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Mighty Oak Medical, an Englewood, Colo.-based biotechnology company, has received its second FDA clearance for its Firefly pedicle screw navigation guide service.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
Englewood, N.J.-based The Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders surgeons performed a Mazor Robotic Renaissance System kyphoplasty on a patient experiencing pain from a T12 fracture.  By Megan Wood -
Medscape surveyed more than 7,500 physicians from more than 25 specialties on a range of ethical situations, with findings revealed in the "Medscape Ethics Report 2016: Money, Romance, and Patients."  By Megan Wood -

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Phoenix-based OrthoArizona added a North Phoenix and Chandler office to its portfolio.  By Eric Oliver -
Jim Doty, MD, a Stanford (Calif.) Medicine neurosurgeon, urges people to demonstrate kindness and compassion in their lives, according to Stanford Medicine.  By Megan Wood -
Orthopedic surgeon Nikhil Verma, MD, and his colleagues at Chicago's Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush are offering international patients a fixed price for knee and shoulder surgery.  By Eric Oliver -
UnitedHealth Group will participate in bundled payments for spine surgeries as well as hip and knee replacements in 2017, according to Forbes.  By Megan Wood -

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The American College of Sports Medicine named its top 10 trends for fitness in 2017.  By Eric Oliver -
As healthcare trends toward value-based reimbursement, patients are increasingly paying for their care and many Americans are facing double-digit premium hikes.  By Mary Rechtoris -
On Nov. 30, 2016, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the 21st Century Cures Act, according to Fortune.  By Mary Rechtoris -
Northfield, Ill.-based Medline won a contract from Indianapolis-based Talar Capital Partners, a podiatry-specific Group Purchasing Organization, to be the GPO's manufacturer of choice for medical and surgical products.  By Mary Rechtoris -
Though the future of the Affordable Care Act is uncertain at the moment, its impact on physicians and their practices was significant in 2016. In October, the Obama administration predicted monthly ACA marketplace enrollment will hit 11.4 million in 2017. This represents a 9 percent spike from the 2016 average monthly enrollment.  By Anuja Vaidya -
A new study published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine examines whether the surgical effectiveness measures for lumbar spine surgery patients can predict two-year outcomes. By Laura Dyrda -
Sports medicine is unique in the challenges it presents to team physicians and the demands it puts on personal and professional careers, but for the physicians that stick with it the rewards are bountiful.  By Eric Oliver -
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for Dec. 1, 2016.  By Megan Wood -
Here are nine spine surgeons and neurosurgeons that joined new organizations or received promotions in November, 2016.  By Megan Wood -
As patient satisfaction becomes tied to provider reimbursement, a study in the Journal of Patient Experience looked at how wait times impact patient satisfaction in an orthopedic clinic.  By Eric Oliver -
Every Sunday 1,696 football players suit up and take the field to play a game on the gridiron but for Buffalo Bills' tackle Seantrel Henderson, the battle off the field is of the utmost importance.  By Eric Oliver -
Durham, N.C.-based Duke University is studying whether a virtually assisted physical therapy program is effective for total knee replacement surgery, MobiHealthNews reports.  By Eric Oliver -
On the heels of President-elect Donald Trump naming Rep. Tom Price, MD, (R-Ga.), to lead the HHS, MedPage Today republished a 2014 interview with the orthopedic surgeon concerning his views on healthcare.  By Mary Rechtoris -
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