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Tony Mork, MD, board-certified orthopedic surgeon, has launched a free service at his Newport, Calif., practice for chiropractors seeking a second opinion on patient treatment.
Published in Spine
Sonoma Orthopedic Products, a medical device company focused on minimally invasive solutions for fracture care, has hired three new executives.
CrossOrthopedic surgeon Jan-Eric Esway, MD, recently began operating in the new Boulders Ambulatory Surgery Center in North Chesterfield, Va.
Published in Practice Management
ambulanceJohn Cowin, MD, of Florida Musculoskeletal Institute, was among the first to help wounded victims of last week's bombing attack at the Boston Marathon, according to an Orlando Sentinel report.
For "How to Reduce Cost & Maintain Quality of Care: 5 Spine Surgeons Discuss" from the April 25 Becker's Spine Daily, Click Here.

Drew Dossett, MD, board-certified orthopedic surgeon, is scheduled to perform a microdiscectomy on the Texas Ranger Matt Harrison, according to a Bleacher Report.
Knee jointA study recently published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery examined 23,400 Oxford unicondylar knee replacements to treat osteoarthritis at 366 centers performed by 919 surgeons.
Here are four statistics on how orthopedic surgeons think accountable care organizations will affect their income based on the Medscape Orthopedist and Orthopedic Surgeon Compensation Report: 2012 Results.
Published in Practice Management
Hand ShakeThis article is written by Michael J. Sacopulos is the CEO of Medical Risk Institute.

The past several years have witnessed explosive growth in HIPAA and HITECH Act enforcement actions against medical providers. Many of these actions relate to misadventures by vendors and business associates of the providers. In 2012, the Minnesota Attorney General's office announced a $2.5 million fine levied against a medical collections firm for data breaches.
Published in Practice Management
White HouseThe American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons co-hosted an event to brief freshmen Congressional members to inform them of the important issues for medical specialists, according to an AAOS Now report.
Here are 10 recent honors and new positions of leadership for sports medicine physicians.
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