3-D Printing, Disruptive Technologies and Reimbursement

May 2015
O&P News;May2015, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p6
The author discuses aspects of innovation of 3-dimensional (3-D) printing being used as approach to develop physical objects such as medical devices. The author is critical on the effect of disruptive innovation in market and value network. Also investigated is the profession of orthopedics and prosthetists and their job in fights providing the patient's needs to fight for their right.


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