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  1. 7 places bolstering orthopedic robotics in August

    Becker's reported on seven hospitals, practices and ASCs that added orthopedic robots in August.
  2. Frederick Health Medical Group expands into spine surgery

    Frederick (Md.) Health Medical Group is expanding into spine and brain care by adding neurosurgeon Ravi Yalamanchili, MD, according to The Frederick News-Post.
  3. Neurosurgeon accepted $3.3M in illegal payments to perform spine surgeries at hospital

    Neurosurgeon Lokesh Tantuwaya, MD, 55, on Sept. 1 pleaded guilty to accepting about $3.3 million in bribes for performing spine surgeries at the now-defunct Pacific Hospital in Long Beach, Calif.

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  1. 5 fast facts on Beacon Orthopaedics

    Sharonville, Ohio-based Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is one of the largest orthopedic groups in the U.S. 
  2. Drs. Nitin Goyal, Arash Sayari join Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

    Chicago-based Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush added two surgeons who will practice at its Joliet, Ill., and Naperville, Ill., locations.
  3. Hoag, Resurgens among clients using new value-based care program

    Large orthopedic groups including Newport Beach, Calif.-based Hoag and Atlanta-based Resurgens Orthopaedics are using Luna's new value-based care program for post-acute care.
  4. 2nd Atrium Health spine center earns Joint Commission's 'gold seal'

    Atrium Health Cabarrus in Concord, N.C., has received Joint Commission's gold seal of approval for advanced certification in spine surgery.

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  1. Stryker launches hip fracture nailing system

    Stryker has launched its new Gamma4 System, a precision nailing device that can treat stable and unstable fractures and stabilize bones. 
  2. Colorado health system adds orthopedic and sports medicine clinic

    The Gunnison (Colo.) Valley Health launched the Gunnison Valley Orthopedics and Sports Medicine clinic, adding orthopedic care to the local health system, according to an Aug. 31 report from the Gunnison Country Times. 
  3. U of Miami receives 2 NIH grants to study knee osteoarthritis

    Thomas Best, MD, PhD, vice chair of research for orthopedics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, plans to use two new R21 grants from the National Institutes of Health to bolster his research on the role of inflammation in regenerative medicine.
  4. Orthopedic robotic company adds to board of directors

    Ganymed Robotics, which focuses on orthopedics, added former Medtronic and Smith+Nephew leaders to its board of directors.
  1. 6 spine surgeon moves in August

    Here are six spine surgeons moving to new practices or adding to their titles in August:
  2. MSU Health Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Center adds 2 orthopedic surgeons

    Lansing-based Michigan State University Health Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Center added orthopedic surgeons Toufic Jildeh, MD, and Micah Lissy, MD, to its team, the system said Aug. 29.
  3. $838M neuroscience center breaks ground in Connecticut

    Yale New Haven (Conn.) Hospital on Aug. 31 broke ground on the Adams Neurosciences Center 16 months after the project was announced, according to the Hartford Courant. 
  4. US Orthopaedic Partners eyes expansion into 3rd state

    U.S. Orthopaedic Partners, a private equity-backed management services organization, could soon be expanding into Georgia, its third state, according to Rebusiness Online. 
  5. The leaders 4 orthopedic surgeons look up to

    Role models and leaders have had a strong influence on orthopedic surgeons practicing today.
  6. Zimmer Biomet, Surgical Planning Associates partner to market mixed reality hip system

    Zimmer Biomet and Surgical Planning Associates signed an agreement to commercialize HipInsight, a mixed reality navigation system for total hip replacements.
  7. eCential Robotics' spine robot gets FDA clearance

    France-based eCential Robotics received FDA 510(k) clearance for its 3D imaging, navigation and robotic guidance spine system.
  8. Carson Daly has 2nd spine procedure in 3 months

    Today show host Carson Daly had an anterior lumbar interbody fusion Aug. 30.
  9. Smart knee replacements in 6 states

    Zimmer Biomet's Persona IQ knee implant debuted in October, and the technology has since expanded across six states.

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  • Minnesota orthopedic group hit with $111M negligence verdict
  • Orthopedic patient's death highlights potential dangers of prior authorization
  • Spine surgeon killed in Oklahoma hospital shooting
  • Neurosurgeon accepted $3.3M in illegal payments to perform spine surgeries at hospital
  • Spine surgeon gets jail time for abusing patient during hospital visit
  • Providence to pay $22.7M to settle unnecessary spine surgery allegations
  • 'They're on really thin ice': Why 1 insurer has drawn spine surgeons' ire
  • Texas spine surgeon defending himself from 'Dr. Death 2.0' allegations
  • Orthopedic surgeon must face suit in patient's death
  • Connecticut hospital to appeal $12.5M verdict to family of patient who died after orthopedic surgery
  • 4 spine technologies that promised more than they delivered
  • Terminated orthopedic surgeon contracts with another New York hospital
  • Orthopedic surgeon's health system exit steeped in controversy
  • Texas spine surgeon sued by State Farm over 'unnecessary' procedures
  • 22 hospitals ranked top 25 orthopedic hospitals 3+ years in a row
  • Orthopedic surgeon convicted of battery at hospital
  • UArizona neurosurgery chair dies after motorcycle collision
  • Could Medtronic's spine business be the next medtech spinoff?
  • America's largest independent practices by number of spine surgeons
  • 41 'rising stars' in orthopedics
  • Idaho orthopedic surgeon arrested for alleged misconduct at practice
  • Neurosurgeon's startup hits $1.2B valuation
  • Orthopedic surgeon indicted in $10M telemedicine fraud scheme
  • Orthopedic surgeon salaries in the 5 best, worst states for healthcare
  • New Jersey hospital must pay neurosurgeons $24.3M, appeals court rules
  • Good news, bad news for orthopedic surgeons: 6 observations
  • Why private equity is bettering orthopedics, 3 physician leaders say
  • Texas spine surgeon's $11M verdict being appealed
  • Florida hospital patients say they were injured during surgeries. Now a physician faces 350 lawsuits.
  • A Rutgers physician accused of 'ghost surgeries' will return — but with fewer responsibilities
  • Top orthopedic hospital in every state: US News
  • Rothman Orthopaedics to become national brand, but no 'aspirations to go beyond US'
  • Sports medicine physician fired amid misconduct allegations involving patients
  • Orthopedic surgeon asking for misconduct charges to be dropped
  • Unnecessary spine cases spur class action lawsuit
  • Jury finds neurosurgeon largely responsible for paralysis, awards $15.5M in damages
  • Colorado Supreme Court rejects hospital's bid to enforce $229K spine surgery bill
  • Dr. Jon Yoon performs NHL's 4th disc replacement in 7 months
  • Neurosurgeon named in Washington lawsuit closes Ohio practice