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  1. Globus Medical's Q1 sales soar 119.3%: 6 notes

    Globus Medical saw a 119.3% year-over-year increase in first quarter sales, according to financial results posted May 7.
  2. DOJ: Washington spine surgeon billed for unnecessary cases

    CHI Franciscan Health, St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma, Wash., and former orthopedic surgeon Kevin Schoenfelder, MD, settled with the U.S. Justice Department over alleged unnecessary spine surgeries.
  3. 5 spine practices to know

    Here are five spine centers to know:

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  1. Dr. William Gallagher joins Alliance Orthopedics

    Middletown, N.J.-based Alliance Orthopedics has added sports medicine expert William Gallagher, MD, to its team. 
  2. Orthobond earns FDA clearance for pedicle screw system coating

    Surface technology company Orthobond has received FDA de novo clearance for its mariner pedicle screw system with Ostaguard coating.
  3. U of Colorado establishes orthopedic foot, ankle company

    A team of experts at Aurora-based University of Colorado's Anschutz Medical Campus has established APEX Orthopedics Investments, an asset management company dedicated to the foot and ankle orthopedic sector.
  4. Dr. Michael Ciccotti honored for 30 years with Philadelphia Phillies

    Michael Ciccotti, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, was honored by the Philadelphia Phillies for 30 years of working with the team.

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  1. Atlantis Orthopedics chooses EHR

    Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.-based Atlantis Orthopedics chose eClinicalWorks as its EHR service.
  2. Where Stryker stands today

    Here are five things to know about where Stryker stands today:
  3. Rush promotes Dr. Kern Singh to vice chair

    Chicago-based Rush named Kern Singh, MD, vice chair of clinical affairs in the department of orthopedic surgery and director of the spine surgery division at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush.
  4. Layoffs, legal battles and robots: What's new with medtech companies?

    Here are seven updates on medtech companies that Becker's has reported on since April 10:
  1. Pain management physician settles for $2M over alleged delayed spine diagnosis

    A pain management physician accused of failing to make a timely diagnosis of a patient's spine growth settled a lawsuit for $2 million, New Jersey Law Journal reported May 6. 
  2. Orthofix sees $36M net loss in Q1

    Orthofix saw sales growth but a net loss in the first quarter of 2024, according to financial results posted May 7.
  3. What 2 devicemakers have planned for robotics in 2024

    Stryker and Zimmer Biomet provided updates on their robotic progress this year in their first quarter earnings calls.
  4. How speaking the language business is helping 1 surgeon build a spine program

    Spine surgeon Andrew Chung, MD, has been with Banner Del Webb Medical Center for just over two years, and spent the last year building the hospital's foothold in minimally invasive surgery.
  5. 6 spine studies to know

    From long-term disc replacement outcomes to outpatient spine case volume, here are six studies Becker's reported about since April 1.
  6. ZygoFix earns FDA nod for lumbar fixation system

    ZygoFix earned FDA clearance for its zLock device, the company said in a May 6 LinkedIn post.
  7. 4 WWE updates in 2024

    Several World Wrestling Entertainment stars have already undergone spine and orthopedic surgeries in 2024, or have plans to do so. Here are four WWE updates from the year so far:
  8. The sports stars undergoing orthopedic surgeries

    From NASCAR to the WWE, here are six sports star undergoing orthopedic surgeries:
  9. 14 orthopedic surgeon moves in April | 2024

    Here are 14 orthopedic surgeons who recently joined new practices or added to their titles, as reported by Becker's in April:

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