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  1. What smarter joint replacement care could look like in 5 years

    Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City performed a landmark joint replacement in October using Zimmer Biomet's Persona IQ smart implant. The implant, which tracks patient movement data, is one of many recent advances that could transform joint replacement care.
  2. 8 facilities hiring spine surgeons

    Eight hospitals and practices hiring spine surgeons, using LinkedIn's Job Search tool:
  3. 9 facilities hiring orthopedic surgeons

    Nine hospitals and practices hiring orthopedic surgeons, using LinkedIn's Job Search tool:

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  1. The changes spine surgeons are advocating for in healthcare today

    From fighting to maintain access to innovative technologies to pushing back against reimbursement cuts and increasing payer hurdles, the concerns of spine surgeons are many.
  2. Centinel Spine's award, the 1st smart knee replacement & more: 6 device company notes

    From Medtronic's rebrand and report to a new FDA-approved spine system, here are six updates from spine and orthopedic device companies in the last week.
  3. Texas orthopedic practice plans orthopedic research center

    TSAOG Orthopaedics & Spine and the Burkhart Research Institute for Orthopaedics, both in San Antonio, are partnering to open a research center, San Antonio Business Journal reported Oct. 12.
  4. Humana to expand partnership enabling digital prior authorizations in 95% of orthopedic cases

    Humana and Boston-based Cohere Health are expanding their partnership enabling a digitized prior authorization process nationwide, according to an Oct. 13 news release.
  1. Dr. Frank Schwab named orthopedic surgery chair at New York City hospital

    Frank Schwab, MD, is the new chair of orthopedic surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.
  2. FDA clears Life Spine's expandable spacer system

    Life Spine's ProLift micro expandable spacer system for spine surgery was cleared by the FDA, according to an Oct. 12 news release.
  3. 5 orthopedic practices to know

    Here are five orthopedic practices to know:
  4. SeaSpine launches posterior cervical fixation system

    SeaSpine released the NorthStar OCT posterior cervical fixation system in a commercial launch, according to an Oct. 11 news release.
  1. Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine adds 2 total joint replacement specialists to Indiana office

    Sharonville, Ohio-based Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine added two physicians who will work out of an office in Batesville, Ind.
  2. Centinel Spine wins tech award for angled endplate implants

    West Chester, Pa.-based orthopedic device company Centinel Spine won its second consecutive Orthopedics This Week Spine Technology Award, the company said Oct. 12.
  3. Hospital for Special Surgery completes first knee replacement with 'smart' implant

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery completed the first knee replacement with a smart implant enabling remote monitoring.
  4. Medtronic spent $70M on training, redesigns brand: report

    Medtronic has invested nearly $70 million on healthcare training and executed health equity strategies, according to its fiscal year 2021 Integrated Performance Report: Engineering Impact. The report, released Oct. 12, highlights the company's efforts toward environmental, social and governance.
  5. Dr. Matthew Smuck earns NASS' Henry Farfan Award

    Matthew Smuck, MD, has won the Henry Farfan Award from the North American Spine Society.
  6. 30+ orthopedic leadership moves in 2021

    From practice CEOs to hospital department chairs, here are more than 30 orthopedic leadership moves so far in 2021.
  7. Dr. Gregory Przybylski earns NASS' 2021 Past President Award

    Gregory Przybylski, MD, received the Past President Award from the North American Spine Society.
  8. 3 centers expanding spine, orthopedic services

    Becker's reported on three hospitals and clinics expanding their spine and orthopedic services in the last week.
  9. Rothman resident recognized for orthopedic research

    Karan Goswami, MD, a resident at the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, received the Eastern Orthopaedic Association's Parvizi Musculoskeletal Infection Award.

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