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  1. Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center to join U.S. Orthopaedic Partners

    U.S. Orthopaedic Partners announced its intent to partner with Birmingham, Ala.-based Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center on July 7. 
  2. 'We have to grow': Why ancillary services are becoming more essential for orthopedic practices

    Expanding revenue streams through ancillary services is becoming a larger part of the orthopedic practice business model as reimbursement continues to decline and many practices wait for pre-pandemic patient volumes to return.
  3. Rothman opens Florida office with 5 surgeons, more to come

    Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute has opened its first office in Winter Park, Fla., after expanding to the state last year.

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  1. $27M raised by VR company for orthopedic surgical training

    Virtual reality surgical training company Osso VR has raised $27 million in series B funding, led by investment firm GSR Ventures.
  2. 5 spine surgery 'firsts' in the past month

    From a milestone lumbar disc replacement to the first augmented reality-assisted pediatric spine surgery completed in the U.S., here are five spine surgery "firsts" that Becker's has reported on in the past 30 days:
  3. Former Stryker exec, private equity chair named to Augmedics' board leadership

    Augmedics, the company behind the Xvision augmented reality spine surgery system, named two leaders to its board of directors.
  4. What Illinois Bone and Joint Institute did in the last 6 months

    Des Plaines-based Illinois Bone and Joint Institute focused on growth in the first six months of 2021.
  1. What Rothman Orthopaedic Institute did in the first half of 2021

    A CEO shake-up and a growing Florida foothold are among the major moves Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute made so far in 2021.
  2. Spine technologies ASCs should acquire in the next 3 years

    As spine surgery continues to accelerate to the outpatient setting, five spine surgeons recommend essential technologies for ASCs to invest in.
  3. Why 4 spine and orthopedic products were recalled in the last 18 months

    Three spine and orthopedic products were recalled since 2020, including a spinal allograft and scoliosis system.
  4. Hospital for Special Surgery suits up orthopedic care with VR Electronics partnership

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery's Innovation Institute partnered with VR Electronics to develop full-body technology to improve orthopedic diagnostics and treatment, according to a July 6 announcement.
  1. 2 spine companies merge to accelerate robotic surgery

    Integrity Implants and Fusion Robotics have merged to form Accelus, which plans to accelerate the adoption of minimally invasive surgery as the standard of care in spine.
  2. 6 NuVasive developments from the past 6 months

    From a $150 million acquisition to the EU approval of its robotic spine surgical application, here are six key developments from NuVasive this year:
  3. Mayfield Brain & Spine adds Dr. Lauren Ostling

    Lauren Ostling, MD, a specialist in minimally invasive spine surgery and image-guided neurosurgery, has joined Norwood, Ohio-based Mayfield Brain & Spine, the Cincinnati Business Courier reported July 6.
  4. Orthopedic surgeon, former Pentagon executive named AdventHealth CMO

    Orlando-based AdventHealth has appointed Stephen Knych, MD, CMO of its operations in Volusia, Flagler and Lake counties and of AdventHealth Fish Memorial in Orange City, Fla., Palm Coast Observer reported July 6.
  5. ASCs, AI & more: What one orthopedic surgeon is obsessing over

    Outpatient care and payment reform are some of the healthcare trends orthopedic surgeon Sigurd Berven, MD, of University of California San Francisco Health is most interested in.
  6. TheraCell surpasses 200 procedures with its Fiber Anchor

    TheraCell has implanted more than 200 of its TheraFuze DBF Fiber Anchors since its limited commercial release, the company said July 6.
  7. 3rd neurosurgeon arrives at Michigan spine center

    Andrew Look, MD, is the third and latest neurosurgeon to join the Brain & Spine Center at UP Health System – Marquette (Mich.), according to Radioresultsnetwork.com.
  8. 5 orthopedic practices to know

    A center constructing a medical facility and four more orthopedic practices to know:
  9. 3 orthopedic trends Dr. Frank Kolisek is following

    Frank Kolisek, MD, of Indianapolis-based OrthoIndy, is laser focused on technological advances in orthopedic care.

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