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  1. 7 developments from Hospital for Special Surgery

    From new leadership and growing locations, here are seven updates from New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery to know in 2024:
  2. Meet the CFOs of 5 spine devicemakers

    Here are the executives overseeing finances at five spine devicemakers:
  3. The state of spinal fusion in 4 studies

    Spinal fusion has been widely performed in spine care, but newer technologies and techniques have drawn more interest in recent years. Some spine surgeons even say that spinal fusion is becoming overutilized.

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  1. Where orthopedic practices are investing in 2024

    From purchasing new technology to putting a focus on staffing and leadership, here is what eight leaders told Becker's they are investing in this year to strengthen their orthopedic practices and musculoskeletal programs: 
  2. MLB team donates $1M to Banner Health

    Phoenix, Ariz.-based Banner Health has received a $1 million donation from Major League Baseball team the Arizona Diamondbacks according to a May 19 report from AZBigMedia. 
  3. Spine surgeon hits 500th sacroiliac joint fusion

    Andy Kranenburg, MD, of Medford-based Southern Oregon Orthopedics completed his 500th sacroiliac joint fusion case.
  4. AAOS collaborates with BCBS Association

    The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons formed a formal collaboration with Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association for quality outcomes data sharing.

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  1. The average cost of a knee replacement in the US: A payment breakdown

    Undergoing knee replacement in the U.S. will cost patients an average of $13,734 in the ASC setting, according to data from Sidecar Health. The majority of the procedure's cost goes toward facility fees. 
  2. Beyeonics Surgical debuts spine robot

    Beyeonics Surgical debuted its Maverick robot for orthopedic and neurosurgery procedures, the company said May 20.
  3. Hospital for Special Surgery launches trial for bone marrow aspirate and ACL surgery

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery launched a clinical trial that will evaluate the efficacy of concentrated bone marrow aspirate as an addition to ACL revision surgery.
  4. Neuralink's next goals

    Another patient will get a Neuralink brain implant, The Wall Street Journal reported May 20. 
  1. EmergeOrtho opens new urgent care, physical therapy location

    Durham, N.C.-based EmergeOrtho opened a new orthopedic urgent care and physical therapy location in Mebane, N.C., the practice said May 20.
  2. Dr. Neal ElAttrache operates on Oakland A's pitcher

    Neal ElAttrache, MD, performed Tommy John surgery on Ken Waldichuk, a pitcher for the Oakland Athletics, in Los Angeles on May 15.
  3. 2 orthopedic settlements to know

    Becker's reported on two settlements in orthopedic cases so far in May.
  4. Idaho medical center adds da Vinci, Stryker Mako robots

    Soda Springs, Idaho-based Caribou Medical Center has added two new surgical robots in the last year, according to a May 15 report from the Idaho State Journal.
  5. Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group performs 1st live stem cell knee injection

    Physicians at Carmel, N.Y.-based Somers Orthopaedic & Spine Surgery Center have performed the first autologous live stem cell knee injection. 
  6. The state of total disc replacement in 6 studies

    Total disc replacement is a procedure that continues to catch the interest of spine surgeons. Here are six recent studies that illustrate where the procedure is today and where it's heading.
  7. 4 spine, orthopedic practices relocating in 2024

    Four health systems and orthopedic providers have relocated to new, larger offices thus far in 2024: 
  8. Dr. Andrew Cordover operates on WWE star

    Andrew Cordover, MD, performed spine surgery on Todd James Smith, a WWE wrestler who works under the name Ivar.
  9. 3 places adding new spine centers

    Since the beginning of April, three healthcare centers have opened or announced new facilities specifically for spine care.

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