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  1. Rothman Orthopaedics to become national brand, but no 'aspirations to go beyond US'

    Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute is growing rapidly and has set its sights on evolving into a national brand with a presence in several states across the country.
  2. Saluda Medical adds former Wright Medical CEO to board

    Robert Palmisano, who led Wright Medical, was added to Saluda Medical's board of directors.
  3. 'This gets a lot bigger than just hockey': NHL sets spinal disc replacement precedent in pro sports

    In late 2021, Las Vegas Golden Knights center Jack Eichel and Chicago Blackhawks forward Tyler Johnson became the first and second active NHL players to undergo artificial disc replacement. Three months after their surgeries, both players returned to competitive action.

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  1. AxioMed artificial disc inches closer to FDA approval

    AxioMed is progressing toward FDA approval for its viscoelastic for lumbar and cervical disc replacement, the devicemaker said April 19.
  2. Johnson & Johnson orthopedics sales up 3.5% in Q1: 4 notes

    Johnson & Johnson saw first-quarter revenue rise 5 percent, with growth in its orthopedics sales.
  3. Biologic medtech company to expand Florida facility, add jobs

    RTI Surgical, which develops biologic implants, is expanding its facility in Alachua, Fla., The Gainesville Sun reported April 18.
  4. Assure Holdings joins GPO with 500 ASCs, hospitals

    Assure Holdings has been awarded a group purchasing agreement for intraoperative neuromonitoring services with Conductiv, a secondary group purchasing organization focused on purchased services and IT systems.

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  1. Orthopedic pay recovers from 2020-21 plateau

    Orthopedic physician pay escaped a two-year flatline, and the average annual incentive bonus has grown steadily since 2020, according to reports from Medscape.
  2. Percentage of female orthopedic physicians grows to 11%

    The percentage of women in orthopedics has grown since 2021, according to Medscape's "Physician Compensation Report 2022."
  3. There's another private equity-backed orthopedic group in the South

    Nashville, Tenn.-based Triumph Orthopedics is the latest private equity-backed support organization to enter the market, according to an April 18 news release.
  4. SI-Bone nabs CMS payment for spinal fusion implant

    SI-Bone's iFuse Bedrock Granite spine implant received a CMS new technology add-on payment.
  1. Spine devicemaker lands $30M investment

    Carlsmed raised $30 million in series B funding to ramp up commercialization of its personalized spine implants, the devicemaker said April 19.
  2. Taking advantage of technology key to attracting patients: Dr. Daniel Chan

    Building an online presence and using patient engagement tools can help orthopedic practices and ASCs attract and retain patients, according to Daniel Chan, MD.
  3. 4 recent neurosurgery moves to know

    Englewood (N.J.) Health named its chief of neurosurgery and three other updates that took place in the last 30 days:
  4. Accelus appoints neurosurgeon as 1st chief robotics officer

    Spinal device company Accelus recently appointed Kevin Foley, MD, as its first chief robotics officer.
  5. California orthopedic clinic marks 20-year practice milestone

    Fresno, Calif.-based Sierra Pacific Orthopedics is celebrating 20 years of practice.
  6. Pennsylvania's newest orthopedic institute includes 6 orthopedic robots

    The Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute has added six robots to its surgical arsenal.
  7. Private equity firm with orthopedic MSO dives into primary care

    FFL Partners, the private equity organization that backs U.S. Orthopaedic Partners, has invested in Perlman Clinic, a primary and urgent care provider in San Diego.
  8. Orthopedic surgeons' average incentive bonus hits $126K

    Orthopedic surgeons on average earn $126,000 in incentive bonuses, the highest among all specialties, according to Medscape's "Physician Compensation Report 2022."
  9. 17 new spine devices get FDA approval

    The FDA granted several spine-related device approvals last month.

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