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  1. 11 musculoskeletal MSOs totaling more than 1,000 physicians

    Musculoskeletal management services organizations are becoming more prominent among physician-owned practices that are looking for partners to take on some of their business and administrative responsibilities so they can focus more on patient care.
  2. OrthoAlliance adds 3-physician practice

    Cincinnati-based OrthoAlliance partnered with Orthopaedic Associates of Zanesville (Ohio), the management services organization said Sept. 19.
  3. Georgia pain practice reports data breach affecting 39,000+

    The Physicians’ Spine and Rehabilitation Specialists of Georgia in Rome notified patients of a data breach affecting 39,765 people, law firm Console and Associates wrote on JD Supra on Sept. 16.

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  1. Triumph Orthopedics partners with 5-physician practice

    Nashville, Tenn.-based Triumph Orthopedics, a management services organization formed in April, inked a partnership with Georgia Bone and Joint Surgeons in Cartersville.
  2. Los Angeles Chargers team physician sued by former quarterback over botched injection

    Tyrod Taylor, a former quarterback for the Los Angeles Chargers, is suing David Gazzaniga, MD, after suffering a punctured lung in 2020, ESPN reported Sept. 18. 
  3. 4 states with 2 or more top-ranked orthopedic hospitals, per Newsweek

    California has the most institutions listed in the top 50 orthopedic hospitals ranked by Newsweek.
  4. Orthopedic hiring spree: 6 practices adding multiple surgeons

    Leading orthopedic practices have grown their physician roster with multiple additions. Here are six practices adding at least two hires since Aug. 25.

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  1. 2 professional athletes undergo spine surgery in a week

    Becker's reported on two athletes who had spine surgery since Sept. 9.
  2. Dr. Robert Brophy named head orthopedic surgeon for MLS expansion club

    Major League Soccer club St. Louis City Soccer Club selected providers from Washington University Orthopedics as its official team physicians.
  3. Joint venture orthopedic institute opening in Tennessee

    Realty Trust Group, a real estate advisory and services firm, partnered with the University of Tennessee Medical Center, OrthoTennessee and UT Research Park at Cherokee Farm to develop an orthopedic institute in Knoxville.
  4. 5 things to know about OrthoNeuro

    OrthoNeuro is an Ohio-based clinic that specializes in joint replacement, sports medicine, neurology and more. 
  1. Georgia Bone & Joint expands surgical team

    Newnan-based Georgia Bone & Joint is growing its surgical team, The Newnan Times-Herald reported Sept. 14.
  2. Excelsior Orthopaedics opens New York location

    Buffalo, N.Y.-based Excelsior Orthopaedics is expanding its footprint with a new location, Buffalo Business First reported Sept. 15
  3. 22 hospitals ranked top 25 orthopedic hospitals 3+ years in a row

    Every year, U.S. News & World Report releases a ranking of the top hospitals for orthopedics worldwide. In 2021, 2022 and 2023, a total of 22 hospitals were ranked in the top 25 for all three years. 
  4. Resurgens Orthopaedics adds 2 surgeons

    Atlanta-based Resurgens Orthopaedics added Jason Harms, MD, and John Pinski, MD.
  5. OrthoNebraska opens orthopedic medical office building

    Omaha-based OrthoNebraska, in partnership with Denver-based healthcare real estate developer NexCore Group, has opened a new orthopedic medical office in Council Bluffs, Iowa. 
  6. Dr. Laith Jazrawi debuts wireless surgical camera

    Laith Jazrawi, MD, of New York City-based NYU Langone Orthopedic Center, performed the first case with the ArthroFree wireless camera.
  7. Detroit Lions offensive lineman has spine surgery in Dallas

    Halapoulivaati Vaitai, offensive lineman for the Detroit Lions, had spine surgery in Dallas on Sept. 13, according to The Detroit Free Press.
  8. How 5 orthopedic surgeons manage burnout

    From focusing on hobbies to maintaining a routine with family, five orthopedic surgeons told Becker's how they prevent and manage burnout in their careers.
  9. 3 recent moves from Illinois orthopedic practices

    Here are three moves from three leading Illinois orthopedic practices since Sept. 1.

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  • Minnesota orthopedic group hit with $111M negligence verdict
  • Orthopedic patient's death highlights potential dangers of prior authorization
  • Spine surgeon killed in Oklahoma hospital shooting
  • Neurosurgeon accepted $3.3M in illegal payments to perform spine surgeries at hospital
  • Spine surgeon gets jail time for abusing patient during hospital visit
  • Providence to pay $22.7M to settle unnecessary spine surgery allegations
  • 'They're on really thin ice': Why 1 insurer has drawn spine surgeons' ire
  • Texas spine surgeon defending himself from 'Dr. Death 2.0' allegations
  • Orthopedic surgeon must face suit in patient's death
  • Connecticut hospital to appeal $12.5M verdict to family of patient who died after orthopedic surgery
  • Terminated orthopedic surgeon contracts with another New York hospital
  • Orthopedic surgeon's health system exit steeped in controversy
  • Texas spine surgeon sued by State Farm over 'unnecessary' procedures
  • 22 hospitals ranked top 25 orthopedic hospitals 3+ years in a row
  • Orthopedic surgeon convicted of battery at hospital
  • UArizona neurosurgery chair dies after motorcycle collision
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  • 41 'rising stars' in orthopedics
  • Orthopedic surgeon salaries in the 5 best, worst states for healthcare
  • Idaho orthopedic surgeon arrested for alleged misconduct at practice
  • Orthopedic surgeon indicted in $10M telemedicine fraud scheme
  • New Jersey hospital must pay neurosurgeons $24.3M, appeals court rules
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  • Why private equity is bettering orthopedics, 3 physician leaders say
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  • Florida hospital patients say they were injured during surgeries. Now a physician faces 350 lawsuits.
  • A Rutgers physician accused of 'ghost surgeries' will return — but with fewer responsibilities
  • Top orthopedic hospital in every state: US News
  • Rothman Orthopaedics to become national brand, but no 'aspirations to go beyond US'
  • Sports medicine physician fired amid misconduct allegations involving patients
  • Orthopedic surgeon asking for misconduct charges to be dropped
  • Unnecessary spine cases spur class action lawsuit
  • Jury finds neurosurgeon largely responsible for paralysis, awards $15.5M in damages
  • Colorado Supreme Court rejects hospital's bid to enforce $229K spine surgery bill
  • Dr. Jon Yoon performs NHL's 4th disc replacement in 7 months
  • Neurosurgeon named in Washington lawsuit closes Ohio practice
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