August 18-21, 2016

Swissotel Chicago
Chicago, IL

Friday, July 29, 2011

Brainlab- Exhibitor

About Brainlab

Orthopedic Trauma
Brainlab develops, manufactures and markets software-driven medical technology that supports targeted, less-invasive orthopedic trauma procedures. Core products include computer-assisted surgery (CAS) systems and software that provide real-time information for fluoroscopic image enrichment, driving improved speed, first-pass accuracy and radiation efficiency.
Brainlab expands the value of CAS for trauma procedures, combining cloud-based OrthoWeb, TraumaCad and Trauma CAS. Surgeons, physician groups and hospitals can easily move images from the clinic to the OR making digital information available where and when it is needed.
Designed for routine and complex procedures, Brainlab software can be used to treat fractures in various areas of the body. The intuitive user interface and flexible workflows offer universal tool integration and an open platform for surgeons to use the implant and tool manufacturers of their choice.
Founded in 1989, the privately held Brainlab group has over 5,000 systems installed in more than 80 countries. Based in Munich, Germany, Brainlab employs 970 people in 16 offices worldwide.

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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

ETEX- Hands-on Workshop

ETEX Corporation, a pioneer in bone repair and reconstruction, offers a platform of products that combine the chemical and mechanical attributes of nanocrystalline calcium phosphate with the biological activity of proteins, cells, and therapeutic agents.  ETEX’s composite products have the advantage of being biocompatible, bioresorbable and physiologically compatible with a variety of molecules.

Injectable Bone Substitute Material
MIS-centric Bioresorbable Calcium Phosphate
Today's active patient expects effective and faster recovery times. The answer increasingly lies in minimally invasive procedures with dependable outcomes.
ETEX makes this possible with Beta-bsm®. Beta-bsm® is engineered using ETEX's proprietary nanocrystalline technology, is mixed in a closed syringe to syringe mixing system and can be injected through a 16 gauge needle

Sets Hard, High Strength, Cell-Mediated Remodeling
Gamma-bsm® meets the need for faster setting, high compressive-strength materials. Gamma-bsm® is engineered using ETEX's proprietary nanocrystalline technology,sets fast in a wet environment and undergoes cell-mediated remodeling.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

ZymoGenetics- Exhibitor


Founded in 1981, ZymoGenetics is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of therapeutic proteins.

As a leader in recombinant technology with three decades of drug discovery and development experience, ZymoGenetics discovered and/or developed eight recombinant proteins that are currently available on the market. In addition, multiple product candidates have been out-licensed through its research efforts.

Seven are being marketed by other companies, and the eighth – RECOTHROM® Thrombin, topical (Recombinant) – is the first product that ZymoGenetics has commercialized and marketed in the US.

In October 2010, ZymoGenetics was acquired by Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Angiotech- Exhibitor

The Quill™ device is a knotless tissue closure device indicated for soft tissue approximation.  The unique barb design within the Quill™ device allows for distribution of tension across the entire length of the wound or tissue being approximated, and eliminates the need for an interrupted suture technique or knot-tying. 

Friday, July 15, 2011

Own the Bone- Exhibitor

Own the Bone, a multidisciplinary online quality improvement program developed by the American Orthopaedic Association, helps physicians and other healthcare specialists identify, screen and treat patients with osteoporosis and low bone mass after fragility fractures to prevent future fractures.  The national online registry provides access to benchmarking capabilities enabling institutions to document improvements in patient care over time as well as compare results to other participating institutions. 

Own the Bone incorporates 10 prevention measures (nutrition counseling, physical activity counseling, lifestyle counseling, pharmacotherapy, DXA testing and communication), which are tracked and monitored within the registry.  These 10 measures are consistent with recommendations from the National Osteoporosis Foundation and Joint Commission.   

For additional information, please visit or call 847-318-7336.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Alden Health Care & Senior Living- Exhibitor

Alden Health Care & Senior Living
‘Experience the Difference in Recovery’

Alden is one of the largest providers of rehabilitation and health care services with over 40 sites of care throughout Chicago, the suburbs and southern Wisconsin. Alden’s  rehabilitation and health care centers specialize in short-term orthopedic recovery and post-acute services, offering orthopedic, cardiac and neurological rehabiliation. The results-oriented Optimal Rehabilitation Program features PT, OT and Speech therapies two times a day.

