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  1. 12 surgeons who are leaving orthopedic groups for private practices

    Since Oct. 14, 12 orthopedic surgeons have departed from major health systems in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin in favor of starting private practices. 
  2. 4 orthopedic companies ranked by Q3 net sales

    Johnson & Johnson is leading the pack of top-earning orthopedic companies Becker's has reported on in the third quarter of 2022. 
  3. Eminent Spine earns FDA clearance for ALIF system

    Eminent Spine's standalone anterior lumbar interbody fusion system earned FDA 510(k) approval, the devicemaker said Nov. 8.

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  1. NuVasive's new MIS system, Alphatec's Q3 and more: 6 medtech notes

    Updates on Surgalign's Holo Portal, and five more key developments from spine and orthopedic devicemakers since Nov. 2:
  2. Here's what HOPCo's 1st Wisconsin partnership will look like

    Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company's partnership with a group of orthopedic surgeons leaving Madison, Wis.-based SSM Health is aimed at providing choice, not competition in the region, according to Jason Scalise, MD.
  3. Globus Medical to turn to augmented reality

    As Globus Medical's robotic footprint grows, the medtech company has its eyes on augmented reality in spine surgery, executive vice president and CEO Dan Scavilla said in a Nov. 8 earnings call.
  4. Tubular decompression effective in lumbar interbody fusion: study

    Researchers with New York City-based Weill Cornell Medicine successfully performed seven single-stage lateral lumbar interbody fusions with seven levels of decompression without complications. 

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  1. 5 spine practices to know

    Here are five spine practices to know:
  2. Maine spine center put on 90-minute lockdown after threat against employee

    Maine Medical Partners Neurosurgery & Spine in Scarborough returned to normal operations after a 90 minute lockdown Nov. 8 due to a threat, according to police.
  3. Dr. Gabriel Dassa opens 4th New York office

    Orthopedic surgeon Gabriel Dassa, DO, opened a new practice location in Middletown, N.Y.
  4. In case you missed it: 17+ orthopedic surgeon moves in October

    Here are 17 orthopedic surgeons who moved to new practices or added to their titles in October:
  1. 4 orthopedic practice openings in October

    Here are four new orthopedic practice locations that opened in October:
  2. OmniVision debuts new endoscopy image sensor for orthopedic use

    Digital imaging technology creator OmniVision has debuted its OH02B image sensor for disposable endoscopes. 
  3. MedCraft Investment Partners acquires South Bend Orthopedics building

    MedCraft Investment Partners has acquired the building housing South Bend (Ind.) Orthopedics' medical offices and Allied Physicians Surgery Center. 
  4. Penn Highlands Healthcare to open $24.3M outpatient center with orthopedics

    Penn Highlands Healthcare is opening a $24.3 million complex on its Penn Highlands DuBois (Penn.) West campus, according to a Nov. 8 report from GANTNews.
  5. 10 orthopedic surgeons join Crystal Clinic

    Fairlawn, Ohio-based Crystal Clinic added 10 orthopedic surgeons, and nine were previously affiliated with Cleveland-based St. Vincent Charity Medical Center.
  6. The potential of AR in minimally invasive TLIF procedures

    Researchers with New York City-based Weill Cornell Medicine were able to complete 10 minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusions using augmented reality with no complications.
  7. Do higher-paying states have more orthopedic surgeons per capita?

    New Hampshire has the highest number of orthopedic surgeons per capita, according to an August report from Becker's. It also has the fifth highest yearly wage for orthopedic surgeons, at $256,380. 
  8. UC San Diego Health receives spine surgery certification

    UC San Diego Health has received The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification in Spine Surgery. 
  9. 4 hospitals adding spine, orthopedic robots

    Becker's reported on four hospitals onboarding spine and orthopedic robots in October:

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