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2014

July Issue of Becker's Spine Review

Deconstructing the Cost of Spine Care: Where Dollars Really Go; Accountable Spine Care: Behind the Michigan Spine Surgery Improvement Collaborative; The Volatile Spine Device Market: Mergers, IPOs & International Growth; Publisher’s Letter; 17 Spine Surgeons Receive Leadership Award; Dr. Roger Hӓrtl: 4 Exciting Areas in Spine Development; Stem Cells for Spine: Phase 2 Outcomes Promising for Mesoblast; XLIF for Scoliosis Surgery: Dr. Frank Phillips Measures Positive Outcomes; The Economics of Spine Surgery: How Pain Management Makes a Difference; Changing the Way We Look at Pain & Functional Outcomes in Spine Surgery; The Financial Health of Providers: Impact of Spine Patient Satisfaction & Pain Management; Young Spine Surgeons Entering the Field: 5 Key Trends; CPT Editorial Panel Updates for Spine: 2 Key Concepts for 2015; Medtronic's $22M Infuse Settlement: 5 Things to Know; The Making of an Interactive Spine Registry: Dr. Zoher Ghogawala; Becker’s ASC 21st Annual Meeting -The Business and Operations of ASCs Brochure; 5 Core Concepts on the Biggest Strides in Complex Spine Today; 15 Growing Spine Device Companies; Post Sunshine Act: How Spine Surgeon Relationships With Industry Are Evolving; Medicare Data Released: How Data Transparency is Transforming the Spine Field; How Spine Surgeons Opening ASCs Will Impact Healthcare Delivery & Costs; Regional Brain and Spine’s Innovative Business Strategy: Leasing One ASC Day Per Week; The Hancocks of Healthcare — A Nashville Success Story. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue.

 

April Issue of Becker's Spine Review

Minimally Invasive vs. Open Spine Surgery: Where the Field is Headed; Evidence-Based Medicine, Healthcare Reform & Reimbursement in Spine: Q&A With NASS President Dr. William Watters; Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement: What the Long-Term Data Means for Spine; Publisher's Letter; Strides in Spine Surgery: Where We Are & Where We're Going; Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: Do Benefits Outweigh the Risks?; Cost-Effectiveness: How Do MIS & Open Spine Surgeries Compare?; 10 Spine Procedure Coverage & Reimbursement Updates; Spine Moneyball: How Analytics Will Impact Spine Care Over the Next 5 Years; Scoliosis Surgery Technology Advancement — Clinical, Cost & Quality Advantages of Precision Spine's Reform® System; Spine Surgery's Next Frontier: Biologics & Regenerative Medicine; 16 Spine Device Awards — 2014;Global Medical Device Market Updates: Expect Big Growth in Spine, Biomaterials; Spine Device Market Update: Best Opportunities & Biggest Challenges; Do Spine Surgeons Treat Recurrent Lumbar Disc Herniation Differently? 5 Findings;  12th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Business of Spine Brochure; The Future of Spinal Fusion: Where BMP Stands Today & Tomorrow; 20 Cutting-Edge Innovations in Spine; Innovation in Spine MIS, Biologics & More: Can Anything Stem the Flow?; Roadblocks to Spine Reimbursement: Overcome Today's Challenges & Prepare for Tomorrow; The Future of Spine Surgery at ASCs: Q&A With Meridian Surgical Partners President Kenny Hancock; Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Reimbursement: Patient Perception vs. Reality; 20 Spine Surgeons & Specialists on the Move; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

 

