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  1. Medacta logs 1st US revision surgeries with MyKnee pre-op planning system

    Orthopedic product design company Medacta has announced the completion of the first U.S. knee revision surgeries using its MyKnee R technology for preoperative planning. 
  2. Tennessee orthopedic practice partners to launch price transparency initiative

    The Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics in Chattanooga, Tenn., is partnering with HealthMe to offer transparent pricing for orthopedic care.
  3. How 5 orthopedic practices find and retain new talent

    Five surgeons discuss how they have found and retained top talent for their practices at a time when every medical industry is facing labor shortages. 

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  1. Former American Orthopedic Partners president moves to cardiovascular company

    Mike Englehart, who was president and COO of American Orthopedic Partners, became CEO of US Heart & Vascular.
  2. Penn Medicine, 76ers sign multiyear deal

    Philadelphia-based Penn Medicine has partnered with the Philadelphia 76ers, the health system said Sept. 22.
  3. Smith+Nephew uses VR/AR to expand access to orthopedic, robotic training

    Smith+Nephew is expanding the reach of its orthopedic, robotics and sports medicine procedural skills-training through a suite of advanced simulation technologies.
  4. Audio recordings build case against Florida orthopedic surgeon; more lawsuits filed

    Audio recordings of a retired orthopedic surgeon facing hundreds of lawsuits at Jacksonville, Fla.-based Ascension St. Vincent's Riverside Hospital were filed in court, News 4 Jax reported Sept. 21.

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  1. 4 elements to help private practices avoid consolidation

    Consolidation has been attractive to many orthopedic practices, but not all are interested in banding together. One orthopedic surgeon told Becker's how private practices can remain strong as an independent unit.
  2. How 1 physician leader approaches patient outcome data

    Data analytics is an important aspect for Eric Wieser, MD, vice president of Dallas-based Arlington Orthopedic Associates and board member of United Musculoskeletal Partners, to consider in his position.
  3. 5 spine practices to know

    Here are five spine practices to know:
  4. Orthopedic camera debuts, Stryker's latest launch and more: 6 device company notes

    Zimmer Biomet's latest device clearance and five more updates from spine and orthopedic devicemakers since Sept. 14:
  1. The key to maintaining culture in a growing orthopedic group

    Maintaining culture is a crucial yet challenging aspect of growing an orthopedic group, according to Mark Conklin, MD, of Golden, Colo.-based -based Panorama Orthopedics. 
  2. OrthoVirginia, Washington Commanders partner for team orthopedic care

    North Chesterfield-based OrthoVirginia and the Washington Commanders NFL team inked a partnership.
  3. Dr. Alexandre Rasouli becomes 1st surgeon on West Coast to implant Centinel Spine's Prodisc C Vivo

    Alexandre Rasouli, MD, a surgeon at Rasouli Spine in Beverly Hills, Calif., has performed the first successful implantation of Centinel Spine's Prodisc C Vivo cervical total disc replacement product on the West Coast. 
  4. Colorado practice adds orthopedic surgeon

    Henry Yu, MD, joined Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery in Frisco, Colo., according to a sponsored article in Summit Daily.
  5. Texas medical center to break ground on orthopedic facility

    Victoria (Texas) Medical Center is set to break ground on a medical center with orthopedics, the Victoria Advocate reported Sept. 20.
  6. Pennsylvania hospital earns 3rd certification for joint replacement

    Phoenixville (Pa.) Hospital earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for hip and knee replacement, Main Line Times & Suburban reported Sept. 21.
  7. Spine specialist 1 of 4 providers to join Adena Health System

    Chillicothe, Ohio-based Adena Health System has expanded its services, adding four new healthcare providers across multiple service lines, including spine specialist Ali Esfahani, MD. 
  8. MSOs will be 'the next big trend' in orthopedics, surgeons say

    Aligning with musculoskeletal management services organizations is becoming a more attractive strategic option for independent orthopedic practices as economic, payer and administrative hurdles continue to challenge physician-owned groups to maintain autonomy.
  9. Texas Health Fort Worth commended for spine surgery

    Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth has received the Joint Commission's gold seal of approval for advanced certification in spine surgery, according to a Sept. 20 news release.

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  • 'The numbers don't lie': Endoscopy to become more prominent among next generation of spine surgeons
  • Minnesota orthopedic group hit with $111M negligence verdict
  • Orthopedic patient's death highlights potential dangers of prior authorization
  • Spine surgeon killed in Oklahoma hospital shooting
  • Neurosurgeon accepted $3.3M in illegal payments to perform spine surgeries at hospital
  • Spine surgeon gets jail time for abusing patient during hospital visit
  • Providence to pay $22.7M to settle unnecessary spine surgery allegations
  • 'They're on really thin ice': Why 1 insurer has drawn spine surgeons' ire
  • Texas spine surgeon defending himself from 'Dr. Death 2.0' allegations
  • Orthopedic surgeon must face suit in patient's death
  • Connecticut hospital to appeal $12.5M verdict to family of patient who died after orthopedic surgery
  • 4 spine technologies that promised more than they delivered
  • Terminated orthopedic surgeon contracts with another New York hospital
  • Orthopedic surgeon's health system exit steeped in controversy
  • Texas spine surgeon sued by State Farm over 'unnecessary' procedures
  • 22 hospitals ranked top 25 orthopedic hospitals 3+ years in a row
  • Orthopedic surgeon convicted of battery at hospital
  • UArizona neurosurgery chair dies after motorcycle collision
  • Could Medtronic's spine business be the next medtech spinoff?
  • America's largest independent practices by number of spine surgeons
  • 41 'rising stars' in orthopedics
  • Idaho orthopedic surgeon arrested for alleged misconduct at practice
  • Neurosurgeon's startup hits $1.2B valuation
  • Orthopedic surgeon indicted in $10M telemedicine fraud scheme
  • Orthopedic surgeon salaries in the 5 best, worst states for healthcare
  • New Jersey hospital must pay neurosurgeons $24.3M, appeals court rules
  • Good news, bad news for orthopedic surgeons: 6 observations
  • Why private equity is bettering orthopedics, 3 physician leaders say
  • Texas spine surgeon's $11M verdict being appealed
  • Florida hospital patients say they were injured during surgeries. Now a physician faces 350 lawsuits.
  • A Rutgers physician accused of 'ghost surgeries' will return — but with fewer responsibilities
  • Top orthopedic hospital in every state: US News
  • Rothman Orthopaedics to become national brand, but no 'aspirations to go beyond US'
  • Sports medicine physician fired amid misconduct allegations involving patients
  • Orthopedic surgeon asking for misconduct charges to be dropped
  • Unnecessary spine cases spur class action lawsuit
  • Jury finds neurosurgeon largely responsible for paralysis, awards $15.5M in damages
  • Colorado Supreme Court rejects hospital's bid to enforce $229K spine surgery bill
  • Dr. Jon Yoon performs NHL's 4th disc replacement in 7 months
  • Neurosurgeon named in Washington lawsuit closes Ohio practice