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Thu Nov 02 00:00:00 EDT 2017

Newly Created Johnson & Johnson Institute Will Address Global Needs in Healthcare Professional Education

New Brunswick, NJ (November 2, 2017) – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced that its Family of Companies has formed the Johnson & Johnson Institute to provide comprehensive professional education focused on helping healthcare professionals improve outcomes, increase patient satisfaction and reduce costs in a value based care environment. The curriculum includes on-site classes, virtual reality and app-based surgical simulation training to help clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals address the demands of today’s health care delivery system in developed as well as emerging markets, such as Brazil and China.

Wed Oct 25 00:00:00 EDT 2017

New DePuy Synthes Spine Technologies Help Simplify Minimally Invasive Surgery by Enhancing Efficiency and Reducing Steps

ORLANDO, Fla. – October 25, 2017 –DePuy Synthes* today is launching two solutions for minimally invasive spinal fusion surgery (MIS) designed to simplify the procedure, particularly as MIS gains traction and shows reduced complications compared to open surgery in treating degenerative disc disease in the back.1,2

Thu Oct 12 00:00:00 EDT 2017

New System Designed to Enhance Implant Fixation for Hip Fracture Patients with Poor Bone Quality Launches in the U.S.

West Chester, PA– October 12, 2017 – Today DePuy Synthes* announced the U.S. launch of the new TFNA Augmentation System, the first and only polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) cement with specific trauma device indications, offered exclusively for use with the TFNA System. The TFNA Augmentation System is used to address the needs of patients with hip fractures and who have poor bone quality.

Wed Oct 11 00:00:00 EDT 2017

DEPUY SYNTHES LAUNCHES THE FIRST 3D SIMULATION ASSISTED ORTHOPAEDIC EXTERNAL CIRCULAR FIXATION DEVICE FOR PATIENTS WITH LIMB DEFORMITY

West Chester, Pa. – October 11, 2017 - DePuy Synthes* is launching the MAXFRAMETM Multi-Axial Correction System, an external circular fixation device used to gradually correct bone or soft tissue deformities in the arm, leg, foot or ankle. The MAXFRAME System’s unique 3D planning software helps improve accuracy of the deformity correction plan, which may reduce overall treatment time while potentially improving procedural efficiency and reducing costs. The device represents DePuy Synthes’ commitment to improving patient satisfaction, procedure efficiency and clinical outcomes in deformity correction.

Mon Sep 11 00:00:00 EDT 2017

TRUMATCH® Titanium 3D-Printed Implants Launch in the U.S.

West Chester, PA, September 11, 2017 – In a development that further underscores ways in which medical devices are being personalized for individual patients, DePuy Synthes* today announces the U.S. launch of TRUMATCH® Titanium 3D-Printed Implants for use in facial reconstruction. The new products will be distributed through an exclusive agreement with Materialise, a leader in software solutions and 3D-printing services in the medical and industrial markets.

Thu Aug 24 00:00:00 EDT 2017

Exclusive Agreement to Co-market Proprietary Software Platform to Aid in Total Hip Replacement Announced Between DePuy Synthes and JointPoint, Inc.

WARSAW, IN—August 24, 2017 -- Today, DePuy Synthes* announces an exclusive U.S. agreement with JointPoint, Inc. to co-market its proprietary software platform to provide an easy-to-use, surgeon-friendly navigation system that can help deliver improvements in surgical outcomes. JointPoint’s software provides non-invasive computer navigation, pre-surgical digital templating, case planning, and feedback while performing total hip replacement surgeries. JointPoint easily integrates with the Anterior Approach. The Anterior Approach is a minimally invasive surgical approach that allows a surgeon to work around the muscles, rather than cut through them, to get to the hip joint.