Anthony Yeung, MD, of Phoenix-based Desert institute for Spine Care, recently published an article in the Journal of Spine discussing spine care deliver under healthcare reform in the United States.
Despite huge profits in 2016 for Zimmer Biomet, the company experienced a production slowdown as it worked on quality and manufacturing systems issues related to integrating Biomet after acquiring the company in 2015, according to a Journal Gazette report.
Carlsbad, Calif.-based Aurora Spine generated 48 percent higher revenue in 2016 than the previous year.
Monarch Medical Group, a California-based practice management company, is embroiled in a kickback scheme that could lead to prison time for 21 physicians, according to Medscape.
A new study published in The Spine Journal examines how liberal blood transfusion affects spine surgery patient outcomes and costs.
A new article published in The Spine Journal examines recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 use in the U.S. before and after the publication issued a warning about the fusion adjunct in 2011.
German endoscopic device company joimax received FDA clearance for a new minimally invasive spine surgery system.
NuVasive reported a revenue increase in the first quarter of 2017.
A new study published in Spine examines the impact of preoperative depression on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems scores among lumbar fusion patients.
The healthcare delivery system in the United States is considered the most expensive in the world, and the future need for joint replacements is sure to worsen the economic pressures. Same-day surgery for hip and knee replacements has been shown to be safe and effective — when done in the setting of a comprehensive approach to patient engagement, modern pain management, vetted pathway selection methods and cloud-based systems for homecare and patient reported outcomes. Accordingly, there is a growing interest among patients and payers alike in transitioning joint replacement to the more cost-effective, ambulatory settings.