Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Spine, orthopedic surgeons' holiday wish lists

    Many people have holiday wish lists for their dream gifts, and surgeons also think about what they want in their professions.
  2. Dr. Jessica Clymer to lead pediatric neuro-oncology at New York hospital

    Jessica Clymer, MD, joined Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone in New York City as director of the pediatric neuro-oncology department, the hospital said Dec. 20.
  3. 20-physician orthopedic practice in Mississippi names CEO

    Jackson-based Mississippi Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center named Greg Shoemaker as its CEO, according to a Dec. 20 LinkedIn post from U.S. Orthopaedic Partners.

2 new fusion studies highlight benefits of first fully porous PEEK

Spine surgeons want better performing interbody cages. A new porous PEEK technology will become the gold standard. See this white paper with key findings from in-vitro and in-vivo studies.
  1. Newly cleared AR spine system to launch in 2023

    Surglasses' Caduceus S augmented reality spine navigation system received 510(k) clearance from the FDA, the devicemaker said Dec. 19.
  2. Abbott spinal cord stimulation system approved by FDA

    The FDA approved the market's smallest implantable and rechargeable spinal cord stimulation system, designed by healthcare technology company Abbott. 
  3. 5 things to know about Reno Orthopedic Center

    Reno (Nev.) Orthopedic Center provides imaging services, walk-in services, out-patient surgery and physical therapy to patients across the state. Here are five things to know about the practice: 
  4. Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center partnership creates 265+ provider platform

    Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center joined Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company and will partner with Premier Orthopaedics.

How Conway Regional achieved sepsis program quality, cost improvements in 4 months

Achieving sepsis quality improvements shouldn't take long. This hospital saved $384,000K + boosted compliance by 20% in just 4 months. Here's how.
  1. AOFAS resumes volunteer surgery in Kenya

    American Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Society has returned to performing volunteer surgeries in Kenya following a three-year hiatus. 
  2. Spineart, eCential Robotics partner

    Spine implant provider Spineart has partnered with surgical navigation company eCential Robotics to open augmented spine surgery training centers in the U.S. and Europe.
  3. North American Spine Society fundraises for refugee member

    The North American Spine Society has been working to assist one of its members and his family to safely leave Afghanistan.
  4. Idaho orthopedic surgeon faces additional misconduct charges

    More patients have come forward with charges against an orthopedic surgeon who was arrested for alleged abuse at Americana Orthopaedics in Boise, Idaho, East Idaho News reported Dec. 17.
  1. Dr. Juan Uribe joins Aclarion as surgeon adviser

    Juan Uribe, MD, division chief of spinal disorders at Phoenix-based Barrow Neurological Institute, was named as an adviser for Aclarion, the medtech company said Dec. 19.
  2. Dr. Luke Macyszyn becomes physician partner at DISC Sports & Spine Center

    Luke Macyszyn, MD, joined Newport Beach, Calif.-based DISC Sports & Spine Center as a physician partner, the practice said Dec. 19.
  3. Detroit Pistons point guard undergoes operation at Forte Sports Medicine and Orthopedics

    David Porter, MD, and Mark Ritter, MD, surgeons at Forte Sports Medicine and Orthopedics in Carmel, Ind., performed surgery on a left tibial stress fracture for Detroit Pistons' point guard Cade Cunningham, according to a Dec. 16 report from Sports Illustrated.
  4. Orthopedic surgeon gains approval to convert former theater, bar into ASC

    The San Francisco Planning Commission has approved plans to turn Nob Hill Theatre, a former LGBTQ+ burlesque venue, into a 3,824-square-foot ASC, according to a Dec. 15 report from the Bay Area Reporter.
  5. Orthopedic surgeon convicted for $31M staged fall scheme

    Orthopedic surgeon Andrew Dowd, MD, and injury lawyer George Constantine were convicted by a Manhattan federal jury on Dec. 16 of running a $31 million slip-and-fall scheme that defrauded New York City businesses and insurance companies, according to a Dec. 16 report from Law360. 
  6. Telehealth trends for orthopedic surgeons to know

    Over 30 percent of U.S. residents have used telehealth in the last 12 months, continuing a pandemic era trend that does not seem to be going away, according to a Dec. 16 report from the American Medical Association. 
  7. 4 things to know about Orthopedic ONE

    Columbus, Ohio-based Orthopedic ONE is the largest physician-owned orthopedic practice in Ohio. Here are four things to know about it: 
  8. Inspira Medical Center earns women's health award for orthopedic care

    Vineland, N.J.-based Inspira Medical Center has received a 2023 Women's Choice Award for its orthopedic care, according to a Dec. 15 report from ROI-NJ. 
  9. Oxford Performance Materials partners for the development of customized implants

    Oxford Performance Materials has partnered with 3D visualization company Jajal Medical to create customizable orthopedic implants for patients with major bone defects. 

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