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  1. Accelus introduces LineSider modular cortical system

    Medtech company Accelus, a market leader in expandable spine implants, has announced the launch of its LineSider Modular-Cortical System, which provides surgeons with enhanced visualization by allowing the placement of screw shanks early in the procedure, followed by modular tulips and rods at the end. 
  2. The best hospitals for joint replacement in 18 states: Healthgrades

    Healthgrades identified the top hospitals for joint replacement in 18 states.
  3. BoulderCentre for Orthopedics & Spine cuts ribbon on new office

    Colorado-based BoulderCentre for Orthopedics & Spine is holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Feb. 8 for its new location in Broomfield, Colo. 

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  1. Physician shortage could spell 'doomsday' for orthopedics

    The looming physician shortage poses a unique threat to orthopedics.
  2. 6 orthopedic practices rebranding

    Orthopedic and spine practices are constantly looking for ways to stand out, taking measures such as rebranding, changing their names and changing their logos. 
  3. Dr. James Andrews retires

    James Andrews, MD, has retired at the age of 81, according to a feature from the MLB.
  4. Health system Dr. Jason Dreyer worked at sued by feds

    Tacoma, Wash.-based MultiCare Health was sued by the U.S. and the state alleging they hired Jason Dreyer, DO, knowing he was accused of performing medically unnecessary spine surgeries.

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  1. Aurora Spine's operating tube earns patent

    Aurora Spine earned a U.S. patent for its translucent Ghost Tube, according to a Jan. 29 news release. 
  2. What to know about the president of DePuy Synthes' US business

    Here are three things to know about the president of DePuy Synthes' U.S. business, Leslie Storms: 
  3. NuVasive lays off 157 after merger

    NuVasive is laying off 157 employees at its San Diego headquarters, according to WARN notice data from the state of California.
  4. Orthopedic practices turn their focus to recruitment

    As physician shortages continue to threaten every healthcare specialty, here is what five practices told Becker's they are doing to recruit new talent in 2024: 
  1. 4 orthopedic data breaches in the 1st month of 2024

    Less than one month into 2024, Becker's has already reported on four healthcare data breaches that have affected orthopedic and spine patients. 
  2. Spine specialist named president of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    Spine specialist D.J. Kennedy, MD, professor and chair of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Nashville, Tenn., has been elected president of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. 
  3. 4 things to know about Centinel Spine's CEO

    Steven Murray is CEO of Centinel Spine. Here are four things to know about him:
  4. Disc replacement in 2024: 5 things to know

    From changes in reimbursement rates to debut procedures, here are updates on disc replacement surgery to know in 2024:
  5. Kansas Joint and Spine Specialists data breach impacts 83,000+ patients

    Wichita-based Kansas Joint and Spine Specialists has reported a data breach that affected 83,869 patients, according to a Jan. 25 report from classaction.org.
  6. PIH Health adds Persona IQ for total knee replacements

    Whittier, Calif.-based PIH Health has added Zimmer Biomet's Persona IQ smart knee implant for total knee replacement surgeries. 
  7. 'Handcuffed within our own profession': What is burning out orthopedic surgeons

    While orthopedic surgery is one of the least burn-out physician specialties in 2024, 44% of orthopedic surgeons do report feelings of burnout. 
  8. Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons suffers data incident

    Des Moines (Iowa) Orthopaedic Surgeons was hit with a data security incident that affected certain protected health information.
  9. The physician shortage's effect on the orthopedic industry

    The physician shortage is a threat to every area of healthcare. But how will it affect orthopedics? 

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