Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. HD LifeSciences CEO joins Ortho RTI board of directors

    Ortho Regenerative Technologies has welcomed Patrick O' Donnell, president and CEO of HD LifeSciences, to its board of directors.
  2. Rothman Orthopaedic's Florida headquarters breaks ground

    Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based AdventHealth broke ground on what will be the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute's Florida headquarters.
  3. Northern Arizona Healthcare program designated Orthopedic and Spine Institute

    The orthopedics program at Flagstaff-based Northern Arizona Healthcare has been designated as an Orthopedic and Spine Institute, two years after its inception, the Arizona Daily Sun reported Feb. 22.

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  1. The app Emory University hopes will transform its orthopedic department

    Atlanta-based Emory University entered into a partnership with Rimdi to launch a fast healthcare interoperable resource app, the company launched Feb. 23.
  2. Dr. Sharad Rajpal logs Colorado hospital's 1st spine surgery with updated Medtronic robot

    Neurosurgeon Sharad Rajpal, MD, completed Louisville, Colo.-based Centura-Avista Adventist Hospital's first spinal fusion involving Midas Rex high-speed drills with Medtronic's Mazor robot., Colorado Hometown Weekly reported Feb. 23.
  3. 2 surgical robots get FDA approval, 3 companies' financial updates and more: 7 device company notes

    From the latest surgical robots receiving FDA approval to a new training program for oblique lateral interbody fusions, here are seven device company updates:
  4. Tiger Woods recovering after surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center after car crash

    Professional golfer Tiger Woods is recovering from surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles after sustaining injuries in a Feb. 23 car accident, according to The New York Times.
  1. How Medtronic, Stryker, Johnson & Johnson's shares performed this week

    Here's how Medtronic, Stryker and Johnson & Johnson's shares have fluctuated over the last five days.
  2. 'Colleagues, not competitors': Orthopedic groups partner on new facility at Connecticut hospital

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport will be held Feb. 24, four years after sister hospital MidState Medical Center in Meriden debuted the institute's first location.
  3. Florida spine center enrolls 1st patient in Medtronic SCS study

    Jax Spine & Pain Centers in Jacksonville, Fla., has enrolled the first patient in the Upgrade Study, which will examine long-term, real-world outcomes to understand the effect of Medtronic's Differential Target Multiplexed programming for spinal cord stimulation patients.
  4. Spine and interventional pain clinic opens in Washington

    Kennewick, Wash.-based Trios Health opened a new clinic focused on spine and interventional pain care.
  1. Florida hospital opens health village offering specialty care

    St. Augustine, Fla.-based Flagler Health+ opened its Flagler Health+ Village in Nocatee, Fla., the Jacksonville Daily Record reported Feb. 22.
  2. Medtronic sees dip in cranial, spinal tech division with $1.1B revenue in Q3 — 7 insights

    Medtronic saw sales growth in its Mazor robotics, O-arm imaging and Midas-Rex devices, but an overall decrease in its cranial and spinal technologies revenue during the third quarter.
  3. Duke neurologist dies at age 45

    Dina Randazzo, DO, a neurologist/neuro-oncologist in the department of neurosurgery at Durham, N.C.-based Duke Health, died Feb. 20 after a long battle with cancer.
  4. Device company offers 'lifetime limited warranty' for rods used in spinal fusion

    Spine device company MiRus said Feb. 23 that it will offer a lifetime limited warranty on its Molybdenum-Rhenium superalloy rod technology.
  5. National Spine and Pain Centers names new president

    Rockville, Md.-based National Spine and Pain Centers named Douglas Badertscher its administrative president, the practice announced Feb. 23.
  6. 5 updates on Elon Musk's surgical robot

    Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk is developing the Neuralink surgical robot that will be used for neuroscience. 
  7. Dr. George Zimmerman logs 1st robotic knee replacement at Georgia hospital

    The first robotic-assisted total knee replacement at St. Francis - Emory Healthcare in Columbus, Ga., was performed by George Zimmerman, DO, WRBL reported Feb. 22.
  8. Spinal cord injury patients improve after stem cell injection, Yale study finds

    Patients injected with stem cells derived from their own bone marrow saw improvement in motor functions after spinal cord injuries, a study from New Haven, Conn.-based Yale University found.
  9. Los Angeles Magazine recognizes Dr. Todd Lanman as 'top doctor' — 5 things to know

    Todd Lanman, MD, founder of Lanman Spinal Neurosurgery in Beverly Hills, Calif., has been named one of Los Angeles Magazine's top doctors for 2021, according to a Feb. 22 news release.

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