Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. American Orthopedic Partners implements PatietIQ platform

    Management services organization American Orthopedic Partners partnered with PatientIQ, the medtech company said Jan. 5.
  2. Ventura Orthopedics partners with OBERD for patient data collection

    Ventura (Calif.) Orthopedics has partnered with OBERD for digital patient-reported outcomes collection.
  3. Dr. Steven Shin operates on Miami Heat player

    Steven Shin, MD, operated on Miami Heat player Duncan Robinson to repair a ligament of the second finger in his right hand.

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. Dr. Marc Matarazzo joins Center for Bone and Joint Surgery

    Orthopedic surgeon Marc Matarazzo, MD, has joined the Center for Bone and Joint Surgery in Jupiter and Port St. Lucie, Fla.
  2. Ballad Health pulls independent orthopedic groups from ER care at Tennessee hospital

    Watauga Orthopaedics in Johnson City, Tenn., will no longer provide trauma care at Johnson City Medical Center's emergency department, the practice said in a Jan. 4 Facebook post.
  3. WishBone Medical names new interim CEO and 3 more orthopedic surgeon moves

    Here are four orthopedic surgeons who joined new practices or added to their titles in December:
  4. Life Spine's ARx spinal fixation system debuted

    Life Spine's ARx spinal fixation system was debuted, the devicemaker said Jan. 5.

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. University of Toledo Medical Center orthopedic chair to retire, investigation ongoing

    Dr. Nabil Ebraheim, who was suspended from the University of Toledo (Ohio) Medical Center in December, will retire Jan. 23, the university said in a Jan. 5 email to Becker's.
  2. Zimmer Biomet to acquire orthobiologics company for $155M

    Zimmer Biomet signed an agreement to acquire Embody, an orthobiologics company, for $155 million.
  3. Orthofix, SeaSpine complete merger, name leadership

    Orthofix and SeaSpine's merger was completed Jan. 5, the devicemakers said.
  4. 7 things to know about OrthoMidwest

    Chicago-based Midwest Orthopedics at Rush and Rockford-based OrthoIllinois announced Jan. 3 that they aggregated and are working under the newly formed OrthoMidwest. 
  1. University of Iowa constructing $525.6M orthopedic hospital

    Iowa City-based University of Iowa is building an orthopedic hospital set to open in 2025, The Gazette reported Jan. 4. 
  2. National Spine and Pain Centers taps pain management specialist Dr. Rasheed Singleton

    Frederick, Md.-based National Spine and Pain Centers has added pain management specialist Rasheed Singleton, MD, to its team of physicians. 
  3. 6 sports medicine updates

    Here are six developments in sports medicine since Dec. 1:
  4. Zimmer Biomet exec honored by women's leadership group

    Rachel Ellingson, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Zimmer Biomet, was among 50 women leaders recognized on Women We Admire's Top 50 Women Leaders of Connecticut for 2023.
  5. 3 places adding spine, orthopedic robots in December

    Becker's reported on three places adding spine and orthopedic robots in December:
  6. 4 medtech notes: SeaSpine, SI-Bone and more

    Here are four developments from spine and orthopedic medtech companies since Dec. 21:
  7. 25 orthopedic practices to know in 2023

    Here are 25 orthopedic practices to know going into 2023:
  8. Cedars-Sinai launches sports medicine program for young athletes

    The Los Angeles, Calif.-based Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute has launched a new youth sports medicine program, according to a Jan. 3 press release sent to Becker's. 
  9. Orthopedic biomaterials company appoints president, CEO

    Spine and orthopedic biomaterials company FzioMed has appointed Paul Mraz as its new president and CEO, effective Jan. 1. 

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