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  1. 2 spine, orthopedic industry leaders retire

    Here are two spine and orthopedic industry leaders that are retiring that Becker's has reported on since Nov. 9:
  2. 5 medtech notes: Neuralink, VySpine and more

    Here are five key developments from spine and orthopedic medtech companies since Nov. 8:
  3. Arkansas hospital adds Mazor X robot

    Mercy Hospital in Rogers, Ark. added Medtronic's Mazor X spine robot, CBS affiliate 5 News reported Nov. 14.

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  1. Outpatient spine surgery's rise 'encouraging and concerning': Dr. Sigurd Berven

    Sigurd Berven, MD, professor in residence and chief of spine service at UCSF Health sees spine surgery moving outpatient as technology develops and surgeons become more precise with their approach to care.
  2. Why AI worries 1 orthopedic surgeon

    Although artificial intelligence has the potential to advance healthcare in certain ways, it could dampen efforts to provide individualistic care, according to Gary Brazina, MD. 
  3. Problems with insurance companies are 'worsening,' per 1 surgeon

    Richard Cunningham, MD, is an orthopedic sports medicine physician and surgeon at Vail (Colo.) Summit Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery. He is a knee and shoulder orthopedic specialist and is also a team physician for U.S. Ski & Snowboard. 
  4. Paragon 28 launches orthopedic cortical fibers

    Orthopedic devicemaker Paragon 28 launched the Beast cortical fibers, the company said Nov. 14.

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  1. Dr. James Voos performs 2nd surgery on Cleveland Browns running back

    James Voos, MD, performed surgery on Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb's anterior cruciate ligament.
  2. Dr. Douglass Weiss joins Gifford Orthopedics

    Randolph, Vt.-based Gifford Health Care has added Douglass Weiss, MD, to its team of orthopedic surgeons.
  3. Visie adds spine, orthopedic medtech leaders to team, board

    Visie, a company focused spine and orthopedic imaging, added three medtech leaders to its board and leadership, according to a Nov. 14 news release. 
  4. Dr. Walt Lowe operates on Portland Trail Blazers player

    Portland Trailblazers center Robert Williams, III, underwent knee surgery, the team said Nov. 13.
  1. NGMedical GmbH's cervical disc replacement expands to Taiwan

    NGMedical GmbH's Move-C device made its debut in Taiwan, according to a Nov. 14 news release. 
  2. VySpine gets FDA clearance for new cervical fusion device

    VySpine earned FDA clearance for its ClariVy OsteoVy PEKK device for one-level cervical interbody fusion, the company said in a Nov. 14 news release. 
  3. $20M donation to support new sports medicine center at University Hospitals

    Shaker Heights, Ohio-based University Hospitals received a $20 million donation to establish a new sports medicine facility that will be led by James Voos, MD, according to Nov. 14 news release. 
  4. Mako robots in 2023: 7 stats to know

    The popularity of surgical robots, including Stryker's Mako robot for total joint replacements, is on the rise worldwide, with many systems adding robots and marking significant procedural milestones. 
  5. Large commercial payers in 4 states add lumbar disc replacement coverage

    Large commercial payers in Illinois, Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma now cover one- and two-level lumbar disc replacement. 
  6. OrthoCarolina's new CEO on how his passion for sailing has prepared him to lead

    In October, Charlotte, N.C.-based OrthoCarolina announced that beginning Jan. 1, orthopedic spine surgeon Leo Spector, MD, will succeed Bruce Cohen, MD, as the practice network's CEO. 
  7. What's next for orthopedic surgery

    Increased consolidation, ASCs and artificial intelligence will all play a role in how orthopedic care is delivered next year, according to Leesa Galatz, MD. 
  8. How endoscopic spine surgery will evolve in 2024: Dr. Paul Houle

    Next year could see increased integration of endoscopic spine techniques, according to Paul Houle, MD. 
  9. What will 2024 bring for spine, orthopedic surgery? 4 surgeons weigh in

    Spine and orthopedic surgeons can expect to see a larger push for minimally invasive techniques, increased use of new technology and some economic challenges in 2024, according to four surgeons. 

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