Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. 10 spine surgeons to know

    Below is a list of 10 spine surgeons who have made a positive impact on their organizations and the specialty. 
  2. Hackensack opens 'smart hospital' with latest orthopedic technology

    Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center has opened a new 530,000-square-foot, nine-story medical pavilion with the latest orthopedic 'smart hospital' technology. 
  3. 3 DISC Sports & Spine Center updates in the last 60 days

    Newport Beach, Calif.-based DISC Sports & Spine Center specializes in spine care, orthopedics, sports medicine and minimally invasive procedures. Here are three updates from the clinic since Dec. 5. 

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. Virginia hospital hits 100 surgeries with spine robot

    LewisGale Medical Center in Salem, Va., reached its 100th surgery with the Mazor X Stealth Edition spine robot, the hospital said Jan. 20.
  2. 2-year data on cell therapy for degenerative disc disease is out: 5 things to know

    Orthobiologics company DiscGenics shared data supporting its IDCT (rebonuputemcel) allogeneic discogenic progenitor cell therapy for lumbar degenerative disc disease.
  3. Short lengths of stay associated with better ALIF outcomes, study finds

    Anterior lumbar interbody fusion patients who have lengths of stay less than 45 hours saw better outcomes, according to a study published in the International Journal of Spine Surgery.
  4. 8 DISC Sports & Spine Center physicians earn local recognition

    Physicians with DISC Sports & Spine Center in Newport Beach, Calif. earned recognition from Southern California Super Doctors and the Orange County Medical Association's 2023 Physicians of Excellence.

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. Dr. J. Richard Steadman dies at 85

    J. Richard Steadman, MD, who founded the Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo., died at age 85, the practice said Jan. 22.
  2. DePuy Synthes pays $9.75M to settle kickback allegations involving spine implants

    DePuy Synthes, Johnson & Johnson's orthopedic company, is paying $9.75 million to resolve allegations that it gave an orthopedic surgeon free spinal implants that were used in overseas cases, the Justice Department said Jan. 20.
  3. Meet the leaders of the top 10 hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery

    NYU Langone Hospitals in New York City was rated the top hospital for neurology and neurosurgery for 2022 and 2023 by U.S. News & World Report. 
  4. Dr. Jonathan Levy joins Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute

    Jonathan Levy, MD, joined the Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute in Boca Raton, Fla., according to a Jan. 19 news release shared in South Florida Hospital News.
  1. 5 things to know about Hughston Clinic Orthopedics

    Hughston Clinic Orthopedics provides care for patients across Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama and Florida. Here are five things to know about the practice: 
  2. 3 orthopedic practices joining health systems

    Becker's has reported on three orthopedic groups joining health systems since Dec. 21:
  3. 22 Resurgens Orthopaedics physicians recognized by Castle Connolly

    Twenty-two physicians with Atlanta-based Resurgens Orthopaedics were named as Top Doctors for 2023 by Castle Connolly, the practice said Jan. 19.
  4. 2 spine cases going to trial

    Becker's reported on two ongoing court cases involving spine surgery in the last 7 days.
  5. Rothman Orthopaedics, AdventHealth partners with Orlando Magic

    Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedics and Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based AdventHealth inked a partnership with the Orlando Magic NBA team.
  6. Neurosurgery of St. Louis adds 3 locations

    Neurosurgery of St. Louis has doubled the number of locations, the practice said Jan. 10.
  7. St. Vincent's Orthopedics to join Hughston Clinic

    Birmingham, Ala.-based St. Vincent's Orthopedics will join Hughston Clinic Orthopedics beginning March 1. 
  8. Top 19 states for orthopedic surgery in 2023, per Healthgrades

    Healthgrades evaluated 19 states for orthopedic surgery rankings, according to data updated Jan. 17.
  9. 5 Coastal Spine physicians earn local recognition

    Five spine physicians with Coastal Spine in Mt. Laurel, N.J., were recognized by NJ Top Docs, the publication said Jan. 19.

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