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  1. Minnesota hospital 1st in state to receive orthopedic excellence designation

    St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth, Minn., has become the first hospital in the state to receive DNV's Advanced Orthopedic Center of Excellence designation, according to a Jan. 11 report from the Duluth News Tribune.
  2. 8 places hiring orthopedic surgeons

    Here are eight places hiring orthopedic surgeons, using LinkedIn's job search tool:
  3. 8 places hiring spine surgeons

    Here are eight places hiring spine surgeons, using LinkedIn's job search tool:

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  1. Orthopedic surgeon pays $1.8M to resolve false claims allegations

    Hanna "Johnny" Mitias, MD, owner of New Albany, Miss.-based Mitias Orthopaedics, agreed to pay $1.8 million to resolve allegations of submitting false claims to Medicare and Medicaid, The Oxford Eagle reported Jan. 11. 
  2. Dr. Martin O'Malley operates on Good Morning America anchor

    Martin O'Malley, MD, operated on Lara Spencer, the Good Morning America co-anchor said in a Jan. 3 Instagram post.
  3. 6 things to know about JIS Orthopedics

    New Albany, Ohio-based JIS Orthopedics has specialized in total knee and hip replacements since its founding in 1972. Here are six things to know about the practice: 
  4. Dr. Wade Johnson to provide care for US ski team

    Wade Johnson, MD, a sports medicine physician and director of sports medicine at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, Minn., will serve as the official physician for the U.S. alpine ski team at the c according to a Jan. 10 report from CBS and Fox affiliate KEYC.

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  1. Cervical disc replacement market to near $7.8B by 2030

    The cervical total disc replacement market is estimated to grow 18.5 percent by 2023, according to Zion Market Research.
  2. Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine partners with Union Health

    Carmel, Ind.-based Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine signed a partnership with Terre Haute, Ind.-based Union Health, The Tribune-Star reported Jan. 10.
  3. Spine surgeon cleared in malpractice case

    A jury ruled Kingsley Chin, MD, and Miami-based LESS Institute innocent in a malpractice case involving a spondylolisthesis patient, the practice said Jan. 11.
  4. 8 medtech notes: Medtronic, Arthrex and more

    Here are eight developments from spine and orthopedic devicemakers since Jan. 4:
  1. NextAR for spine, orthopedic surgeries debut in Japan

    The first procedures using Medacta's NextAR augmented reality surgical platform have been performed in Japan, according to a Jan. 10 report from MarketScreener.
  2. Missouri clinic to add Mako arm for hip, knee replacements

    Ozarks Healthcare in West Plains, Mo., has become the first healthcare system in the region to add a Mako robot for hip and knee replacement surgeries, according to a Jan. 10 report from Ozark Radio News.
  3. Orthopedic provider Vori Health partners with Allstate for insurance benefits

    Nationwide orthopedic care provider Vori Health has partnered with Allstate Benefits, a leader in health and supplemental insurance, to lower healthcare costs for their businesses and employees. 
  4. 9-physician spine practice gets private equity investment

    Triton Pacific Capital Partners has added Killeen, Texas-based Integrated Pain Associates, the private equity firm said Jan. 10.
  5. Dr. Nicholas Theodore joins Harvard MedTech medical advisory board

    Neurosurgeon Nicholas Theodore, MD, joined the medical advisory board for Harvard MedTech. 
  6. 5 orthopedic practices to know

    Here are five orthopedic practices to know:
  7. Orthopedic surgeon arrested in Florida on allegations of patient abuse

    An orthopedic surgeon was arrested in Florida on accusations he abused patients during checkups and procedures, NBC affiliate WBBH reported Jan. 10.
  8. SI joint fusion in 2023: 8 developments to know

    In recent months, payers have become keener to sacroiliac joint fusion devices, and researchers are exploring the technology further.
  9. No Medtronic spinoffs planned in 2023, CEO says

    Medtronic doesn't have plans for additional spinoffs in 2023, CEO Geoff Martha said at the J.P. Morgan 41st Annual Healthcare Conference.

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