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  1. 6 orthopedic surgeon milestones

    Here are six orthopedic surgeons reaching milestones that Becker's has reported on since Nov. 3:
  2. 'The only constant is change': What we heard in November

    Spine and orthopedic experts and leaders in November spoke with Becker's Spine Review about topics from controversial industry trends to advice for young surgeons.
  3. 3 spine, orthopedic lawsuits

    Becker's has reported on three spine and orthopedic lawsuits since Oct. 29.

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  1. Hospital for Special Surgery partners with medtech company for wireless camera

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery is partnering with Lazurite, the developer of the ArthroFree wireless surgical camera.
  2. Dr. Matthew Halanski named division chief of orthopedics, sports medicine at Phoenix Children's

    Matthew Halanski, MD, was named division chief of orthopedics and sports medicine at Phoenix Children's.
  3. Dr. William Kurtz debuts Conformis' new hip system

    William Kurtz, MD, performed the first case with Conformis' Actera hip system, the devicemaker said Nov. 29.
  4. 5 updates in orthopedic, spine research

    Here are five recent developments in orthopedic and spine research that Becker's has reported on since Nov. 7:

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  1. 5 developments in orthobiologics

    Here are five updates in the orthobiologics industry since Oct. 17:
  2. Alabama orthopedic practice names new leadership

    Birmingham OrthoAlabama Spine & Sports named Joseph Bolen as its new manager.
  3. Hawaii hospital 1st in state to use BEAR implant

    Shriners Children's Hawaii in Honolulu is the first hospital in the state to use the Bridge-Enhanced ACL Restoration, or BEAR, implant, ABC affiliate KITV reported Nov. 23.
  4. Patient sues estate of late spine surgeon

    Powell (Wyo.) Valley Healthcare and the estate of Clinton Devin, MD, are being sued by a former patient over a 2020 surgery, the Powell Tribune reported Nov. 25.
  1. Dr. David Eggert reaches 1,000th case with orthopedic robot

    David Eggert, MD, completed his 1,000th surgery using Stryker's Mako robot, the Ripon Commonwealth Press reported Nov. 27.
  2. 1st complex spine case under Rothman, CarePoint Health partnership completed

    Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute and Bayonne, N.J.-based CarePoint Health's partnership celebrated the completion of its first complex case at Hoboken (N.J.) University Medical Center, ROI-NJ reported Nov. 23.
  3. EmergeOrtho sued over May cyberattack

    Durham, N.C.-based EmergeOrtho is facing a lawsuit related to a ransomware attack that may have exposed the data of more than 75,000 people, Triangle Business Journal reported Nov. 23. 
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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. 
  7. 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. 
  8. 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: 
  9. 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. 

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