• Portneuf Sports Medicine Institute warns of possible breach

    Pocatello, Idaho-based Portneuf Health Partners, which owns and operates Portneuf Medical Center, Portneuf Quality Alliance, Portneuf Sports Medicine Institute and several physician practices, has warned patients that a ransomware attack targeting parent company Ardent Health Services may have compromised patient information, according to a Nov. 30 report on JDSupra by the law firm Console and Associates.
  • Enovis president, COO to retire

    Orthopedic-focused medical technology company Enovis is set to undergo a leadership transition following the announcement that current President and COO Brady Shirley plans to step down in 2024. 
  • Dr. James Andrews earns 2023 Alabama Football Legend Award

    James Andrews, MD, will be honored with the 2023 Alabama Football Legend Award from Regions Bank, NBC affiliate WSFA reported Dec. 5.
  • University of Rochester opens orthopedic center in mall

    The University of Rochester (N.Y.) Medicine Center for Orthopaedics and Physical Performance opened for outpatient services at The Marketplace Mall, Rochester Business Journal reported Dec. 5.
  • Practices closing doors in 2023

    As healthcare continued to evolve in 2023, five orthopedic and spine practices closed their doors permanently, some with plans to open new facilities in their place. 
  • What it takes to be a true orthopedic leader

    There are several orthopedic leaders around the world making tough decisions and leading their team to greatness. But what separates the good orthopedic leaders from the great?
  • WellSpan Health expanding same-day joint replacements

    Beginning Dec. 4, Hanover, Pa.-based WellSpan Health & Surgery Center will become the first ASC in the system to provide same-day total joint replacements for hips and knees. 
  • University of Alabama opens comprehensive sports medicine facility

    The University of Alabama at Birmingham has opened its newly expanded Sports and Exercise Medicine Clinic, supported by UAB's departments of family and community medicine, orthopedic surgery, and physical medicine and rehabilitation.
  • The 10 most injury-prone states

    Maine has been named the most injury-prone state in the U.S., with the highest number of resident emergency room visits relative to its population size, according to research from pain management specialists New York Pain Care. 
  • Dr. Christopher Dale joins Mercyhealth

    Orthopedic surgeon Christopher Dale, MD, has joined the staff at Janesville, Wis.-based Mercyhealth East, according to a Dec. 4 report from the Gazette Xtra.
  • Somers Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine completes 1st BEAR procedure

    Carmel, N.Y.-based Somers Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Group has completed its first bridge-enhanced ACL repair, or BEAR, implant procedure for ACL restoration, according to a Nov. 30 LinkedIn post.
  • Central Maine Health seeks full ownership of its orthopedic ASC

    Central Maine Health Ventures, a subsidiary of Auburn-based Central Maine Healthcare, is attempting to acquire full ownership of its orthopedic ASC, Central Maine Orthopaedics Ambulatory Surgical Center in Auburn, according to a Dec. 1 report from the Sun Journal.
  • 5 surgeons on the cutting edge of orthopedics

    Here are five orthopedic surgeons making waves in the industry:
  • Dr. George Russell to lead UPMC's orthopedic trauma division

    George Russell, MD, was named chief of orthopedic trauma at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine’s department of orthopedic surgery, according to a Dec. 4 news release. 
  • How orthopedic surgeon pay, CMS rates evolved over 5 years

    Orthopedic surgeon pay has climbed steadily over the last five years. Meanwhile, over the last three years, the CMS physician fee schedule has continued dipping.
  • 2 New Jersey Devils players out following orthopedic procedures

    NHL players Dougie Hamilton and Tomas Nosek of the New Jersey Devils are both out indefinitely following orthopedic procedures to treat injuries suffered during gameplay. 
  • Dr. Kamaljeet Banga joins Community Memorial orthopedic team

    Kamaljeet Banga, MD, will join the orthopedic team at Hamilton, N.Y.-based Community Memorial Hospital. 
  • AAOS gives grants to address diversity, inclusion in orthopedics

    The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons provided grants to 17 recipients as part of the 2024 AAOS IDEA Grant Program, according to a Dec. 1 news release.
  • What makes a stellar orthopedic leader?

    An A+ leader is essential for any healthcare organization. But what exactly does a stellar leader look like?
  • 'Work smarter, not harder': What 7 orthopedic surgeons are prioritizing for 2024

    Every year brings several changes in the healthcare industry, and 2024 is shaping up to be no exception. Heading into the new year, orthopedic surgeons expect to face ongoing payer challenges, residual COVID-19 struggles and new opportunities for growth and expansion. 

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