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  1. 10 orthopedic surgeons to know

    Here are 10 orthopedic surgeons to know:
  2. Nebraska Spine + Pain Center relocates satellite location

    Omaha-based Nebraska Spine + Pain Center's satellite location in Grand Island, Neb., is relocating.
  3. 5 spine practices to know

    Here are five spine practices to know:

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  1. Twin Cities Spine Center fellowship program marks 50th year

    The 50th class of spine fellows graduated from the John H. Moe Spine Fellowship program, according to an Aug. 18 email to Becker's.
  2. USOP, OrthoAlliance and more: 4 MSO moves

    A merger between two orthopedic platforms and three more updates from management service organizations in the last month:
  3. Riverside reports 99% patient participation with knee replacement digital platform

    Riverside Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Specialists reports high patient engagement for its newly launched digital program, called Joint University. 
  4. 6 recent spine, orthopedic practice openings

    Here are six spine and orthopedic practice locations opened or announced Becker's has covered since July 21:

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  1. 8 recent developments in orthopedic medtech

    Here are eight updates from orthopedic devicemakers since July 19:
  2. 16 CEOs on the move in the orthopedic device industry

    CEOs are on the move in the medtech industry, with several spine and orthopedic device companies appointing new leaders this year:
  3. 7 fast facts on the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons Political Action Committee

    The American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons Political Action Committee uses collected funds to lobby for the interests of orthopedic surgeons and practices through supporting candidates, ballot measures and other political interests. 
  4. Spinal fusion stimulator earns US patent

    Theragen's ActaStim-S spine fusion bone growth stimulator system received a U.S. patent.
  1. The Spine Hospital of Louisiana names CEO

    Terri Hicks was named CEO of The Spine Hospital of Louisiana at the NeuroMedical Center in Baton Rouge, Greater Baton Rouge Business Report said Aug. 18.
  2. Dr. Charles Seal completes 100th robotic-assisted spine surgery

    Charles Seal, MD, recently completed his 100th robotic-assisted spine surgery with Globus Medical's ExcelsiusGPS.
  3. WellSpan expands minimally invasive spine surgery program to ASC, community hospital

    WellSpan is expanding its minimally invasive spine surgery program to two new locations, WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital in Lancaster (Penn.) and Parkway Surgery Center in Hagerstown (Md.). 
  4. Union Health Orthopedics expands joint replacement services

    Union Health Orthopedics is expanding joint replacement services in the Wabash Valley, thanks to a new partnership with the Indiana Joint Replacement Institute, according to an Aug. 17 report from ABC affiliate WTWO. 
  5. Hospital for Special Surgery teams with self-employed insurance group

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery is collaborating with Transcarent, an insurance company for employees of self-insured employers.
  6. Zavation anterior cervical plate and spacer system gets FDA clearance

    Zavation Medical Products' Varisync system received FDA 510(k) clearance.
  7. Dr. Neal ElAttrache performs elbow surgery on star MLB pitcher

    Dr. Neal ElAttrache performed flexor tendon surgery on star left-handed Detroit Tigers pitcher Tarik Skubal, the MLB said Aug. 17.
  8. The changes 2 orthopedic surgeons want to see from CMS

    CMS' proposed rule for 2023 has been met with criticism from orthopedic surgeons, especially with its plans to decrease the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.
  9. Aligned Orthopedic Partners adds 14-physician group in Virginia

    Aligned Orthopedic Partners inked its third partnership of 2022 with Virginia Beach, Va.-based Jordan-Young Institute, the management services organization said Aug. 18.

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  • Minnesota orthopedic group hit with $111M negligence verdict
  • Orthopedic patient's death highlights potential dangers of prior authorization
  • Spine surgeon killed in Oklahoma hospital shooting
  • Neurosurgeon accepted $3.3M in illegal payments to perform spine surgeries at hospital
  • Spine surgeon gets jail time for abusing patient during hospital visit
  • Providence to pay $22.7M to settle unnecessary spine surgery allegations
  • 'They're on really thin ice': Why 1 insurer has drawn spine surgeons' ire
  • Texas spine surgeon defending himself from 'Dr. Death 2.0' allegations
  • Orthopedic surgeon must face suit in patient's death
  • Connecticut hospital to appeal $12.5M verdict to family of patient who died after orthopedic surgery
  • Terminated orthopedic surgeon contracts with another New York hospital
  • Orthopedic surgeon's health system exit steeped in controversy
  • Texas spine surgeon sued by State Farm over 'unnecessary' procedures
  • 22 hospitals ranked top 25 orthopedic hospitals 3+ years in a row
  • Orthopedic surgeon convicted of battery at hospital
  • UArizona neurosurgery chair dies after motorcycle collision
  • America's largest independent practices by number of spine surgeons
  • 41 'rising stars' in orthopedics
  • Orthopedic surgeon salaries in the 5 best, worst states for healthcare
  • Idaho orthopedic surgeon arrested for alleged misconduct at practice
  • Orthopedic surgeon indicted in $10M telemedicine fraud scheme
  • New Jersey hospital must pay neurosurgeons $24.3M, appeals court rules
  • Good news, bad news for orthopedic surgeons: 6 observations
  • Why private equity is bettering orthopedics, 3 physician leaders say
  • Texas spine surgeon's $11M verdict being appealed
  • Florida hospital patients say they were injured during surgeries. Now a physician faces 350 lawsuits.
  • A Rutgers physician accused of 'ghost surgeries' will return — but with fewer responsibilities
  • Top orthopedic hospital in every state: US News
  • Rothman Orthopaedics to become national brand, but no 'aspirations to go beyond US'
  • Sports medicine physician fired amid misconduct allegations involving patients
  • Orthopedic surgeon asking for misconduct charges to be dropped
  • Unnecessary spine cases spur class action lawsuit
  • Jury finds neurosurgeon largely responsible for paralysis, awards $15.5M in damages
  • Colorado Supreme Court rejects hospital's bid to enforce $229K spine surgery bill
  • Dr. Jon Yoon performs NHL's 4th disc replacement in 7 months
  • Neurosurgeon named in Washington lawsuit closes Ohio practice
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