Let’s face it, orthopedic devices are dumb. That is to say, they are mute. Silent. And in today’s healthcare environment, the silent kind of dumb is dangerous.
Consensus Orthopedics (El Dorado Hills, Calif.) wanted to change that – and DeviceLab (Tustin, Calif.) played an important role. The growing orthopedic company makes high precision hip and knee products for the U.S. and global market and has seen 50% growth over the last five years.
Consensus is a growing orthopedic company that makes high-precision hip and knee products for the U.S. and global market and has seen 50% growth over the last five years.
But as president Curt Wiedenhoefer put it, ortho devices mostly remain “non-intelligent devices.” At DeviceTalks Minnesota in June, Wiedenhoefer said that lack of intelligence is costly and out of sync with today’s healthcare needs.
“[The orthopedic] industry is going through a transformation in a few ways,” Wiedenhoefer said.