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  1. AI, machine learning will lead to more 'predictable, efficient and safer' surgeries: 10 spine leaders weigh in

    From improving patient outcomes, reducing complications and decreasing healthcare spending, the potential of artificial intelligence and machine learning in spine surgery is vast.
  2. SSM Health canceling procedures as 11 orthopedic surgeons begin early departure

    Surgeries and appointments at SSM Health in Madison, Wis., are being canceled weeks before 11 orthopedic surgeons, who resigned earlier this month, plan to leave the practice, according to a Nov. 23 report from the Chippewa Herald.
  3. New spine, orthopedic device startup aims to launch in early 2023

    Grand Rapids, Mich.-based medical device startup, Happe Spine, aims to launch in the spine and orthopedic market by early 2023 with its new implant material, according to a Nov. 23 report from MiBiz. 

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  1. Benefits of depression screening in orthopedic care

    Recent research into the relationship between pain management in orthopedic care and depression has shown that reducing depression may help orthopedic patients with their pain, Practical Pain Management reported Nov. 23. 
  2. 5 things to know about Beacon Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

    Beacon Orthopedics and Sports Medicine is a full-service orthopedic practice with over 20 locations across three states. Here are five things to know about the practice: 
  3. New York State donates $3.6M for spine research

    The New York State Department of Health has awarded New York City-based Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research with a $3.6 million grant to study spinal cord stimulation and brain implant technology. 
  4. HippoFi debuts new bioactive glass for spine fusion procedures

    Irvine, Calif.-based biotech company HippoFi has debuted its new spine surgery solution, Purbridge, a new form of active bioglass. 

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  1. Medtronic reports 3% revenue dip in Q2

    Medical device company Medtronic reported $7.6 billion in revenue during the second quarter of fiscal year 2023.
  2. 8 orthopedic clinics using BEAR implant technology

    The BEAR orthopedic implant allows orthopedic surgeons to reconstruct a patient's ACL through a natural healing process, as the implant is reabsorbed by the body in about eight weeks. Here are eight practices that have added the technology this year: 
  3. Tennessee clinic adds orthopedic care

    Tennova Healthcare Clarksville (Tenn.) has added orthopedics to its practice with the addition of Tennova Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, according to a Nov. 22 press release. 
  4. 4 things to know about Los Angeles Orthopedic Surgery Specialists

    Los Angeles Orthopedic Surgery Specialists serves patients in the surrounding Los Angeles area. Here are four things to know about the practice. 
  1. Plaintiffs seek damages from Florida hospital in suit against orthopedic surgeon

    A Florida judge has ruled that plaintiffs pursuing a malpractice suit against orthopedic surgeon David Heekin, MD, can also seek damages against Jacksonville, Fla.-based St. Vincent's Hospital, news station WJXT reported Nov. 21.
  2. 6 orthopedic medical office buildings sales, openings in 2022

    From a building sale in Milwaukee to a new building in Florida, here are six medical office building updates Becker's has reported on in 2022. 
  3. 3 orthopedic, spine donations in the last 90 days

    Becker's has reported on over $26 million in orthopedic and spine donations since Aug. 23. Here are three notable contributions: 
  4. 2 Pennsylvania hospitals open orthopedic clinic in joint venture

    Windberg, Pa.-based Chan Soon-Shiang Medical Center and Indiana (Pa.) Regional Medical Center opened a jointly owned orthopedic clinic in Richland, Pa., CBS affiliate WTAJ reported Nov. 21. 
  5. 10 orthopedic surgeons to know

    Here are 10 orthopedic surgeons to know:
  6. 5 spine practices to know

    Here are five spine practices to know:
  7. Company's new implantable bone device can save up to $28k per patient

    Swedish-based bone graft substitute manufacturer Bonesupport, which received FDA approval for its bone infection indicator Cerament G in May, has found that the new product saves an average of $28,000 per patient according to a Nov. 21 email sent to Becker's. 
  8. Steadman Clinic taps orthopedic spine surgeon Dr. Sonny Gill

    The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo., has selected Sonny Gill, MD, orthopedic spine surgeon, to join its surgical team. 
  9. FDA clears Zimmer Biomet's cementless knee replacement solution

    Warsaw, Ind.-based medical technology company Zimmer Biomet has launched an FDA 510(k)-cleared cementless knee replacement solution, the Persona OsseoTi Keel Tibia. 

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