Written by Laura Miller | Wednesday, 04 December 2013 16:15
The Food and Drug Administration has granted 19 spine-related device clearances in November.
Written by Heather Linder | Wednesday, 04 December 2013 10:59
Aurora Spine has been granted FDA 510(k) clearance for its ZIP minimally invasive interspinous fusion system.
Written by Laura Miller | Wednesday, 04 December 2013 10:05
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released the final physician payment rule for next year, slashing physician reimbursement 20.1 percent.
Written by Laura Miller | Wednesday, 04 December 2013 10:03
Ambulatory lumbar discectomy access is most common among white, male patients with private insurance and in a higher volume hospital setting, according to an article recently published in The Spine Journal.
Written by Laura Miller | Wednesday, 04 December 2013 09:57
Most — around 67 percent — of physician practices don't plan to make any changes to their office staff in the coming year, according to the Clinical & Office Staff Salary Report from Medscape.
Written by Heather Linder | Tuesday, 03 December 2013 14:55
Here are seven key notes on major spine and orthopedic device companies.
Written by Laura Miller | Tuesday, 03 December 2013 14:00
Technological advancement now allows spine surgeons to perform simple and some more complex procedures with less invasive techniques, and spine surgeons going through training are increasingly interested in adopting them.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 03 December 2013 11:42
Snellville, Ga.-based Atlanta Neurosurgical Associates has joined the Decatur, Ga.-based DeKalb Medical Physicians Group, part of DeKalb Regional Health System.
Written by Heather Linder | Tuesday, 03 December 2013 10:34
Israel-based NLT Spine has been granted two U.S. patents for the conduit straight design and implant beveled tip used in its PROW FUSION lumbar interbody fusion procedure.
12. Spine Surgery Cost Analysis: Physician Pay Cuts Don't Significantly Drop Lumbar Laminectomy Cost
Written by Laura Miller | Tuesday, 03 December 2013 10:14
Spine surgeons and researchers from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine department of neurosurgery published an article in The Spine Journal earlier this year analyzing current trends in surgeon and hospital fee distribution for lumbar laminectomy.
Written by Laura Miller | Tuesday, 03 December 2013 10:10
Here are 12 statistics on the type of benefits physician practices offer their office staff, according to Medscape's Clinical & Office Staff Salary Report.
Written by Laura Miller | Monday, 02 December 2013 14:49
Manhattan-based Regency Healthcare recently launched a program for cash-based orthopedic and spine surgical services with rates substantially lower than hospital and insurance-based programs.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 02 December 2013 11:31
The Institute for Sports Sciences — recently established by the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles and the Santa Monica (Calif.) Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Group — has entered into a Letter of Intent with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, providing a vehicle for collaboration among the three entities.
Written by Heather Linder | Monday, 02 December 2013 10:47
Israel-based Mazor Robotics has expanded its market presence with a recent Renaissance system order from Transmedic Pte, its distribution partner in Southeast Asia.
Written by Laura Miller | Monday, 02 December 2013 09:30
A study recently published in Spine compares the outcomes and cost of spinal fusion for cervical spinal trauma when patients are admitted on the weekday versus the weekend.
Written by Heather Linder | Wednesday, 27 November 2013 13:16
Salt Lake City-based Amedica has signed an agreement with Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corporation to manufacture medical devices from Amedica's Silicon Nitride biomaterial.
Written by Heather Linder | Wednesday, 27 November 2013 13:01
San Diego-based NuVasive was named one of the fastest growing companies by Deloitte's Technology Fast 500.