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The New Year 2015 is upon us, and there a number of opportunities and challenges that spine surgeons will face in the year ahead.  By Anuja Vaidya -
Sparks Neurosurgical Associates in Fort Smith, Ark., has added neurosurgeon Timothy Maryanov, MD. By Carrie Pallardy -
A study published in Spine examines the quality of robot-assisted pedicle screw fixation in the lumbar spine. By Laura Dyrda -

Becker's hosts 13th annual spine conference 

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Becker's Healthcare will host its 13th annual spine, orthopedic and pain management-driven ASC conference and the business of spine in Chicago June 11-13, 2015. Come here more than 100 surgeons and healthcare leaders speak at this event, focused on orthopedics, spine and pain!  
NuVasive full year 2014 revenue grew over 2013, and the revenue is expected to grow even higher in 2015. By Laura Dyrda -
The demand for biocompatible materials is expected to increase over the next few years, according to a new analysis from the Freedonia Group, reported in the Business Standard. By Laura Dyrda -
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for Jan. 15, 2015.  By Anuja Vaidya -
The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery wrote a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services commenting on the physician fee schedule for 2015, focusing on RVU valuation for CPT code 27279 dealing with minimally invasive sacroiliac joint procedures. By Laura Dyrda -
How will surgeons use recombinant bone morphogenic protein-2 in the post-YODA era? By Laura Dyrda -
Becker's Healthcare hosted a webinar on Dec. 15, featuring Paul Jeffords, MD, a spine surgeon at Atlanta-based Resurgens Spine Center and section chief of orthopedic surgery at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, discussed moving complex spine and orthopedic cases from the hospital to the outpatient setting.  By Anuja Vaidya -
It's not so atypical for a NFL quarterback to have special hand symbols to convey various types of information to his teammates, but this past Sunday might be the first time a quarterback and his team doctor have established a similar style of communication.  By Nick Gaudio -
Paul Re, MD, was lauded for his 15 years of work at Emerson Hospital in Concord, Mass., recently at the hospital's Physician Recognition Dinner.  By Nick Gaudio -
Cerapedics received the CE Mark in Europe and Therapeutic Goods Administration listing in Australia for its new i-FACTOR Flex FR biologic bone graft.  By Anuja Vaidya -
A group of researchers examined whether the claims-based algorithm for classifying surgical indications and operative features in lumbar surgery was effective and published their results in Spine. By Laura Dyrda -
The new Congress hasn't even taken their seats yet, and already representatives are moving forward with legislation to repeal the medical device excise tax, according to a Journal Gazette report. By Laura Dyrda -
K2M reported preliminary revenue was up for the fourth quarter and full year in 2014, with significant growth in complex spine. By Laura Dyrda -
The five-Ohio health system collaborative to improve healthcare is now six — with Cleveland Clinic joining, according to a report from The Plain Dealer. By Laura Dyrda -
Preliminary financial results show Stryker's net sales for the fourth quarter and full year grew significantly, but stock price growth was still below Wall Street's expectations. By Laura Dyrda -
Here are updates on spine device company stock from five key companies. By Laura Dyrda -
Is X-Stop better or worse than minimally invasive decompression?  By Laura Dyrda -
Integra LifeSciences closed its acquisition of Metasurg's product portfolio. By Laura Dyrda -
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