wearable technology

Smarter surgical recoveries with wearable technologies

Written by Curt Wiedenhoefer and others | AI/Watson, Healthcare, Life Sciences

When we entered the field of orthopedic medicine 20 or so years ago, a total knee device sold for $15,000. Today it’s $3,000. Implants are now essentially commodity items. They’re all FDA approved, and patients generally see good results. However, with today’s shift to value-based healthcare, including programs such as Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement ...read more