Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. $12M sports medicine complex opens in Texas

    Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen has opened a $12 million sports medicine center, The Dallas Morning News reported Feb. 25.
  2. Emory, Falcons open $15M orthopedics and spine center

    The Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center has opened at the Atlanta Falcons' Flowery Branch, Ga., training facility, Fox5 Atlanta reported Feb. 25.
  3. Motion preservation will become the standard, but won't eliminate fusion: 8 surgeons weigh in

    Eight surgeons discuss the future of motion preservation in the cervical and lumbar spine and how its development will affect spinal fusion.

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  1. New Hampshire hospital acquisition sparks concerns about orthopedic care access

    Concord (N.H.) Hospital's looming acquisition of LRGHealthcare in Laconia, N.H., has raised concerns about access to orthopedic care in the community, but leaders of the organizations are trying to push the deal through, The Laconia Daily Sun reports.
  2. Arizona, Connecticut & Florida: 3 new spine, orthopedic institutes

    In the last month, Becker's has reported on three new spine and orthopedic institutes in Arizona, Connecticut and Florida:
  3. Aurora Spine gets $350K through Paycheck Protection Program — 4 things to know

    Device company Aurora Spine said Feb. 24 that it received loan proceeds of $350,140 under the second round of the Paycheck Protection Program, as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.
  4. Medtronic to expand spinal robotic capabilities after record 3rd-quarter sales

    Medtronic Chair and CEO Geoff Martha was optimistic about sales of its spine surgery robot increasing in the coming year during the company's Feb. 23 third-quarter conference call, as transcribed by The Motley Fool.
  1. NuVasive marks 1st acquisition of 2021 with $150M+ deal

    NuVasive made its first transaction of 2021, acquiring Simplify Medical in a multimillion dollar deal.
  2. Drs. Robert LaPrade, Ken Yamaguchi and more: 4 orthopedic surgeons in the news

    Here are four orthopedic surgeons making headlines over the past week:
  3. UK-based spine device company raises $3.1M, will use funds to launch devices in US

    U.K.-based Axis Spine Technologies closed a $3.1 million (£2.2 million) funding round, Finsmes reported Feb. 24.
  4. UCSF neurosurgeons perform 1st case with patient-specific interbody for spinal deformity

    Two neurosurgeons from the University of California San Francisco completed the first spine surgery with Carlsmed's aprevo, a patient-specific interbody for the treatment of adult spinal deformity.
  1. HD LifeSciences CEO joins Ortho RTI board of directors

    Ortho Regenerative Technologies has welcomed Patrick O' Donnell, president and CEO of HD LifeSciences, to its board of directors.
  2. Rothman Orthopaedic's Florida headquarters breaks ground

    Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based AdventHealth broke ground on what will be the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute's Florida headquarters.
  3. Northern Arizona Healthcare program designated Orthopedic and Spine Institute

    The orthopedics program at Flagstaff-based Northern Arizona Healthcare has been designated as an Orthopedic and Spine Institute, two years after its inception, the Arizona Daily Sun reported Feb. 22.
  4. The app Emory University hopes will transform its orthopedic department

    Atlanta-based Emory University entered into a partnership with Rimdi to launch a fast healthcare interoperable resource app, the company launched Feb. 23.
  5. Dr. Sharad Rajpal logs Colorado hospital's 1st spine surgery with updated Medtronic robot

    Neurosurgeon Sharad Rajpal, MD, completed Louisville, Colo.-based Centura-Avista Adventist Hospital's first spinal fusion involving Midas Rex high-speed drills with Medtronic's Mazor robot., Colorado Hometown Weekly reported Feb. 23.
  6. 2 surgical robots get FDA approval, 3 companies' financial updates and more: 7 device company notes

    From the latest surgical robots receiving FDA approval to a new training program for oblique lateral interbody fusions, here are seven device company updates:
  7. Tiger Woods recovering after surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center after car crash

    Professional golfer Tiger Woods is recovering from surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles after sustaining injuries in a Feb. 23 car accident, according to The New York Times.
  8. How Medtronic, Stryker, Johnson & Johnson's shares performed this week

    Here's how Medtronic, Stryker and Johnson & Johnson's shares have fluctuated over the last five days.
  9. 'Colleagues, not competitors': Orthopedic groups partner on new facility at Connecticut hospital

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport will be held Feb. 24, four years after sister hospital MidState Medical Center in Meriden debuted the institute's first location.

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