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  1. Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic adding multiple locations, physicians

    Tallahassee (Fla.) Orthopedic Clinic is adding two locations and bolstering its team of surgeons, 850 Business Magazine reported Sept. 18.
  2. 3 spine surgeons who have operated on pro athletes in 2022

    Here are three spine surgeons who have performed spine surgeries on five professional athletes in 2022:
  3. Dr. Bryan Kelly to operate on Red Sox pitcher

    Bryan Kelly, MD, is scheduled to operate on Red Sox pitcher Garret Whitlock's hip, MassLive reported Sept. 20.

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  1. 4 recent orthopedic MSO updates

    Here are four developments from orthopedic management service organizations since Aug. 21:
  2. Zimmer Biomet gets FDA clearance for shoulder system

    Zimmer Biomet's Identity shoulder system received FDA clearance, the devicemaker said Sept. 20.
  3. Orthopedic robotics company seeks $40M investment

    McGinley Orthopedics is crowdfunding $40 million in investments.
  4. 5 spine grants, investments in the last 90 days

    From $11 million in series B funding, to a $9.75 million executive investment, here are five spine grants Becker's readers have been following in the last three months. 

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  1. Congress designates September as National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

    On Sept. 14, Congress heard and signed a bill sponsored by Florida Senator Marco Rubio that designated September 2022 as National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. 
  2. New York spine group now accepts major insurance plans

    Harrison-based Brain and Spine Surgeons of New York, a 20-physician group, are now accepting major commercial insurance plans, USA Today reported Sept. 19.
  3. ASCs with 25%+ orthopedic case volume are best positioned to thrive, CEOs say

    Orthopedic surgeries have increasingly shifted to the ASC setting in the last 10 years as minimally invasive technology advanced. More recently, CMS, commercial payers and patients have pushed these procedures to the ambulatory environment, where they can be done safely and at a lower cost than the inpatient setting.
  4. Orthopedic surgeon, gastroenterologist were 'much needed additions' to South City Hospital, CEO says

    After years of financial hardship and a revolving door of leadership, things are looking up for South City Hospital, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
  1. Carrell Clinic to implement digital health coaching for total joint patients

    Carrell Clinic in Dallas plans to adopt Upgraid, a perioperative patient optimization platform for total joint replacement patients.
  2. Orthopedic One to open three new locations

    Columbus, Ohio-based Orthopedic One plans to open three new locations in the region, bringing its total number of physician offices to nine, according to a Sept. 16 report from NBC affiliate WCMH Columbus. 
  3. 8 spinal tech developments this month

    From a series B funding round to a CEO resignation, here are eight spinal tech company developments Becker's readers have been following this month. 
  4. Spine device company Ulrich Medical relocates from Missouri to Texas

    Ulrich Medical, a medical device company specializing in musculoskeletal implants, has announced that it will move its U.S. headquarters from Chesterfield, Mo., to Plano, Texas. 
  5. Elite Sports Medicine adds spine surgeon

    Tennessee-based Elite Sports Medicine and Orthopedics has added orthopedic spine surgeon Elliot Kim, MD, to its team of physicians. 
  6. Elevation Spine raises $11M to expand use of spinal fusion device

    Elevation Spine, a developer of integrated-fixation spinal technologies, on Sept. 22 completed its Series B preferred stock financing, totaling $11 million.
  7. 11 musculoskeletal MSOs totaling more than 1,000 physicians

    Musculoskeletal management services organizations are becoming more prominent among physician-owned practices that are looking for partners to take on some of their business and administrative responsibilities so they can focus more on patient care.
  8. OrthoAlliance adds 3-physician practice

    Cincinnati-based OrthoAlliance partnered with Orthopaedic Associates of Zanesville (Ohio), the management services organization said Sept. 19.
  9. Georgia pain practice reports data breach affecting 39,000+

    The Physicians’ Spine and Rehabilitation Specialists of Georgia in Rome notified patients of a data breach affecting 39,765 people, law firm Console and Associates wrote on JD Supra on Sept. 16.

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Top 40 Articles from the Past 6 Months

  • 'The numbers don't lie': Endoscopy to become more prominent among next generation of spine surgeons
  • Minnesota orthopedic group hit with $111M negligence verdict
  • Orthopedic patient's death highlights potential dangers of prior authorization
  • Spine surgeon killed in Oklahoma hospital shooting
  • Neurosurgeon accepted $3.3M in illegal payments to perform spine surgeries at hospital
  • Spine surgeon gets jail time for abusing patient during hospital visit
  • Providence to pay $22.7M to settle unnecessary spine surgery allegations
  • 'They're on really thin ice': Why 1 insurer has drawn spine surgeons' ire
  • Texas spine surgeon defending himself from 'Dr. Death 2.0' allegations
  • Orthopedic surgeon must face suit in patient's death
  • Connecticut hospital to appeal $12.5M verdict to family of patient who died after orthopedic surgery
  • 4 spine technologies that promised more than they delivered
  • Terminated orthopedic surgeon contracts with another New York hospital
  • Orthopedic surgeon's health system exit steeped in controversy
  • Texas spine surgeon sued by State Farm over 'unnecessary' procedures
  • 22 hospitals ranked top 25 orthopedic hospitals 3+ years in a row
  • Orthopedic surgeon convicted of battery at hospital
  • UArizona neurosurgery chair dies after motorcycle collision
  • Could Medtronic's spine business be the next medtech spinoff?
  • America's largest independent practices by number of spine surgeons
  • 41 'rising stars' in orthopedics
  • Idaho orthopedic surgeon arrested for alleged misconduct at practice
  • Neurosurgeon's startup hits $1.2B valuation
  • Orthopedic surgeon indicted in $10M telemedicine fraud scheme
  • Orthopedic surgeon salaries in the 5 best, worst states for healthcare
  • New Jersey hospital must pay neurosurgeons $24.3M, appeals court rules
  • Good news, bad news for orthopedic surgeons: 6 observations
  • Why private equity is bettering orthopedics, 3 physician leaders say
  • Texas spine surgeon's $11M verdict being appealed
  • Florida hospital patients say they were injured during surgeries. Now a physician faces 350 lawsuits.
  • A Rutgers physician accused of 'ghost surgeries' will return — but with fewer responsibilities
  • Top orthopedic hospital in every state: US News
  • Rothman Orthopaedics to become national brand, but no 'aspirations to go beyond US'
  • Sports medicine physician fired amid misconduct allegations involving patients
  • Orthopedic surgeon asking for misconduct charges to be dropped
  • Unnecessary spine cases spur class action lawsuit
  • Jury finds neurosurgeon largely responsible for paralysis, awards $15.5M in damages
  • Colorado Supreme Court rejects hospital's bid to enforce $229K spine surgery bill
  • Dr. Jon Yoon performs NHL's 4th disc replacement in 7 months
  • Neurosurgeon named in Washington lawsuit closes Ohio practice