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  1. Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics suffers patient data breach

    Knoxville-based Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics recently discovered a security incident that disrupted some system operations.
  2. 5 sports medicine physician moves

    Here are five sports medicine specialists starting new positions that Becker's has reported on since April 14:
  3. 17 best hospitals in California for outpatient hip, knee replacements

    In May, Healthgrades released its inaugural lists of the best hospitals for outpatient hip and knee replacements nationwide. 

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  1. Dr. John Dundon talks launching world's 1st smart knee implant

    In May, John Dundon, MD, chief of adult reconstruction at Morristown (N.J.) Medical Center, became the first orthopedic surgeon in New Jersey to perform a smart knee implant using PersonaIQ, the first and only smart knee implant for total knee replacement surgery. 
  2. 3 workers injured in scaffolding collapse at Sanford Health's new orthopedic hospital

    Three workers were taken to the hospital following a scaffolding collapse at the site of the new Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Orthopedic Hospital, according to a May 25 report from the Argus Leader. 
  3. 3 recent spine, orthopedic studies to know

    Here are three spine and orthopedic studies to know:
  4. 4 orthopedic projects costing $25M+

    Here are four orthopedic facilities under construction costing more than $25 million each.

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  1. Physician advocacy group warns against Neuralink trials

    The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine on May 26 released a statement urging Elon Musk and his company Neuralink to pivot clinical trials for a brain implant.
  2. Elon Musk's Neuralink approved for human trials

    Elon Musk's Neuralink recieved FDA approval for human trials, according to a May 25 tweet.
  3. 3 robotic spine, orthopedic milestones

    Becker's reported on three spine and orthopedic surgeon robotic milestones since April 12.
  4. Dr. Kristi Hultman joins Orthopaedic Associates

    Orthopedic surgeon Kristi Hultman, MD, joined Orthopaedic Associates of Duluth (Minn.), according to a May 25 report by Duluth News Tribune.
  1. National Spine and Pain Centers chief medical officer joins Neuralace Medical advisory board

    Peter Staats, MD, chief medical officer of Rockville, Md.-based National Spine and Pain Centers, has joined Neuralace Medical's advisory board. 
  2. Dr. Theodore Blaine debuts Catalyst OrthoScience's new shoulder system

    Theodore Blaine, MD, performed the first cases with Catalyst OrthoScience's Catalyst Stemmed CSR TSA system for shoulder replacement, the medtech company said May 25.
  3. How many hours a week do orthopedic surgeons spend with patients?

    Orthopedic surgeons most commonly spend about 30 to 40 hours in an average week with patients, according to Medscape's 2023 "Orthopedist Compensation Report," published on May 24. 
  4. Medtronic's fiscal year 2023 revenue dips 1.4%: 5 notes

    Medtronic on May 25 posted sales of $31.2 billion for fiscal year 2023 and $8.5 billion in the fourth quarter.
  5. Here's what 3 spine surgeons are doing to keep practice costs lean

    Between inflation and rising costs and reimbursement woes facing physicians, many spine surgeons are strategizing to manage finances at their practices.
  6. Hughston Clinic Orthopedics to expand services in Tennessee

    Nashville, Tenn.-based Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics has unveiled a new orthopedic facility in Springfield, Tenn., Smokey Barn News reported May 23. 
  7. Orthopedic surgeons' biggest competition in 2023

    About 18 percent of orthopedists have had their income impacted by nonphysician practitioners this year, according to Medscape's 2023 "Orthopedist Compensation Report," published on May 24. 
  8. Twin Cities Orthopedics to add rheumatology services

    Bloomington, Minn.-based Twin Cities Orthopedics plans to add 10 rheumatologists to its team this summer across its Eagan, Hudson, Stillwater and Woodbury locations. 
  9. 1st cases with Stryker's Q guidance system and cranial software completed

    The first cases using Stryker's Q guidance system and cranial guidance software were completed, the company said May 24.

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