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  1. Kuros Biosciences reaches 3 milestones with its spinal biologic portfolio

    Kuros Biosciences hit three advancements for its MagnetOS portfolio, according to a Jan. 4 news release. 
  2. Colorado hospital wants to acquire some Vail-Summit Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery locations

    Gunnison (Colo.) Valley Health is in talks to acquire ownership of some of Vail-Summit Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery's locations, a spokesperson for the practice told Becker's.
  3. Oregon orthopedic group adds 5 surgeons

    Bend, Ore.-based The Center Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Care added five surgeons from Bend-based Desert Orthopedics.

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  1. 'Stability is the exact opposite of what to expect': How spine surgeons can get ahead

    On the heels of the challenges of 2023, spine surgeons are thinking strategically in 2024. Four spine surgeons discuss how to get ahead of the curve for long-term stability.
  2. Florida Pain Associates faces 30-day suspension

    Fort Lauderdale-based Florida Pain & Rehabilitation Associates, led by designated physician and pain medicine specialist Sergio Lenchig, MD, is under a 30-day suspension for safety infractions, according to a Jan. 3 report from the Miami Herald.
  3. Surgeons concerned over Baptist Health policy for emergency orthopedic cases

    A new policy at Bethesda Hospital East and Bethesda Hospital West, both in Boynton Beach, Fla., is asking on-call orthopedic surgeons to see emergency patients, including those who may be out of the surgeons' scope of expertise, reported Jan. 3.
  4. Texas Spine Consultants adds surgeon

    Augustus "AJ" Rush, III, MD, joined Plano-based Texas Spine Consultants.

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  1. The administrative efficiencies 1 surgeon wants to sharpen in 2024

    Jashan Valjee, DPM, of The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics in Bethesda, Md., wants to bolster administrative efficiencies in his practice for 2024.
  2. UCLA orthopedic surgeons design infection prevention solution

    University of California Los Angeles Health orthopedic specialist Nicholas Bernthal, MD, has teamed up with Duke University biomedical engineer Tatiana Segura, PhD, and a team of UCLA engineers to develop a preventative strategy for postoperative orthopedic surgical infections. 
  3. Cost of knee arthroscopy in an HOPD by state

    Alaska is the most expensive state to get a knee arthroscopy with cartilage removal in the hospital outpatient departments, while Iowa is the most affordable, according to data from Sidecar Health's care calculator.
  4. University Orthopedics adds family-owned practice

    East Providence, R.I.-based University Orthopedics has added family-owned practice Cranston, R.I.-based Orthopaedic Associates to its network of facilities. 
  1. Meet 2024's musculoskeletal billionaires

    At the stroke of midnight on Jan. 1, Forbes updated its annual list of the richest people in the world, which includes 34 U.S. healthcare billionaires in 2024, including eight who made their wealth in the spine and orthopedic industry. 
  2. New England Orthopedic Surgeons adds Athenahealth

    Springfield, Mass.-based New England Orthopedic Surgeons has implemented Athenahealth's cloud-based electronic health record, revenue cycle management and patient engagement solutions suite athenaOne.  
  3. 5 states with the most employed orthopedic surgeons

    California is the state with the highest employment level of orthopedic surgeons.
  4. HOPCo acquires MoonlightOrtho

    Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company has acquired MoonlightOrtho, a musculoskeletal telehealth platform.
  5. Dr. Rohan Lall named chief medical officer of SynerFuse

    Rohan Lall, MD, was named chief medical officer of SynerFuse.
  6. Enovis completes LimaCorporate acquisition

    Enovis completed its acquisition of LimaCorporate, according to a Jan. 3 news release.
  7. Idaho medical center adds Dr. Nicholas Levine to launch neurosurgery practice

    Moscow, Idaho-based Gritman Medical Center has added neurosurgeon Nicholas Levine, MD, to launch its new Gritman neurosurgery practice, which will focus on spine and brain surgery, according to a Jan. 2 report from the Daily Fly.
  8. Missouri orthopedic hospital adds Velys robot for joint replacements

    Ozark, Mo.-based Mercy Orthopedic Hospital has added a Velys robotic system for knee replacements, according to a Jan. 2 report from KY3.
  9. Indiana health systems adds Mako robot for joint replacements

    New Castle, Ind.-based Henry Community Health is offering joint replacement procedures utilizing the Mako Smart Robotics system, according to a Dec. 30 report by The Courier-Times. 

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