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  1. Los Angeles orthopedic group opens new clinic, adds surgeon

    Los Angeles Orthopedic Surgery Specialists and Advanced Orthopedics, a practice with Unity MSK, opened a clinic at Glendale (Calif.) Adventist Hospital.
  2. Colorado practice completes first trials with spinal fusion alternative device

    Steamboat Orthopaedic & Spine Institute is progressing in its trial for 3Spine's Motus device, the practice said Oct. 19.
  3. 6 orthopedic surgeon moves

    Here are six orthopedic surgeons joining new practices or adding to their titles reported by Becker's since Oct. 3:

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  1. Inspired Spine opens remodeled clinic, eyes growth into other states

    Burnsville, Minn.-based Inspired Spine opened a remodeled clinic in the same city.
  2. Orthopedic, AI companies complete merger

    Orthopedic imaging companies CurveBeam and StraxCorp completed their merger, the two companies announced Oct. 20.
  3. DePuy Synthes' spine imaging system earns FDA clearance

    DePuy Synthes received FDA 510(k) clearance for its minimally invasive spine platform, Teligen, the devicemaker said Oct. 20.
  4. The most challenging aspects of an orthopedic surgeon's role

    Beyond the operating room, orthopedic surgeons can face challenges in their work and with balancing their personal lives.

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  1. US Orthopaedic Partners practice adds 2 physicians

    Oxford (Miss.) Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, part of U.S. Orthopaedic Partners, added two physicians.
  2. Mississippi's only female private practice neurosurgeon gets equity partner role

    Kelsey Walsh, MD, a neurosurgeon at NewSouth NeuroSpine in Flowood, Mississippi, was named an equity partner of the practice.
  3. Spine company partners to research nanoTi titanium for implants

    SpineCraft signed a research agreement with Rosies Base to investigate nanoTi, a titanium alloy, for spine implants.
  4. 1-year data for Premia Spine's lumbar facet arthroplasty is out: 4 details

    One-year data published in Clinical Spine Surgery found Premia Spine's Tops facet replacement system was effective across all patient-reported outcome measures.
  1. Georgia clinic expands orthopedic care services

    Georgia's largest privately owned physician group, Harbin Clinic, has added hand and upper-extremity orthopedic care services to its Calhoun, Ga., location, according to an Oct. 19 report from the Calhoun Times. 
  2. Orthopedic Care Partners adds St. Louis practice

    Orthopedic Care Partners has added the St. Louis-based physician practice of Nathan Mall, MD, to its Motion Orthopaedics platform. 
  3. PrecisionOS, Mass General team up for orthopedic residency education

    Virtual reality training provider PrecisionOS will collaborate with Boston-based Massachusetts General Hospital to provide immersive virtual reality training to Harvard University's combined orthopedic residency program in Boston. 
  4. Retired orthopedic surgeon accuses DePuy Synthes of patent infringement

    Patrick Sweeney, MD, a retired orthopedic surgeon, is suing DePuy Synthes for alleged patent infringement involving a surgical screw he developed.
  5. Cervical spine implant earns FDA nod, SeaSpine expands 7D Flash applications and more: 7 device company notes

    An artificial disc milestone and six more key updates from spine devicemakers since Oct. 12.
  6. Spine surgeons 'skeptical' of big tech, retail disrupting US healthcare

    Retail giants such as Walgreens and CVS Health and the Big Four tech companies — Alphabet (rebranded from Google), Amazon, Apple and Microsoft — are ramping up their healthcare pursuits as patients increasingly demand lower costs and convenient access to care. 
  7. Job cuts on the table ahead of J&J's spinoff

    Johnson & Johnson is likely to make "modest cuts" to its workforce ahead of its spinoff of its consumer health businesses, The Wall Street Journal reported Oct. 18.
  8. Medtronic, Stryker named among best employers: Forbes

    Medical technology giants Medtronic and Stryker have been named on Forbes' sixth annual "World's Best Employers" list.
  9. Drs. Todd Lanman, Jason Cuellar perform 1st 3-level disc replacement with Prodisc implant

    Todd Lanman, MD, and Jason Cuellar, MD, PhD, completed the first three-level artificial disc replacement using the Prodisc C Vivo implant in the U.S.

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