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  1. The best, worst parts about practicing orthopedics in 7 states

    West Virginia was named the worst state to practice medicine in for 2024 by Medscape, while Wisconsin was named the best. 
  2. Ohio medical center celebrates 100th orthopedic surgery

    Orthopedic surgeon Krishna Reddy, MD, has completed his 100th surgery at Seaman, Ohio-based Adams County Regional Medical Center, according to a June 13 report from the People's Defender. 
  3. 8 Zimmer Biomet moves in 2024

    From new partnerships to FDA approvals, here are eight Zimmer Biomet milestones that have occurred so far in 2024: 

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  1. 9 medtech executive appointments in 60 days

    Here are six medtech companies filing executive roles that Becker's has reported on since April 16:
  2. 7 medtech notes: Medtronic, Zimmer Biomet and more

    From new partnerships and product debuts, here are seven key updates from spine and orthopedic medtech companies since June 5.
  3. Indiana budget committee awards $30M to attract, retain orthopedic talent

    The Indiana State Budget Committee has approved $30 million to go toward the orthopedic industry retention initiative to attract and retain orthopedic talent in the area, according to a June 12 report from the Journal Gazette.
  4. The spine tech Dr. Alex Vaccaro is 'enamored' with

    The future of spine surgery lies in navigational technology, Alex Vaccaro, MD, PhD, said.

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  1. Providence Medical Technology's Corus navigation cleared for use with StealthStation

    Providence Medical Technology's Corus navigation access system was cleared by the FDA for use with Medtronic's StealthStation system for posterior spinal fusions.
  2. Orthopedic surgeon joins Bayhealth's board of directors

    Dover, Del.-based Bayhealth added Stephen Manifold, MD, to its board of directors, according to a June 13 new release.
  3. How to build a spine practice: 3 surgeons' advice

    Opening a spine practice is a daunting task, but with the right strategies, it can be a rewarding option for physicians.
  4. Neurosurgeons praise bill that would streamline prior authorizations in Medicare Advantage

    The American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons are lauding a bill introduced in Congress that would streamline prior authorizations for Medicare Advantage patients.
  1. Dr. Keith Meister to operate on Toronto Blue Jays pitcher

    Keith Meister, MD, is set to perform elbow surgery on Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Alek Manoah,  according to a June 11 report by CBS Sports.
  2. 28% of orthopedic surgeons worth over $5M

    Approximately 28% of orthopedists and orthopedic surgeons have a net worth of over $5 million in 2024, according to Medscape's 2024 "Physician Wealth and Debt Report," published June 12. 
  3. The 150 best spine surgeons in America, per Newsweek

    Newsweek has released its annual list of the 150 best spine surgeons in the U.S. for 2024. 
  4. U of Kansas Health System partners with Hurt! mobile app

    Topeka-based University of Kansas Health System has partnered with the Hurt! orthopedic mobile application to offer patients after-hours orthopedic care. 
  5. Mayfield Brain & Spine adds new service lines

    Mayfield Brain & Spine has added new neurosurgery services at its newly opened Springboro, Ohio, location. 
  6. Medtronic's 'simple' strategy to drive spine growth

    Medtronic's spine segment has grown rapidly for the company, and it isn't complicating its strategy, CEO Geoff Martha said June 11 at the Goldman Sachs 45th Annual Global Healthcare Conference Call.
  7. Dr. Pierce Nunley debuts BowTie SI joint fusion system in US

    Pierce Nunley, MD, performed the first U.S. case with Sail Fusion's BowTie sacroiliac joint fusion system, the devicemaker said June 12.
  8. Zimmer Biomet inks partnership with RevelAi Health

    Zimmer Biomet and RevelAi Health signed a multiyear co-marketing agreement to commercialize artificial intelligence-powered care management platforms and other products.
  9. Eminent Spine's SI screw system earns FDA 510(k) clearance

    Eminent Spine's SI screw system earned the FDA's 510(k) clearance, the devicemaker said June 12.

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