryker’s Performance Solutions business unit announced JointCOACH, a digital patient engagement and education platform aimed to improve the overall delivery of care and experience of patients undergoing joint replacement surgery.

According to a company press release, the new platform will be available through Stryker’s Destination Centers of Superior Performance offering, which includes more than 270 U.S. hospitals that have implemented care redesign programs for these patients.

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery elects new board director

April 30, 2016
The board of directors of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery announced in a press release that it has recently elected Joshua J. Jacobs, MD, chairman of…
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Short stems implanted through a direct approach had higher revision rate in THA

April 29, 2016
Patients who underwent primary total hip arthroplasty with a short, tapered-wedge titanium stem inserted through the direct anterior approach experienced a significantly…
In the Journals

Tranexamic acid use in TSA linked with reduced blood loss, shorter hospitalization

April 29, 2016
Patients who received tranexamic acid prior to total shoulder arthroplasty had a statistically significant reduction in blood loss and had shorter recovery room and…
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Stryker acquires Stanmore Implants Worldwide Limited

April 29, 2016
Stryker announced in a company press release that it has acquired Stanmore Implants Worldwide Limited from SIW Holdings Limited. The company was acquired in an all cash…
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Association Between Serum Relaxin and Subsequent Shoulder Instability

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Online Advanced Release, April 27, 2016
Ligamentous laxity correlates with shoulder instability. Relaxin is a hormone that has been linked to laxity in the…
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Protocol-Based Arthroplasty: Less Is More: October 2015

Total joint arthroplasty is a successful orthopedic procedure that is performed in high volume in the United States and…
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