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  1. Orthopedics and pediatrics: 16 updates in 2023

    From new augmented reality options to pediatric specialist appointments, here are 16 orthopedic, spine and sports medicine care moves impacting pediatric patients this year: 
  2. The surgeons operating on quarterbacks in 2023

    2023 has been a major year for the NFL injury report. According to a December report from Sports Illustrated, nearly one-third of quarterbacks have missed significant playing time this season due to an injury; the majority being orthopedic. 
  3. Heiden Orthopedics opens new office

    Park City, Utah-based Heiden Orthopedics is opening a new office in Heber City, Utah, according to a Dec. 27 report from NPR affiliate KPCW. 

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  1. OrthoNY taps new CEO

    Albany, N.Y.-based OrthoNY has added David Fitzgerald as its new CEO, according to a Dec. 27 report from the Times Union.
  2. Parkview Health adds orthopedic services

    Parkview Health has added orthopedic and podiatry services at its multispecialty clinic in Peru, Ind.
  3. Campbell Clinic's Dr. Marcus Ford earns AAHKS honor

    Germantown, Tenn.-based Campbell Clinic orthopedic surgeon Marcus Ford, MD, has earned the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons' Clinical Research Award. 
  4. Lenox Hill Hospital 1st in New York to implant alternative to lumbar spine fusion

    New York City-based Northwell Lenox Hill Hospital has become the first in the state to successfully implant a motion-sparing device as an alternative to lumbar spine fusions. 

Maximizing ASC Performance in Orthopedics and Beyond through New Technologies and KPIs

It's time to level up your ASC. Learn how to use technology and KPIs to elevate your surgery center here.
  1. The payer trend 1 physician is watching

    As the popularity of spine procedures in the ASC setting continues to grow, some physicians worry that payer behavior could stunt technological growth and surgeon abilities. 
  2. Texas Spine Consultants partners with United Musculoskeletal Partners

    Dallas-based Texas Spine Consultants, a group specializing in spine surgical management, has partnered with musculoskeletal management group United Musculoskeletal Partners. 
  3. Augmedics treats 5,000th patient using AR spine technology

    Augmedics has treated its 5,000th patient using its Xvision spine system, the first augmented reality system to gain FDA approval for surgery. 
  4. Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies expands

    Four physicians are joining Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies, according to the Loveland Reporter-Herald.
  1. 4 orthopedic device companies ranked by revenue

    The major players in the orthopedic and spine device space are vying for market share while also bringing on additional capabilities and services.
  2. UCSF names orthopedic surgery chair

    UCSF Health appointed Benjamin Ma, MD, chair of its orthopedic surgery department, according to Newswise.
  3. What this orthopedic surgeon hopes to see from the industry in 2024

    Advancements in minimally invasive surgery, telemedicine and imaging technologies are just a few of the things on one surgeon's wishlist for 2024.
  4. Dr. Robert Harper joins BoulderCentre for Orthopedics & Spine

    BoulderCentre for Orthopedics & Spine in Colorado has added Robert Harper, MD, to its staff.
  5. Orthofix releases study on additional therapy for lumbar spinal fusion procedures

    Spine and orthopedic products company Orthofix released new data on pulsed electromagnetic field stimulation, an additional therapy to lumbar spinal fusion procedures for patients at risk for pseudarthrosis.
  6. Life Spine settles litigation with Aegis Spine

    Life Spine settled its litigation agianst Aegis Spine and secured a court order permanently prohibiting marketing or sales of AccelFix-XT devices in the U.S., according to a Dec. 21 news release.
  7. It's time to turn a critical eye to orthopedic tech, says Dr. Philip Louie

    The orthopedic industry is filled with new technology, but gathering information on such technology is key before diving in head first. 
  8. Dr. Will Workman operates on Oakland Athletics pitcher

    Will Workman, MD, performed knee surgery on Sean Newcomb, a pitcher for the Oakland Athletics, at the Webster Surgery Center in Oakland, Calif.
  9. What we heard in 2023

    Spine and orthopedic experts this year spoke with Becker's Spine Review about topics from Ozempic to outpatient migration.

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