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  1. Drs. Richard Rothman, Albert Olszewski & more: 4 orthopedic surgeons making headlines

    Here are four orthopedic surgeons making headlines. By Shayna Korol -
  2. Drs. Domagoj Coric, Kapil Moza & more: 5 spine and neurosurgeons making headlines

    Here are five spine and neurosurgeons making headlines. By Shayna Korol -
  3. Order of operations: low back pain patients who first see physical therapist have lower costs, less opioid use

    When low back pain patients see a physical therapist as their first point of care, they use fewer high-cost medical services and have lower opioid use, a study in Health Services Research found. By Shayna Korol -

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  1. 5 things to know about Medacta International's new MySpine MC

    Medacta International introduced the MySpine Midline Cortical Pedicle Screw Placement Guide to its MySpine portfolio. By Shayna Korol -
  2. Dr. Richard Rothman retires from surgery at 81, but still plans on a 60-hour work week — 3 insights

    With 50 years of experience and up to 50,000 joint replacements performed, Richard Rothman, MD, PhD, retired from surgery at 81 years of age, according to philly.com. By Shayna Korol -
  3. Dr. Michael Thomas to be featured in The Leading Physicians of the World: 4 insights

    The International Association of HealthCare Professionals welcomed neurosurgeon Michael A. Thomas, DO, with his upcoming publication in The Leading Physicians of the World. By Shayna Korol -
  4. 5% of orthopedists spend 25 minutes or more with each patient: 5 statistics

    Medscape surveyed 20,329 physicians across 29 specialists to develop its Orthopedist Compensation Report 2018. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. DiscGenics treats 1st patient in degenerative disc disease clinical trial: 5 things to know

    DiscGenics principal investigator Domagoj Coric, MD, of Carolina Neurosurgery and Spine Associates in Charlotte, N.C., treated the first patient in the phase 1/phase 2 clinical trial of IDCT. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Spinal implant & surgical devices market to top $15.7B by 2025: 4 takeaways

    The spinal implant and surgical devices market is predicted to experience a 4.44 percent compound annual growth rate through 2025, according to Crystal Market Research. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Orthopedic partners at high risk of being impersonated in ransomware attacks: 3 insights

    Ransomware attacks are on the rise as attackers shift from attacking technology and software platforms to individual people and groups, according to Proofpoint's 2018 Healthcare Report. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Study surprises with finding on molecule for SCI repair: 5 insights

    University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers made an unexpected discovery about the molecule myelin in relation to neuron growth in spinal cord injuries. By Megan Wood -
  1. Medtronic CEO excited about spine growth despite soft market; China spine business grew 8%: 4 key quotes

    Medtronic CEO excited about spine growth despite soft market; China spine business grew 8%: 4 key quotes By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies constructing $22M surgery center: 6 things to know

    Loveland, Colo.-based Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies is constructing an ambulatory surgery and recovery center, according to Reporter-Herald Business. By Megan Wood -
  3. 8 things for spine surgeons to know for Thursday — May 17, 2018

    Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for May 17, 2018. By Megan Wood -
  4. Medtronic Q4 revenue up 3%, BMP growth drives spine line: 5 key notes

    Medtronic Q4 revenue up 3%, BMP growth drives spine line: 5 key notes By Laura Dyrda -
  5. Pain physician admits to collecting $470k in illegal kickbacks: 6 details

    Michael Frey, MD, a former physician at Fort Myers, Fla.-based Advanced Pain Management & Spine Specialists admitted to defrauding Medicare and Tricare, News Press reports. By Angie Stewart -
  6. Premier analysis: Total joint replacement implant pricing parity could save hospitals up to $42.8M

    Hospitals could save $23.7 million for knee implants and $19.1 million for hip implants, according to a Premier analysis. By Shayna Korol -
  7. 3 things to know about Organogenesis

    Organogenesis is a regenerative medicine company based in Canton, Mass., focused on developing products for the wound care, surgical and sports medicine markets. By Shayna Korol -
  8. Who are the 10 major players in the global orthopedic imaging market?

    Here are the 10 major players in the global orthopedic imaging market, according to a HealthCare Intelligence Markets report. By Shayna Korol -
  9. Zimmer Biomet receives FDA approval for 1st 3D printed titanium spinal implant: 4 points

    With the rise in 3-D printed implants continuing, Zimmer Biomet earned FDA clearance for its Zyston Strut Open Titanium Interbody Spacer System. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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