Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Florida orthopedic group breaks ground on HQ, surgery center with 6 operating rooms

    Coastal Orthopedics has broken ground on an 88,000-square-foot medical center that will feature a six-operating room surgery center in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
  2. Spinal arthroplasty system granted 'breakthrough device designation'

    The FDA has awarded Premia Spine's Tops facet arthroplasty system its breakthrough device designation, which expedites the time taken to reach clinical trials.
  3. Medacta eyes 2021 growth after 2.6% revenue drop amid the pandemic

    Castel St. Pietro, Switzerland-based orthopedic device company Medacta reported March 30 a slight revenue drop in 2020 and said it plans to expand its sales force this year.
  1. Medtronic exec to lead BD's Integrated Diagnostic Solutions

    Global medical technology company BD has appointed former Medtronic executive Brooke Story to worldwide president of BD Integrated Diagnostic Solutions, effective April 5. 
  2. U of Miami Health System names Dr. Francis Hornicek chair of orthopedics

    Spine surgeon Francis Hornicek, MD, PhD, has been named both the chair of the department of orthopedics at University of Miami Health System and Miller School of Medicine and the director of orthopedic oncology at Miami-based Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.
  3. Augmedics raises $36M in series C funding

    Augmedics, an augmented reality company, reached a new funding milestone months after closing its series B financing.
  4. DJO invests in orthopedic AR company

    DJO invested in Insight Medical Systems, which plans to launch an augmented reality system for total joint replacements.
  1. The next 3 years in spine: What will gain ground on fusion?

    Outpatient surgery and fewer fusions are likely the future of spine surgery, according to Peter Derman, MD, a spine surgeon with Texas Back Institute in Plano.
  2. 10 more orthopedic surgeons to know

    Here are 10 orthopedic surgeons to know:
  3. 7 things to know about OrthoIndy in 2021

    Here are seven things to know about Indianapolis-based OrthoIndy:
  4. 5 device mergers and acquisitions in Q1

    Device companies wasted no time jumping into merger and acquisition activity at the start of 2021, with some sealing multimillion-dollar deals.
  1. Texas hospital maintains 'gold seal' for spine surgery

    Medical City Fort Worth (Dallas) has been recertified with The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for spine surgery.
  2. Aurora Spine device used in 5,000 cases approved for multicenter study — 5 things to know

    Devicemaker Aurora Spine said March 29 that its Zip interspinous fixation device for patients with degenerative disc disease received approval for a multicenter study.
  3. 8 spine surgeons honored in Q1

    Eight spine surgeons were honored in the past few months for achievements ranging from patient care to addressing legislative hurdles for the spine industry. 
  4. New Jersey hospital awarded 'gold seal' for spinal fusion

    The Joint Commission has awarded Englewood (N.J.) Health its Gold Seal of Approval for spinal fusion for the fourth time since 2012.
  5. Orthopedic surgeon leaves role as hospital CEO

    Orthopedic surgeon Mark Ciota, MD, is transitioning out of his role as CEO of Mayo Clinic Health System sites in Albert Lea and Austin, Minn.
  6. Dr. Richard Berger marks his 12,000th outpatient joint replacement

    Richard Berger, MD, of Chicago-based Rush University Medical Center is celebrating 20 years of performing same-day joint replacements and reaching a milestone for orthopedic surgeons.
  7. Dr. Neal ElAttrache completes 1 elbow surgery, plans another for MLB pitchers

    Neal ElAttrache, MD, had two operations scheduled for Major League Baseball pitchers a week apart.
  8. 14-physician orthopedic group joins OSF Healthcare

    Peoria, Ill.-based Great Plains Orthopedics is expanding its practice to OSF HealthCare's St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg, Ill., The Register-Mail reported March 25.
  9. 'Dr. Death' series starts filming — 6 things to know

    The TV adaptation of podcast network Wondery's "Dr. Death" series has begun filming in New Mexico.

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