Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons suffers data incident

    Des Moines (Iowa) Orthopaedic Surgeons was hit with a data security incident that affected certain protected health information.
  2. The physician shortage's effect on the orthopedic industry

    The physician shortage is a threat to every area of healthcare. But how will it affect orthopedics? 
  3. Carrollton Orthopedic Clinic rebrands

    The Carrollton (Ga.) Orthopedic Clinic has rebranded, changing its logo and its name to OrthoWest, and plans to open a fourth location, according to a Jan. 25 report from The City Menus. 

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  1. Dr. Venu Nemani appointed to National Spine Health Foundation's board

    Venu Nemani, MD, PhD, was named to the National Spine Health Foundation's medical and scientific board.
  2. Why noncompetes are 'worthless' to Dr. Nicholas Grosso

    In his time at Bethesda, Md.-based Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics, Nicholas Grosso, MD, has found physician exits to be rare.  
  3. 2 recent orthopedic practice settlements

    Becker's reported on two orthopedic practices paying to resolve lawsuits and billing claims in the last 7 days. 
  4. 3 bold predictions from spine, orthopedic leaders

    From the effects of weight loss drugs to the trajectory of spinal oncology, here are three big predictions from spine and orthopedic leaders.

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  1. How OrthoMidwest has fared 1 year post-merger

    Rockford-based OrthoIllinois and Chicago-based Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush came together to form OrthoMidwest at the start of 2023. 
  2. The largest spine, orthopedic acquisitions of the last 5 years

    From practice acquisitions to medtech shake-ups, here are the largest spine and orthopedic acquisitions Becker's has covered in the last five years: 
  3. Geisinger adds pediatric neurosurgeon

    Geisinger Janet Weis Children's Hospital in Danville, Pa. added neurosurgeon Cameron Brimley, MD.
  4. 5 women making history in orthopedic surgery

    Women only make up about 18% of the orthopedic surgeon workforce, one of the largest gender disparities across healthcare specialties. 
  1. Hospital for Special Surgery's new president: 1 year later

    In February, Bryan Kelly, MD, succeeded Louis Shapiro to become the New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery's first surgeon president and CEO in 160 years. 
  2. Orthopedic practice to pay $540K+ to resolve billing claims

    Memphis, Tenn.-based Tri-State Orthopaedics agreed to pay more than $540,000 to resolve allegations it improperly billed TennCare, Tennessee's Medicaid program, the state's attorney general's office said Jan. 24.
  3. Scoliosis Research Society establishes award in honor of Dr. Douglas Burton

    The Scoliosis Research Society created a new award in honor of Douglas Burton, MD, to recognize the Best Adult Deformity Article in the Spine Deformity Journal.
  4. Zimmer Biomet's CEO: 6 things to know

    Ivan Tornos has been CEO of Zimmer Biomet since August 2023. 
  5. These technologies will define the future of spine

    When people think about spine surgery in the future they'll likely also think of minimally invasive techniques, navigation, artificial intelligence and more. 
  6. 20 of the largest orthopedic groups in the US

    Here are more than 20 of the largest orthopedic groups in the country, listed by the number of active physicians each organization has on its staff.
  7. Orthopedic group's plan to 'outrun the ongoing Medicare cuts and rising inflation'

    The cloud of CMS pay cuts and payer struggles looms over orthopedic practices as the new year is in full swing.
  8. Rothman facilities ranked among cleanest in Pennsylvania

    Rothman Orthopaedic Surgery Center in Bensalem, Pa., was ranked as one of the cleanest by CMS' Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems.
  9. Orthopedic surgeon burnout on the decline

    Orthopedic surgeons are some of the least burnt out physician specialists, according to Medscape's 2024 "Physician Burnout and Depression Report," published Jan. 24.

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