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  1. 4 orthopedic surgeons, 1 neurosurgeon & Compass Surgical Partners develop outpatient surgery center

    Raleigh, N.C.-based Compass Surgical Partners and five surgeons are teaming up to develop a new spine- and orthopedic-focused outpatient center in Fort Meyers, Fla. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. 3 new surgeons join U of Louisville neurosurgery department

    The University of Louisville (Ky.) welcomed three surgeons to its neurosurgery department, according to Lane Report. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Glassdoor: Physicians are the highest paid profession in the US, raking in $195K+

    Healthcare professionals topped Glassdoor's list of the 25 highest paying jobs in 2018, taking the top three spots. By Rachel Popa -

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  1. Florida hospital becomes 1st in area to offer spine surgical robot: 3 highlights

    Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel became the first in the Tampa Bay area to adopt Globus Medical's ExcelsiusGPS for its neurospine program. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. FundamentalVR releases training software for spine, orthopedic surgeons: 4 highlights

    FundamentalVR launched its Fundamental Surgery virtual reality software in the U.S. for training and experienced spine and orthopedic surgeons. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Zimmer Biomet, Smith & Nephew, Medtronic & more: 7 device company notes

    Here are seven key notes from orthopedic and spine device companies in the past week. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Louisiana hospital transforms into orthopedic hospital: 5 things to know

    Lafayette (La.) General Southwest converted into a comprehensive orthopedic hospital. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. Steadman Philippon Research Institute to host Vail Scientific Summit: 4 things to know

    The Steadman Philippon Research Institute's fourth annual Vail Scientific Summit is Aug. 19-21 in Vail, Colo., and it will focus on the clinical advances made in the study of biologics and cell therapy. By Jackie Drees -
  2. Dr. Jahangir Asghar joins Cantor Spine Institute: 4 details

    Jahangir (John) Asghar, MD, joined the Cantor Spine Institute in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. By Jackie Drees -
  3. Invibio, Fule Science & Technology Development create hybrid PEEK-titanium expandable cage

    Invibio Biomaterial Solutions' partnership with Beijing-based Fule Science & Technology Development developed a new hybrid PEEK-titanium expandable cage. By Jackie Drees -
  4. Rush University Medical Center ranked No. 4 hospital for orthopedics by 'US News & World Report': 4 key insights

    The department of orthopaedic surgery at Rush University Medical Center, including their Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush physicians, were ranked as No. 4 in the U.S. and No. 1 in Illinois on U.S. News and World Report's Best Hospitals 2018-19 list. By Rachel Popa -
  1. How to remain independent in a bundled payment & consolidation-focused market — CAO leadership explains insights

    Over the past decade, spine and orthopedic practices have seen an influx in consolidation. However, this trend has plateaued recently. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Jury finds Colorado hospital overcharged patient for $300K spinal fusion: 5 things to know

    A Colorado jury sided with Lisa French, a patient at Westminster, Colo.-based St. Anthony North Health Campus, ruling the hospital overcharged her for a spinal fusion, The Denver Post reports. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Johns Hopkins develops opioid guidelines — Orthopedic surgery warrants highest prescription amount

    Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins researchers published the nation's first set of operation-specific opioid prescribing guidelines. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Medtronic stock gets upgraded while Zimmer Biomet sees downgrade

    Needham shifted its stock ratings for Medtronic and Zimmer Biomet, according to Seeking Alpha. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. OrthoPediatrics plans $1M headquarters expansion: 3 things to know

    OrthoPediatrics is moving forward with plans to expand its Warsaw, Ind.-based headquarters. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. How orthopedists rank the job's most rewarding and challenging aspects

    When considering the job's most rewarding and challenging aspects, orthopedists cite gratitude and the relationships with patients as most rewarding, while the amount of rules and regulations for physicians leads as most challenging, according to Medscape's Physician and Compensation Report. By Jackie Drees -
  7. Dr. James Harman joins West Virginia OrthoNeuro: 3 things to know

    James Harman, DO, joined West Virginia OrthoNeuro as the state's only endovascular, fellowship-trained neurosurgeon, according to WV News. By Jackie Drees -
  8. AAOS supports move to site-neutral payments for physician office visits

    AAOS supports move to site-neutral payments for physician office visits By Laura Dyrda -
  9. Top 25 hospitals for neurology & neurosurgery: U.S. News & World Report

    Top 25 hospitals for neurology & neurosurgery: U.S. News & World Report By Laura Dyrda -

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