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  1. Surgeon completes 1st robotic-assisted reverse shoulder arthroplasty in California

    Hafiz Kassam, MD, a shoulder surgeon affiliated with Irvine, Calif.-based Hoag Orthopedic Institute, has completed the first robotic-assisted reverse shoulder arthroplasty in California. 
  2. The 5 best states for orthopedic surgeons

    Wisconsin was recently named the best state for physicians to practice in 2024 by Medscape, which considered factors including malpractice insurance premiums, compensation, cost of living, physician density, physician burnout rates and the percentage of insured residents. 
  3. Globus Medical earns FDA clearance for orthopedic robot

    Globus Medical has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its ExcelsiusFlex orthopedics robot, according to a June 17 website posting from the agency.

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  1. 15 stats on spine, orthopedic surgeon pay in 2024

    Here are 15 statistics about orthopedic and spine surgeon pay in 2024: 
  2. 5 spine practices to know

    Here are five spine centers to know:
  3. Montefiore Einstein opens orthopedic and spine center

    Montefiore Einstein Comprehensive Orthopedic and Spine Center has opened an outpatient facility in West Nyack, N.Y., according to a June 19 report from the Rockland County Business Journal.
  4. 8 data breaches affecting orthopedics

    Here are eight data breaches affecting orthopedic practices that Becker's has reported on so far in 2024:

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  1. Legacy Pain and Spine Specialists to move locations

    Birmingham, Ala.-based Legacy Pain and Spine Specialists is opening a treatment facility in a new medical office building, according to a June 19 report from the Birmingham Business Journal.
  2. Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance to open expanded Clarksville clinic

    Nashville-based Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance is set to open its expanded facility in Clarksville, Tenn., July 15.
  3. Auburn Orthopaedic Specialists adds Dr. John Klibanoff

    John Klibanoff, MD, joined Auburn (N.Y.) Orthopaedic Specialists, according to a June 19 report by FingerLakes1.com.
  4. 4Web Medical launches cervical spine integrated plating device

    Orthopedic implant company 4Web Medical added the Cervical Spine Truss System Integrated Plating Solution to its portfolio of products.
  1. 3 devicemakers laying off staff

    Multiple spine and orthopedic medical devicemakers have reduced their workforce this year.
  2. Columbus Regional Health to relocate orthopedic practice

    Columbus (Ind.) Regional Health is relocating its orthopedic and sports medicine practice, effective July 1, according to a June 19 report from The Republic.
  3. Dr. William Bradley opens news practice

    William Bradley, MD, opened Mountain West Spine Clinic in Meridian, Idaho, according to a June 19 email shared with Becker's. 
  4. 'No such thing as a free lunch': Spine surgeons on the promise, pitfalls of AI

    Artificial intelligence in spine surgery is in its infancy, and physicians are discussing the exciting and nerve-wracking aspects of it.
  5. Wisconsin hospital partners with HOPCo for orthopedics

    Watertown (Wis.) Regional Medical Center partnered with Healthcare Outcomes Performance Co. for orthopedic and spine care.
  6. 8 orthopedic practice moves in the South in 1 month

    Here are eight orthopedic practice openings, relocations and more in the South that Becker's has reported on since May 15:
  7. Dr. Keith Meister operates on Baltimore Orioles pitcher

    Keith Meister, MD, successfully performed elbow surgery on Baltimore Orioles pitcher Tyler Wells, according to a June 17 report by Fox 45 News.
  8. Rothman Orthopaedic Institute ends relationship with Philadelphia Eagles

    Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute broke ties with the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles over future malpractice risk, a spokesperson for the practice confirmed to Becker's.  
  9. Virtual orthopedic company partners with Hinge Health

    Virtual orthopedic care company Upswing Health has partnered with Hinge Health, a company dedicated to changing how musculoskeletal conditions are prevented and treated. 

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