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  1. 45% of orthopedic physicians report burnout: Medscape

    Almost half of orthopedic surgeons said they experienced burnout, according to Medscape's "Physician Burnout & Depression Report 2023."
  2. 11 trends orthopedic surgeons are following in 2023

    Increased participation in value-based care, the migration of cases to ASCs and robotic innovations are some of the top trends orthopedic surgeons are following this year. 
  3. How one of the nation's largest orthopedic MSOs plans to grow in 2023

    U.S. Orthopaedic Partners, one of the largest orthopedic management services organizations in the U.S., made major strides in 2022. 

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  1. Spine surgeon creates meditation program for pain patients

    Spine surgeon Ken Hansraj, MD, developed a meditation program aimed at improving spine health.
  2. How total knee replacement is expected to change at ASCs in 2023

    Medicare ASC payments for total knee replacements are expected to increase in 2023, according to VMG Health's "ASCs in 2022: A Year in Review" report released Jan. 26.
  3. Orthopedics was the most common ASC service in 2022: report

    The most common specialty ASCs served in 2022 was orthoedics, according to VMG Health's "ASCs in 2022: A Year in Review" report released Jan. 26.
  4. Dr. Bryan Kelly to lead Hospital for Special Surgery as CEO

    Bryan Kelly, MD, will succeed Louis Shapiro was president and CEO of New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery.

How Conway Regional achieved sepsis program quality, cost improvements in 4 months

Achieving sepsis quality improvements shouldn't take long. This hospital saved $384,000K + boosted compliance by 20% in just 4 months. Here's how.
  1. What the future holds for independent orthopedic surgeons

    Wael Barsoum, MD, president and chief transformation officer at Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company, recently connected with Becker's to discuss what the next five years will look like for independent orthopedic practices.
  2. Orthopedic devicemaker introduces 3D printed SI joint fixation

    Croom Medical developed a customized 3D-printed sacroiliac joint fixation device, according to a Jan. 27 LinkedIn post from the company.
  3. Do orthopedic, neurosurgeons feel fairly compensated in 2023?

    Where orthopedic, spine and neurosurgeons live and practice can have a major impact on their compensation. 
  4. 10 orthopedic surgeons to know

    Below is a list of 10 orthopedic surgeons who have made a positive impact on their organizations and the profession. 
  1. Northwestern Medicine opens renovated sports medicine and imaging center

    Northwestern Medicine has reopened its Sports Medicine and Imaging Center after undergoing renovations. 
  2. Abbott's spinal cord stimulator approved for diabetic peripheral neuropathy use

    The FDA extended its approval for Abbot's Proclaim XR spinal cord stimulator.
  3. Army medical center adds Medtronic spinal navigation system

    Brooke Army Medical Center has added Medtronic's Mazor X Stealth Edition guidance system for spinal surgery, according to a Jan. 25 report from the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service. 
  4. 1st case with Mariner spinal deformity screw system completed

    The Mariner deformity pedicle screw system from Orthofix and SeaSpine's merged company was released in a full commercial launch, the devicemaker said Jan. 26.
  5. CoachCare acquisition adds spine, orthopedic remote monitoring

    CoachCare, a remote patient monitoring company, acquired Nvolve, according to a Jan. 26 news release.
  6. 'Cautious optimism': 6 spine surgeons on the future of disc replacement coverage

    Artificial disc replacement reached a milestone in December 2022 when Aetna settled a 239-person class-action lawsuit over its coverage of lumbar spinal fusion. By settling, insurers can no longer use "experimental and investigational" as a reason to not cover artificial disc surgery.
  7. 8 medtech notes: DePuy Synthes, Icotec and more

    Here are eight developments in spine and orthopedic medtech since Jan. 18:
  8. 5 important arthroscopy updates in the last 90 days

    From arthroscopy camera awards to new FDA clearances, here are five important arthroscopy updates from the last 90 days. 
  9. 13 orthopedic surgeons and physicians making headlines in 2023

    A surgeon from Texas debuting new shoulder reconstruction technology and 12 other orthopedic professionals making headlines since Jan. 5:

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