Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Alabama orthopedic practice names new leadership

    Birmingham OrthoAlabama Spine & Sports named Joseph Bolen as its new manager.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

2 new fusion studies highlight benefits of first fully porous PEEK

Spine surgeons want better performing interbody cages. A new porous PEEK technology will become the gold standard. See this white paper with key findings from in-vitro and in-vivo studies.
  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.

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. 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.
  2. 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. 
  3. 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. 
  4. 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: 
  1. 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. 
  2. 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. 
  3. 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.
  4. 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: 
  5. 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. 
  6. 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. 
  7. 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.
  8. 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. 
  9. 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: 

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