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With a rapidly changing economic environment, the European market for large joint orthopedic devices is in a state of constant change, according to a report from Research and Markets.   By Eric Oliver -
Johnson & Johnson could beat out Apple and Google’s parent company Alphabet as the first $1 trillion company, according to a Motley Fool report. By Laura Dyrda -
India-based Apollo Hospitals Hyderabad's surgeons have performed spine surgeries using Caesarea, Israel-based Mazor Robotics' technology, according to Money Control.  By Megan Wood -

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A new study published in The Spine Journal examines sagittal imbalance among patients with lumbar spinal stenosis and how that affects outcomes after simple decompression surgery. By Laura Dyrda -
Of the 4,000 ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction surgeries that have been performed on Major League Baseball players since the procedures inception in 1974, nearly one-third of them have been performed in the last five years, according to a study in the American Journal of Orthopedics.  By Eric Oliver -
Sports neurologist Jeffrey Kutcher, MD, is leading The CORE Institute's recently opened The Sports Neurology Clinic in Brighton, Mich.  By Mary Rechtoris -

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The Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin opened a medical facility in Pewaukee, according to a BizTimes report. By Laura Dyrda -
Family medicine physician Todd Johnson, MD, of Lincoln, Neb., abandoned insurance companies in favor of a fee-based practice, and is turning the traditional model of healthcare payment on its head, according to a Live Well Nebraska report. By Laura Dyrda -
The Physicians' Organization of West Michigan and the West Michigan Physicians Network are exploring a potential merger with Answer Health, MiBiz reports.   By Eric Oliver -
Fredericksburg (Va.) Orthopedic Associates sold its headquarters, according to Fredericksburg Today.  By Mary Rechtoris -
The value-based healthcare environment requires providers to report a hefty amount of information. Successful healthcare institutions will leverage patient-reported outcomes to meet these rigorous reporting metrics.   By Megan Wood -
Healthcare is a high growth industry and to better navigate the ever-changing landscape of the industry healthcare providers are looking at themselves in a more entrepreneurial way. Their practice is a business that needs to succeed, and managers have enlisted the help of what is known as “intrapreneurs” to ensure greater success. How a spine practice operates in 2016 is vastly different from how practices operated as little as five to ten years ago. Maintaining quality and cost are a top priority to keep up with demands. By Nicola Hawkinson DNP, RNFA, RN -
A patient implanted with Cambridge, Mass.-based InVivo Therapeutics' Neuro-Spinal Scaffold in the INSPIRE study has improved from a complete AIS A spinal cord injury to an incomplete AIS B spinal cord injury.  By Megan Wood -
Gregory T. Lucier is propelling San Diego-based NuVasive into a new wave of spine dominance, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune.  By Megan Wood -
A Persistence Market Research report revealed the ankylosing spondylitis treatment market will significantly grow through 2021, according to medGadget.  By Megan Wood -
James Andrews, MD, founder of the Andrews Institute for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, Fla., spoke on the Bauerfeind Sports Elbow Brace, which is designed to prevent ulnar collateral ligament tears, according to CBS Sports.  By Megan Wood -
A new study published in Clinical Spine Surgery examines how common medical conditions affect the outcome of anterior lumbar interbody fusion. By Laura Dyrda -
Castle Connolly honored Michael Gleiber, MD, as a Top Doctor in the West Palm Beach, Fla., region.  By Megan Wood -
A new center is aiming to make North Texas "the safest place in the country to play sports," the Dallas News reports.  By Eric Oliver -
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