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  1. 4 practices expanding imaging capabilities

    In 2019, EOS imaging launched its EOSedge musculoskeletal imaging system, which captures images in seconds with less radiation exposure than traditional X-rays and CT scans. It can reduce the amount of radiation patients are exposed to by 80%. 
  2. Meet the leaders of the 12 best hospitals in Florida for spine surgery

    Healthgrades recently released its rankings for the best hospitals in the U.S. for spine surgery, including 12 in Florida. 
  3. 4 medtech notes: ZimVie, Orthofix and more

    Here are four key updates from spine and orthopedic medtech companies since March 27.

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  1. NFL player plans 2nd career as orthopedic surgeon

    The transition from NFL player to orthopedic specialist is not an unusual one. Several notable NFL players, including Chiefs offensive lineman Mark Adickes, MD, and Pittsburgh Steelers head surgeon James Bradley, MD, have begun musculoskeletal careers following their football careers. 
  2. Meet the surgeons using Apple Vision Pro in the OR

    Four orthopedic and spine surgeons have made strides using Apple's Apple Vision Pro headset in the operating room in 2024. 
  3. Florida hospital adds 34 orthopedic suites

    Sarasota Memorial Hospital-Venice (Fla.) opened 34 new inpatient orthopedic suites on April 3, according to an April 3 report from the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.
  4. Spinal cord injury patient able to walk after stem cell treatment

    A man who was paralyzed seven years ago can walk and stand on his own after taking part in a stem cell study at Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic, ABC News reported April 1.

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  1. Accelus adds 2 leaders

    Spine devicemaker Accelus named two new people to its leadership team — Rob German as vice president of research and development and Luke Perkins as senior director of product management.
  2. Outpatient spine cases grew 193% in Medicare patients over 10 years

    Outpatient spine procedures grew among Medicare patients between 2010 and 2021, with significant yearly growth at ASCs, according to a study in the March 2024 issue of the North American Spine Society Journal.
  3. Captiva Spine introduces new SI joint system

    Captiva Spine launched its TransFasten-LSF sacroiliac joint fusion system for minimally invasive procedures.
  4. What 6 execs at Zimmer Biomet were paid over 3 years

    Zimmer Biomet's new CEO, Ivan Tornos, earned $10.2 million in total compensation in 2023, according to a recent Securities and Exchange Commission proxy filing.
  1. University of Michigan expands orthopedic presence

    Carson City-based University of Michigan Health-Sparrow Carson Orthopedics and Sports Medicine is expanding its orthopedic services in the area through the addition of three new providers. 
  2. Orlando Health Neuroscience Institute opens new facility

    Orlando Health Neuroscience Institute opened a new facility at the health system's downtown Orlando campus.
  3. Middlesex Orthopedic & Spine opens new location

    Middletown, Conn.-based Middlesex Orthopedic & Spine Associates opened a new location in Newington, Conn., the practice said April 1.
  4. 8 spine, orthopedic billionaires

    Forbes' released its 38th annual World's Billionaires list, and it includes eight people connected to spine and orthopedic businesses and care.
  5. ZimVie's exit from the spine market: A timeline

    ZimVie, Zimmer Biomet's spine and dental spinoff, has officially made its exit from the spine market after a tumultuous year, selling the business to global investment firm H.I.G. Capital. 
  6. Dr. Chester Donnally partners with imaging company

    Chester Donnally, III, MD, of Addison-based Texas Spine Consultants, is partnering with Mymedicalimages for diagnostic imaging.
  7. The future of orthopedics is outpatient

    Orthopedic procedures continue to move out of hospitals and into the outpatient setting.
  8. Rothman surgeon completes 1st reverse total shoulder arthroplasty using Apple Vision Pro

    G. Russell Huffman, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopedic Institute, has completed the first reverse total shoulder arthroplasty using the Apple Vision Pro. 
  9. How 5 Stryker executives were paid since 2021

    Stryker CEO Kevin Lobo's total compensation grew from $18.6 million in 2022 to about $20.8 million in 2023, according to a recent Securities and Exchange Commission proxy filing.

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