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  1. United Hospital Center Orthopedics opens 'Friday Night Lights' clinic – 4 details

    United Hospital Center Orthopedics in Bridgeport, W.Va., opened a "Friday Night Lights" clinic as fall sports season kicks into gear, 12WBOY reports. By Angie Stewart -
  2. 18 spine devices received FDA 510(k) clearance in August

    The FDA cleared 18 spine-related devices in August 2018. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Orthopedic surgeon, reality TV star arrested for allegedly drugging, assaulting women: 5 things to know

    Orthopedic surgeon, reality TV star arrested for allegedly drugging, assaulting women: 5 things to know By Laura Dyrda -

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  1. Meditech Spine to launch Cure Opel-C Plate System: 4 things to know

    Meditech Spine received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Cure Opel-C Plate System, an add-on technology to its Cure ACP System and Talos-C (HA) Interbody Systems. By Shayna Korol -
  2. Medtronic joins initiative to bring more women into board seats

    Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak teamed up with Catalyst CEO Champions for Change. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Proliance Surgeons searches for permanent CEO: 3 insights

    Seattle-based Proliance Surgeons named Charles Peterson, MD, interim CEO as the group searches to find someone to fill the position permanently. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. After getting medical license reinstated, Dr. Johnny Delashaw struggles to get back into the OR: 7 things to know

    Former Seattle-based Swedish Neuroscience Institute chairman Johnny Delashaw, MD, lost his license in May 2017. After seeking appeals, the neurosurgeon got his license back; however, getting a job has remained a challenge, according to The Daily News. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. SpineVision to introduce spine deformity correction system: 3 insights

    SpineVision received CE mark approval for its Pivot Link Universal System, a spine deformity correction system. By Shayna Korol -
  2. Tift Regional consolidates into $20M musculoskeletal center: 3 details

    Tifton, Ga.-based Tift Regional Health System opened its new musculoskeletal center Sept. 14, according to The Tifton Gazette. By Jackie Drees -
  3. BioMedGPS to launch its 1st robotic & computer-assisted spine surgery module: 4 details

    BioMedGPS will release its SmartTRAK robotic and computer-assisted spine surgery module at the North American Spine Surgery Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, Sept. 26-29. By Jackie Drees -
  4. Spine Wave launches new anterior cervical implant: 3 details

    Spine Wave released its new cervical implant Paramount Anterior Cervical Cage. By Jackie Drees -
  1. Zavation acquires PanMed, expands MIS offerings: 4 things to know

    Zavation Medical Products acquired Pan Medical U.S. Corp., and now offers a full suite of minimally invasive systems. By Shayna Korol -
  2. Preoperative opioid use predicts dependency after lumbar surgery, study shows

    Around half of patients who chronically use opioids before lumbar arthrodesis will continue to use opioids one-year postoperatively, according to a study in Spine. By Shayna Korol -
  3. Neurospine surgeon joins Eastern Maine Medical Center

    Bangor-based Eastern Maine Medical Center welcomed Michael Paci, MD, to EMMC Neurosurgery and Spine Specialists. By Shayna Korol -
  4. Dr. Richard White's key thoughts on challenges & growth opportunities for orthopedic surgeons

    Dr. Richard White's key thoughts on challenges & growth opportunities for orthopedic surgeons By Laura Dyrda -
  5. Dr. Jason Snibbe: 3Qs on technology adoption in value-based orthopedic practices

    Dr. Jason Snibbe: 3Qs on technology adoption in value-based orthopedic practices By Laura Dyrda -
  6. Where data analytics and precision medicine are taking spine surgery: Q&A with Dr. Michael Verdon

    Where data analytics and precision medicine are taking spine surgery: Q&A with Dr. Michael Verdon By Laura Dyrda -
  7. Readmissions remain low for patients undergoing outpatient transforaminal decompression, study shows

    Study investigators found readmission rates did not increase when transforaminal endoscopic decompression procedures for lumbar foraminal and lateral recess stenosis were performed in outpatient settings, according to International Journal of Spine Surgery. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. Florida Orthopaedic Institute CEO & CFO launch management organization

    Tampa-based Florida Orthopaedic Institute formed Orthopaedic Solutions Management. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  9. SeaSpine records $36.4M in Q2 revenue: 5 details

    SeaSpine released its 2018 second quarter financial results. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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