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  The digital age is evolving quickly in healthcare and spine surgeons are beginning to develop advanced technology for computer modeling. Collaboration between scientists and clinicians at The Ohio State University has produced a unique modeling program that allows surgeons to view a three-dimensional image of patients preoperatively to understand where the weaknesses are before the procedure begins.  
  TeleTracking Technologies has recently welcomed new leadership to their team.  Diane Watson will serve as COO, Joseph Tetzlaff CTO, and Keith Young senior vice president of human resources.   Click here to read more.   
TeleTracking has partnered with GOJO and the Hill-Rom Company to create a hand hygiene compliance service for hospitals and health systems.   
  Here are five spine surgeons and spine surgery centers recently involved in charitable activities.  
  SpineGuard announced that its full year revenue for the fiscal year 2013 is $7.6 million, up from its full year revenue for fiscal year 2012, which was $6.4 million.  
The American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons released a position statement on team-based care in neurosurgery. 
In a prospective, double-blind, randomized control trial, researchers examined the postoperative pain and long term functional outcomes for spine surgery patients who received gabapentin and pregabalin and published the results in Spine. 
TeleTracking will partner with The Joint Commission to host a webinar called  "Worker Fatigue: Implications for Patient and Staff Safety." 
This event will have the most focused content for hospital and health system executives; don't miss the chance to save!   
Physician staffing firm Jackson & Coker recently released a physician salary calculator, which provides hospital administrators and medical group managers with estimates of the fair market values of various physician compensation rates, as well as the revenue contributed by those specialties. 
Discuss hospital culture in a session by leading consultant Quint Studer at Becker's Hospital Review 5th Annual Meeting. There are less than 100 spots open--register today!   
Benvenue Medical announced the full commercial launch of the Kiva VCF Treatment System at the Society for Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego.  
Here are 11 new medical devices for spine and orthopedic procedures.  
Jacksonville Beach Surgery Center, affiliated with Symbion, recently became the first provider in Florida to acquire the Fuse endoscopy system.  
Danny Bundren of Symbion will participate in a panel on business, clinical, and competitive issues in spine and pain at Becker's 12th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference.   
An article published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine compares surgical and non-surgical treatment of unilateral, nondisplaced, subaxial cervical spine facet fractures without evidence of spinal cord injury. 
Becker's Hospital Review 5th Annual Meeting  will feature a keynote presentation by legendary Major League Baseball manager Joe Torre.  There are only 11 days left to register at the discounted rate!  
The medical device arena is evolving rapidly.  Examine key advances with a panel of experts at Becker's 12th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference.  
One of the fastest-growing fields in spine is minimally invasive surgery. Historically, spine operations involved big incisions for open procedures with more blood loss, pain and higher risk of infection than the less invasive procedures today. 
  Here are 20 articles on spine surgery study findings within the last month.  
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