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Orthopedics This Week Biannual Spine Magazine Features INTEGRATE®-C as a Best New Spine Technology

By March 1, 2024No Comments

Orthopedics This Week has officially recognized INTEGRATE®-C Interbody Fusion System as one of the Best New Spine Technologies of 2023 in their biannual spine magazine. This serves as a testament to the groundbreaking work and dedication of the HAPPE Spine team.

Every year, Orthopedics This Week brings together a distinguished panel of top surgeons to evaluate new technologies that have the potential to transform spine care. This award, which has been celebrating innovation for over a decade, aims to honor those behind the most innovative, enduring, and practical products in spine care. The criteria for winning are stringent, emphasizing creativity, long-term significance, the ability to solve clinical problems, improvement of standard care, cost-effectiveness, and the judges’ personal willingness to use the technology.

The competition for the award in 2023 featured a record number of submissions from across the globe. Standing out in such a competitive field highlights a recognition by thought leaders for the innovation that the HAPPE® INTEGRATE®-C brings to the interbody fusion market and the potential to impact clinical outcomes.

Engraved crystal for HAPPE Spine awarded a best new spine technology
HAPPE Spine team receiving the best spine technology award

(L to R): Steven M. Foster, Andrew Iott, Dr. Stephen M. Smith, Douglas Snell, Robin Young, Dr. Ryan K. Roeder, Luke Maher, Brian McCollum.

This award also shines a spotlight on the potential ability of the HAPPE biomaterial platform to enable innovation in implant design for spine and other orthopaedic applications.