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  1. 3 orthopedic surgeons to expand services at new Iowa facility

    Three orthopedic surgeons will open Cedar Valley Orthopedic Surgery in Waterloo, Iowa, on Dec. 9., Cedar Valley Business Monthly reports. By Alan Condon -
  2. Drs. Frank Phillips, Keith Black & more: 10 spine, neurosurgeons making headlines

    Here are 10 spine and neurosurgeons making the news in the past week. By Alan Condon -
  3. 2 recent value-based partnerships for orthopedic procedures

    Here are two recent value-based payment deals that are developing for orthopedic procedures. By Alan Condon -

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  1. Tennessee health system achieves total hip, knee and 1st ever total ankle certification

    The DNV-GL awarded Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Erlanger Health System certification for total hip and knee replacement as well as the first total ankle replacement certification in the U.S., reports The Chattanoogan. By Alan Condon -
  2. DePuy Synthes recalls devices used in spine fixation system: 6 things to know

    Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Synthes is voluntarily recalling its USS II Polyaxial 3D heads, according to an urgent field safety notice issued out of Switzerland Nov. 11. By Angie Stewart -
  3. Campbell Clinic opens $49M orthopedic facility — 4 insights

    Memphis, Tenn.-based Campbell Clinic opened its $49 million orthopedic center in Germantown, Tenn., Dec. 5, Commercial Appeal reports. By Eric Oliver -
  4. OrthoCarolina gets buyer for 10 outpatient buildings: 6 insights

    An unnamed buyer scooped up 10 North Carolina medical office buildings fully leased by OrthoCarolina, according to JLL, the professional services firm that closed the sale. By Angie Stewart -

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  1. Ulrich Medical USA launches 1st rod-screw system for spine surgery

    Ulrich Medical USA launched its debut rod-screw system for spine surgery on Dec. 6 By Alan Condon -
  2. Mainstay Medical receives Australian approval for neurostimulation implant

    The Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration provided regulatory approval for Mainstay Medical's ReActiv8 system. By Alan Condon -
  3. DePuy Synthes unveils new system for cervical, thoracic spine surgery

    DePuy Synthes launched its Symphony Occipito-Cervico-Thoracic System Dec. 6, expanding its portfolio for the treatment of cervical and thoracic spine disorders, reports News Medical Life Sciences. By Alan Condon -
  4. Dr. Jeffrey Roh to host Seattle fundraiser for presidential hopeful Andrew Yang

    Jeffrey Roh, MD, is hosting a Dec. 16 fundraiser at his Seattle home for Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, reports Northwest Asian Weekly. By Alan Condon -
  1. Hensler Surgical alleges patent infringement after Tobra CEO inquired about becoming a sales rep: 4 details

    Hensler Surgical Technologies filed a lawsuit against Tobra Medical over patent infringement. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Empirical Spine finishes enrollment for implant in degenerative spondylolisthesis clinical trial

    The investigational arm of Empirical Spine's IDE clinical trial completed enrollment Dec. 4 for its study of the LimiFlex Paraspinous Tension Band. By Alan Condon -
  3. Dr. Tony Mork on endoscopic spine surgery and spine surgeons vs. pain management physicians

    Tony Mork, MD, is a Newport Beach, Calif.-based endoscopic spine surgeon who is cofounder of Microspine and founder of the Endoscopic Spine Academy. By Alan Condon -
  4. 9 spine, orthopedic surgeons performing surgeries on international medical missions

    Many U.S. spine and orthopedic surgeons use their skillsets to provide free healthcare for patients in underserved countries.  By Alan Condon -
  5. Minnesota hospital expands neurosurgery capabilities with 3 OR surgical suite, MRI machine

    M Health Fairview Medical Center at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis operated on its first patients at its new surgical suite in November, reports Minnesota Daily. By Alan Condon -
  6. Meet the new president of Orthofix's global spine business: Kevin Kenny

    Orthofix Medical named Kevin Kenny, formerly Medtronic Spine and Biologics' vice president of U.S. sales, its new president of global spine Dec. 5. By Eric Oliver -
  7. Banner Health acquires Arizona orthopedic practice — 3 insights

    Phoenix-based Banner Health acquired Phoenix Orthopaedic Consultants, adding four orthopedic surgeons and a nurse practitioner Dec. 2, AZBigMedia reports. By Eric Oliver -
  8. North Carolina health system opens new spine center, expands care to outpatient setting

    The Novant Health Neurosciences and Spine Center in Winston-Salem, N.C., opened Dec. 4, according to Triad Business Journal. By Alan Condon -
  9. Dr. Roland Kent, Idaho hospital advocate for robotic navigation system for spine surgery

    Roland Kent, MD, completed about 80 spine procedures with Globus Medical's ExcelsiusGPS robotic navigation system since Northwest Specialty Hospital installed the system in April, The Journal of Business reports. By Alan Condon -

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