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  1. University Hospitals, Cleveland Browns extend partnership

    Shaker Heights, Ohio-based University Hospitals extended its partnership with the Cleveland Browns, according to a Feb. 2 news release from the team.
  2. 4 spine, orthopedic surgery milestones in January

    Becker's reported on four spine and orthopedic surgical milestones in January:
  3. Orthopedic surgeon accused of harassing former employee

    An orthopedic surgeon with Chillicothe, Ohio-based Adena Orthopedic and Spine Institute is accused of sexually harassing a former employee, the Scioto Valley Guardian reported Feb. 1. 

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  1. AI, regenerative medicine and more: What 11 spine surgeons would do with a $5M grant

    Research grants can be key to helping surgeons and scientists uncover new developments and innovations in patient care. Here's how 11 spine surgeons told Becker's they would use a $5 million grant.
  2. Dr. Ibrahim Hussain debuts 3D-guided spinal fusion in New York City

    Ibrahim Hussain, MD, a neurosurgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medicine, has performed the first 3D navigation-guided endoscopic lumbar fusion in New York City. 
  3. Nebraska spine practice opens satellite location

    J. Brian Gill, MD, will see patients at Omaha-based Nebraska Spine + Pain Center's satellite office in South Sioux City, Neb.
  4. Overland Park Regional Medical Center opens orthopedic unit

    Overland Park (Kan.) Regional Medical Center has opened a new orthopedic unit, according to a Feb. 1 report from the Shawnee Mission Post. 

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  1. 7 medtech notes: Stryker, Augmedics & more

    Here are seven updates from spine medtech companies since Jan. 26:
  2. RCM company, physician take ownership of 'The Ortho Show' podcast

    Koha Health, a revenue cycle management company for orthopedic and ASC practices, is taking ownership of "The Ortho Show" podcast alongside surgeon and host Scott Sigman, MD.
  3. UAMS spine lab introduces 3D-printed cadavers

    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock established a "green spine lab" with 3D-printed cadavers, the university said Feb. 1.
  4. Spine, orthopedic hospital reaches 50K surgery milestone

    Addison, Texas-based Methodist Hospital for Surgery, a hospital specializing in spine, joint and orthopedic surgery, has performed its 50,000th surgery since its opening in December 2010. 
  1. Stryker expects Mako spine application to launch in 2024

    Stryker's spine and shoulder applications for the Mako robot are expected to launch in 2024,  according to a Jan. 31 earnings call.
  2. Stryker had 'record quarter' of Mako installations in Q4, plans new software

    Stryker's Mako robot for total joint replacements had "a record quarter of installations" in the U.S. and abroad, according to a Jan. 31 earnings call.
  3. Kentucky hospital adds smart knee replacement

    Jennie Stuart Health in Hopkinsville, Ky. began using Zimmer Biomet's Persona IQ smart knee implant, WKDZ Radio reported Feb. 1.
  4. George Goodwin takes over as CEO of Multi-Specialty Healthcare amid rebranding

    Physical therapy and injury care group Multi-Specialty Healthcare, recently rebranded as Excelsia Injury Care, appointed George Goodwin its CEO.
  5. The Center for Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Care names interim CEO

    Brett Hazlett will serve as interim CEO of The Center Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Care, based in Bend, Ore.
  6. Stryker's Q4 sales rise 10.7 percent: 5 notes

    Stryker on Jan. 31 posted net sales of $5.2 billion in the fourth quarter of 2022.
  7. Spine devicemaker earns additional FDA clearance for SI joint system

    The FDA on Jan. 31 gave Alevio Spine additional 510(k) clearance for the devicemaker's SI-Cure sacroiliac joint fusion system.
  8. New York hospital to pay $25M for stake in orthopedic ASC

    St. Joseph’s Health is paying about $25 million for stake in an ASC owned by Syracuse (N.Y.) Orthopedic Specialists, reported Jan. 31.
  9. Why Florida's competitive environment is good for orthopedics: Q&A with Dr. Alex Vaccaro

    Florida offers several benefits for orthopedic patients and practices that has made it an increasingly competitive state for surgeons, according to Alex Vaccaro, MD, PhD, president of Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute.

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