Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. AAOS recognized as 'Best and Brightest Companies to Work For' 3rd year in a row

    The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons was recognized by the National Association for Business Resources as one of the "Best and Brightest Companies to Work For."
  2. USOP adds 2 Louisiana practices

    U.S. Orthopaedic Partners added two practices in Louisiana — Alexandria-based Mid State Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center and Orthopaedic Associates of New Orleans.
  3. Dr. Stephen Ritter debuts Stryker Q guidance in Indiana

    Stephen Ritter, MD, of Carmel, Ind.-based Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics, performed the first spine surgery in Indiana using Stryker's Q Guidance system.

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  1. Orthopedic surgery center opens in Georgia

    Hamilton Healthcare System and Hamilton-Associates in Orthopedics & Sports Medicine opened a new orthopedic surgery center in Dalton, Ga., on July 11.
  2. Lancaster Orthopedic Group data breach impacts up to 2,000 patients

    Lancaster Orthopedic Group, based in Manheim Township, Pa., is investigating a security breach that exposed the private information of between 500 and 2,000 patients, according to a July 20 report from LancasterOnline.
  3. DxTx Pain and Spine secures $50M in funding

    Barrington Hills, Ill.-based DxTx Pain and Spine has secured over $50 million in funding from BC Partners Credit to expand its operations across the country. 
  4. 10 Stryker moves from the 1st half of 2023

    Medical device company Stryker has made several strides in the industry throughout the first half of the year, including launching a new guidance system and a completely autonomous guidance system.  

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  1. U of Utah earns FDA clearance for Bone Bolt system

    Salt Lake City-based University of Utah Orthopaedic Innovation Center earned FDA clearance for its Bone Bolt system, which is an implant system to fix bone fractures. 
  2. How orthopedic surgeons can un-silo the industry

    Three physicians connected with Becker's to discuss how orthopedic surgeons can work to un-silo the industry.
  3. Apple Vision Pro has spine surgery potential, but it's not ready yet, 2 physicians say

    Apple Vision Pro, an augmented reality headset from Apple, was unveiled in June. While the system is marketed for everyday use, like an iPhone, some physicians are thinking about its applications in medicine.
  4. Potential FTC lawsuit may challenge Globus Medical-NuVasive deal

    The Federal Trade Commission is weighing a potential antitrust lawsuit that could challenge Globus Medical's more than $3 billion proposed acquisition of NuVasive, Seeking Alpha reported July 20.
  1. Dr. Frank Cammisa reflects on lifetime achievement award, future of HSS

    Spine surgeon Frank Cammisa Jr., MD, has had a long career at New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery as its chief emeritus of spine. In June, he was recognized for his work and earned HSS' Lifetime Achievement Award.
  2. Intracept spine procedure shows 4-year efficacy

    Relievant Medsystems has announced four-year results from two clinical trials demonstrating the safety, effectiveness and durability of its Intracept procedure for patients with vertebrogenic pain. 
  3. Colorado health system 1st in region to offer cryoanalgesia knee pain relief

    Tomas Pevny, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Glenwood Springs, Colo.-based Valley View, has become the first in the region to offer Iovera, an FDA-approved nonsurgical, nonopioid knee pain treatment, according to a July 20 press release sent to Becker's. 
  4. Virtua Health becomes region's largest orthopedic provider with acquisition

    Marlton, N.J.-based Virtua Health's Virtua Medical Group has added Moorestown, N.J.-based Reconstructive Orthopedics and its 300-plus employees, including 90 clinicians, making Virtua the largest orthopedic provider in Southern New Jersey, according to a July 20 report from
  5. Cleveland Clinic named medical services provider for Premier League Summer Series

    The Premier League, the top level of the English soccer league system, has partnered with Cleveland Clinic to provide medical services during the Premier League Summer Series Tournament. 
  6. Johnson & Johnson posts 5% uptick in Q2 orthopedic sales

    Johnson & Johnson posted increases in total revenue and orthopedic sales during the second quarter of 2023, according to a July 20 news release from the company.
  7. The best investments made at 9 spine practices

    Strategies to cut costs are top of mind for many spine physicians. Where to invest money for the most value is just as important.
  8. Dr. J. Patrick Johnson joins DISC Sports & Spine Center

    J. Patrick Johnson, MD, joined DISC Sports and Spine Center to launch the practice's Marina del Rey, Calif. surgery center.
  9. Stryker, Zimmer Biomet up revenue projections as elective surgeries rebound

    Medical device companies Stryker and Zimmer Biomet are increasing their revenue projections after a surge of elective surgeries. 

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