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  1. 6 orthopedic clinics that relocated in 2022

    From expanding square footage to adding more parking, Becker's reported on six orthopedic clinics that relocated to new spaces in 2022:
  2. Minnesota hospital adds Stryker robot

    Allina Health's Owatonna (Minn.) Hospital added a Stryker Mako robotic arm to its orthopedics department, according to a Dec. 7 report from 
  3. The AAOS in 2022: 8 notes

    From developing orthopedic education to advocating for physicians, here are eight key developments from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons in 2022:

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. Orthopedic surgical robot market expected to grow significantly this decade

    The orthopedic surgical robot market is expected to grow by more than $4 billion USD by 2029. This growth is expected across North America, South America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, as listed in a report from Grey Views. 
  2. 2 Hospital for Special Surgery milestones

    Becker's has reported on two orthopedic surgery milestones from New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery since Dec. 1.
  3. Medtech company's new analytic platform integrates smart knee implant

    Canary Medical introduced a data analytic platform for orthopedics, the medtech company said Dec. 8.
  4. Orthopedic industry nonprofit elects new chair

    OrthoWorx, a Warsaw, Ind.-based nonprofit committed to growing and preserving the orthopedic industry in Warsaw, has elected Terry Schlotterback as chair of the board of directors, according to a Dec. 7 report from the Times Union. 

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. 6 new updates from Sanford Orthopedics in 2022

    Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Orthopedics and Sports Medicine has expanded its facilities and team throughout 2022, adding a spine center, an orthopedic hospital and more. 
  2. University of Toledo Medical Center suspends orthopedic chair

    Nabil Ebraheim, MD, chair of orthopedics at the University of Toledo (Ohio) Medical Center, was suspended, a spokesperson said Dec. 7.
  3. AAOS partners with PatientIQ for fracture and trauma registry

    The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' fracture and trauma registry will now use PatientIQ for tracking, the organization said.
  4. Hoag spine surgeons debut new AR navigation

    SyncAR, a spine navigation system co-developed by neurosurgeons at Hoag's Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute, was debuted, the health system said Dec. 7.
  1. How spinal tech has evolved in 2022

    From a new intervertebral cage to a new sacroiliac joint fusion device, spinal technology has evolved rapidly in the last year. Here are 16 spinal technology developments from 2022: 
  2. Medtech company awarded for wireless arthroscopy, endoscopy camera

    Medical device company Lazurite was commended by the Medical Device Network Excellence Awards & Rankings for its ArthroFree system, the first FDA-cleared wireless camera for arthroscopy and general endoscopy. 
  3. 4 device company notes

    Here are four updates in spine and orthopedic medtech since Nov. 30:
  4. 'The devil is in the details': What's next for total disc replacement coverage

    Aetna has settled a class-action lawsuit regarding its artificial disc replacement coverage, and spine surgeons have their eye on the insurer's future policy shift.
  5. Dr. Jill McAngus to open solo orthopedic practice

    Jill McAngus, MD, is leaving Cross Timbers Orthopaedics in Stephenville, Texas, to open her own practice, according to the Glen Rose Reporter.
  6. Dr. Frank Cammisa performs Hospital for Special Surgery's 1st AR spine surgery

    Frank Cammisa, MD, completed the first augmented reality-assisted spine surgery at New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery.
  7. Globus Medical co-founder named CEO of spine company

    Happe Spine named Andrew Iott as its president and CEO, the devicemaker said Dec. 7.
  8. Device company major developments in 2022

    From a major merger to two spin-off companies, here are 11 major orthopedic device company developments that Becker's reported on in 2022. 
  9. Dr. David Porter performs 2nd surgery on Oklahoma City Thunder player

    Oklahoma City Thunder rookie Chet Holmgren on Dec. 5 had his second foot surgery since August, USA Today reported.

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