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  1. Aetna can't undo class in disc replacement lawsuit

    Aetna lost its bid to decertify a 239-person class-action lawsuit over its coverage of lumbar total disc replacement. 
  2. Demystifying the 'black box' of spine care online

    Philip Louie, MD, and Venu Nemani, MD, PhD, spine surgeons at Seattle-based Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, began leveraging social media a year ago to bridge the gaps in spine care education, specifically among professional athletes.
  3. Ohio hospital earns spine certification

    Miami Valley Hospital South in Centerville, Ohio, earned Disease Specific Care certification for spine services, according to a July 27 news release.

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  1. Proprio spine system secures $43M in funding

    Surgical technology company Proprio, known for its artificial intelligence-driven surgical navigation platform for spine procedures, has secured $43 million in series B funding to address a growing demand for its platform. 
  2. 12 surgeons joining new practices in July

    Here are 12 spine and orthopedic surgeons who have joined new practices since the beginning of July: 
  3. Icotec earns additional FDA nod for Vader system

    Icotec's Vader pedicle system navigated instruments earned FDA 510(k) clearance, the medtech company said July 27.
  4. Dr. Neal ElAttrache performs 2 elbow procedures on Philadelphia Phillies pitcher

    Neal ElAttrache, MD, operated on Andrew Painter, a pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies, in Los Angeles on July 25, according to a July 25 report by CBS News Philadelphia.

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  1. 3 places adding orthopedic robots

    Here are three places adding orthopedic robots since June 26.
  2. 2 recent data breaches at orthopedic practices

    Becker's has reported on two data breaches at orthopedic practices since June 21.
  3. 12 DISC Sports & Spine Center physicians earn Castle Connolly recognition

    Castle Connolly recognized 12 physicians from DISC Sports & Spine Center as "Top Doctors" in Los Angeles, the practice said July 27.
  4. Here's what not enough spine surgeons are doing

    Seven spine surgeons discuss the skills and practices they feel more spine surgeons should engage in.
  1. ATI Physical Therapy, Genie Health partner to create hybrid care model

    Rehabilitation provider ATI Physical Therapy and Genie Health, a digital physical therapy and healthcare services provider, have formed a strategic partnership with the goal of creating a hybrid care model melding virtual physical therapy with hands-on care.
  2. Palm Beach Health adds Dr. David Deliberato

    David Deliberato, DO, joined Boca Raton, Fla.-based Palm Beach Health Network Physician Group, according to a July 25 report by South Florida Hospital News.
  3. Dr. Bassel Diebo joins University Orthopedics Center

    Bassel Diebo, MD, joined University Orthopedics’ Center for Spine Health.
  4. Neurosurgeon cleared of $27M malpractice allegations

    A jury found neurosurgeon David Boarini, MD, wasn't responsible for a patient's alleged pain and decreased mobility after spine surgery and cleared him of a $27 million malpractice claim, Medscape reported July 26.
  5. Dr. Ken Zaslav debuts Agili-C implant in the US

    Orthopedic surgeon Ken Zaslav, MD, performed the first commercial case with CartiHeal's Agili-C in the U.S., the medtech company said July 26.
  6. 1st pedicle screw placed using Novarad AR technology in the US

    Bradley Moatz, MD, has placed the first ever pedicle screw using Novarad's immersive augmented reality on a live patient in the U.S.
  7. Building anchored by Resurgens Orthopaedics sold

    First Citizens Bank has provided $20.5 million toward the acquisition of a Cumming, Ga.-based medical office building anchored by Resurgens Orthopaedics. 
  8. Steindler Orthopedic Clinic breaks ground on $60M facility

    Iowa City, Iowa-based Steindler Orthopedics broke ground on a $60 million facility in North Liberty, Iowa, CBS 2 Iowa reported July 25.
  9. CDC investigating tuberculosis infections linked to recalled bone grafts

    The CDC and FDA are investigating an outbreak of tuberculosis linked to recently recalled viable bone matrix material.

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