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  1. Drs. Joseph Bosco, Jennifer Beck & more: 5 orthopedic surgeons making headlines

    Here are five orthopedic surgeons making headlines. By Shayna Korol -
  2. Drs. Steven Reich, Dawn Tartaglione & more: 3 spine & neurosurgeons making headlines

    Here are three spine and neurosurgeons making headlines. By Shayna Korol -
  3. Spinal fusion device market to reach $10.96B — 12 key players

    The global spinal fusion device market is expected to reach $10.96 billion by 2025, according to a Transparency Market Research report. By Shayna Korol -

The crossroads of interoperability and population health.

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  1. Spine stabilization effective for patients under 65 years old: 3 findings

    Minimally invasive interlaminar spine stabilization is a safe and effective alternative to spinal fusion in patients under 65 years old, according to research presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, March 12 to 16. By Shayna Korol -
  2. Spine surgery patients with undiagnosed osteoporosis — 5 things to know

    A study at New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery found that a significant number of lumbar spine surgery patients had previously undiagnosed osteoporosis. By Shayna Korol -
  3. Bayhealth Neurosurgery names Dr. Dawn Tartaglione medical director

    Dover, Del.-based Bayhealth Neurosurgery welcomed board-certified neurosurgeon Dawn Tartaglione, DO, as its new medical director. By Shayna Korol -
  4. 7 celebrities who have undergone spine procedures — Tiger Woods, Chewbacca & more

    Numerous athletes, actors and musicians have undergone operations to treat spinal pain and injuries. By Angie Stewart -

The evolution of healthcare communication — The rise of mobile platforms.

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  1. Medical City Dallas, The Steadman Clinic & more: 12 spine programs expanding

    Twelve hospitals, health systems and private practices expanding their spine and neurosurgery programs in February: By Eric Oliver -
  2. Akron Children's Hospital readies to open new facility — 4 insights

    Akron (Ohio) Children's Hospital will open the Mansfield (Ohio) Health Center March 26, local news affiliate WMFD.com reports. By Eric Oliver -
  3. Carrum Health partners with Rush Health to expand self-insured employee benefits — 3 insights

    Carrum Health partnered with Chicago-based Rush Health to provide enhanced benefits to self-insured Midwestern employees. By Eric Oliver -
  4. FDA awards Kuros Biosciences 510(k) approval for TLIF cage — 3 insights

    Kuros Biosciences received FDA 510(k) approval for its transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion cage. By Eric Oliver -
  1. Anterior cervical discectomy & fusion safely performed in outpatient settings — 5 study insights

    A New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery study examined anterior cervical discectomy and fusion outcomes, finding it safe for select patients in the outpatient setting. By Eric Oliver -
  2. AAOS names Dr. Joseph Bosco III 1st vice president — 4 insights

    The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons appointed Joseph Bosco III, MD, first vice president at AAOS 2019, March 13-15 in Las Vegas. By Eric Oliver -
  3. ISASS releases statements on bone graft substitutes, vertebral augmentation

    The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery released two new statements: one focused on bone graft substitutes and the other examining vertebral augmentation. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. SI-Bone to increase sales force, grow academic medical center presence in 2019

    SI-Bone reported a 15 percent revenue increase last year, as well as a $17.5 million net loss. By Laura Dyrda -
  5. How well is Walmart's spine center of excellence program working? 5 takeaways

    Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger joined Walmart's center of excellence network in 2017 for spine surgery, providing Walmart employees access to Geisinger's spine team without additional out-of-pocket costs. A Harvard Business Review article recently outlined the program's success. By Laura Dyrda -
  6. Geisinger, Medacta launch lifetime guarantee for knee replacements: 4 details

    Medacta partnered with Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger to launch a program that will deliver a lifetime guarantee for knee replacement patients. By Laura Dyrda -
  7. Enhanced recovery after surgery pathway leads to rapid discharge & high patient satisfaction – 3 study findings

    Opioid-sparing enhanced recovery after surgery pathway for Medicare patients undergoing total joint replacement may promote early discharge, according to research presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2019 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, March 12-16. By Shayna Korol -
  8. The key technological trends in spine for 2019

    Twelve spine surgeons, neurosurgeons and pain specialists discuss the trends they expect to see in the spine technology arena this year. By Anuja Vaidya -
  9. Rush University Medical Center CEO Dr. Larry Goodman to retire — 6 insights

    Chicago-based Rush University Medical Center and Rush University System for Health CEO Larry Goodman, MD, will retire in 2019. By Eric Oliver -

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