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Recalibrating for 2020: Tips for a Better New Year

In 2019, I had to take a long, hard look at both my businesses and my industry to find balance and a way forward through the ripple effects

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‘If You’re Reading This, You Need to Be at This Meeting’

The AAOS/FDA/Industry Townhall is taking place March 24, 2020, at the AAOS annual meeting in Orlando. As much as I appreciate advantages of

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MPO Summit: The View from the Top

It started with a wintry dusting of snow and ended in a blaze of autumnal glory. On top of a mini tour of Colorado’s best seasons, the

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Biocompatibility Pulse Check: How FDA’s New Requirements Affect Our Industry

We all knew it was coming—new regulations regarding biologics. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued guidance in 2016 for

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Bridging Generation Gaps to Build Better Teams and Business

My younger son recently pulled off a poor imitation of Superman during his cross-country practice. He managed to launch himself face-first

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Quality Systems: It’s All Greek to Us

“Initially, ISO standards were much more prescriptive,” Gentry said. “A lot of companies felt that ISO was basically telling them how

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A Return to Memphis: An ODT Forum Preview

by Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief, Orthopedic Design and Technology Hopefully by now, you’ve seen the ads, received the emails, or heard

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Why Big Companies With Internal Labs Should Outsource Testing

How do you maximize resources, grow evenly across divisions/departments, and get the most out of your team without tanking projects because

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The Gawky Teenage Phase: 3D Printing Enters Adolescence

At Empirical, we’ve considered diving into the waters of 3D printing to add to our options to support clients on their paths to market.

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