 January Issue of Becker's Spine Review

How Will the Healthcare Changes Shape the Practice of Spine Surgery?; Going Global: Where the Spine Device Market is Headed; Bundled Payments for Spine Surgery: Are They a Good Idea?; Publisher’s Letter; How Spine Surgeons Can Succeed With Consensus Building: Q&A With Dr. K. Daniel Riew ; NASS to Washington Post: Don’t Condemn All Spinal Fusions; Dr. Daniel Resnick: NASS Registry Update; Spine Surgery vs. Joint Replacement: Cost Effectiveness Compared; 8 Spine and Neurosurgeons on the Move; 51 Spine Surgeons on Top Leadership Strategies; Can Spine Device Start-Ups Still Survive?; OIG Issues Findings on Spine Device Physician-Owned Distributorships; Device Companies — 7 Key Notes — NuVasive, Zimmer Spine & More; Key Advice for a Successful Practice: 5 Spine Surgeons Weigh In; Spotlight on Innovative Spine Care Delivery: Geisinger Neuroscience Institute's Dr. Jonathan Slotkin; 10 Key Components of On-Call Contracts for Spine Surgeons; 12th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Business of Spine Brochure; The Future of Spine Surgery; Outpatient Spine Surgery: 5 Surgeons on Performing Cases in ASCs; CMS Won’t Cover New Technique for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Patients; Disc Replacement vs. Spinal Fusion: 4 Findings on Dysphagia Levels; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

 

2013

 

October Issue of Becker's Spine Review

The Future of Spine Surgeon Employment: Q&A With Dr. Gunnar Andersson of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush; 13 Strategies for Spine Surgeons to Improve Clinic Efficiency; 92 Spine Surgeon Inventors & Innovators to Know; How to Move the Spine Field Forward: Q&A With Dr. Lawrence Lenke; Advance Spine Through Leadership in Professional Societies: Q&A With Rothman Institute President Dr. Todd Albert; 6 Spine Surgeon Honors & Awards; 5 Areas for Spine Surgeon Leaders to Pave the Way Today From Dr. Richard Wohns; 7 Access to Care Issues for Spine Patients & How Surgeons Can Overcome Them; 8 Predictions on the Future of Spine Surgery Innovation; What Is the Future of Biologics in Spine? 4 Surgeons Discuss; 5 Questions to Ask Before Transitioning Spine Cases to Ambulatory Surgery Centers; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

 

July Issue of Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review
14 Spine Surgeons Receive Leadership Awards; Driving Value in Spine Care: Outpatient Spine Surgery; 5 Qualities of Spine Center Leaders for Today & Tomorrow; Publisher's Letter; 139 Speakers at the 2013 Annual Ambulatory Surgery Centers Conference; What Medicare Cuts Mean for Spine Surgeons: Q&A With Dr. Terrence Crowder of Sonoran Spine Center; Starting a Device Company: 3 Steps From Dr. Scott Spann; 5 Spine Surgeons on the Most Fulfilling Aspects of Their Careers; Fostering Evidence-Based Spine Advances: Q&A With Dr. Daniel Resnick of NASS; 105 Spine Surgery Practices to Know; 5 Ideas for Spine Practice Growth in Today's Healthcare Market; Neurosurgeon Salary vs. Hospital Revenue Generated; 6 Strategies to Make Spine Practice Business Models More Patient-Centric; 2012 vs. 2011: 20 Statistics on How Orthopedist Compensation Changed; How to Reduce Costs & Maintain Quality of Care: 5 Spine Surgeons Weigh In; 4 Challenges Today's Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeons Face; 3 Predictions for the Future of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery; 5-Year Spinal Disc Replacement Data is In: How it Compares With Spinal Fusion; 8 Trends for the Surgical Management of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis; 45 Spine Surgeons at Spine & Orthopedics-Focused Hospitals; How to Build & Manage Spine Groups in the 21st Century: Q&A With Dr. Richard Kube; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue        

 

