DonJoy® Transforms Patient-Physician Communication: Introducing the X4™ Smart Brace

New Brace Innovation Featuring Motion Intelligence™ Provides Remote Patient Monitoring for Total Knee Procedures

SAN DIEGO, CA, SAN DIEGO, April 20, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — DonJoy, a leading provider of bracing and supports and part of the DJO® brand family, announces the launch of the X4™ Smart Brace with Motion Intelligence™, a revolutionary cloud-based remote patient monitoring solution.
X4 with Motion Intelligence is the first knee brace for total knee arthroplasty that monitors patient recovery and compliance in real time, enabling on-demand, insightful patient/physician connectivity throughout the continuum of care.  To read the entire press release please click SMART BRACE

DONJOY LAUNCHES FIRST REAL-TIME KNEE “SMART” BRACE

San Diego, California-based DonJoy, a brand of the DJO Global, Inc. family, has launched the first knee brace for total knee arthroplasty that monitors patient recovery and compliance in real time. The product, the X4 Smart Brace with Motion Intelligence, is a cloud-based system.

The X4 Smart Brace “…records patient data and transfers it from the patient app to the physician for review. X4 supports the knee while simultaneously allowing healthcare professionals to evaluate knee joint range of motion and rehabilitation compliance in real time.”  For more information please click X4 SMART BRACE.

DJO Global’s MotionMD® Software Solution Meets Industry Standards for Information Privacy and Security with HITRUST CSF Certification

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DJO Global, Inc. (“DJO Global” or the “Company”), a leading global provider of medical technologies designed to get and keep people moving, today announced their MotionMD® software solution has received security certification from The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST). The HITRUST CSF, a widely-adopted information privacy and security framework, helps support MotionMD’s compliance with certain healthcare standards by providing a secure and protected platform for sensitive and private healthcare patient information.

MotionMD underwent an in-depth review to obtain the HITRUST CSF Certification, which demonstrates that the software’s security controls are consistent with national and international security standards including ISO, NIST, PCI-DSS and HIPAA. The process normalizes security requirements and provides clarity and consistency, reducing the burden of compliance with the privacy and security regulations that apply to healthcare organizations.

We want our customers to feel safe when they provide sensitive healthcare information to our MotionMD platform,” said Terrence Weekes, DJO Global’s chief information security officer. “Since privacy and security are significant priorities for us, we continually strive to achieve the highest level of security for our systems. The HITRUST CSF Certification validates our efforts and provides an industry-recognized endorsement to our partners.”

MotionMD is an intuitive, web-based point-of-care solution designed to support claims management and inventory dispensing. This paperless software solution can help orthopedic clinics improve patient satisfaction, better manage billing compliance and streamline workflow by providing seamless interoperability with clinic records.

“I am proud of our team and the work they do each day to ensure patient health information is secure and protected within our network,” said Steve Ingel, president global bracing and supports. “Our industry leadership is further strengthened by our HITRUST CSF Certification and demonstrates we are a distinguished partner within the orthopedic device industry.”

About DJO Global

DJO Global is a leading global provider of medical technologies designed to get and keep people moving. The Company’s products address the continuum of patient care from injury prevention to rehabilitation after surgery, injury or from degenerative disease, enabling people to regain or maintain their natural motion. Its products are used by orthopaedic specialists, primary care physicians, pain management specialists, physical therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, athletic trainers and other healthcare professionals. In addition, many of the Company’s medical devices and related accessories are used by athletes and patients for injury prevention and at-home physical therapy treatment. The Company’s product lines include rigid and soft orthopaedic bracing, hot and cold therapy, bone growth stimulators, vascular therapy systems and compression garments, therapeutic shoes and inserts, electrical stimulators used for pain management and physical therapy products. The Company’s surgical division offers a comprehensive suite of reconstructive joint products for the hip, knee and shoulder. DJO Global’s products are marketed under a portfolio of brands including Aircast®, Chattanooga, CMF™, Compex®, DonJoy®, ProCare®, DJO® Surgical, Dr. Comfort® and ExosTM. For additional information on the Company, please visit www.DJOglobal.com. DJO Global has extensive experience billing DME and is bringing this expertise to clients with MotionMD. For more information on MotionMD, visit www.djoglobal.com/motionmd.

Contacts

DJO Media Contact:
Kelly Gaffney
Corporate Communications
760.734.5603
Kelly.Gaffney@djoglobal.com
or
DJO Investor Contact:
David Smith
SVP, Treasurer and Investor Relations
760.734.3075
IR@djoglobal.com

Knee Orthosis (HCPCS L1832, L1843) Quarterly Results of Service Specific Prepayment Review

The Jurisdiction D, DME MAC, Medical Review Department is conducting a service specific review of HCPCS code(s) L1832 and L1843. The quarterly edit effectiveness results from January 2015 through April 2015 are as follows:

The L1832 review involved 89 claims, of which 89 were denied. Based on dollars, this resulted in an overall claim potential improper payment rate of 100%.

The L1843 review involved 93 claims, of which 92 were denied. Based on dollars, this resulted in an overall claim potential improper payment rate of 99%.

Top Denial Reasons

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