Here are 14 key notes on spine and orthopedic device companies this week.
Smith & Nephew has acquired two software assets from S2 Interactive.
Ozarks Community Hospital of Gravette (Ark.) added Edwin Roeder, MD, to its physician team, according to an Eagle Observer report.
James Andrews, MD, performed elbow surgery on Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb, according to KSPR ABC 33 report.
CareCredit is offering orthopedic practices a reliable payment solution to provide to their patients.
Paul T. Rubery, MD, is chief of the division of spine surgery at the University of Rochester (N.Y.) Medical Center. He was recently named chair of the department of orthopedics, but the appointment is still pending the University Board of Trustees approval. He is also director of the Louis A. Goldstein Fellowship in spinal surgery. He heads the URMC Spine Center, where almost 25,000 patients receive care annually.
MiMedx Group announced that the publication of its peer-reviewed scientific study, which proves the link between the properties of its CollaFix fibers and beginning of tendon regeneration.
BONESUPPORT received the Frost & Sullivan 2015 Growth Capital Investment Award.
With a second devastating earthquake hitting Nepal two day ago, physicians are staying back to help victims, including physicians from NorthShore Orthopaedic Institute and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, both in Chicago, according to a Chicago Tribune report.
Hospital for Special Surgery in New York received a $2.76 million grant to establish a program to prevent sports injuries, particularly in young athletes.