April Issue of Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review
8 Big Trends in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery; 50 Spine Surgeons & Specialists Researching Biologics for Spine Treatments; Economics, Politics & the Independent Spine Surgeon: Q&A With Dr. Craig Callewart; 8 Big Trends in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery; 50 Spine Surgeons & Specialists Researching Biologics for Spine Treatments; Economics, Politics & the Independent Spine Surgeon: Q&A With Dr. Craig Callewart; 6 Top Advocacy Issues for North American Spine Society; 5 Proactive Steps for Spine Surgeons to Influence Spine Care Policy; 11 Spine Surgeons Discuss Exciting Trends for the Future; 11th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference; Spine Imaging: 5 Strategies for Meeting “Milliman Criteria” Requirements; Incorporating Weight-Bearing MRI Into Spine Practices: Q&A With Dr. Douglas Smith of Musculoskeletal Imaging Consultants; 5 Big Opportunities for Spine Surgery Research & Development; Discectomy for Disc Herniation Could Save $2.1 Billion Over Non-Surgical Treatment; 18 Spine Surgeon & Specialist Appointments and Accomplishments; The Future of Spine Innovation: Q&A With Dr. Hyun Bae of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; 4 35 Spine Device Companies Making a Difference; Spine Technology Coverage Post Healthcare Reform: Q&A With Dr. Gunnar Andersson of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush; Minimally Invasive Spine Market Expected to Top $2B by 2017; Global Nonfusion Spine Market to Grow to $1B by 2017; 8 Factors Impacting Spine Surgery Coverage Rates; 6 Factors for Positive Employee Culture at Spine Groups; Lowering Hospital Readmissions: 4 Ideas for Spine Surgeons; 35 Spine-Driven ASCs to Know; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

 

January Issue of Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review
100 Spine Surgeons Advancing the Field; 5 Factors for Spine Surgeons to Negotiate Better Payor Contracts; 10 Key Trends in Spine Surgery for 2013; 100 Spine Surgeons Advancing the Field; 10 Key Trends in Spine Surgery for 2013; 5 Factors for Spine Surgeons to Negotiate Better Payor Contracts; Biggest Challenges for Spine Surgeons Heading Into 2013: Q&A With Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein; Dr. Thomas Errico: 5 Goals of International Advocates for Spine Patients; Goals & Priorities for Spine Surgeons Post Healthcare Reform: Q&A With NASS President Dr. Charles Mick; 5 Tips for Entrepreneurial Spine Surgeons to Stay Independent; Insurance Dependency: Gearing Up for Next Year; 11th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference; Quality & Cost-Effective Spinal Imaging of the Future: Q&A With Eric Bailey of NeuroLogica; Quality & Cost-Effective Spinal Imaging of the Future: Q&A With Eric Bailey of NeuroLogica; Passing the Torch: 6 Characteristics to Look For in Tomorrow’s Spine Surgeon Leaders; AreACOs Beneficial for Spine Surgeons? Q&A With Dr. Nick Shamie of UCLA; 8 Important Spinal Technology Advances Heading Into 2013; 50 Spine Surgeons Leading Scoliosis Development; Should CRNAs Treat Chronic Pain? Q&A With ASIPP Chairman Dr. Laxmaiah Manchikanti; 5 Tips to Enhance Pain Specialist Communication With Primary Care Physicians; 8 Benchmarks for Low Back Pain Injections in ASCs; 8 Thoughts on How President Barack Obama’s Re-Election Impacts Spine Surgery; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

 

 

