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  1. ChoiceSpine shuffles leadership roles

    ChoiceSpine's founders and co-Presidents Marty Altshuler and Rick Henson are now executive advisors of the company after 18 years, according to a Jan. 18 news release.
  2. Dr. Keith Meister performs shoulder surgery on Houston Astros pitcher

    Keith Meister, MD, performed shoulder surgery on Kendall Graveman, a pitcher for the Houston Astros in Dallas.
  3. North Country Orthopaedic Group files lawsuit against unidentified cyberhackers, has stolen data returned

    In November, Watertown, N.Y.-based North Country Orthopaedic Group filed a lawsuit against John Doe and Jane Doe, unidentified cyberattackers who stole confidential patient information in an August data breach, alongside Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center and Carthage Area Hospital. 

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  1. UConn Health spine institute to welcome 1st patients

    The Brain and Spine Institute at UConn Health in West Hartford is gradually opening its new building in Farmington, Conn. 
  2. Osso virtual reality training academy adds 5 orthopedic modules

    Immersive surgical training program company Osso VR has added five new orthopedic training modules to its Osso Academy, a virtual reality medical training library. 
  3. Augusta Health adds Rosa system for knee replacements

    Fisherville, Va.-based Augusta Health has added Zimmer Biomet's Rosa knee system for joint replacements. 
  4. Centinel Spine sees disc replacement sales soar 56% in Q4

    Centinel Spine saw significant growth in its total disc replacement revenue in the fourth quarter of 2023, according to a Jan. 18 news release.

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  1. FDA issues warning on Exactech shoulder system packaging

    The FDA has issued a patient safety alert regarding Equinoxe Shoulder System joint replacement devices manufactured by Exactech between 2004 and August 2021 due to a defect with the packaging. 
  2. Washington University Orthopedics, BJC extend partnership with Blues

    St. Louis-based BJC HealthCare and Washington University Orthopedics extended their longtime partnership extension with the St. Louis Blues of the NHL. 
  3. Summit Orthopedics to build 80K-square-foot facility

    Woodbury, Minn.-based Summit Orthopedics is planning to begin construction on a new facility in Plymouth, Minn., at a formal Prudential Insurance campus, according to a Jan. 17 report from Finance & Commerce.
  4. Are patients willing to pay out of pocket for spine surgery?

    As the cost of healthcare in the U.S. continues to rise, patients are becoming more reluctant to pay for pricey procedures, especially out of pocket. 
  1. Accelus receives $20M investment

    Accelus closed a $20 million debt facility from Symbiotic Capital, according to a Jan. 18 news release.
  2. Orthofix inks partnership with MRIguidance

    Orthofix partnered with MRIguidance to distribute the BoneMRI software, according to a Jan. 18 news release.
  3. Cost of lumbar spinal fusion in the 30 largest US cities

    Indianapolis and Columbus, Ohio are the most expensive cities in the U.S. to undergo lumbar spinal fusion surgery, according to Healthcare Bluebook, which helps patients shop for affordable care in their area.
  4. 3 spine surgeons' toughest financial decisions

    The business side of spine surgery poses many crucial financial choices. Here's how three spine surgeons manage those challenges.
  5. What 3 orthopedic, spine practices are doing to treat high BMI patients

    An optimal body mass index for adults is no higher than 24.9, according to the CDC. Patients with a BMI of over 30 are considered high-risk for the majority of orthopedic and spine procedures, while patients with a BMI of over 40 are often turned away by surgeons. 
  6. Dr. Glen Crawford to retire

    Glen Crawford, MD, an orthopedic surgeon and trauma and fracture care specialist at Atlantic Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Portsmouth, N.H., has retired, according to a Jan. 17 report from Seacoast Online. 
  7. Spineology taps executive VP of marketing

    Spine surgery technology company Spineology appointed Amanda Bloom as executive vice president of marketing.
  8. 4 athletes who have undergone lumbar fusions

    While surgeons often find that patients are leary of single-level lumbar fusions, expressing concerns about their range of motion or athletic ability being restricted, several major athletes have undergone the procedure, some of whom returned to play after recovering. 
  9. Cost of total knee replacement in the 30 largest US cities

    Indianapolis and San Jose, Calif. are the most expensive cities in the U.S. to undergo total knee replacement surgery, according to Healthcare Bluebook, which helps patients shop for affordable care in their area.

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