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  1. Orthopedic company hires former US White House Surgeon

    Bioretec hired podiatrist Jeremy Dublon, DPM, as its regulatory advisor, the company said May 16.
  2. Abbott's spinal cord stimulators earn additional FDA indications

    Abbott's spinal cord stimulation devices earned FDA approval to address chronic back pain for patients who aren't eligible for spine surgery, the medtech company said May 16.
  3. Orthopedic Care Partners adds 16th practice

    Orthopedic Care Partners affiliated with Advanced Pain Medical Center in Gainesville, Fla., the management services organization said May 16.

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  1. Globus Medical earns FDA approval for non-fusion scoliosis system

    Globus Medical recieved FDA aproval for its Reflect scoliosis correction system, the devicemaker said May 15.
  2. 'The opportunities are endless': AI, augmented reality's potential in orthopedics

    Tony Yi, chief technology innovation officer at MedVanta, connected with Becker's to discuss what's next for artificial intelligence and augmented reality in orthopedics. 
  3. Sanford's $161M orthopedic hospital to include hotel

    Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health is building a $161 million orthopedic hospital that will include a hotel, SiouxFalls.Business reported May 15.
  4. Is the outlook for independent ASCs bright or dark? Here's why 48 orthopedic and spine experts are split

    While some orthopedic and spine experts are optimistic about the future of independent ASCs, others are not so sure. While more orthopedic procedures are migrating to the ASC setting, independent ASCs still face unique regulatory and economic barriers. 

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  1. Dr. Vishal Khatri joins Alliance Orthopedics

    Morganville, N.J.-based Alliance Orthopedics added Vishal Khatri, MD.
  2. 4 orthopedic, spine organizations opening new practices

    Here are four orthopedic organizations adding practices that Becker's has reported on since April 16: 
  3. Waypoint Orthopedics earns FDA approval for spinal pedicle screw tool

    Waypoint Orthopedics earned FDA approval for the Waypoint GPS, a bone awl for pedicle screw pilot hole drilling, the devicemaker said May 15.
  4. Orthopedics has a 20% gender wage gap: Report

    The orthopedic specialty has one of the largest gender pay gaps, according to the "2023 Physician Compensation Report" from Physicians Thrive. 
  1. The pros, cons of value-based care in orthopedics and spine

    Value-based care models can reduce costs and improve outcomes for patients, but they are not without drawbacks. Sometimes, the model can lead to patient denials and higher pressures for physicians and surgeons. 
  2. OrthoCarolina to implement evaluation and management coding AI software

    Charlotte, N.C.-based OrthoCarolina has partnered with Calm Waters AI to integrate its evaluation and management coding artificial intelligence program.
  3. Why spine surgeons should make investing a 2nd 'microcareer'

    Physicians are up against several financial challenges in 2023, including recession fears and inflation that is ruining savings and retirement plans for many Americans. 
  4. UofL Health completes 3,000th Mako joint replacement

    The University of Louisville (Ky.) Health-Jewish Hospital has completed its 3,000th joint replacement procedure using Mako's SmartRobotic system, according to a May 12 report from NBC affiliate WAVE.
  5. Dr. Alim Ladha brings M6-C to Texas hospital

    Alim Ladha, MD, performed the first disc replacement case with the M6-C device at Midland (Texas) Memorial Hospital and Medical Center.
  6. OrthoIllinois, Rockford Spine Center integrate

    OrthoIllinois, a division of OrthoMidwest, will integrate with Rockford (Ill.) Spine Center on June 1.
  7. WWE star has second spinal fusion in 1 year

    World Wrestling Entertainment star Robert Roode had his second spine surgery in a year, according to a May 12 Instagram post.
  8. What's next for AI, augmented reality in orthopedics?

    Six orthopedic surgeons connected with Becker's to discuss what is next for artificial intelligence and augmented reality in the orthopedic industry.
  9. Stryker to lay off 500+ Florida employees

    Stryker plans to lay off more than 500 employees by the end of December as it closes its Lakeland, Fla. facility, according to a WARN notice.

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