2012

October Issue of Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review
56 Sports Medicine Practices to Know; 12 Tactics for Spine Surgeons to Avoid Hospital Employment; 10 Trends in Reimbursement for Spinal Surgery; Publisher’s Letter: October 2012; 8 Challenges for Spine Surgeons Over the Next 10 Years; 7 Trends Impacting the Future of Spinal Surgery; 5 Big Changes in Coverage Policies Devastating Spine Surgery; 10 Top Issues for Spine Surgeons After the Supreme Court Upheld Healthcare Reform; 7 Spine Surgeons on Biggest Opportunities for Growth in Spinal Surgery; Developing an Orthopedic Spine & Neurosurgery Partnership That Works: Q&A With Dr. Edward Benzel and Adam Bartsch of Cleveland Clinic; 60 Spine Surgeon Inventors to Know; 8 Benefits for Spine Practices of Adding Pain Management; Inside the Orthopedic Bundled Payment Program in Tennessee: Q&A With TriZetto's Camille Van Vurst and Blue Cross's Dr. Thomas Lundquist; Where Orthopedic Surgeons Fit in ACOs: 3 Experts Weigh-In; 11 Key Legal Risk Areas for ASCs; Why a Physician-Owned Orthopedics Specialty Hospital Can Succeed: Q&A With Rothman Specialty Hospital; 7 Challenges & Innovations on the Horizon for Orthopedic Technology; 7 Biggest Factors Impacting Spine Research & Innovation; 5 Expectations for the Minimally Invasive Spine Market; Pressing Issues in Interventional Pain Management Advocacy: Q&A With Dr. Scott Glaser of ASIPP; Minimally Invasive Total Shoulder Replacements & What Lies Ahead for Shoulder Surgery: Q&A With Dr. Anthony Romeo of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush; On the Forefront of ACL Reconstruction: 4 Points From Dr. Freddie Fu of UPMC Sports Medicine; 18 Spine Surgeons & Specialists on the Move. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

July Issue of Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review
55 Spine Surgery Practices to Know; The Most Important Issues Facing Spine Surgeons: Q&A With ISASS President Dr. Steven Garfin; 10 Steps to Negotiate Smart Bundled Payment for Orthopedic Surgery; Publisher’s Letter: July 2012; 6 Steps to Prepare for the Future of Outpatient Spine Surgery; The Making of a Minimally Invasive Spine Institute: Q&A With Dr. Frank Phillips of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush; 8 Spine Surgeons on the Future of Spinal Fusions; 7 Steps for Spine Surgeons to Avoid Commoditization; Funding the Future of Spine Research: Q&A With Dr. Charles Branch & Dr. James Heckman of Collaborative Spine Research Foundation; 12 Spine Surgeon Recognitions; 5 Thoughts for Spine Surgeons on Migrating Cases to ASCs; How Does Kentucky's Latest Pain Management Legislation Impact Physicians? Q&A With Dr. Laxmaiah Manchikanti of ASIPP; 4 Steps to Greater Collaboration Between Pain Management & Primary Care; 10 Benchmarking Statistics About ASC Pain Management Revenue; Dr. Brian Cole: 5 Big Challenges for Orthopedic Surgeons Today; 22 Spine-Driven Ambulatory Surgery Centers; 5 Points on Orthopedic Surgeon Income & Payment Models; 15 Statistics on Orthopedic Surgeon Compensation in 2011; 8 Points on Teleradiology for Sports Medicine; Contact Sports: "You Should Have Your Head Examined"; Global Teleradiology Market to Grow 19.3% to 2015; 10 Steps for Spine Surgeons to Negotiate Best Vendor Contracts; Innovation in Spine Technology Post Healthcare Reform: Q&A With Dr. Dennis Crandall; Where the Spine Technology Market is Headed: Q&A With K2M CEO Eric Major; 10 Milestones for Spine Devices & Implants; 30 Orthopedic Surgeons on the Move. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

April Issue of Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review
208 Spine Surgeons & Specialists to Know; 11 Key Issues Facing Surgery Centers—2012; 8 Keys to Success in Sports Medicine From Dr. James Andrews; Publisher’s Letter: April 2012; 4 Strategies to Prepare for Changes in Reimbursement; The State of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: Q&A With SMISS Co-Founder Dr. William Taylor; 8 Pillars of Success at Sonoran Spine Center; Dr. Frank Cammisa: 8 Top Challenges for Spine Surgeons This Year; Dr. Stephen Hochschuler: 8 Changes to Ensure a Brighter Future for Spine Surgery; 7 Best Practices for Increasing Spine Center Profitability; 10th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference; Dr. Brian Cole: 3 Exciting Trends in Sports Medicine Research; 6 Goals for Sports Medicine From Dr. Kevin Plancher; 4 Business Principles for Growing a Sports Medicine Center; The Future of Evidence-Based Medicine in Pain Management: Q&A With Dr. Laxmaiah Manchikanti of ASIPP; 5 Procedures Pain Management Physicians Must Do in 2012; 25 Orthopedic Surgeons on the Move. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

