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  1. The healthcare disruptors orthopedic surgeons are most excited about

    For better or for worse, healthcare is always changing. 
  2. Alphatec CEO offloads additional stock

    Alphatec's CEO, Patrick Miles, disposed 179,375 company shares for about $12.46 to $13 per share, Seeking Alpha reported Sept. 28.
  3. Dr. Brian Cohen completes 2,000 MAKO procedures

    Brian Cohen, MD, has completed 2,000 MAKO robotic joint replacement procedures, the Scioto Valley Guardian reported Sept. 28. 

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  1. Sanford Health adds Dr. Corey Wells to orthopedic surgery team

    Sanford Bemidji (Minn.) Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Center has added Corey Wells, MD, to its team of orthopedic surgeons, according to a Sept. 27 report by Park Rapids Enterprise.
  2. Centinel Spine reaches new total disc replacement milestone

    Centinel Spine's Prodisc C Vivo and C SK cervical disc implants reached 2,500 U.S. cases, the devicemaker said Sept. 28.
  3. Arizona hospital reaches 100 Loop-X procedures

    Abrazo West Campus in Goodyear, Ariz. reached 100 cases with the Loop-X spine robot, AZ Business Magazine reported Sept. 28.
  4. 21 spine surgeon moves in Q3

    Here are 21 spine and neurosurgeons who joined new practices or added to their titles in the third quarter of 2023:

Maximizing ASC Performance in Orthopedics and Beyond through New Technologies and KPIs

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  1. 'Spine surgery seems to be in a golden age': The trends generating the most buzz

    From motion-preserving techniques to advanced navigation technologies, there are multiple emerging trends in spine surgery.
  2. U of Iowa to relocate 'majority' of its orthopedics program

    Two years ago, the Iowa Board of Regents gave Iowa City-based University of Iowa permission to construct a 469,000-square-foot hospital in North Liberty. Administrators have now confirmed that the system plans to move "the majority" of its orthopedic and sports medicine program to the new facility, according to a Sept. 27 report from The Gazette.
  3. Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center adds to orthopedics team

    Niagara Falls (N.Y.) Memorial Medical Center has added Erik Freeland, DO, to its orthopedics team. 
  4. Washington Hospital Healthcare System debuts robotic knee replacement system

    Fremont, Calif.-based Washington Hospital Healthcare System recently debuted Think Surgical's TMINI miniature robotic system. 
  1. CTL Amedica earns US Department of Defense contract for spine products

    CTL Amedica recently landed electronic catalog government contract approval from the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency.
  2. 10 neurosurgeons under 45 to know

    Here are 10 early-career neurosurgeons surgeons making news:
  3. OrthoConnecticut to undergo restructuring, convert to LLC

    OrthoConnecticut has received approval to undergo restructuring without seeking a certificate of need from the state's Office of Health Strategy, according to a Sept. 27 report from the Hartford Business Journal.
  4. 5 things to know about Vanderbilt's spine chief

    Byron Stephens, II, MD, is division chief of orthopedic spine surgery at Nashville, Tenn.-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
  5. Most young orthopedic surgeons very satisfied with specialty choice

    The majority — 79 percent — of orthopedic surgeons under the age of 40 would choose to practice medicine again if given the choice, according to the Medscape 2023 "Young Physician Compensation Report" published Sept. 26. 
  6. Onward's spinal cord stimulator implanted in first patient

    Onward's ARC-IM spinal stimulator was implanted in the first human patient, the devicemaker said Sept. 27.
  7. Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists sued following patient data breach

    Gautier, Miss.-based Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists has been hit with a federal lawsuit following a patient data breach that compromised the personal information of 242,986 people, according to a Sept. 26 report from Law360. 
  8. 7 spine, orthopedic insights to know from Q3

    Spine and orthopedic experts shared their insights on a variety of clinical, business and policy issues in their work during the third quarter of 2023.
  9. 3 orthopedic surgeons honored in Q3

    Becker's reported on three orthopedic surgeons who won awards in the third quarter of 2023.

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