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  1. Spine surgeons not doing these 3 things will be left behind

    Spine surgery is a dynamic field with evolving opportunities to succeed within the value-based healthcare ecosystem. But surgeons who aren't doing these three things could be left behind.
  2. Leave spinal fusions to the surgeons, spine societies warn

    The recent technology advances in spine surgery allow for less invasive procedures and outpatient surgeries. But several spine societies have come together to warn against non-spine surgeons performing spinal arthrodesis.
  3. 10 hospitals, practices hiring orthopedic surgeons

    Ten hospitals and health systems hiring orthopedic surgeons, using LinkedIn's job search tool:

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  1. Orthopedics has less than 10% female representation: 5 findings

    Orthopedics is among the specialties with the lowest female representation, according to Medscape's "Female Physician Compensation Report."
  2. Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic adds surgical robot

    Tallahassee (Fla.) Orthopedic Clinic added Stryker's Mako Smart Robotics system, the clinic said Jan. 12. 
  3. 10 spine surgeons to know

    Here are 10 spine surgeons to know:
  4. Milwaukee neuroscience institute names founding director

    Shekar Kurpad, MD, PhD, has been named the founding director of a newly created neuroscience institute in Milwaukee, the Medical College of Wisconsin said Jan. 11.

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  1. Novum Orthopedic Partners forms PE-backed platform in Texas

    Dallas-based Novum Orthopedic Partners formed a new orthopedic management platform, partnering with three practices. 
  2. Medtronic's recall, Stryker's $3.1B acquisition & more: 8 medtech notes

    Stryker's multibillion-dollar acquisition, Nexus Spine's newest leadership hires and six more updates from spine and orthopedic device companies in the last week:
  3. How U.S. Orthopaedic Partners practices are growing

    U.S. Orthopaedic Partners has completed six partnerships since its inception, and many of its practices have added surgeons and plan hires, according to a Jan. 12 news release.
  4. 14 spine devices approved by FDA in December

    The FDA granted 24 spine devices clearance in December.
  1. Allina Health adds 3rd orthopedic robot at Minnesota hospital

    Minneapolis-based Allina Health has added its third orthopedic robot at Mercy Hospital in Fridley, Minn., ABC Newspapers reported Jan. 10. 
  2. Kansas orthopedic practice to break ground on 47,000-square-foot building

    Advanced Orthopedic Associates in Wichita, Kan., will break ground on a 47,000-square-foot building to expand care, The Wichita Eagle reported Jan. 10.
  3. AAOS files brief supporting challenges of No Surprises Act rule

    The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons joined in filing an amicus brief supporting the American Medical Association and the American Hospital Association's lawsuit challenging the implementation of the No Surprises Act.
  4. 5 spine centers to know

    Here are five physician-led spine centers to know:
  5. 5 things to know about Elon Musk's Neuralink

    Neuralink, Elon Musk's brain implant company, has been in development for years and aims to help spinal cord injury patients in 2022.
  6. DISC Sports & Spine Center gets investment to expand

    A musculoskeletal management company and an investment adviser have partnered to expand the outpatient model behind Newport Beach, Calif.-based DISC Sports & Spine Center.
  7. 24 orthopedic devices approved by FDA in December

    The FDA granted 24 orthopedic devices clearance in December.
  8. How well-positioned is NuVasive in 2022? 5 notes

    In 2021, NuVasive marked multiple milestones, including a rollout of new technology and the expansion of educational facilities. 
  9. 1st 3D-printed anterior cervical plate launches

    The first 3D-printed anterior cervical plate was cleared by the FDA and launched.

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