January/February Issue of Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review
125 Outstanding Knee Surgeons; 101 Hospitals With Great Spine & Neurosurgery Programs; Highest and Lowest Compensated Orthopedists: 5 Things to Know; Publisher's Letter; 10 Tips for Orthopedic Practices to Remain Independent; 5 Principles of Rothman Institute's Innovative Orthopedic Practice Business Model; 5 Points on Orthopedic Surgeon Compensation and Expenses; Are Partial Knee Replacements a Passing Trend or the Future of Knee Care; Uncovering the Chondrolysis Mystery: 7 Insights to Know; 5 Points on Developing a Concierge Sports Medicine Practice; NASS Next Year: Dr. Michael Heggeness on Goals & Challenges for 2012; Where Spine Research is Headed: 5 Points From Dr. Frank Phillips; Importance of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery in the ASC Setting: Q&A With Dr. John Peloza; Now is a Great Time to be a Physician: Q&A With Dr. John Caruso on Physician Involvement in Healthcare Changes; Spine vs. Neurosurgeon Compensation: Who Receives More?; Healthcare Reform and its Effect on Pain Management: Q&A With Dr. Laxmaiah Manchikanti of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians; Dr. Scott Glaser: The Need for Interconnected Prescription Monitoring Programs; 10 Ways to Improve Profitability for Pain Management; 28 Pain Management-Driven ASCs to Know; 5 Points on Ultrasound for Pain Management; 12 Research and Development Projects for New Orthopedic & Spine Technology; 10 Orthopedic & Spine Device Company Financial Reports; Low Cost Orthopedic Implants: 5 Things to Know About Buying at Wholesale Price; 25 Orthopedic Surgeons on the Move; Being a Team Physician for Professional Athletes: Q&A With Indiana Pacers Team Physician Dr. Timothy Hupfer. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue


2011

September/October Issue of Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review
Will There Be a Place for Orthopedic and Spine Surgeon Relationships With Device Companies in the Future? 6 Responses; Robotics in Orthopedic Surgery: 6 Points on the Present and Future; 67 Outstanding Shoulder Surgeons and Specialists; Publisher’s Letter: September 2011; Dr. John Caruso: Becoming a Champion of Change in Healthcare; Dr. Brian Cole: Developing the Future of Cartilage Regeneration in Orthopedics; Simplifying the Complexities of Being a Team Physician for Professional Athletes: Q&A With Dr. Doug Freedberg; What Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Means and Why it Will Survive: 5 Points From Dr. Frank Phillips; Dr. Frank Cammisa: 4 Points on Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusions; Top 10 Things to Look for in a Teleradiology Group; Changes for CMS Imaging Reimbursement; Dr. Scott Glaser: 6 Points on Why Repeal of IPAB and PCORI is Necessary; Impact on Pain Management of the New Outcomes Research Institute: Q&A With Dr. Laxmaiah Manchikanti; 50 Orthopedic and Spine Devices to Know; 30 Orthopedic and Spine Surgeons on the Move. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

July/August Issue of Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review

6 Ways Evidence-Based Medicine Impacts Orthopedic and Spine Surgery; AAOS President Dr. Daniel Berry: 4 Thoughts on the Future; 50 Great Orthopedic Practices to Know; Publisher’s Letter: July 2011; 9 Points for Orthopedic and Spine Surgeons on Forming Positive Relationships With Hospitals; 70 Outstanding Hip Surgeons and Specialists; Zimmer’s Cheryl Blanchard: 5 Points on the International Consortium of Orthopaedic Registries; 10 Biggest Trends in Spine Pain Management; 6 Studies Supporting Timely Surgical Intervention for Appropriate Spine Indications; 5 New Studies Influencing Sports Medicine; What Percentage of Orthopedic Surgeons Will be Employed in 5 Years? 10 Responses; 30 Orthopedic and Spine Surgeons on the Move. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

