Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Colorado spine group hit with data breach; 21,450 patients may be affected

    Boulder (Colo.) Neurosurgical & Spine Associates experienced a data breach in September that could have exposed the personal information of 21,450 patients.
  2. Hospital for Special Surgery opens office in Connecticut

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery opened an office in Wilton, Conn., The Wilton Bulletin reported Nov. 29.
  3. 3 stem cell lawsuits making the news

    Over the past five years, the U.S. has seen a significant spike in the number of clinics advertising stem cell treatments, which claim to treat a range of orthopedic, neurological and autoimmune conditions, among others.
  1. 'Hype is always a difficult thing to see past': 4 expert insights in November

    Spine and orthopedic experts and leaders spoke with Becker's Spine Review on a range of topics in November.
  2. $35M 3D-printing facility planned for Indiana; will cater to Stryker, Zimmer Biomet

    Implant manufacturer Paragon Medical has broken ground on a 3D-printing facility in Pierceton, Ind., that will cost up to $35 million, Inside Indiana Business reported Nov. 30.
  3. 9 things to know about the practices behind Golden State Orthopedics & Spine

    Golden State Orthopedics & Spine is an upcoming 60-physician network involving three California practices.
  4. Dr. Martin O'Malley performs ankle surgery on NBA player Joe Harris

    Foot and ankle surgeon Martin O'Malley, MD, of New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery, performed an arthroscopic procedure on Joe Harris of the NBA's Brooklyn Nets, according to a Nov. 29 Nets Daily report.

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  1. SeaSpine releases Admiral ACP implant system

    SeaSpine's Admiral ACP system was released in a commercial launch Nov. 23.
  2. 5 spine centers to know

    Here are five spine practices to know:
  3. Safe Orthopaedics sells 20,000th surgical kit, prepares to launch spine implant

    Safe Orthopaedics reached two milestones, one in sales and another in its progress with its Sycamore spine implant.
  4. 6 new physicians join OrthoVirginia

    Richmond, Va.-based OrthoVirginia has added six physicians, the company said in a Nov. 23 news release.
  1. Johnson & Johnson robot delayed 2 years: 3 notes

    Johnson & Johnson has had a setback with its Ottava surgical robot and its launch will be delayed by about two years.
  2. Dr. James Womack performs Missouri's 1st surgery with Think Surgical's latest robot

    James Womack, MD, performed Missouri's first total knee replacement with Think Surgical's second-generation TSolution One robot, according to a Nov. 29 news release.
  3. Robots can increase spine surgery accuracy, neurosurgeon says

    Neurosurgeon Anna Terry, MD, of Methuen, Mass.-based Holy Family Hospital, is one of a few physicians in the hospital's region trained to use a newly acquired surgical robot, The Eagle-Tribune reported Nov. 28.
  4. 'Talk the language' of clinical and financial teams: 2 CEOs offer leadership advice

    Understanding the clinical and financial aspects of your organization, communicating effectively across teams and staying up to date on emerging healthcare trends are among the most important traits for healthcare leaders today.
  5. Stryker, Medtronic & more: What 4 device execs are saying about robots in 2021

    Several medtech companies have shared their most recent quarterly earnings reports in the last two months and provided insight into their surgical robot products.
  6. Orthopedic surgery returns to Massachusetts hospital after 1-year absence

    Baystate Franklin Medical Center, an 89-bed community hospital in Greenfield, Mass., has resumed orthopedic surgery after almost one year without the service, the Greenfield Recorder reported Nov. 28.
  7. Spine technologies that failed to live up to their hype: 5 surgeons weigh in

    Marketing has the tendency to get in front of the science in many areas of orthopedics, which can result in suboptimal patient outcomes and significant steps back for the technology.
  8. Rutgers puts neurosurgery chief on leave after 'ghost surgery' allegations

    Anil Nanda, MD, head of neurosurgery at Rutgers University's two medical schools in New Jersey, has been put on paid administrative leave after allegations of professional misconduct, according to nj.com.
  9. Medtronic sees Q2 growth in neurosurgery: 5 notes

    Medtronic's cranial and spine technologies division saw a slight revenue decrease in the second quarter of the 2022 fiscal year, and the company earned $7.84 billion in total revenue.

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