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  1. 5 things to know about Hospital for Special Surgery Florida

    Hospital of Special Surgery Florida, an affiliate of New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery, opened in West Palm Beach in 2020. Here are five things to know about the practice, according to its website: 
  2. Hospital for Special Surgery: 7 updates for leaders to know

    From top facility rankings to a pain management partnership, here are seven updates on New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery from Becker's for leaders to know. 
  3. Dr. Van Stamos named Illinois Bone and Joint Institute's chief medical officer

    Van Stamos, MD, was named chief medical officer of Des Plaines-based Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, according to an Oct. 28 announcement in the Daily Herald.

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  1. Orthopedic surgeon buys $2M Chicago church, plans to convert to community hub

    Orthopedic surgeon Daniel Ivankovich, MD, purchased a church in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood with plans to convert it into a nonprofit community center, Block Club Chicago reported Oct. 28.
  2. All in the family: Dr. William Polio joins father, brother at Kentucky orthopedic practice

    William Polio, MD, is joining Owensboro, Ky.-based Advanced Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine.
  3. Artificial disc replacement by the numbers

    Artificial disc replacement has grown in spine surgery in recent decades. Here are five numbers to know about the procedure:
  4. Colorado Advanced Orthopedics moves into expanded facility

    Meeker-based Colorado Advanced Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Spine has moved into its new, expanded clinic. 

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  1. 3 updates from Unity MSK in 2022

    Here are three practices management services organization Unity MSK partnered with in 2022:
  2. 5 spine, orthopedic medtch investments in 90 days

    Becker's reported on five spine and orthopedic devicemakers landing nearly $200 million in investments since July 29:
  3. Medtronic in orthopedics: 4 updates

    From two new spinoffs to an Australian partnership, here are four Medtronic orthopedic updates Becker's has reported on in the last 30 days. 
  4. Ongoing study validates Aurora Spine's minimally invasive spinal fusion system

    Initial results from a study of Aurora Spine's Zip MIS interspinous fusion system found positive results.
  1. 7 things to know about National Spine and Pain Centers

    National Spine and Pain Centers, founded in 2011 following a rebrand of the Spine Center, is one of the largest pain management practices in the U.S. Here are seven things to know about the centers: 
  2. Centinel Spine's Prodisc C Vivo reaches 100 US cases

    Centinel Spine's Prodisc C Vivo implant has been used in 100 cases nationwide, the devicemaker said Oct. 27.
  3. Think Surgical raises $100M to accelerate robotic portfolio

    Think Surgical raised $100 million from a new investor to accelerate commercialization of its surgical robots.
  4. SSM Health seeking 10 orthopedic physicians in Madison amid resignations

    Several orthopedic surgeons at SSM Health Dean Medical Group in Madison, Wis. have resigned, and the health system is actively recruiting to fill their spots.
  5. This is why orthopedic groups are dropping out of bundled payments, 1 surgeon says

    Bundled payments, which were once adopted at many orthopedic groups, wasn't a trend that held long-term. Groups, including Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedics, took them on but eventually dropped them as a payment model.
  6. From Medtronic to Johnson & Johnson: 5 spinoffs this year

    Orthopedic giants Medtronic and Johnson & Johnson have both announced company spinoffs this year, with other key leaders following suit. Here are five spinoffs Becker's has reported on this year. 
  7. SmartTrak adds chief growth officer to spur client expansion

    SmartTrak, a business and market insights company in the orthopedic medtech space, has hired Linda Bernier as its chief growth officer to spur client expansion and investment. 
  8. Unity MSK adds 6-physician Illinois practice

    Management services organization Unity MSK partnered with Chicago-based Midland Orthopedic Associates.
  9. How spine surgery competition is evolving by market: New York, Arizona, California and more

    Big players expanding into new territories, the expansion of telemedicine and patients increasingly demanding more convenient access to care are some of the major trends affecting competition among spine practices.

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