March/April Issue of Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review
100 of the Best Spine Surgeons and Specialists in America; 4 Solutions to Common Reasons Why Orthopedic Surgeons Lose Money; Orthopedic and Spine Surgeon Compensation: How Does Your Subspecialty Stack Up?; Publisher’s Letter: March 2011; Spinal Fusions Face an Uncertain Future; 4 Ways Sports Medicine Physicians Can Stay Ahead; 8 New Studies Impacting Sports Medicine; Orthopedic and Spine Device Industry Post-Reform: 6 Challenges; Physician-Hospital Contracting – A Compliance Approach; 20 Headline-Making Orthopedic and Spine Surgeons. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

January/February Issue of Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review
70 of the Best Knee Surgeons in America; The Year Ahead: 9 Biggest Issues for Orthopedic Surgeons in 2011; The Future of Orthopedic Surgeon Employment: 3 Core Concepts; Publisher’s Letter: November/December 2010; 5 Top-Paid Specialists Include Spine, Neurosurgery and Sports Medicine; Spine Surgery in 2011 and Beyond: 7 Points About the Future of Spine Surgery; 5 Techniques for Increasing Patient Volume at Your Sports Medicine Practice; 10 Recent Orthopedic and Spine Device Company Partnerships and Acquisitions. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

2010

November/December Issue of Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review
7 Healthcare Reform Changes Affecting Orthopedic Surgeons; Latest Trends in Spine Surgery Techniques: Laser and Stem Cell Technology; 24 Orthopedic Practices With Great Sports Medicine Programs; Publisher’s Letter: November/December 2010; 6 Ways to Avoid Denied Claims for Spine Procedures; 4 Technologies to Improve Orthopedic Practice Revenue Cycle Management; AHA Complains of Overzealous False Claims Enforcement on Spinal Procedure; 3 Clarifications for Orthopedic Injection Coding; 4 Issues Which Will Shape the Future of Orthopedics; 5 Best Practices for Physicians to Develop a Successful Sports Medicine Practice; Top 5 Orthopedic Device Companies Based on 2009 Revenues; DePuy Orthopaedics Recalls ASR Hip System; 6 Key Questions to Ask When Considering an Ancillary Physical Therapy Program at Your Practice; PRP Use for Orthopedics: Updates and Standards from AAOS; 8 Statistics About Orthopedic Surgeon Compensation; Healthcare Reform Act’s Impact on Orthopedic and Spine Device Companies. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

September/October Issue of Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review

6 Key Issues and Trends Impacting Outpatient Services and Physician-Owned Facilities; Trends in Sports Medicine: Q&A With AOSSM President Dr. Robert Stanton; 13 Strategic Thoughts and Concepts for Orthopedic Practices: Developing a Strategic Plan and Allocating Practice Resources; Publisher’s Letter: September/October 2010; Spine and Sports Medicine Surgeons Top List of Highest Paid Orthopedic Specialties; How One Entrepreneurial Patient Helped Found a Chain of Leading Outpatient Spine Institutes: Q&A With LSI Co-Founder Bill Horne; 42 Orthopedic and Spine Device Companies to Know; Dr. Boyd Haynes: Q&A About Virginia’s First Outpatient Total Knee Replacement; 3 Ways to Control Ancillary Service Leakage With OrthoCarolina CEO Dr. Daniel Murrey; 3 Steps to Improve Spine Efficiency and Cut Costs; 4 Ways to Improve Profits at Sports Medicine Practices; 5 Tips for Building a Successful Sports Medicine Center; 5 Tips to Improve Recruitment of Spine Physicians and Staff; 4 Statistics on Spine Surgeon Compensation; 5 Things to Know About the Global Orthopedic Implants Market. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

