Current Issue of Becker's Spine Review

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July/August 2017 Issue of Becker's Spine Review


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Rothman Institute has Grown 15-20% Annually for 45 Years — Dr. Richard Rothman’s 11 Key Principles for Success
Rothman Institute Founder Richard Rothman, MD, PhD, has grown his practice 15 to 20 percent annually since opening in 1970. Click to Continue >>

5 Best Practices for Spine Surgery in ASCs
A team of spine specialists used a Delphi panel to identify best practices for outpatient anterior cervical spine surgery. Click to Continue >>  

5 Trends in the US Minimally Invasive Spinal Implant Market
Medtronic and NuVasive lead the U.S. minimally invasive spine implant market, according to an iData Research report. Click to Continue >>




ISASS Names Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein 2017 President
Last month the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery elected Jeffrey Goldstein, MD, president. Click to Continue >>


Dr. John Peloza Performs 1st Cervical Decompressions with Carevature Medical Technology: 5 Things to Know
John Peloza, MD, of Dallas-based Center for Spine Care, performed the nation’s first cervical decompression procedures with Carevature Medical’s Dreal system. Click to Continue >>


Dr. Todd Lanman is a 2017 Healthcare Leadership Award Finalist: 5 Highlights
Los Angeles Business Journal named Todd H. Lanman, MD, a finalist for its 2017 Healthcare Leadership Awards. Click to Continue >>


Dr. Andrew Moulton Receives HCA Humanitarian First Award
HCA honored Sarasota (Fla.) Orthopedic Associates’ Andrew Moulton, MD, with the HCA Humanitarian First Award, according to the Bradenton Herald. Click to Continue >>




Dr. Thomas Schuler: Key Challenges for Spine Surgeons and How to Ensure Success in the Future
Thomas Schuler, MD, founded Reston-based Virginia Spine Institute in 1992 and has grown in the practice to one of the largest multidisciplinary spinal groups in the region. Click here to Continue >>

Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics to Launch Orthopedic, Spine Bundled Payments
The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics, based in Bethesda, Md., partnered with Capital Blue Cross and other payers to develop bundled payments for seven orthopedic procedures. Click here to Continue >>

Average Income for Top 20 Recruited Specialties: No. 1 Specialty Makes $579k
The following 20 specialties boast the most highly recruited physicians, according to Merritt Hawkins 2017 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Incentives. Click here to continue >>

Net Revenue for 11 Common ASC Specialties — Orthopedics No. 1 with $3.1k per Case
VMG Health’s Multi-Specialty ASC Intellimarker 2017 compiled median net revenue per case in ASCs by specialty. Click here to Continue >>


How Many Orthopedic Physicians are Worth Over $5M?
A Medscape study revealed more orthopedic physicians are worth over $5 million than any other specialists. Click here to Continue >>




Understanding the Science Behind the Hype
Five Considerations for Spine Surgeons When Evaluating Surface-Enhanced Interbody Fusion Devices for Optimal Clinical Outcomes from the Company that Wrote the Book




Spine & Total Joints in ASCs — Premier Orthopedic Surgery Center Administrator Weighs In
Natalie Soule, RN, administrator of Nashville, Tenn.-based Premier Orthopedic Surgery Center, shares insight on spine and total joints in the outpatient setting as well as offers key advice for boosting ambulatory surgery center growth. Click here to Continue >>

Laser Spine Institute Cleveland ASC Welcomes New Spine Surgeon: 5 Things to Know
Brad M. Picha, MD, joined Laser Spine Institute’s Cleveland ambulatory surgery center. Click here to Continue >>




10 Orthopedic Device Company CEOs: Who is Paid the Most?
Orthopedic and spine device company leader compensation varies across the board based on the company’s size and market share. Click here to Continue >>


Johnson & Johnson, US Defense Dept. Reach $260M Deal on Orthopedic Devices — 4 Takeaways
Johnson & Johnson was awarded a contract to supply the U.S. Defense Department with orthopedic devices, according to Mass Device. Click here to Continue >>


Medtronic Emphasizes Spine Device Should Only be Used with Medtronic Instruments After 2 Deaths — 5 Things to Know
Medtronic notified the FDA of two patient deaths following spine surgeries where the NavLock Tracker was used with non-Medtronic instruments as part of the procedure. Click here to Continue >>


Medtronic to Pay Dr. Mark Barry $23.5M for 2 Spine Device Patent Infringements: 5 Things to Know
U.S. District Judge Ron Clark, a Texas federal judge, ordered Medtronic to pay a spine surgeon $23.5 million in a patent infringement case on May 16, according to Law 360. Click here to Continue >>




Hospitals Face Unprecedented Turnover, Attrition Rates: 4 Survey Findings
Hospitals today are facing higher turnover and attrition rates than ever before, according to a survey report from Leaders for Today, a hospital management staffing firm. Click here to Continue >>


HCA to Change its Name — Again
Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Holdings board of directors voted to rework the company’s name, CEO Milton Johnson said on an earnings call. Click here to Continue >>


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