SUNRISE, FL--(Marketwired - August 06, 2013) - OrthoSensor™, Inc., the leader in intelligent orthopaedics, announced today that Steven B. Epstein has joined the company's Board of Directors. Mr. Epstein is a senior member of the law firm Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., which he founded in 1973 and is recognized as one of the country's leading healthcare law firms, employing more than 250 lawyers in nine offices.
Mr. Epstein has served as a legal consultant to the Health Maintenance Organization Service, Health Services and Mental Health Administration, U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Chambers USA has referred to him as the "father of the healthcare [legal] industry" and has ranked Mr. Epstein among the top healthcare leaders in their field.
"We are extremely pleased to appoint Steven to our Board of Directors," said Martin Roche MD, Chairman of the Board of Directors. "His deep experience responding to the rapidly changing American healthcare system will be extremely valuable to OrthoSensor as we continue to execute on our strategic growth plans and leverage our unique technologies to positively impact orthopaedics and healthcare."
A graduate of Columbia Law School, Mr. Epstein currently serves as chairman of the Columbia Law School Board of Visitors. Mr. Epstein graduated from Tufts University, where he served as a member of the Board of Trustees of Tufts from 1999 to 2009 and currently serves as a Director Emeritus.
OrthoSensor, Inc. (www.orthosensor.com) is an innovative medical device company developing and commercializing intelligent orthopaedic devices that provide real-time data to surgeons and hospitals during and after surgery. OrthoSensor's intelligent orthopaedic devices utilize advanced sensor and wireless communication technology with the goal of improving healthcare outcomes and reducing the cost of treating musculoskeletal disease. The company's intelligent orthopaedic instrumentation and implants are designed to enhance surgical implantation and enable remote monitoring of implant function and overall musculoskeletal health.