Alden’s newest addition – Alden Estates of Skokie – is the only short-term orthopedic recovery center on the North Shore. With 23 luxurious private rooms with en suite bathrooms, custom-made furniture and decor, it is also the most exclusive. Every employee at Alden Estates of Skokie is trained to understand and meet the unique needs of our orthopedic guests. A massage therapist, restaurant fine dining, ice cream parlor, beauty salon and WiFi are among the many five-star amenities.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011


Stryker Orthopaedics is a division of the Stryker Corporation, one of the world’s leading medical technology companies. Stryker Orthopaedics offers an extensive orthopaedic product portfolio including hip, knee and upper extremity reconstructive devices, bone cement, trauma implants, bone substitutes and spine systems. For more information about Stryker Orthopaedics, visit:

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Novarad- Exhibitor

What if you could help more patients, improve your workflow, and save time and money? You can with NovaOrtho. NovaOrtho from Novarad is a complete, top-rated, web-based image and information management sys- tem that provides you with the tools you need to improve patient workflow, increase your efficiency and save you time and money.
NovaOrtho improves patient workflow by allowing you to view patient images anytime, anywhere. Coupled with OrthoFlow, images go directly to the patient’s room and are instantly available by simply swiping a card. All patient’s films are grouped together in one file - no time wasted logging in, tracking down images, carrying film around; and it’s all HIPAA compliant. Patients spend less time in imaging and more time consulting with the orthopedist. Save time and money with Novarad’s affordable payment structures, low out of pocket startup fees, and quick return on investment. You’ll never pay additional fees for the life of the system, receiving all new hardware as needed and all new software upgrades. Do more sooner with free installation and on- site training – we’ll have you up and running in less than four weeks.

Monday, July 11, 2011

Femoral Fixation Hands-on Workshop

“We will be presenting the Trigen Intertan for an Intertrochanteric fracture lab. The Trigen Intertan uses a unique integrated screw construct that gives the surgeon the ability to achieve active linear compression while controlling rotation in intertrochanteric fractures.” The Trigen Intertan nail is indicated for fractures of the femur, including simple shaft fractures, comminuted shaft fractures, spiral shaft fractures, long oblique shaft fractures and segmental shaft fractures; subtrochanteric fractures; intertrochanteric fractures; ipsilateral femoral shaft/neck fractures; intracapsular fractures; nonunions and malunions; polytrauma and multiple fractures; prophylactic nailing of impending pathologic fractures; reconstruction, following tumor resection and grafting; and bone lengthening and shortening.

Friday, July 1, 2011

Healthcare Information Services, LLC- Exhibitor

Healthcare Information Services (HIS) is a physician's management organization specializing in Revenue Cycle Management and Technology services. HIS partners with physicians to increase their bottom line, improve monthly cash-flow and boost overall profitability. We are dedicated to helping physicians maximize their reimbursements and enhance their bottom line. HIS is the industry leader in Revenue Cycle Management and Technology services. Our expert professionals and cutting-edge technologies makes us an invaluable resource to physicians during a difficult economic time.

Our staff of over 225 professionals, including 60 plus certified coders, have real-world industry experience, providing you with the leadership and expertise necessary to help your practice increase its profitability and operational efficiencies. For over three decades, HIS has successfully partnered with physicians to increase cash-flow, lower A/R and boost profitability. 

HIS is also the only reseller in the nation of the award winning productivity-driven SRS-EHR by SRSsoft. With this we have launched a new bundled service offering SRS-EHR and HIS's Revenue Cycle Management Services together. This bundled service mitigates the up-front costs associated with the software, hardware and implementation of an EHR purchase. HIS will roll the costs associated with SRS into the monthly service fee... amortizing this cost allows you to enjoy the benefits and costs savings with zero capital out-lay.

Revenue Cycle Management and Technology services provided by HIS will help make your practice more profitable... guaranteed. If HIS is unable to help your group increase your reimbursements by 5% or more, two years after becoming our client, we will write your group a check for up to $250,000. Give us a call at 855-RING-HIS to see how HIS can help position your practice for increased growth and a more profitable future. 

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