hip replacement

Orthopedics maker raises $8M to expand hip and knee joint offerings

Consensus Orthopedics just raised $8 million from Los Angeles-based Breakwater Investment Funds, CEO Colleen Gray said, to be used as growth capital. “Hip and knee replacements are a pretty capital-intensive business,” Gray said. “We’re doing this so we can continue on our trajectory, and bring out some new products. The company’s sort of your tried-and-true maker […]

Medicare identifies 97 best and 95 worst hospitals for hip and knee replacements

Medicare has begun tracking the outcomes of hip and knee replacement surgeries, identifying 95 hospitals where elderly patients were more likely to suffer significant setbacks. The government also named 97 hospitals where patients tended to have the smoothest recoveries. The analysis, which was released last week, is the latest part of the government’s push to […]