July Issue of Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review
8 Implications of Healthcare Reform on Orthopedic and Spine Practices; Call Coverage Payments: Trends, Regulations, Statistics and Valuation Considerations; Independent Medical Practice: Does Healthcare Reform Mark the Beginning of the End?; Publisher’s Letter: July/August 2010; 5 Best Practices to Improve Spine Efficiency in ASCs; Building Strong Anesthesia Partnerships in Spine-Focused ASCs; 6 Ancillary Services to Increase Your Orthopedic Practice Revenue; 8 Statistics About Orthopedic Surgeon Compensation; 18 Orthopedic and Spine Practice CEOs & Administrators to Know; Q&A With Dr. Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle, Orthopedic Surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery; Q&A With Dr. Joshua Siegel, Director of Sports Medicine for Access Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics in Exeter, NH; 9 Keys to OrthoCarolina’s Success; Trends and Developments Shaping the Future of Spine: Q&A With Ben Shappley of Amedica Corp.; NIH Releases New Conflict-of-Interest Rules for Medical Research Funding; 4 Orthopedic Implant and Device Developments; Benefits of Not Carving Out Spine Implant Costs; 6 Trends in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery; Survey: 25% of Orthopedists Plan to Reduce Metal-on-Metal Hip Usage. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

May/June Issue of Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review
How Healthcare Reform Impacts ASCs and Physician-Owned Hospitals – 10 Observations; To Sell or Not to Sell: A Guide for Orthopedic Practices Eyeing Deals With Hospitals; 9 Reimbursement and Business Concepts for Orthopedics in ASCs; Publisher’s Letter: May/June 2010; What Health Reform Will Mean for Physicians and Hospitals; Orthopedics Gross Charge and Revenue Statistics by Number of ORs; 20 Orthopedic- and Spine-Driven ASCs to Know; 5 Things Orthopedics and Spine Practices Can Do Immediately to Improve Profits; Becker's ASC Review/Becker's Hospital Review Names 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare; Why Patient Selection Matters to Spine-Focused ASCs: Q&A With Dr. Thomas Forget; 6 Reimbursement and Business Concepts for Spine in ASCs. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

March/April Issue of Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review
5 Tips to Grow Your Orthopedics Practice From Central Maine Orthopedics; 5 New Developments in Orthopedics; 50 of the Best Spine Specialists in America; Publisher’s Letter: March/April 2010; A Big-Picture Vision for Spine Care: Q&A With Dr. John Caruso; 8 Statistics About Orthopedic Surgeon Compensation; Becker's ASC Review, the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association and Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review Announce 8th Annual Conference on Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASCs: Improving Profitability and Business and Legal Issues; 4 Trends in Orthopedic and Spine Services in Hospitals and Surgery Centers; Free Becker’s Healthcare Alert Sends Breaking Healthcare Business and Legal News and Analysis to Your Inbox Daily; 10 Orthopedic and Spine Surgeon-Inventors; Brett Gosney: 5 Tips for Maintaining Orthopedic Implant Costs; Study Calls for Changes in Training of Orthopedic Surgeons; Supply of Orthopedic Surgeons Won’t Keep Up With Surging Demand. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

January Issue of Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review
11 Challenges and Opportunities for Orthopedic and Spine Practices in 2010; 11 Statistics and Facts About Orthopedics and Orthopedic Practices; 25 of the Best Knee Surgeons in the United States; Publisher’s Letter: January 2010; Orthopedic and Spine Surgeons Share 9 Top Concerns for 2010; 7 Orthopedic Clinical Practices That Can Affect Your Organization's Bottom Line With Dr. Carlos Guanche; Spine Surgeon Robert Bray Predicts a Major Shift of Volume Into ASCs; 7 Statistics About the Orthopedics Market; Rush’s Joshua Jacobs Talks about New Orthopedic Building, Translating Research Into Practice; Trends Toward Outpatient Spine Surgery and Healthcare Reform Efforts: Q & A with Chris Zorn of Spine Surgical Innovation. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

