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  1. 3 recent orthopedic practice mergers

    Orthopedic practices have banded together through mergers, growing their footprint in their markets. Here are three mergers announced since Aug. 15:
  2. Georgia orthopedic practice opens new location

    Gainesville, Ga.-based Specialty Orthopaedics held a ribbon cutting for its new expansion, DawsonCountyNews reported Oct. 21.
  3. 9 things to know about Mayfield Brain & Spine

    Cincinnati-based Mayfield Brain & Spine has been serving patients in Ohio and Kentucky since 1937. Here are nine things to know about the practice: 

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  1. Double checking ICD coding can improve safety, for spine patients: study

    Spine clinics can save money by taking a closer look at ICD-10 coding, according to a study in the October edition of The Spine Journal.
  2. Medtronic to spin off 2 businesses

    Medtronic plans to separate its combined patient monitoring and respiratory interventions businesses, which are part of the company's medical surgical portfolio.
  3. Dr. Janet Conway performs 1st case with Cerament G bone graft

    Janet Conway, MD, completed the first U.S. cases using Bonesupport's Cerament G for osteomyelitis.
  4. Maryland orthopedic center adds 2 sports medicine specialists

    Easton, Md.-based The Orthopedic Center, added Michael Foster, MD, and Sheila Taylor, DO, The Star Democrat reported Oct. 23.

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  1. Dr. Sigurd Berven joins Aclarion as surgeon adviser

    Sigurd Berven, MD, became the second spine surgeon to join Aclarion as a surgeon adviser in October.
  2. Dr. Alexander Butler joins Lenox Hill Orthopaedic Institute

    Alexander Butler, MD, joined New York City-based Lenox Hill Orthopaedic Institute and plans to focus on technological innovation in spine surgery.
  3. 5 spine practices to know

    Here are five spine practices to know: 
  4. 6 things to know about Carilion Clinic orthopedics

    Carilion Clinic is a Roanoke, Va.-based health clinic that serves nearly 1 million patients in the area across its departments, which include The Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences. 
  1. Rothman's new Florida office sees up to 100 patients daily

    Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based AdventHealth AdventHealth and Philadelphia-based Rothman opened an office in Winter Garden, Fla. that sees about 80 to 100 patients daily, the Orange Observer reported Oct. 21.
  2. Spine devicemaker enrolls 1st patients in sacroiliac joint study

    Genesys Spine enrolled the first two patients in a study for the SIros system, the devicemaker said Oct. 21.
  3. Mayfield Brain & Spine adds neurosurgeon Dr. Robert James

    Cincinnati-based Mayfield Brain & Spine added neurosurgery specialist Robert James, MD, to its roster of physicians. 
  4. How orthopedic surgeon wages stack up by practice setting

    Orthopedic surgeons earn the highest annual salary when working in outpatient care centers, according to the most recent compensation data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 
  5. Orthopedic specialty hospital acquires $1M spine robot

    Burke Health, a Waynesboro, Ga.-based community hospital specializing in orthopedics, has installed the ExcelsiusGPS robot to assist surgeons performing spine procedures, NBC affiliate WRDW reported Oct. 20.
  6. Teligen vs. Holo Portal vs. Pulse: How 3 spine platforms compare

    A new spine platform, DePuy Synthes' Teligen, is set to hit the market in 2022. Here's how it compares to two other spine platforms from NuVasive and Surgalign.
  7. Dr. Robert Masson completes 1st reconstructive cases with 'Surgical Metaverse'

    Spine surgeon Robert Masson, MD, performed the first reconstructive surgery with a mixed reality operating room at the Masson Spine Institute in Ocoee, Fla.
  8. 2 Florida orthopedic providers merge to form 17-physician practice

    Fort Walton Beach, Fla.-based Orthopaedic Associates and Panama City, Fla.-based Southern Orthopedic Specialists will merge in November.
  9. Colorado nonprofit spine center adds Medtronic surgical robot

    The Spine Center at Valley View, a nonprofit health system in Glenwood Springs, Colo., installed Medtronic's Mazor X Stealth robot.

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