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  1. Texas Health Arlington earns total hip and knee replacement certification

    Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital has earned The Joint Commission's Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Knee Replacement, according to a March 28 email sent to Becker's. 
  2. Orthopedic surgeon retires from Navy leadership

    Orthopedic surgeon Rear Adm. Bruce Gillingham, MD, is retiring as the 39th surgeon general of the U.S. Navy.
  3. Cincinnati Reds chief orthopedic surgeon to step down

    Timothy Kremchek, MD, founding partner of Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Cincinnati, is stepping down as the head team physician and chief orthopedic surgeon for the Cincinnati Reds Major League Baseball team following a 27-year tenure. 

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  1. Orthopedic clinic settles allegations of ADA violations

    Total Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Hempstead, N.Y. settled claims it viplated the Americans with Disabilities Act, the U.S. Attorney's Office for Eastern District of New York said March 28.
  2. 8 key moves from orthopedic MSOs in Q1

    Here are eight key developments from orthopedic management services orgaizations in the first quarter of 2023:
  3. New AI software aims to reduce unnecessary orthopedic, spine surgery

    Sword Health unveiled an artificial intelligence platform designed to reduce unecessary spine and orthopedic surgeries.
  4. How mixed reality gives Dr. Dave Shukla a new perspective on shoulder surgery

    Dave Shukla, MD, became the first surgeon to use mixed reality for a shoulder replacement in New York state, New York City-based Mount Sinai told Becker's in a March 23 email.

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  1. 2 orthopedic surgeons file whistleblower suit against Erlanger for alleged Medicaid fraud

    Two former Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Erlanger Health System orthopedic surgeons — Julie Adams, MD, and Scott Steinmann, MD — and former CIO Stephen Adams, MD, have filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the system alleging Medicaid fraud, according to a March 27 report from the Chattanooga Times Free Press.
  2. United Musculoskeletal Partners adds 11-physician practice

    United Musculoskeletal Partners has added Orthopedic Associates to its network, management services organization said March 28.
  3. HOPCo partners with physical therapy platform

    Healthcare Outcome Performance Company has partnered with Luna, a physical therapy company.
  4. Orlando Health opens orthopedic ASC

    The Orlando (Fla.) Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute welcomed the first patients to its new downtown complex March 27. 
  1. 40 Chicago orthopedic specialists to perform volunteer joint replacements in Vietnam

    Operation Walk Chicago, a volunteer team of 40 orthopedic surgeons, physicians, nurses, technicians and physical therapists, is traveling to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to perform free joint replacements and provide education for local orthopedic staff, according to a March 24 submitted article published by the Daily Herald.
  2. Neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons see similar outcomes: study

    Although orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons have different training backgrounds, their outcomes for spine surgery were largely the same, according to a study published in Spine.
  3. 6 spine devicemaker execs to know

    One major spine devicemaker merger is in the books for 2023, and another is on the horizon. 
  4. 5 orthopedic practices named Centers of Excellence, per Castle Connolly

    Castle Connolly, a medical publication known for its Top Doctors list, has designated 26 practices as Centers of Excellence. 
  5. Dr. Leslie Sisco-Wise takes over as president of Louisiana Orthopaedic Association

    Leslie Sisco-Wise, MD, became the first female president of the Louisiana Orthopaedic Association. 
  6. 72-year-old surgeon sentenced to 3 years in $31M 'trip-and-fall' scheme

    New York City pain management surgeon Sady Ribeiro, MD, 72, has been sentenced to three years in prison in connection to a $31 million "trip-and-fall" scheme, according to a March 23 report from New York radio station WINS.
  7. 7 spine, orthopedic surgeons honored in Q1

    Becker's reported on seven spine and orthopedic surgeons in the first quarter of 2023.
  8. Spine Scoliosis Research Society awards best science and clinical research papers

    The Spine Scoliosis Research Society named the winners of the Thomas E. Whitecloud Awards during the 30th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques held March 22-24 in Dublin.
  9. 6 orthopedic surgeons providing care at new practices

    Here are six orthopedic surgeons joining new practices that Becker's has reported on since March 3:

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