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  1. NuVasive names former Mallinckrodt exec CFO

    NuVasive named Matthew Harbaugh executive vice president and CFO, succeeding Raj Asarpota, who is leaving the company. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. The inevitability of consolidation: 7 spine surgeons predict its impact

    Seven spine and neurosurgeons share their insight on consolidation in healthcare and anticipate how the trend will impact spine care. By Alan Condon -
  3. Augmedics, Alphatec & more: 9 device company launches, releases

    Here are nine orthopedic and spine device companies that recently launched or released devices: By Eric Oliver -

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  1. How Stryker, Zimmer Biomet fared in 2019 & more: 4 device company notes

    Here are four key notes on spine and orthopedic device companies: By Eric Oliver -
  2. California hospital adds ExcelsiusGPS robot — 3 insights

    San Ramon (Calif.) Regional Medical Center purchased an ExcelsiusGPS robot to boost its robotic team and assist spine surgeons, Pam Yoo, chief strategy officer for the hospital, said in a social media post. By Eric Oliver -
  3. Spine patients manage pain with virtual reality at North Carolina practice — 5 things to know

    An outpatient physical therapy practice in North Carolina is helping spine surgery patients manage postoperative pain with a combination of virtual reality technology and physical therapy, local outlet WFMZ 69 News reports. By Angie Stewart -
  4. Startup creates 1st 3D-printed porous implants to imitate bone — 4 insights

    Startup device company FossiLabs is using a new form of 3D printing to create fully porous PEEK bone-like structures within implantable devices, Medical Plastics News reports. By Eric Oliver -
  1. Cervical spine injuries among NCAA athletes: 6 things to know

    A new study published in Spine examines the risk of injury for NCAA athletes. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Implanet launches reverse stock split: 3 key notes

    Implanet launched a reverse stock split on an exchange basis of 40 existing shares for one new share. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Spine surgery HCAHPS scores: 4 findings on the effect of depression

    Whether patients report depression ahead of spine surgery could affect how they rate their outcome and experience at the hospital, according to a new study published in Spine. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. SeaSpine launches midline posterior fixation system — 3 insights

    SeaSpine Holdings Corp. commenced the commercial launch of the Mariner Midline Posterior Fixation System, a treatment system for spinal pathologies. By Eric Oliver -
  1. Dr. Darren Lebl joins NanoFUSE Biologics scientific advisory board: 4 things to know

    NanoFUSE Biologics named Darren Lebl, MD, to its scientific advisory board. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. NYC orthopedic surgeon’s office manager alleges doctor set her up for grand larceny arrest, charges: 5 details

    John Kennedy, MD, is being sued by his former office manager, who alleges he hired a private detective to follow her and had her falsely arrested and charged with grand larceny, according to an NBC News report. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. AAOS awards highest honor to Dr. Dana Covey

    The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons recognized Dana Covey, MD, with its highest honor for his contributions to the orthopedic community and its patients and/or the American public. By Eric Oliver -
  4. Woman arrested for prescription fraud — 4 insights

    A Baton Rouge, La. woman was arrested for using a false prescription to secure opioids, local news affiliate WAFB reports. By Eric Oliver -
  5. Tulane Health System names new VP of orthopedics, surgery

    New Orleans-based Tulane Health System promoted Ben Hughes to vice president of orthopedics and surgery, The Advocate reports. By Eric Oliver -
  6. NuVasive excelling on strength of new leadership — 4 analyst insights

    NuVasive has made significant inroads with its main product portfolio since it appointed new senior leadership, Seeking Alpha reports. By Eric Oliver -
  7. Adena Health System building $70M orthopedic, robotic surgery center — 4 insights

    Chillicothe, Ohio-based Adena Health System is building a large orthopedic and robotic surgery center on its campus, the Chillicothe Gazette reports. By Eric Oliver -
  8. Drs. Alan Cohen, Todd Abel & more: 5 spine, neurosurgeons in the headlines

    Five spine and neurosurgeons in the news over the past week. By Laura Dyrda -
  9. Appellate court allows 2012 lawsuit against UPMC, neurosurgeons to proceed

    An appellate court said a 2012 lawsuit brought by three UPMC employees over allegedly unnecessary neurosurgery had merit and ordered it to be reinstated, the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports. By Eric Oliver -

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