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  1. Dr. Mark Prevost debuts total disc replacement at Alabama hospital

    Mark Prevost, II, MD, completed the first total disc replacement at Jasper, Ala.-based Walker Baptist Medical Center in November, according to a Daily Mountain Eagle report shared by Centinel Spine.
  2. Dr. George Frey appointed as Aclarion adviser

    George Frey, MD, is the latest spine surgeon to join Aclarion as an advisor.
  3. Dr. Norman Waldrop operates on retiring WWE star

    Norman Waldrop, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Andrews Sports Medicine in Birmingham, Ala., performed ankle surgery on retiring World Wrestling Entertainment star Stephanie McMahon, according to a Jan. 13 post on the wrestler's Twitter.

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. Surgery linked to lower costs, mortality in spinal stenosis: study

    Treating spinal stenosis with surgery instead of opting for conservative approaches is linked with lower two-year mortality rates and lower costs, according to a study in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.
  2. 7 things to know about Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine

    Carmel, Ind.-based Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine has been serving patients in Indiana since 1970. Here are seven things to know about the practice, according to its website and Becker's coverage: 
  3. No. of active orthopedic surgeons dips 3.7% from 2016-2021: report

    Orthopedic surgery as a specialty saw a dip between 2016 and 2021, while sports medicine saw a significant jump, according to the Association of American Medical College's "2022 Physician Specialty Data Report."
  4. Hospital for Special Surgery Florida appoints CEO

    New York City-Based Hospital for Special Surgery appointed Tara McCoy as CEO of its Florida division.

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. The potential of haptic interface drills in spine surgery

    Tools with haptic interfaces can be an efficient tool for preventing complications when drilling into the bone near spinal nerves and organs, a study in Scientific Reports found.
  2. Virtual orthopedic practice partners with MDsave

    The world's first virtual orthopedic practice, ViewFi Health, has partnered with Nashville, Tenn.-based online healthcare services platform MDsave to streamline virtual care for orthopedic and musculoskeletal patients. 
  3. SoutheastHealth opens new Missouri orthopedic facility

    SoutheastHealth's new Cape Girardeau, Mo.-based facility, the Southeast Center for Integrated Health Services, celebrated its ribbon cutting, according to a Jan. 12 report from KFVS.
  4. 45+ places adding spine, orthopedic robots in 2022

    Becker's reported on more than 45 hospitals, health systems and practices adding spine and orthopedic robots in 2022.
  1. Minnesota hospital 1st in state to receive orthopedic excellence designation

    St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth, Minn., has become the first hospital in the state to receive DNV's Advanced Orthopedic Center of Excellence designation, according to a Jan. 11 report from the Duluth News Tribune.
  2. 8 places hiring orthopedic surgeons

    Here are eight places hiring orthopedic surgeons, using LinkedIn's job search tool:
  3. 8 places hiring spine surgeons

    Here are eight places hiring spine surgeons, using LinkedIn's job search tool:
  4. Orthopedic surgeon pays $1.8M to resolve false claims allegations

    Hanna "Johnny" Mitias, MD, owner of New Albany, Miss.-based Mitias Orthopaedics, agreed to pay $1.8 million to resolve allegations of submitting false claims to Medicare and Medicaid, The Oxford Eagle reported Jan. 11. 
  5. Dr. Martin O'Malley operates on Good Morning America anchor

    Martin O'Malley, MD, operated on Lara Spencer, the Good Morning America co-anchor said in a Jan. 3 Instagram post.
  6. 6 things to know about JIS Orthopedics

    New Albany, Ohio-based JIS Orthopedics has specialized in total knee and hip replacements since its founding in 1972. Here are six things to know about the practice: 
  7. Dr. Wade Johnson to provide care for US ski team

    Wade Johnson, MD, a sports medicine physician and director of sports medicine at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, Minn., will serve as the official physician for the U.S. alpine ski team at the c according to a Jan. 10 report from CBS and Fox affiliate KEYC.
  8. Cervical disc replacement market to near $7.8B by 2030

    The cervical total disc replacement market is estimated to grow 18.5 percent by 2023, according to Zion Market Research.
  9. Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine partners with Union Health

    Carmel, Ind.-based Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine signed a partnership with Terre Haute, Ind.-based Union Health, The Tribune-Star reported Jan. 10.

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