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Dealing with innovation and costs in orthopedics: a conversation with Dane Miller. Interview by Lawton R Burns.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16709575     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Rob Burns talks with Dane Miller, former CEO of Biomet, about challenges posed by new technology in the orthopedic devices area. One key challenge is the rising cost and use of orthopedic devices at a time when providers are facing decreased profitability and reimbursement for orthopedic services. Another challenge is the long-term time horizon needed to gauge product success that contrasts with payers' and providers' short-term horizon. A third challenge is heightened governmental scrutiny of device makers' relationships with orthopedic surgeons. This interview was conducted before Miller left Biomet in March 2006.
Dane Miller
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Interview     Date:  2006-05-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Health affairs (Project Hope)     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1544-5208     ISO Abbreviation:  Health Aff (Millwood)     Publication Date:    2006 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-07-12     Completed Date:  2006-10-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8303128     Medline TA:  Health Aff (Millwood)     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  W241-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Diffusion of Innovation*
Health Care Sector*
Interdisciplinary Communication
Needs Assessment
Orthopedic Equipment*

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