Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. 10 sports medicine leaders to know

    Below is a list of 10 sports medicine leaders who have made a positive impact on their organizations and have their sights set on future growth. 
  2. Drs. Adolph Lombardi Jr., Charles Lawrie debut Zimmer Biomet's cementless tibia replacement

    Adolph Lombardi Jr., MD and Charles Lawrie, MD completed the first clinical cases using Zimmer Biomet's cementless tibia replacement, according to a Feb. 3 LinkedIn post from the company.
  3. Master complaint for Exactech orthopedic devices filed

    Attorneys filed a Master Complaint against Exactech over recalled hip, knee and ankle implants.

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. Zimmer Biomet COO expects to beat Stryker to market for shoulder robot

    Zimmer Biomet's robotic shoulder application could come sooner than Stryker's, COO Ivan Tornos said in a Feb. 3 earnings call. 
  2. 5 things to know about Nebraska Spine + Pain Centers

    Omaha-based Nebraska Spine + Pain Centers has been serving patients in the region since 1963. Here are five things to know about the practice: 
  3. 8 Florida orthopedic updates in 4 weeks

    Florida is becoming an increasingly competitive state for orthopedic surgeons, according to Alex Vaccaro, MD, PhD, president of Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopedic Institute. 
  4. 'This system is unsustainable': Why orthopedic surgeons do not feel fairly compensated

    Three orthopedic surgeons recently connected with Becker's to discuss whether they feel fairly compensated in their profession. 

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. Cleveland Clinic Martin Health adds 2 neurosurgeons

    Neurosurgeons Dr. Mauricio Mandel, PhD, and Ivan Stoev, MD, have joined Cleveland Clinic Martin Health, part of Cleveland Clinic's regional health system in Florida. 
  2. Zimmer Biomet sees $130M loss in Q4

    Zimmer Biomet on Feb. 3 posted fourth quarter revenue increases and a $130.5 million net loss.
  3. Lawsuit targets Michigan orthopedic practice, alleges monopoly

    Trinity Health and four surgeons have sued Grand Rapids-based Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan, accusing the practice of holding a monopoly in Kent County. 
  4. Dr. Chad Prusmack performs back surgery on National Hockey League Player

    Chad Prusmack, MD, performed back surgery on Mark Stone, a winger for the Vegas Golden Knights in the National Hockey League, on Jan. 31 in Denver, according to a report from 
  1. Black Hills Surgical Hospital ranked No. 1 for major orthopedic surgery: CareChex

    Rapid City, S.D.-based Black Hills Surgical Hospital was ranked the No.1 hospital in the U.S. for major orthopedic surgery by CareChex for 2023.
  2. University Hospitals, Cleveland Browns extend partnership

    Shaker Heights, Ohio-based University Hospitals extended its partnership with the Cleveland Browns, according to a Feb. 2 news release from the team.
  3. 4 spine, orthopedic surgery milestones in January

    Becker's reported on four spine and orthopedic surgical milestones in January:
  4. Orthopedic surgeon accused of harassing former employee

    An orthopedic surgeon with Chillicothe, Ohio-based Adena Orthopedic and Spine Institute is accused of sexually harassing a former employee, the Scioto Valley Guardian reported Feb. 1. 
  5. AI, regenerative medicine and more: What 11 spine surgeons would do with a $5M grant

    Research grants can be key to helping surgeons and scientists uncover new developments and innovations in patient care. Here's how 11 spine surgeons told Becker's they would use a $5 million grant.
  6. Dr. Ibrahim Hussain debuts 3D-guided spinal fusion in New York City

    Ibrahim Hussain, MD, a neurosurgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medicine, has performed the first 3D navigation-guided endoscopic lumbar fusion in New York City. 
  7. Nebraska spine practice opens satellite location

    J. Brian Gill, MD, will see patients at Omaha-based Nebraska Spine + Pain Center's satellite office in South Sioux City, Neb.
  8. Overland Park Regional Medical Center opens orthopedic unit

    Overland Park (Kan.) Regional Medical Center has opened a new orthopedic unit, according to a Feb. 1 report from the Shawnee Mission Post. 
  9. 7 medtech notes: Stryker, Augmedics & more

    Here are seven updates from spine medtech companies since Jan. 26:

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