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OrthogenRx received investor funding for new projects in the future, according to a report from The Intelligencer. By Laura Dyrda -
The Food and Drug Administration granted 20 spine-related device clearances in November. By Laura Dyrda -
A group of researchers investigated the development and progression of heterotopic ossification after cervical disc replacement and published their results in Spine.  By Laura Dyrda -

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Three spine surgeons discuss the latest technology they have incorporated in their practices and how it is helping them.  By Anuja Vaidya -
Most physicians pay up to $7,000 per year for malpractice insurance, according to Physicians Practice's 2014 Physician Compensation Survey.  By Anuja Vaidya -
IlluminOss Medical was issued two new patents related to its internal bone fixation system. By Laura Dyrda -
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for Dec. 11, 2014.  By Anuja Vaidya -
There are several changes in healthcare impacting spine surgery and innovation in the field. Here are 10 spine surgeons discussing some of the biggest challenges and windows for success in the future.  By Anuja Vaidya & Laura Dyrda -
Span-America Medical Systems will nominate Thomas J. Sullivan for election to the board of directors at the company's next annual meeting in February 2015.  By Anuja Vaidya -
Doctors Hospital of Sarasota renovated its Orthopedic and Spine Institute as part of a planned $17 million upgrade, according to a Herald Tribune report.   By Anuja Vaidya -
The North American spine surgery market is expected to grow over the next five years, according to a new report from Research and Markets. By Laura Dyrda -
The first surgery performed with the Minimus Spine Triojection System was performed in Italy.  By Laura Dyrda -
How does sagittal balance relate to clinical outcomes after spine surgery for cervical spondylotic myelopathy? By Laura Dyrda -
Endoscopic spine surgery has been around for many years, but the technique is just beginning to become more refined and more accessible to surgeons and patients in the United States. It's becoming more popular around the world as well. By Laura Dyrda -
Here are the percentage changes in physician income from 2013 to 2014, according to Physicians Practice's 2014 Physician Compensation Survey:  By Anuja Vaidya -
Mazor Robotics received three purchase orders for its Renaissance robot-assisted systems.  By Anuja Vaidya -
Aurora Spine received the Health Canada Medical Device License for its ZIP Interspinous Fusion System.  By Anuja Vaidya -
Physicians sit on the Food and Drug Administration's panel for device clearances, and some of those physicians have financial ties to device companies. Does that influence their decisions? By Laura Dyrda -
The OtisMed plea agreement with the government over distributing their knee system without Food and Drug Administration clearance includes a side "non-prosecution" agreement with Stryker, which purchased OtisMed without knowledge of this incident, according to Corporate Crime Reporter. By Laura Dyrda -
Physician relationships with pharmaceutical and device companies are under scrutiny again, this time among eye surgeons. By Laura Dyrda -
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