Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Synaptive Medical recruits former Stryker VP as CEO

    Marc Buntaine on July 7 was appointed CEO of Synaptive Medical, a Toronto-based company that develops robotic surgical devices. 
  2. 7 CEO moves at spine, orthopedic practices in 2020

    Seven spine and orthopedic practices have installed new CEOs so far this year:
  3. Augmented reality in spine — Where we stand and what's to come

    Augmented reality-assisted spine surgery became a reality in June when two neurosurgeons from Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore performed a pair of spine procedures with a new FDA-approved device.
  1. How Medtronic, Stryker, Johnson & Johnson's shares performed this week

    Here's how Medtronic, Stryker and Johnson & Johnson's shares have fluctuated over the last five days.
  2. OrthoVirginia welcomes new CEO

    Richmond-based OrthoVirginia has appointed John Phipps, MD, CEO July 6.
  3. 5-physician practice joins Illinois Bone & Joint Institute

    Chicago-based Northwest Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine joined Illinois Bone & Joint Institute July 1.
  4. Texas health system breaks ground on complex spine facility

    A new medical office is coming to Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin (Texas) according to a July 7 Connect Texas report.

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  1. Setting spine practices up for success post-pandemic: 5 industry insights

    The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced many new challenges for spine practices, but industry leaders believe those that aim to thrive post-pandemic must prepare for the future now.
  2. 14 orthopedic surgeons on the move in June

    Here are 14 orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine physicians who joined new practices or received new appointments in June:
  3. Dr. Adam Kremer becomes 2nd surgeon at Michigan practice

    Jagannathan Neurosurgery in Troy, Mich., has recruited Adam Kremer, MD, as its second neurosurgeon, according to a July 6 report.
  4. NASS cancels 2020 meeting, shifts to virtual event

    The North American Spine Society canceled its 2020 Annual Meeting, which was set to take place Oct. 7-10 in San Diego.
  1. Illinois hospital acquires system for improved visualization in spine surgery

    Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, Ill., has implemented the Orbeye 4K-3D Microscope for spine and neurosurgery procedures, according to a July 6 Daily Journal report.
  2. UAMS begins data gathering initiative with spine, joint replacement patients

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock has joined the National Institutes of Health's Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System to improve the quality of orthopedic care, according to a July 2 report by NBC affiliate KARK.com.
  3. Aurora Spine appoints CFO

    Aurora Spine, a Toronto, Canada-based spinal implant manufacturer, appointed Chad Clouse CFO July 2.
  4. Pennsylvania hospital commended for spine surgery

    Johnston, Pa.-based Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center has been recognized as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery, the Altoona Mirror reports.
  5. 3 spine surgeons on the move in June

    Three spine and neurosurgeons who joined new organizations, moved locations or retired in June:
  6. Top 10 Spine Review articles: June 29-July 2

    Here are the top 10 most-read articles featured on Becker's Spine Review between June 29 and July 2:
  7. 6 spine surgeons making the news — Drs. James Lynch, Jeffrey Gross & more

    Here are six spine surgeons making headlines this week:
  8. How Dr. Robert S. Bray Jr. assembled a humanitarian dream team to get 160K masks from China

    California neurological spine surgeon Robert S. Bray Jr. MD, established the DISC Foundation for humanitarian projects to benefit special forces veterans, and shifted its focus to procuring personal protective equipment for hospitals at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  9. Idaho practice adds robotic system for spine surgery

    Coeur d’Alene, Idaho-based Inland Northwest Spine & Neurosurgery has acquired the Modus V digital microscope for spine surgery, the Spokane Journal reports.

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