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  1. CoreLink's SI-joint system milestone & more: 4 device company notes

    Here are four key updates from spine and orthopedic device companies in the last week:
  2. Medtronic begins pediatric trial for scoliosis treatment

    Medtronic enrolled its first patient in a clinical trial for its Braive growth modulation system for scoliosis, according to a Sept. 22 news release.
  3. OrthoNeuro to welcome neurosurgeon in October

    Columbus, Ohio-based OrthoNeuro will add Siddharth Shetgeri, DO, in October, according to a Sept. 21 news release.

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  1. Dr. Alexander Vaccaro's plan to win in new markets with value-based care

    On Sept. 22, 2020, Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute inked its partnership with Orlando, Fla.-based AdventHealth to expand into the Florida market. Rothman's president, Alexander Vaccaro, MD, PhD, spoke with Becker's about how that push stands a year later and what's in store in the coming months.
  2. 8 fast facts on the leadership team of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

    Chicago-based Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush is the No. 6 orthopedics center in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. Here are eight fast facts on three of its executives:
  3. Devicemaker launches bone void filler for orthopedic surgeries

    Medical device manufacturer Orthofix Medical is launching its Opus MG Set, a synthetic bone void filler for orthopedic surgeries, the company said Sept. 21.
  4. How an orthopedic surgeon's expertise drove a luxury shoe brand

    An orthopedic surgeon from Minnesota teamed up with his hepatologist wife to create high-heeled shoes that are more comfortable.
  1. 5 spine centers to know

    A practice that debuted new technology and four more spine centers to know:
  2. Adena Orthopedic and Spine Institute adds 2 surgeons

    Two more surgeons joined the newly-opened Adena Orthopedic and Spine Institute in Chillicothe, Ohio, according to a Sept. 21 news release.
  3. Dr. Todd Lanman expands practice to Florida

    Beverly Hills, Calif.-based Advanced Disc Replacement Spinal Restoration Center, founded by Todd Lanman, MD, is expanding to Florida.
  4. Spineology receives $15M venture loan

    Spineology received a $15 million venture loan, and the move was led by Horizon Technology Finance Corp., according to a Sept. 20 news release.
  1. ValleyOrtho doubles space with relocation

    Glenwood Springs, Colo.-based health system Valley View is moving ValleyOrtho to an office in Aspen, Colo.
  2. Why documentation matters more than ever: Dr. Joseph Bosco III on CMS, payer policy

    Documentation will be more important than ever if CMS doesn't adjust its 2022 proposal to restore the inpatient-only list, according to Joseph Bosco III, MD, of NYU Langone in New York City.
  3. Orthopedic surgeon convicted in tax scheme, allegedly diverted $1M from practice

    A North Carolina orthopedic surgeon and his wife were convicted of tax fraud Sept. 20, the Justice Department said.
  4. Aurora Spine closes $5M private placement

    Medical device company Aurora Spine has closed the private placement of its common shares and warrants to institutional investors for $6,508,139.40 Canadian dollars, or $5,075,166.22, the company said Sept. 20.
  5. Mount Sinai awarded $2.3M to support spinal program

    New York City-based Mount Sinai Health System's Department of Rehabilitation and Human Performance received a $2.3 million grant to support its spinal cord injury program, the health system said Sept. 20.
  6. Xenocor adds orthopedic device CEO to its board of directors

    Mark Foster, president and CEO of Malvern, Pa.-based orthopedic device company Trice Medical, is joining Salt Lake City-based surgical technology company Xenocor as a member on its board of directors, the company said Sept. 20.
  7. 50+ orthopedic and spine surgeon moves in 2021 so far

    Several orthopedic and spine surgeons have joined new practices or accepted appointments at large academic medical centers over the past year.
  8. Will neurosurgeons take over spine?

    It has become more common over the past few decades for orthopedic surgeons to subspecialize in spine surgery, and now at least one neurosurgery program is gaining momentum in the space.
  9. Shift to ASCs is the biggest opportunity to cut costs: What we heard from surgeons this week

    From the growing importance of cybersecurity for physician practices to the biggest opportunity to reduce the cost of care, here are four surgeon quotes that caught the attention of Becker's readers this week:

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