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  1. Is decline in back muscle mass, quality related to kyphosis progression? 4 notes

    A new study investigated the association between mid- and low back muscle mass and kyphosis. By Megan Wood -
  2. Boost in spine biologics demand drives global spine surgery market: 4 observations

    The global spinal surgery devices market will hit $13 billion by 2022, based on a Wise Guy Reports analysis, according to Medgadget. By Megan Wood -
  3. North America to have the biggest piece of healthcare nanotechnology market by 2022: 4 things to know

    The global healthcare nanotechnology market is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 9.6 percent between 2017 and 2022, according to a Persistence Market Research report, and the North American region will have the greatest market share. By Shayna Korol -

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  1. Orthopedic ONE names new COO: 3 insights

    Columbus, Ohio-based Orthopedic ONE named Sylvia Radziszewski as its new COO. By Shayna Korol -
  2. Santa Rosa Orthopaedics adds services to Petaluma office: 3 highlights

    Santa Rosa (Calif.) Orthopaedics is expanding the services at its Petaluma, Calif., location. By Megan Wood -
  3. 41% of orthopedists spend 10-19 hours on paperwork/administration weekly — 13 more statistics

    Medscape surveyed orthopedists to discover how much time they spend with their patients, in its "Orthopedist Compensation Report 2018." By Megan Wood -
  4. Pain Specialists of Oregon to open surgery center: 5 things to know

    Medford-based Pain Specialists of Oregon is expanding with a new surgery center, according to KDRV.com. By Megan Wood -

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  1. Physician compensation breakdown: 52.2% comes from salary & 4 things to know

    Physician compensation breakdown: 52.2% comes from salary & 4 things to know By Laura Dyrda -
  2. New York physician performs 1st Multizyte MIS SI joint procedure in US: 5 things to know

    New York physician performs 1st Multizyte MIS SI joint procedure in US: 5 things to know By Laura Dyrda -
  3. NuVasive, OrthoPediatrics & more: 4 device company launches, releases

    Here are four orthopedic and spine device companies with recently launched or released devices. By Shayna Korol -
  4. Tucson tries to bring in patients from Mexico for specialist care: 4 insights

    The Tucson (Ariz.) Health Association is seeking to attract patients from Mexico for specialized care, including neurosurgery, according to Fronteras.   By Shayna Korol -
  1. How are orthopedic surgeons reimbursed?

    Less than half of orthopedists are reimbursed on a fee-for-service basis, according to Medscape's 2018 Orthopedist Compensation report. By Shayna Korol -
  2. John Hunter Hospital installs O-arm machine for intraoperative spinal imaging

    New Lambton Heights, Australia-based John Hunter Hospital installed a new $1.8 million O-arm machine with two stealth stations, The Herald reports. By Shayna Korol -
  3. Self-employed orthopedists earn $38k more than employed: 8 statistics

    Orthopedists earn an average annual compensation of $497,000, according to the "Medscape Orthopedist Compensation Report 2018." By Megan Wood -
  4. Dr. Payam Farjoodi on the No. 1 challenge in the spine industry

    Payam Farjoodi, MD, an orthopedic spine surgeon at Spine Health Center at MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center in Fountain Valley, Calif., tells Becker's Spine Review what he views as the supreme obstacle in the spine industry. By Megan Wood -
  5. How will proposed Trump, China tariffs affect medtech and healthcare? 5 key thoughts

    How will proposed Trump, China tariffs affect medtech and healthcare? 5 key thoughts By Laura Dyrda -
  6. Drs. Hooman Melamed, Marek Szpalski & more: 6 spine, neurosurgeons making headlines

    Here are six spine and neurosurgeons making headlines. By Shayna Korol -
  7. Drs. Valentin Antoci, Knute Buehler & more: 4 orthopedic surgeons making headlines

    Here are four orthopedic surgeons making headlines. By Shayna Korol -
  8. American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery to launch new MOC program: 6 key insights

    The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery will launch a new Maintenance of Certification option in January 2019, according to AAOS Now. By Shayna Korol -
  9. New NFL committee chairman Dr. Nicholas Theodore co-authored 2016 paper calling for more research on CTE, football link

    The newly appointed chairman of NFL's head, neck and spine committee, highlighted the need for additional research on the connection between Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and football players in 2016, The Chicago Tribune reports. By Megan Wood -

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