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Here are 20 recent news updates for orthopedic and spine device companies.
Dayton, Ohio-based NovoSource received FDA clearance for its NovoKnee total knee replacement system, according to the Dayton Business Journal.
BlueCross Blue Shield has named Loma Linda (Calif.) University Medical Center a Blue Distinction Center in the areas of spine and knee and hip replacement.
Published in Spine
Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines (Iowa) has been named a Blue Distinction Center in the areas of spinal surgery and knee and hip replacement by BlueCross and BlueShield, according to a Business Record report.
Published in Spine
The anterior approach to hip replacements can minimize pain and recovery times for patients, said Anthony Unger, MD, according to the Register Citizen.
BlueCross BlueShield has named the University of Connecticut Health Center's New England Musculoskeletal Institute a Blue Distinction Center for spine surgery and total joint replacement.
Published in Spine
Illinois Bone & Joint Institute, with locations in the Chicagoland area, announced it will participate in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Bundled Payments for Care Improvement program. IBJI is the only independent physician group practice in the state, and one of only a few in the country, participating in the program. The practice will participate in Model 3 and plans to take steps improving care management for orthopedic patients.
Published in Practice Management
Thursday, 28 February 2013 12:11

Amedica Artificial Disc Implant Granted Patent

Salt Lake City-based Amedica received a patent for its artificial disc implant that uses its proprietary Silicon Nitride ceramic material.
DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction's GLOBAL UNITE Platform Shoulder Arthroscopy System is now available for physicians' use worldwide.
Retired Device Medical Solutions executive Harold Linville is helping Dayton, Ohio-based orthopedic device manufacturer NovoSource grow through a fundraising campaign, according to the Journal-News.
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