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  1. Dr. Douglass Weiss joins Gifford Orthopedics

    Randolph, Vt.-based Gifford Health Care has added Douglass Weiss, MD, to its team of orthopedic surgeons.
  2. 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. 
  3. Dr. Walt Lowe operates on Portland Trail Blazers player

    Portland Trailblazers center Robert Williams, III, underwent knee surgery, the team said Nov. 13.

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  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. 

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  1. 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. 
  2. 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. 
  3. 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. 
  4. 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. 
  1. 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. 
  2. 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?
  3. 8 athletes having spine, orthopedic surgery

    Becker's reported on eight athletes who had spine or orthopedic surgery since October 1.
  4. 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:
  5. 4 spine, orthopedic specialty projects in the works

    Four spine and orthopedic specialty projects broke ground or began construction in the last 30 days.
  6. 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. 
  7. 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.
  8. OrthoConnecticut partners with HOPCo

    Danbury-based OrthoConnecticut has partnered with Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company, according to a Nov. 13 news release.
  9. 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. 

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