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  1. 22 years of disc replacement in the US: A timeline of milestones and challenges

    From milestone surgeries to emerging data and ongoing challenges, here is how artificial disc technology has developed in the last several decades:
  2. Orthopedic surgeon honored for preventing amputations

    Dane Wukich, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, received an award from Washington, D.C.-based MedStar Georgetown University Hospital for his work in limb salvaging. 
  3. Colorado Supreme Court rejects hospital's bid to enforce $229K spine surgery bill

    A spine surgery patient will not be on the hook for a $229,112 medical bill at Westminster-based St. Anthony North Health Campus, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled May 16.

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  1. OrthoVirginia names orthopedic surgeon as CEO

    North Chesterfield-based OrthoVirginia named David Jevsevar, MD, as its new CEO.
  2. Robotic spine company with $1B in cash open to M&A opportunities

    With about $1 billion in cash on its balance sheet, Globus Medical is looking to explore strategic partnerships that could capitalize on some weaknesses in the medtech market, according to the company's first-quarter earnings call, transcribed by The Motley Fool.
  3. 7 spine, orthopedic practice openings in 60 days

    Seven spine and orthopedic practices have opened new locations since March 16.
  4. Zimmer Biomet names chief accounting officer

    Zimmer Biomet appointed Paul Stellato as vice president, controller and chief accounting officer.

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  1. Yale New Haven Hospital to add spine robot

    Yale New Haven (Conn.) Hospital's St. Raphael Campus will add the Mazor X Stealth Edition robot for spine surgery, Zyri reported May 16.
  2. Stryker vs. Johnson & Johnson vs. Zimmer Biomet: How they compare in Q1

    Stryker, Johnson & Johnson and Zimmer Biomet all saw first-quarter revenue increases. The devicemakers also saw overall growth in their spine and orthopedic segments year over year.
  3. 5 orthopedic practices to know

    An Illinois practice recognized as one of the top specialty programs in the country and four other orthopedic practices to know:
  4. Neuralink competitor begins human trials for brain implant

    Synchron, a company developing brain implants, has begun clinical trials in humans ahead of Elon Musk's Neuralink.
  1. 16 hospitals receive Healthgrades' Spine Surgery State awards

    Healthgrades honored 16 hospitals across four states with its 2022 Spine Surgery State Ranking Award.
  2. Cleveland Clinic adds neurosurgeon to Florida location

    Cleveland Clinic Weston (Fla.) Hospital added neurosurgeon Dr. Hoon Choi, PhD.
  3. Medtronic completes $1.1B acquisition of Intersect ENT

    Medtronic completed its acquisition of Intersect ENT.
  4. IMAC Holdings' Q1 sales grow along with Walmart presence

    IMAC Holdings reported revenue growth for the fourth consecutive quarter, according to results posted May 13.
  5. 7 places hiring spine surgeons

    Here are seven practices and health systems looking for spine surgeons using LinkedIn's job search tool:
  6. Amplify Surgical completes 1st training for dualPortal endoscopic technique

    Amplify Surgical recently completed the first training on the dualPortal endoscopic technique.
  7. Resurgens Orthopaedics awards retiring surgeon

    Frank Joseph, MD, received Atlanta-based Resurgens Orthopaedics' 13th annual Garrett Award.
  8. 1st spine case combining 2 imaging technologies done in Connecticut

    The first spine surgery in Connecticut using Augmedics' XVision system and the Airo TruCT Mobile Imaging System was performed at the UConn Health Spine Center in Farmington.
  9. South Carolina health system adds spine robot

    Medical University of South Carolina's Charleston division added Medronic's Mazor X robot and O-arm mobile X-ray system.

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