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  1. Spine care will have to change under value-based model, 1 surgeon says

    The popularity of value-based payment models has risen in recent years among physicians and patients — though not unanimously. The divide has caused certain specialties to embrace the care model more willingly than others, prompting the question: What does the growing emphasis on value in healthcare mean for spine surgeons?
  2. 8 athletes having spine, orthopedic surgery

    Becker's reported on eight athletes who had spine or orthopedic surgery since October 1.
  3. 7 key artificial disc replacement updates in 2023

    Artificial disc replacement technology has made significant growth in 2023. Here are seven key developments to know:

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  1. 4 spine, orthopedic specialty projects in the works

    Four spine and orthopedic specialty projects broke ground or began construction in the last 30 days.
  2. Physicians worldwide focusing on minimally invasive spine development

    Worldwide, orthopedic and spine surgeons are focused on expanding their portfolios headed into 2024, with many focused specifically on new, minimally invasive techniques. 
  3. Louisville Medical Center physicians perform spine surgery on Virginia running back

    Physicians at the University of Louisville (Ky.) Medical Center have performed spine surgery on Virginia running back Perris Jones after he was injured in the third quarter of the team's 11th game of the season, according to a Nov. 11 report from ABC affiliate WHAS.
  4. OrthoConnecticut partners with HOPCo

    Danbury-based OrthoConnecticut has partnered with Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company, according to a Nov. 13 news release.

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  1. Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic breaks ground on spine, joint replacement facility

    Tallahassee (Fla.) Orthopedic Clinic has broken ground on its Spine and Joint Replacement Surgical Center of Excellence, The Tallahassee Democrat reported Nov. 13. 
  2. 10 recent spine devices earning FDA nods

    Here are 10 spine devices earning FDA approvals and clearances since Oct. 1.
  3. 10 places hiring orthopedic surgeons

    Here are 10 places hiring orthopedic surgeons, using LinkedIn's job search tool:
  4. Why private practice is right for spine surgery

    Spine surgeon Peter McCunniff, MD, took the leap from working as a hospital employee to a private practice, and he says the move has been beneficial. 
  1. 5 spine practices to know

    Here are five spine centers to know:
  2. DePuy Synthes aids in world's 1st eye transplant

    A team of surgeons at New York City-based NYU Langone Health performed the world's first total eye transplant, and technology from Johnson & Johnson's orthopedic company, DePuy Synthes, played a role. 
  3. Hospital for Special Surgery, NCH break ground on Florida orthopedic center

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery and Naples, Fla.-based NCH Healthcare have started construction on an 80,000-square-foot orthopedic care facility on the NCH North Naples Hospital campus, according to a Nov. 10 report from South Florida Hospital News.
  4. Dr. Amit Momaya on the next thing to disrupt orthopedics

    Amit Momaya, MD, is an orthopedic sports medicine surgeon and is the head of the sports medicine division at the University of Alabama at Birmingham's department of orthopedic surgery. He recently shared with Becker's his thoughts on important current and future trends in orthopedics and healthcare.
  5. How the COVID-19 pandemic impacted orthopedic surgery efficiency

    While reports from countries including Italy and the United Kingdom showed a dramatic decrease in the efficiency of orthopedic surgery operating rooms during the COVID-19 pandemic, a Nov. 10 study published in the American Journal of Managed Care showed minimal changes in efficiency in U.S.-based operating rooms. 
  6. 3 St. Luke's surgeons open independent Idaho orthopedic clinic

    Three orthopedic surgeons from Boise, Idaho-based St. Luke's Hospital have established an orthopedic clinic in Twin Falls, Idaho, according to a Nov. 10 report from KMVT.
  7. 'Spine surgery is still in its infancy': The spine technologies exciting Dr. Tan Chen

    Spine surgery is expected to evolve with more outpatient cases and growing technologies, Tan Chen, MD, told Becker's. 
  8. 7 places hiring spine surgeons

    Here are seven places seeking spine surgeons, using LinkedIn's job search tool:
  9. The traits that make an orthopedic surgeon great

    Great orthopedic surgeons must also have great character.

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