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  1. The future is PEEK - Solvay's Global Marketing Manager discusses the benefits of polymers

    Staying innovative is a constant struggle in the spine and orthopedic industries. Companies must also strategize on different future partnerships. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. AAOS raises major concerns over BPCI Advanced model: 5 things to know

    With the upcoming roll out of the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced model, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has concerns. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Lumbar spine MRIs frequently ineffective — 6 insights

    A retrospective cohort study in The Spine Journal found the proportion of lumbar spine MRIs that inform low back pain management is small. By Shayna Korol -

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  1. Dr. Gregory C. Mallo on Elite Special Forces experience and empathy in patient care

    Gregory C. Mallo, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in complex shoulder reconstruction, shoulder arthroscopy and revision surgery. He serves as co-chief of the shoulder service at St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson, N.Y. By Shayna Korol -
  2. Dr. Susan Williams joins CHI Mercy Health board of directors

    Susan Williams, MD, joined the CHI Mercy Health board of directors in Roseburg, Ore., News Radio 1240 KQEN reports. By Shayna Korol -
  3. Mayo Clinic opens new orthopedic, sports medicine clinic: 5 things to know

    Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, Minn., unveiled its new orthopedic and sports medicine clinic April 18, The Free Press reports. By Shayna Korol -
  4. Dr. Ali Rezai leads WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute: 3 things to know

    Neurosurgeon Ali Rezai, MD, who leads the West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute in Morgantown, was honored at an investiture ceremony April 16. The institute researches ways to tackle the opioid crisis and use technology to treat chronic pain and Alzheimer's disease, the Pittsburgh Business Times reports. By Shayna Korol -

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  1. Xtant Medical forms new partnership to extend medical device access: 3 insights

    Xtant Medical and Healthcare International Partners signed a three-year agreement to expand Xtant's products in Latin American markets. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Crystal Clinic, Emory University & more: 12 hospitals expanding spine, neurosurgery programs

    Here are 12 hospitals expanding spine and neurosurgery programs. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Trial date set for neurosurgeon accused of murdering physician wife

    Toronto neurosurgeon Mohammed Shamji, MD, will stand trial April 1, 2019, according to CBC News. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. 'The promise of personalized medicine' — AAOS President Dr. David Halsey gives first address

    Newly elected American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons President Michael Hasley, MD, gave his first address at the AAOS Annual Meeting March 6 to March 8 in New Orleans. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. How healthcare will stay the same 10 years on — 6 spine surgeons discuss

    Six spine surgeons weigh in on what they believe will stay the same in healthcare over the next decade. By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. Dr. Martin O'Malley operates on Timberwolves' Justin Patton — 3 insights

    Martin O'Malley, MD, repaired the left foot of Minnesota Timberwolves rookie center Justin Patton for the second time in nine months, the Minnesota StarTribune reports. By Eric Oliver -
  3. 15 spine devices receive FDA 510(k) clearance in March 2018

    15 spine devices receive FDA 510(k) clearance in March 2018 By Laura Dyrda -
  4. How robots can drive growth in the MIS spine field: 5 key thoughts

    How robots can drive growth in the MIS spine field: 5 key thoughts By Laura Dyrda -
  5. Emory Healthcare, Walmart to partner for employees' spine, joint replacement surgery: 5 things to know

    Walmart will now include Atlanta-based Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital and Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center in its national spine surgery and joint replacement centers of excellence programs. By Megan Wood -
  6. 1st spine surgery with SpineGuard's PediGuard performed in China — 5 highlights

    Professor Yong QIU performed China's first spinal deformity surgery using SpineGuard's PediGuard device. By Megan Wood -
  7. 2 orthopedic practices in Colorado merge: 5 insights

    Steamboat Orthopaedic Associates and Orthopaedics of Steamboat, both located in Steamboat Springs, Colo., are merging, according to Steamboat Pilot & Today. By Megan Wood -
  8. 6 things to know about Dr. Hooman Melamed & his new diagnosis for celebrity Abby Lee Miller

    Hooman M. Melamed, MD, of Marina del Rey, Calif.-based DISC Sports and Spine Center, updated his preliminary diagnosis for former Dance Moms star Abby Lee Miller from a spinal infection to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, according to People. By Megan Wood -
  9. 8 things for spine surgeons to know for Thursday — April 19, 2018

    Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for April 19, 2018. By Megan Wood -

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