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  1. Key thoughts from Dr. Kristy Weber, AAOS' 1st vice president

    On March 8, Kristy Weber, MD, became the 2018 1st vice-president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Her new role is the second in a four-year term of volunteer service. She will serve as AAOS' first female president in 2019 and 2020.   By Shayna Korol -
  2. Dr. Valentin Antoci's surgical privileges restored during investigation — 5 things to know

    Sunnyside, Wash.-based orthopedic surgeon Valentin Antoci, MD, had his surgical privileges restored after a hearing before the state Medical Quality Assurance Commission, the YakimaHerald.com reports. By Shayna Korol -
  3. 2-D nanoparticles can direct mesenchymal stem cells to become bone, cartilage — 5 takeaways

    A new class of clay nanoparticles can lead human mesenchymal stem cells to develop into bone or cartilage cells, Futurity reports. By Shayna Korol -

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  1. 4 things to know about Stratasys

    Founded in 1988, Stratasys is an additive manufacturing solutions company. By Shayna Korol -
  2. The top 15 highest-paying jobs in healthcare — neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons lead the pack

    Here are the 15 highest-paying jobs in healthcare, according to LinkedIn data given to Business Insider. By Shayna Korol -
  3. Dr. Hooman Melamed performs live-saving spine surgery on reality TV star Abby Lee Miller: 3 insights

    Orthopedic spine surgeon Hooman Melamed, MD, performed emergency spinal surgery April 17 on former Dance Moms star Abby Lee Miller at Cedars-Sinai Marina Del Ray (Calif.) Hospital, People reports. By Shayna Korol -
  4. Dr. Venkat Ganapathy named associate editor of The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

    The American Orthopaedic Association selected Venkat Ganapathy, MD, to be the associate editor of The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, according to the chattanoogan.com. By Shayna Korol -

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  1. Drs. Mark Ritter, Neil Roth & more: 7 sports medicine physicians on the move — March 2018

    Here are seven sports medicine physicians who recently joined new practices or took on new positions in March. By Eric Oliver -
  2. Do orthopedic surgeons feel fairly compensated? 49% say no

    When asked if a physician felt fairly compensated, more than 55 percent responded positively, according to Medscape's 2018 Physician Compensation Report. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Stryker's spine division to drive Q1 sales: 5 insights

    Stryker's neurotechnology and spine division is anticipated to see growth in the first quarter of 2018, pushing the company's overall growth, according to Zacks. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Kineta Chronic Pain inks $360M+ deal with pharmaceutical giant: 3 things to know

    Kineta Chronic Pain signed an agreement with pharmaceutical leader Genentech to develop a non-opioid chronic pain treatment, according to CNBC. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  1. FDA considers ramping up oversight of artificial joints, other devices — 8 key insights

    The FDA proposed steps to improve government oversight of medical devices, according to The Seattle Times. By Angie Stewart -
  2. Medtronic, Spineology, Zimmer Biomet & more: 9 device company notes

    Here are nine key notes on orthopedic and spine device companies from the past week. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. 10 best, worst states for pediatric healthcare

    WalletHub analysts identified the best and worst places for healthcare based on three considerations: children's health and healthcare access; children's nutrition, physical activity and obesity; and children's oral health. By Megan Wood -
  4. PeerWell reveals augmented reality tool for spine, total joint patients — 4 notes

    PeerWell unveiled a new augmented reality tool on its platform for patients recovering from spine surgery or total joint replacement. By Megan Wood -
  5. Joint Purification Systems closes $7.8M Series A financing: 5 things to know

    Joint Purification Systems, an early-stage medical device company, reported a $7.8 million Series A financing round. By Megan Wood -
  6. Johnson & Johnson jumps into orthopedic robotics, looks ahead to biologics: 5 key quotes from Q1 earnings call

    Johnson & Johnson jumps into orthopedic robotics, looks ahead to biologics: 5 key quotes from Q1 earnings call By Laura Dyrda -
  7. India's knee implant, cardiac stent price caps at odds with Trump's trade philosophy: 5 things to know

    India's knee implant, cardiac stent price caps at odds with Trump's trade philosophy: 5 things to know By Laura Dyrda -
  8. DePuy Synthes Q1 sales up 1.1%, spine drops 8.9% after Codman divestiture: 5 points

    DePuy Synthes Q1 sales up 1.1%, spine drops 8.9% after Codman divestiture: 5 points By Laura Dyrda -
  9. Global CT scanner market to exceed $7B by 2024 — 3 insights

    The global CT scanner market is expected to surpass $7 billon by 2024, according to a market research report by Global Market Insights. By Shayna Korol -

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