Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. New England Surgical Suites earns total joint, complex spine accreditation

    Natick, Mass.-based New England Surgical Suites has earned an advanced orthopedic certification for both total joint replacements and complex spine surgery from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. 
  2. 21 power players in sports medicine

    Here are 21 power players in the field of sports medicine that Becker's has reported on so far in 2024:
  3. Watson Clinic to open new orthopedic office

    Lakeland, Fla.-based Watson Clinic is opening an orthopedic office in Winter Haven, Fla., in March, according to a Feb. 24 report from The Ledger.

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  1. Washington Orthopaedic Center floods

    Centralia-based Washington Orthopaedic Center has continued to serve patients amid a flood caused by burst pipes, according to a Feb. 23 report from The Chronicle.
  2. DePuy Synthes wants feds to undo $20M verdict in orthopedic patent case

    DePuy Synthes, Johnson & Johnson's orthopedic company, is asking an appeals court to reverse a $20 million award granted to Gary Rasmussen, MD, in a 2022 patent case.
  3. University Orthopedics opens new clinic

    East Providence, R.I.-based University Orthopedics has created a new comprehensive spasticity management clinic, according to a Feb. 25 report from Providence Business News.
  4. $100K worth of spine implants stolen from parked car

    Philadelphia police are searching for a man who stole approximately $100,000 worth of spinal implants from a vehicle in a parking garage on Feb. 19 around 4:30 a.m. 

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  1. Hospital for Special Surgery, Stamford Health form spine center

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery and Stamford (Conn.) Health established the HSS Spine Center with Stamford Health.
  2. Value-based care hit a 'stumbling block': 1 orthopedic surgeon explains why

    Value-based care is a hot topic in orthopedic care, but its lack of consensus among payers, patients and physicians has been an obstacle, Michael Havig, MD, said.
  3. Healthcare facilities on edge after Change cyberattack

    The healthcare world was shaken by news of revenue cycle management services provider Change Healthcare's Feb. 21 "cybersecurity incident" that caused rifts in connectivity nationwide. 
  4. 12 orthopedic providers join Longview Regional

    Longview (Texas) Regional Medical Center has added eight orthopedic surgeons and four mid-level providers to its family of regional clinics effective Feb. 1. 
  1. 6 things to know about Resurgens Orthopaedics

    Atlanta-based Resurgens Orthopaedics is one of the largest orthopedic practices in the U.S. 
  2. 5 things to know about endoscopic spine surgery in 2024

    Endoscopic spine surgery has gained interest from physicians as a minimally invasive technique, and it is likely to grow.
  3. WWE star returns to action following spinal fusion

    World Wrestling Entertainment star Randy Orton has returned to the ring following a spinal fusion procedure, according to a Feb. 23 report from Wrestle Zone.
  4. Dr. Matthew Mitchell joins Fremont Orthopaedics

    Orthopedic surgeon Matthew Mitchell, MD, has joined Riverton, Wyo.-based Fremont Orthopaedics. 
  5. Why 2 orthopedic surgeons are staying in medicine

    As physicians are leaving the field of medicine — some via retirement, some due to dissatisfaction and burnout and depression. So what is motivating the ones who are staying to continue to practice?
  6. 'On the brink of transformative change': What's next for the spine device market

    Innovation has grown in the spine device market, and many companies are looking toward more minimally invasive and motion preserving options. Five spine surgeons discuss their expectations for the spine medtech market in the near future.
  7. Orthopedics' 'double-edged sword'

    Consolidation can potentially be both beneficial and harmful to orthopedic practices. 
  8. 4 patent lawsuits to know

    In the last 11 months, several orthopedic and spine devicemakers have gone to court to defend their patents. 
  9. Globus spine robot prepared to go 'head to head' against growing competition

    The spine robot market is growing, and Globus Medical CEO Dan Scavilla is confident in his company's position in the market. 

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