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  1. 13 largest orthopedic mergers in the last 5 years

    Here are 13 of the largest orthopedic practice mergers that Becker's has reported on since 2019:
  2. How orthopedic surgeon pay compares to inflation

    Average compensation for orthopedic surgeons saw a 2.6% decrease between 2023 and 2024, while inflation is currently down by 0.7% from last year.
  3. Meet the leaders of the 3 best hospitals in New York for spine surgery

    Healthgrades recently released its rankings for the best hospitals in the U.S. for spine surgery, including three in New York. 

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  1. Rising costs, decreasing reimbursements continue to threaten orthopedics

    Costs are rising while reimbursement rates continue to drop.
  2. 8 health systems, medical centers adding orthopedic surgeons in 1 month

    Here are eight health systems and medical centers that have added orthopedic surgeons since April 29:
  3. Orthopedic, spine practices rush to consolidate: 10 recent deals

    Here are 10 mergers and acquisitions of spine and orthopedic practices in 2024, as reported by Becker's since March 7: 
  4. The 10 highest, lowest-paying metro areas for physicians

    While orthopedic surgeons earn an average of $654,815 in 2024, that number can vary widely based on the area of employment, according to Doximity's 2024 "Physician Compensation Report," published May 23. 

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  1. Dr. Jeffrey Carlson performs region's 1st Nuvasive Simplify two-level cervical disc arthroplasty

    Jeffrey Carlson, MD, spine surgeon at Newport News-based Coastal Virginia Surgery Center, has completed the region's first two-level cervical disc arthroplasty using Nuvasive's Simplify cervical disc implants. 
  2. Dr. Steven Struhl completes procedure using Cartiheal's Agili-C implant

    New York City orthopedic surgeon Steven Struhl, MD, has completed his first procedure using Cartiheal's Agili-C implant for regenerating articular cartilage.
  3. The biggest threat to orthopedics

    Orthopedics is a thriving industry, but it is not without its threats. 
  4. Medtronic's fiscal year 2024 and Q4 sales grow, net earnings dip: 7 notes

    Medtronic in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2024 saw $8.6 billion in revenue along with a net income of $654 million, according to financial results posted May 23.
  1. Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic celebrates 50 years

    Tallahassee (Fla.) Orthopedic Clinic is celebrating 50 years of operation.
  2. Orthofix names global spine president

    Orthofix named Max Reinhardt as president of global spine effective June 10, the devicemaker said May 23.
  3. Seaview Orthopaedic & Medical Associates, Adonis partner

    Seaview Orthopaedic & Medical Associates in Freehold, N.J., partnered with Adonis, a revenue intelligence and automation platform, according to a May 23 news release. 
  4. OrthoForum Value Network, Holista partner for orthopedics in Wisconsin

    OrthoForum Value Network and Holista partnered to provide value-based bundled services in Wisconsin, according to a May 23 news release. 
  5. Orthopedic surgeon pay hits $654K: Doximity

    Orthopedics is among the top-paid medical specialties, according to Doximity's Physician Compensation Report 2024.
  6. Neurosurgery pay hits $763K: Doximity

    Neurosurgery has the highest average annual pay among physicians, according to Doximity's Physician Compensation Report 2024.
  7. Essential spine surgeon literature: 3 recommendations

    From textbooks to podcasts, here is the content three spine surgeons recommend for others in the field.
  8. Aetna policy on minimally invasive spine procedure remains unchanged

    Aetna didn't change its payment policy for treating fractured vertebrae despite the urging of spine and radiology groups.
  9. Youngstown Orthopaedic Surgery Center earns Joint Commission Gold Seal

    The Youngstown (Ohio) Orthopaedic Surgery Center has earned a Gold Seal of Approval for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation from the Joint Commission, according to a May 22 report from NBC affiliate WFMJ. 

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