Changing market forces seen in 2007 will impact the future of joint care
Orthopedics Today, January 2, 2008
The forecast for future needs of knee and hip replacement surgery suggests robust demand. This growing market is largely driven by changing consumerism, sociocultural factors and population demographics in the United States. However, while there is optimism about the future need of joint care, there are many concerns about how to meet this growing demand given the current health care and orthopedic landscape.