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Here is a breakdown of orthopedic product sales in 2015 by market segment, according to an OrthoWorld report. By Laura Dyrda -
A new study published in Spinal Deformity shows elderly patients are undergoing surgery at a higher rate for multilevel spinal curvature. By Laura Dyrda -
The North American Spine Society named Chris Main, PhD, an honorary member. Dr. Main serves as a MedRisk International Scientific Advisory Board member.  By Megan Wood -
United Kingdom-based University of Oxford researchers developed a new treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, according to Medical Xpress.  By Megan Wood -
Orthopedic spine surgeon Vivek Mohan, MD, of The Spine Center of Dupage Medical Group in Naperville, Ill., shares his thoughts on the minimally invasive spine surgery landscape.  By Megan Wood -
The healthcare system Novant Health — which serves North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia — has expanded its neuroscience services.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
Nitin Khanna, MD, a spine care specialist at Orthopaedic Specialists of Northwest Indiana, discusses the importance of personalized medicine in the spinal care field.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -

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A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association claims that Medicare payments for low extremity joint replacement declined $1,166 more in hospitals participating in a bundled payments initiative, while clinical outcomes remained the same.   By Eric Oliver -
MRIs are expensive, time-consuming and unnecessary for patients 40-years-old or older who are suffering from knee pain, according to a study in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Medscape reports.  By Eric Oliver -
Western Kentucky Orthopaedic and Neurological Associates, which is under the Graves-Gilbert Clinic umbrella, filed a protest against Western Kentucky University and partnering The Medical Center over a new sports medicine complex, according to a report from the Bowling Green Daily News. By Laura Dyrda -
The digital healthcare market is expected to grow substantially through 2021, according to a Research and Markets report.  By Mary Rechtoris -
This past weekend saw three bomb attempts in two states and a spate of stabbings in a Midwestern mall. A total of 29 individuals were injured in the bomb explosions and nine individuals were injured in the stabbing attack.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
New research yielded positive results for Smith & Nephew's PICO Single use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy.  By Megan Wood -
The global spine biologics market is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 2.07 percent between 2016 and 2020, according to a Reports Web analysis.  By Megan Wood -
San Diego-based NuVasive received FDA clearance for the use of its Reline posterior fixation system to implant the MAGEC system.  By Megan Wood -
The FDA granted 29 orthopedic- and spine-related device clearances in August. By Laura Dyrda -
A new study published in Spine examines how human characteristics affect outcomes for spinal fusion using bone morphogenetic protein-2.  By Laura Dyrda -
Dakota Dunes, S.D.-based CNOS welcomes neurosurgeon Jason Przybylo, MD, according to Sioux City Journal.  By Mary Rechtoris -
Spine surgeon Safdar N. Khan, MD, joined the International Association of HealthCare Professionals.  By Megan Wood -
Seattle-based University of Washington released a report on Sept. 16, offering a conclusion regarding the conduct of neurosurgeon Richard Ellenbogen, MD, in relation to the National Institutes of Health's $16 million head trauma grant, according to The Seattle Times.  By Megan Wood -
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