Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Royal Philips unveils AR spine surgery system

    Healthcare technology company Royal Philips has introduced its ClarifEye augmented reality system for minimally invasive spine surgery.
  2. Twin Cities Orthopedics president, spine surgeon steps down after 19 years

    Spine surgeon David Holte, MD, has stepped down as president of the board of directors of Twin Cities Orthopedics after 19 years in the role, according to a Feb. 1 news release.
  3. Hospital for Special Surgery marks 1 year in Florida

    Hospital for Special Surgery celebrated one year since opening its 60,000-square-foot facility in West Palm Beach in January 2020.

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  1. Medtronic, Stryker named among Fortune's 'World's Most Admirable Companies'

    Medtronic and Stryker were named on Fortune's "2021 World's Most Admired Companies" list.
  2. 15+ orthopedic surgeon moves in January

    Here are 17 orthopedic surgeons who joined new practices in January:
  3. NuVasive adds to its board of directors

    NuVasive, a spine technology company, added Siddhartha Kadia, PhD, to its board of directors effective Feb. 1.
  4. Stryker expects big things from spine in 2021, but no timeline on a spine robot yet

    Stryker's spine business was steadier in 2020 than other lines during the pandemic.
  1. Top spine reads — Orthopedic supergroups, the orthopedic battleground in Florida and more

    Here are the top-read articles from Becker's Spine Review during the week of Jan. 25-29:
  2. Drs. John Spitalieri, Kern Singh and more: 6 spine surgeons in the news

    From surgeons sounding off on payer issues to a surgeon who moved his practice, here are six spine surgeons making headlines over the past week:
  3. Tiger's custom hip implant dislodges after surgery

    A custom hip implant given to an Amur tiger from the Brookfield (Ill.) Zoo dislodged the night after surgery, according to a Jan. 28 report from The Chicago Sun-Times.
  4. Surgalign Holdings expects $37.5M from public offering — 5 things to know

    Spine device company Surgalign Holdings has priced an underwritten public offering of 25 million  shares of its common stock at $1.50 per share, before underwriting discounts and commissions.
  1. Dr. Michael McDermott to lead neuroscience at Florida medical school

    Neurosurgeon Michael McDermott, MD, was appointed chief of neuroscience at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine in Miami, where he will lead all clinical and curricular activities.
  2. Carrum Health partners with its 1st orthopedic practice in Nevada

    San Francisco-based Carrum Health has expanded into Nevada through a partnership with Crovetti Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, a four-physician group in Henderson.
  3. The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey names CEO

    Joe DiPaolo was named CEO of The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey, according to a Jan. 28 news release.
  4. 3 PE deals in spine, orthopedics in January

    Private equity firms continue to make inroads into the orthopedic industry in 2021. 
  5. Drs. Carlos Alvarado, Neal ElAttrache & more: 4 orthopedic surgeons making the news

    Four orthopedic surgeons making headlines this week:
  6. Stryker, Johnson & Johnson post dips in 2020 orthopedics sales: 7 device company notes

    Seven notes from device company notes in the past week, including full-year financial reports from Johnson & Johnson and Stryker.
  7. 3 new board members to accelerate growth at Exactech

    Orthopedic implant manufacturer Exactech plans to accelerate growth initiatives with three new appointees to its board of directors:
  8. A helping paw — Arthrex creates custom hip implant for tiger

    A 10-year-old Amur tiger at Brookfield (Ill.) Zoo underwent a hip replacement surgery at the zoo Jan. 27, News BHT reported Jan. 28.
  9. M6-C vs. ACDF: The Spine Journal publishes 2-year study data

    A study published in The Spine Journal found that Orthofix's M6-C artificial cervical disc was safe, effective and noninferior to anterior cervical discectomy and fusion for the treatment of cervical disc degeneration.

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