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  1. North Carolina orthopedic surgeon performs 1st BEAR procedure

    Louis Almekinders, MD recently performed his first procedure using the BEAR implant for ACL surgery.
  2. 1 pro vs. 3 potential cons of private equity in orthopedics

    While private equity can boost a practice's purchasing power, one orthopedic surgeon says it comes with a risk of less autonomy.
  3. 9 orthopedic practice moves in the South

    Here are nine orthopedic practice openings, relocations, affiliations and acquisitions in the South that Becker's has reported on since Jan. 4:

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  1. Orthopedic surgeon named medical director of regenerative medicine company

    Regenerative medicine company QC Kinetix has appointed orthopedic surgeon Mitchell Sheinkop, MD, as its national medical director. 
  2. Mark Cuban's latest healthcare move

    Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company launched a new product for healthcare providers as it continues to disrupt the pharmacy space and set a tone for more pricing transparency: a marketplace to obtain medications in shortage.
  3. Topp Spine & Orthopaedics relocates

    Topp Spine & Orthopaedics has relocated its practice to St. Simons Island, Ga., according to a Feb. 15 report from The Brunswick News.
  4. Spine surgeon expects 'record year' for patient volume, revenue

    Los Angeles-based DOCS Surgery Center had a record year for case volume and revenue, Co-CEO Khawar Siddique, MD, told Becker's.

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  1. Penn Medicine names orthopedic chair

    Benjamin "Kyle" Potter, MD, will become the chair of Philadelphia-based Penn Medicine's orthopedic department in July after spending more than 22 years in active duty service with the U.S. Army.
  2. Spine surgery and ASCs: 8 notes

    Spine surgery is a specialty that continues to grow in ASCs, and many physicians see a bright future for the outpatient setting as minimally invasive techniques and patient demand grow.
  3. Bankruptcy, closures and layoffs: What's going on with medtech companies?

    Several spine and orthopedic medtech companies have undergone major changes in the first few weeks of 2024.
  4. Momentum Health earns FDA approval for AI spine app

    Momentum Health earned FDA 510(k) clearance for Momentum Spine, an artificial intelligence-powered app for spine care.
  1. Smith+Nephew launches shoulder replacement system

    Devicemaker Smith+Nephew made its Aetos Shoulder System fully commercially available in the U.S.
  2. 20 power players in orthopedics

    From leadership appointees to award recipients, here are 20 power players to know in orthopedics:
  3. How inflation is impacting orthopedics

    No industry is immune to inflation, including the musculoskeletal field. In just 30 days, three major orthopedic and spine companies have laid off fractions of their workforce. 
  4. Investments 5 spine surgeons are prioritizing in 2024

    Spine surgeons are thinking strategically about where they invest in their practices as well as outside of work. 
  5. Hospitals are getting serious about orthopedics

    Through acquisitions and new facilities, many hospitals and health systems are looking to strengthen their orthopedic reach. 
  6. Impact of Ozempic, Wegovy on orthopedics needs more study, Rothman surgeon says

    Ozempic and Wegovy, GLP-1 weight loss drugs, have risen in popularity and are grabbing the attention of orthopedic surgeons.
  7. Medicare, malpractice rates & more: Challenges AAOS' new leader wants to tackle

    Paul Tornetta III, MD, PhD, has been involved with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons for more than 25 years, and he's seen how the orthopedic landscape and its challenges have changed.
  8. Compass Memorial Healthcare adds orthopedic surgeon

    Marengo, Iowa-based Compass Memorial Healthcare added Ross Doehrmann, DO, to its staff, according to a Feb. 14 report by Southeast Iowa Union.
  9. Meet AAOS' first and second vice presidents

    The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons on Feb. 14 named its first and second vice presidents for the 2024-2025 term.

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