Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. SeaSpine, 7D Surgical team to distribute navigation system for spine, neurosurgery

    SeaSpine partnered with 7D Surgical Feb. 7 to distribute the company's Machine-Vision Image Guided Surgery system for spine and cranial surgery. By Alan Condon -
  2. Dr. Tom Price, former US Secretary of Health and Human Services, joins Sanuwave Health board of directors

    Sanuwave Health on Feb. 7 appointed Tom Price, MD, to its board of directors. By Alan Condon -
  3. Dr. Bonnie Mason strives for diversity, inclusion in orthopedics with new role at Nth Dimensions

    Bonnie Mason, MD, founder and former executive director of nonprofit company Nth Dimensions, was recently appointed senior advisor to the company's board of directors. By Alan Condon -

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  1. California hospital acquires spine surgery robot — 4 insights

    San Ramon (Calif.) Regional Medical Center is the first hospital in the Bay Area to purchase an ExcelsiusGPS system for spine surgery, the Danville SanRamon reports. By Eric Oliver -
  2. 'Robotics is a great thing' but bundled payments will 'be a journey,' says AdventHealth spine director

    Nadia Fakira, MA, RN, is director of spine services at AdventHealth Neuroscience Institute at AdventHealth Orlando (Fla.), which performs more than 1,500 spine surgeries per year. By Alan Condon -
  3. Life Spine receives clearance for MIS spacer — 3 insights

    The FDA provided Life Spine 510(k) clearance Feb. 6 for its Steerable Plateau Ti system. By Alan Condon -
  4. Drs. Scott Blumenthal, Richard Guyer & more: 6 Texas Back spine surgeons reflect on 20 years of artificial disc replacement

    This year marks the 20th anniversary of the first artificial disc replacement in the U.S. By Alan Condon -
  1. Ohio surgery center 1st ASC in state to install robotic system — 4 insights

    Youngstown, Ohio-based The Orthopaedic Surgery Center installed Stryker's Mako system to assist surgeons during joint replacement procedures. By Eric Oliver -
  2. Dr. Andrew Dossett operates on Yankees' James Paxton — 3 insights

    Andrew Dossett, MD, performed back surgery on New York Yankees left-handed pitcher James Paxton on Feb. 5, the team reported. By Eric Oliver -
  3. Precision OS uses virtual reality for orthopedic education, training

    Precision OS Technology is using virtual reality to train orthopedic surgeons and educate medical device representatives about complex surgical procedures. By Alan Condon -
  4. Zimmer Biomet sued for $2.6M by Mexico's health agency

    Mexico's federal health agency is suing Zimmer Biomet to recover more than $2.6 million the company allegedly made through a bribery scheme, according to Medtech Insight. By Angie Stewart -
  1. Evonik launches new material for 3D-printed spine, orthopedic implants

    German company Evonik recently unveiled its Resomer PrintPowder material to create 3D-printed implants for spine and orthopedics, reports 3D Printing Industry. By Alan Condon -
  2. Spinal fusion market to hit $8.6B by 2025, driven by surgical innovation, aging population

    The spinal fusion market size is anticipated to reach $8.64 billion by 2025, according to a market report published by MenaFN. By Alan Condon -
  3. Misonix Q2 fiscal total revenue up 17.3%, net loss hits $5.1M — 5 insights

    Misonix on Feb. 5 reported a 17.3 percent increase in total revenue for the second quarter of fiscal 2020, compared to the same period last year. By Alan Condon -
  4. 4 orthopedic surgeons treating professional athletes — Drs. Andrew Dossett, Timothy Kremchek & more

    Four orthopedic surgeons recently treated professional athletes: By Angie Stewart -
  5. Orthopedic group allegedly billed for knee injectable but used cheaper product, says whistleblower: 4 things to know

    The federal government intervened in a whistleblower lawsuit against Mississippi-based orthopedic practice that allegedly submitted false claims for knee devices, according to a Hotty Toddy news report. By Laura Dyrda -
  6. How will total disc replacement develop in spine? 9 spine surgeons share insights

    Nine spine surgeons discuss total disc replacement and how they see the procedure developing in the future. By Alan Condon -
  7. Twin Cities Orthopedics gets facility naming rights through $2M investment deal

    Minneapolis-based Twin Cities Orthopedics secured naming rights to Vadnais Heights Sports Center on Feb. 4, local news outlet KSTP.com reports. By Angie Stewart -
  8. DMC loses appeal to keep neurosurgical residency: 4 details

    The Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education denied Detroit Medical Center's appeal to keep its neurosurgery residency program, according to The Detroit News. By Laura Dyrda -
  9. Notable milestones, acquisitions & more: 10 device company notes

    Here are 10 key notes on spine and orthopedic device companies:  By Eric Oliver -

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