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Stryker launches program to assist physician groups drive profitability, efficiency, quality outcomes

November 22, 2017

Stryker’s Performance Solutions announced it has launched the Practice Excellence program, a service developed to assist orthopedic-specific physician practices drive profitability, efficiency and quality outcomes, according to a company press release.

“This is new for surgeons to see a company like Stryker — a major Fortune 300 medical device company —offering this type of service and approach them,” Brian McCrone, vice president, Performance Solutions, Stryker, told Healio.com/Orthopedics. “I think that’s what sets Stryker apart. We are forward thinking, advanced in how we approach the market, whether it is robotic technology or through how we help our customers navigate health care.”

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