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  1. Globus Medical launches Marvel growing rod system for scoliosis

    Globus Medical launched its first product designed specifically for early onset scoliosis, the medtech company said July 31.
  2. Surgalign's businesses auctioned to Xtant Medical, Augmedics

    Surgalign's digital health, hardware and biologics businesses have been sold to Xtant Medical and Augmedics through auctions.
  3. Synergy Orthopedics adds 3 physicians

    San Diego-based Synergy Orthopedic Specialists merged with a worker's compensation practice led by Thomas Harris, MD, and the group added two other physicians.

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  1. Orthopedic ASC reopening in Pennsylvania

    North Pointe Surgery Center, based in Lancaster, Pa., is reopening to offer outpatient procedures for bone, joint, muscle and pain care needs.
  2. Suncoast Orthopedics to open new Florida office

    Venice, Fla.-based Suncoast Orthopedics is opening a new facility Aug. 7. The new office will serve as the practice's primary facility. 
  3. Jersey City Medical Center adds Mako robot for joint replacements

    Jersey City (N.J.) Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health affiliate, has added a Mako robot for total hip and knee replacements to its orthopedic program. 
  4. OrthoAtlanta tapped to provide sports medicine care at Atlanta Open tournament

    OrthoAtlanta is providing orthopedic and sports medicine services at the 2023 Atlanta Open tennis tournament. 

Maximizing ASC Performance in Orthopedics and Beyond through New Technologies and KPIs

It's time to level up your ASC. Learn how to use technology and KPIs to elevate your surgery center here.
  1. The biggest barriers to orthopedic ASC growth

    Three orthopedic surgeons connected with Becker's to discuss the biggest barriers to orthopedic ASC growth.
  2. Spine surgeon who specializes in older patients moves to Novant Health

    Mark Lyerly, MD, a neurosurgeon who has performed more than 6,000 procedures on patients 55 years and older, joined Novant Health Brain & Spine Surgery in High Point, N.C. in June.
  3. Aetna can't undo class in disc replacement lawsuit

    Aetna lost its bid to decertify a 239-person class-action lawsuit over its coverage of lumbar total disc replacement. 
  4. Demystifying the 'black box' of spine care online

    Philip Louie, MD, and Venu Nemani, MD, PhD, spine surgeons at Seattle-based Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, began leveraging social media a year ago to bridge the gaps in spine care education, specifically among professional athletes.
  1. Ohio hospital earns spine certification

    Miami Valley Hospital South in Centerville, Ohio, earned Disease Specific Care certification for spine services, according to a July 27 news release.
  2. Proprio spine system secures $43M in funding

    Surgical technology company Proprio, known for its artificial intelligence-driven surgical navigation platform for spine procedures, has secured $43 million in series B funding to address a growing demand for its platform. 
  3. 12 surgeons joining new practices in July

    Here are 12 spine and orthopedic surgeons who have joined new practices since the beginning of July: 
  4. Icotec earns additional FDA nod for Vader system

    Icotec's Vader pedicle system navigated instruments earned FDA 510(k) clearance, the medtech company said July 27.
  5. Dr. Neal ElAttrache performs 2 elbow procedures on Philadelphia Phillies pitcher

    Neal ElAttrache, MD, operated on Andrew Painter, a pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies, in Los Angeles on July 25, according to a July 25 report by CBS News Philadelphia.
  6. 3 places adding orthopedic robots

    Here are three places adding orthopedic robots since June 26.
  7. 2 recent data breaches at orthopedic practices

    Becker's has reported on two data breaches at orthopedic practices since June 21.
  8. 12 DISC Sports & Spine Center physicians earn Castle Connolly recognition

    Castle Connolly recognized 12 physicians from DISC Sports & Spine Center as "Top Doctors" in Los Angeles, the practice said July 27.
  9. Here's what not enough spine surgeons are doing

    Seven spine surgeons discuss the skills and practices they feel more spine surgeons should engage in.

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