Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Commonwealth Pain & Spine to open Indiana ASC

    Louisville, Ky.-based Commonwealth Pain & Spine has partnered with Woodward Development and Construction to open an ASC in Evansville, Ind., according to an April 24 report from the TriState Homepage.
  2. Meet Medtronic's C-suite team

    Here are seven of the chief executives leading medical device and spine technology company Medtronic: 
  3. 6 spine surgeons making headlines

    Here are six spine surgeons Becker's has reported on since April 4:

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  1. NASCAR driver treated at UAB University Hospital following spinal injury

    NASCAR driver Erik Jones was taken to UAB University Hospital in Birmingham, Ala., after suffering a compression fracture in a lower vertebra in his spine following a crash at Talladega Superspeedway, according to an April 23 report from The Tennessean.
  2. 4 states already have noncompete bans – here's what 1 spine surgeon saw

    The FTC voted April 23 to ban noncompete agreements in employment, a move that has yielded mixed reaction from spine surgeons.
  3. What 4 orthopedic, spine devicemaker CFOs are paid

    Suketu Upadhyay and Joseph Wolk are among the highest-paid CEOs of orthopedic medtech companies in the U.S.
  4. OSF Health signs agreement with OrthoMidwest

    Peora, Ill.-based OSF Health signed a clinical co-management agreement with OrthoMidwest, according to an announcement in WCMY.

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  1. Dr. Dror Paley to open orthopedic institute in Colombia

    Dror Paley, MD, in partnership with León Mora, MD, will launch the Instituto Paley LatinoAmerica in July.
  2. 4 medtech notes: Centinel Spine, Hyalex Orthopaedics and more

    From product debuts to FDA nods, here are four key updates in spine and orthopedic medtech since April 17.
  3. Medtronic names new chief regulatory officer

    Yarmela Pavlovic has been appointed chief regulatory officer of Medtronic, according to an April 23 LinkedIn post.
  4. 'A total game changer': Spine surgeons react to the FTC's noncompete ban

    The FTC on April 23 issued a final rule that would effectively ban noncompete agreements — something spine surgeons have been anticipating for a while.
  1. Orthopedic Institute of Pennsylvania opens ASC

    The Orthopedic Institute of Pennsylvania recently opened Slate Hill Surgery Center in Camp Hill, Pa.
  2. Chief executive shakeups: 8 moves in 100 days

    Here are eight chief executive shake-ups in the orthopedic and spine industry since the beginning of 2024:  
  3. 5 highest-paid orthopedic surgeons in Dallas

    The highest-paid orthopedic surgeon in Dallas earns $953,000, according to Medscape's salary reporter tool, which is much higher than the mean annual wage of $378,250 orthopedic surgeons make according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  4. From market consolidation to insurance 'nightmares': What is getting easier, and harder, about running an orthopedic practice in 2024

    Orthopedic and spine practices face a growing number of challenges in 2024, from market consolidation to workforce shortages to a growing number of insurance denials. 
  5. DOJ reaches $138.7M settlement with Larry Nassar victims

    The U.S. Justice Department settled 139 administrative claims from sexual abuse allegations by former physician and USA Gymnastics official Larry Nassar, the agency said April 23. 
  6. 3 keys to 1 orthopedic leader's success

    A people-centric approach to leadership is something all healthcare leaders should embrace, according to Allison Roditi, vice president of orthopedic services at New York City-based Catholic Health.
  7. Dr. Jonathan Glashow, Dr. Guillem Gonzalez-Lomas operate on New Jersey NHL player

    Jonathan Glashow, MD, and Guillem Gonzalez-Lomas, MD, operated on New Jersey Devils forward Timo Meier, the NHL said April 23.
  8. SAIL Fusion's SI joint fusion system gets FDA nod

    SAIL Fusion earned FDA clearance for its BowTie sacroiliac joint fusion system, the devicemaker said April 23. 
  9. 'Time will tell': What will be orthopedic private equity's long-term reputation?

    Private equity in orthopedics has the specialty split on its benefits and concerns. The phenomenon is still relatively new, but some physicians are already thinking about the long-term effect it will have on the industry.

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