2009

October Issue of Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review
Orthopedic Practice Administrators Salaries: Current Observations, Trends and Best Practices; 5 Best Practices for Preparing for the Future: What Your Orthopedic and Spine Practice Should Do to Thrive Now and After the Recession; 15 Great Hip Specialists to Know; Dr. Timothy Kremchek Shares Insight on How to Develop a Strong Community Presence for an Orthopedic Practice; Providing Quality Spine Care at a Reduced Cost: The Impact of ASC-Based Spine Surgery; ASC Spine Surgery Benchmarking DataBiomet CEO: Reformers Appear to be Biased Against Orthopedists, Other Specialists; Charles Saltzman Installed as President of American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society; Study: After-Hours Orthopedic Surgery has Slightly Higher Risks Than Daytime Surgery; 16 Great Orthopedic and Spine Practice Administrators; Orthopedic and Spine Medical Malpractice Costs and Trends: Q & A with Patrick Sedlak and Mark Aldous of Marsh USA; AAOS Advocacy Chair Outlines Health Reform and Other Federal Policy Debates Facing Orthopedics and Healthcare; NASS Expresses Concern Over House Healthcare Bill; Using Benchmarking Surveys to Improve Patient Satisfaction in Orthopedic Practices; 18 Hospitals and Clinics With Great Neurosurgery Programs; Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Michael Pinzur of Loyola University Health System Shares the Best Advice He Ever Received; Standing Out In a Competitive Surgery Center Market: It’s All About the Patient. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

July Issue of Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review
20 Shoulder Specialists to Know; Improving and Maintaining Profitability in Orthopedic and Spine Practices: 12 Areas of Focus; 10 Large Orthopedic Practices to Know; Publisher’s Letter; 5 Steps for Building a Successful Clinical Spine Practice From Dr. Bruce McCormack; 24 Statistics About Orthopedics in Surgery Centers and Orthopedic Surgeons; 5 Best Practices to Help Address Increasing Patient Out-of-Pocket Expenses; 10 Statistics About Surgery Centers With More Than 50% Orthopedics; 5 Critical Steps to Build a Successful Sports Medicine Practice From Surgeon Keith Pitchford; 7 Best Practices From Surgeon Aleksandar Curcin to Build and Maintain a Successful Spine Practice; The Outpatient Evolution in Spine Surgery: 7 Critical Focus Areas for a Smooth Transition; 15 Medicare/Medicaid Anti-Kickback and Fraud and Abuse Statute Cases Making Headlines in 2009. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

April Issue of Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review

On-Call Coverage: Should Hospitals Pay Orthopedic Physicians; 11 Key Concepts From the Stark Law; 31 Spine Surgeons to Know; Publisher’s Letter; Average Annual Salary for Spine Surgeons by Region; Secret of Spine Surgery Center Success: The “5 + 3 C’s”; Orthopedic Surgery Salary Statistics by Region; Trends, Developments and Legal Issues in the Orthopedic and Spine Device Markets; 5 Challenges Currently Facing Orthopedic and Spine Practices; Developing Centers of Excellence-Key Concepts, Strategies and Tactics; Centers of Excellence Achieved by Focus, Sweat and Determination; Adding Outpatient Spine to Multi-Specialty ASCs. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

January Issue of Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review

10 Knee Specialists to Know; 10 Interesting Statistics and Facts About Orthopedic Practices; Spine Surgeon Dilemma: Standalone Practice or Join Orthopedic Group; 4 Observations on Orthopedic and Spine Devices and Equipment; Will the Federal Government Shut Down Surgery Centers and Physician-Owned Hospitals?; 5 Business Challenges Orthopedic Practices Face; New Report Examines Hospital-Physician Relationships and Arrangements to Secure Successful Alignment With Physicians; 3 Hot Spine Device Trends; 3 Spine Products to Know With Neurosurgeon Dr. James B. Macon; At a Glance: 6 Top Orthopedic Device Companies; Office of Inspector General Issues Advisory Opinion: Physician/Hospital Orthopedic ASC Joint-Venture. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

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