Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. 5 takeaways from SeaSpine's preliminary Q1 financial report

    Medical device company SeaSpine expects to see first-quarter revenue up to $42 million.
  2. 2 surgeons perform debut cases with TheraCell's fiber bag

    The first two spinal surgery cases with TheraCell's TheraFuze DBF Fiber Bag were completed in Illinois and Texas.
  3. Mayfield Brain & Spine forms joint neurosurgery program with Ohio hospital

    Norwood, Ohio-based Mayfield Brain & Spine is doubling down on a longstanding partnership with The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati to expand neurosurgery care in the region.
  1. 7 orthopedic centers opened or announced in March

    From Rothman Orthopaedics to Twin Cities Orthopedics, here are seven orthopedic centers opened or announced in the past month:
  2. Yearlong breach at Maryland orthopedic group exposed info of 125,000 people

    The information of more than 125,000 people had been exposed for a year by the time Bethesda, Md.-based Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics found that it had been the victim of a cyberattack this year, the centers recently informed patients and members of its employee health plan.
  3. Court issues injunction against Aegis Spine; finds company reverse engineered competitor's product

    The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois has issued a preliminary injunction preventing the marketing and sale of an Aegis Spine line of products.
  4. Lawsuit against Medtronic over spine devices revived: 4 details

    The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals revived a lawsuit April 2 accusing Medtronic of violating the False Claims Act by misrepresenting select spine devices to the FDA for clearance.
  1. Dr. Peter Rose appointed editor-in-chief of the Journal of the AAOS

    The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons named Peter Rose, MD, as editor-in-chief of the Journal of the AAOS.
  2. Orlando Health's $250M orthopedic hospital: 7 things to know

    In March, Orlando (Fla.) Health appointed longtime executive Carlos Carrasco president of Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute, a $250 million project that recently broke ground.
  3. 6 recent practice partnerships: Rothman Orthopaedics, Montana Orthopedics & more

    From smaller practices joining larger organizations to collaborations with local hospitals, here are 6 orthopedic partnerships that made headlines in the past month:
  4. The implant Purdue University hopes will revolutionize joint surgery

    Two professors from West Lafayette, Ind.-based Purdue University developed a shoulder implant that uses a patient's stem cells to help repair the rotator cuff.
  1. Google, Walmart execs enter medtech: 7 leadership changes at orthopedic companies

    From a Google executive shaking up a spine company and a Walmart leader joining Medtronic, here are seven leadership changes announced in the orthopedic device industry in the past month:
  2. Hospitals vs. ASCs: What 3 spine surgeons expect as outpatient migration continues

    While many surgical procedures have been steadily migrating from the inpatient to outpatient setting in recent years, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated this trend.
  3. Texas spine surgeon completes 2nd fellowship in cosmetic surgery

    Steven Cyr, MD, a Mayo Clinic-trained spine surgeon, has completed a second fellowship in cosmetic surgery with Wilbur Hah, MD, president of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery.
  4. Orthofix wins approval for 3D-printed cervical spine implant

    The FDA has provided clearance for Orthofix's Construx Mini Ti Spacer System, a 3D-printed device designed for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.
  5. 7 orthopedic surgeons on the move in March

    Here are seven orthopedic surgeons who joined new practices or gained new titles in March:
  6. 6 spine surgeons on the move in March

    Here are six spine and neurosurgeons who joined new practices or gained new titles in March:
  7. Former chief of orthopedics at Greater Baltimore Medical Center dies

    Kirby von Kessler, MD, former chief of orthopedics of Greater Baltimore Medical Center, died of a heart attack at his Wellesley, Mass., home March 12 at age 88, according to The Baltimore Sun.  
  8. HSS names chief people officer

    Reginald Odom was appointed senior vice president and chief people officer at New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery.
  9. 20 hospitals, health systems adding robotics in Q1

    Here are 20 hospitals and health systems that added spine and orthopedic robots in the first quarter:

Top 40 Articles from the Past 6 Months