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Startup uses 3D printing tech to create alternative to bone grafts

A Michigan startup is using 3D printing technology to help surgeons reconstruct skeletal defects – minimizing the need for bone grafts to fill areas with significant missing bone. Tissue Regeneration Systems is developing porous, bioresorbable scaffolding that can replace itself with natural bone, leaving no residual implanted device. Instead of requiring metal plates and screws, the material is computer […]

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Physician Targeting Using Real-time Data: How PurpleLab’s Alerts Can Help

By leveraging real-time data that offers unprecedented insights into physician behavior and patient outcomes, companies can gain a competitive advantage with prescribers. PurpleLab®, a healthcare analytics platform with one of the largest medical and pharmaceutical claims databases in the United States, recently announced the launch of Alerts which translates complex information into actionable insights, empowering companies to identify the right physicians to target, determine the most effective marketing strategies and ultimately improve patient care.

Wisconsin’s healthcare providers form statewide partnership

More sharing and more partnerships in the world of healthcare. Six major healthcare providers in the state of Wisconsin have reportedly forged a statewide effort “to contract with insurers, improve care and drive down costs,” according to the Wisconsin State Journal. Collectively, the six providers account for nearly 90 percent of the state’s population, and […]