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  1. Stryker vs. Johnson & Johnson vs. Zimmer Biomet: How they compare in Q3

    Stryker, Johnson & Johnson and Zimmer Biomet posted their third quarter financial results, along with data on how their orthopedic segments performed.
  2. Hospital for Special Surgery's 2nd Florida collaboration: 3 details about the facility

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery has announced a collaboration with Naples, Fla.-based NCH Healthcare System to build a facility in North Naples. This will be the hospital's second facility in Florida. 
  3. 4 spine surgery milestones in October

    Here are four spine surgery milestones Becker's reported on in October:

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  1. Hospital for Special Surgery to collaborate with Florida nonprofit system

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery will collaborate with Naples, Fla.-based NCH Healthcare System to bring orthopedic care to Naples and Southwest Florida. 
  2. Alphatec sees 43% revenue jump in Q3: 4 notes

    Spine devicemaker Alphatec reported a 43 percent year-over-year increase in third quarter revenue on Nov. 3.
  3. Dr. Dean Chou to lead NewYork-Presbyterian's spine division

    Dean Chou, MD, was named chief of the spine division at NewYork-Presbyterian's neurosurgery department.
  4. Inside Stryker's $4.5 billion 3rd quarter

    Medtech giant Stryker finished the third quarter with $4.5 billion in net sales. Here are 10 Stryker updates Becker's reported on in the third quarter. 

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  1. Integrated Endoscopy launches single-use device for arthroscopy

    Medtech company Integrated Endoscopy launched the second generation of NUVIS, its single-use endoscope for arthroscopic surgical procedures. 
  2. Dr. Michael Wang completes his 50th Xvision case

    Michael Wang, MD, of University of Miami Health, completed his 50th case with Xvision, Augmedics said in a Nov. 4 tweet.
  3. Orthopedic surgeons leaving SSM Health will partner with HOPCo for independent group

    Eleven orthopedic surgeons who resigned from SSM Health Dean Medical Group in Madison, Wis., plan to open a specialty hospital and multiple ASCs in the next two years, the Wisconsin State Journal reported Nov. 3.
  4. Dr. Michael Bisogno 1st to use surgical robot at New York hospital

    Michael Bisogno, MD, performed the first hip replacement using a Mako robotic arm at Huntington (N.Y.) Hospital, Huntington Now reported on Nov. 3. 
  1. MicroPort Orthopedics, Pixee Medical partner on knee surgery application

    MicroPort Orthopedics has expanded its partnership with Pixee Medical to commercialize a shared surgical solution for total knee arthroplasty. 
  2. Inside SeaSpine's 3rd quarter

    From a major merger to four device releases, here are six major SeaSpine moves Becker's has reported on in the third quarter of the year. 
  3. MedStar Health's MSK institute introduces robotic arm to test orthopedic implants

    Baltimore-based MedStar Health installed a Kuka Quantec robotic arm to support research on joint movement.
  4. 2 Pittsburgh orthopedic networks open sports medicine facility

    Allegheny Health Network and Highmark Health, both based in Pittsburgh, have partnered with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds Soccer Club to open a 20,000-square-foot sports medicine complex in the city. 
  5. Dr. Paul Jacob becomes 1st in Oklahoma to earn joint replacement, robotic surgery

    Paul Jacob, DO, is the first orthopedic surgeon in Oklahoma to earn accreditation from the Surgical Review Corporation as a Master Surgeon in joint replacement and robotic joint replacement.
  6. 10 surgeons on the most controversial trends in spine

    From medically unnecessary spine surgeries to non-surgeons performing endoscopic spine procedures to the duration and rigor of residency and fellowship programs, 10 spine leaders share what they believe are the most controversial trends in their specialty today.
  7. FDA clearance addresses 'cost, footprint and complexity' with Accelus spine robot

    Accelus earned FDA 510(k) clearance for software that will let its Remi spine robot integrate with three 3D imaging systems.
  8. 30% of Zimmer Biomet robots going to ASCs

    Nearly one third of Zimmer Biomet's robots are going to ASCs, according to a Nov. 2 third quarter earnings call.
  9. 'Patients will and do suffer': 5 spine surgeon reactions to CMS' 4.48% physician fee cut

    CMS recently published its final rules for 2023, which include a 4.48 percent decrease in physician fees, a move worrying many spine surgeons.

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