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  1. Physician-owned orthopedic center opens new urgent care facility in Ohio

    Fairlawn, Ohio-based Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center recently began providing QuickCare services at its new outpatient clinic in Canton, Ohio, reports The Cleveland American. By Alan Condon -
  2. Dr. Robert Brady: How the 2020 CMS final rule will affect the spine field

    CMS removed six spinal procedures from the inpatient-only list in the CY 2020 Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System Final Rule, issued Nov. 1. By Alan Condon -
  3. How OrthoNY is trying to solve its recruiting problem

    When it came to recruiting, Albany, N.Y.-based OrthoNY had issues competing with nearby New York City — so much so that COO Michele Brinkman had to think outside the box, the Albany Business Journal reports. By Eric Oliver -

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  1. The role and future of endoscopic spine surgery as a surgical philosophy and a cost-effective technique in spine care

    This article is a portion of a book titled "Challenges, Risks and Opportunities in Today's Spine World " edited by Stephen Hochschuler, MD, Frank Phillips, MD, and Richard Fessler, MD. You can find links to the previous chapters at the end of this article. By Anthony T. Yeung, M.D., Clinical Professor, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Desert Institute for Spine Care, Phoenix, Arizona -
  2. Medtronic Q2 spine revenue up 5.5%, Titan Spine adds $16M: 5 notes

    Medtronic reported $7.7 billion revenue for the second quarter of the 2020 fiscal year, a 3 percent increase year over year, and Titan Spine added $16 million. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Work progressing on new capacity-tripling OMNI Orthopaedics location — 3 insights

    Developers said work is progressing on OMNI Orthopaedics' Oasis Surgery Center in Jackson Township, Ohio, which broke ground in April, reports. By Eric Oliver -
  4. How Dr. Alok Sharan is using social media to enhance clinical spine practice

    Alok Sharan, MD, co-director of the Westmed Spine Center in Yonkers, N.Y., and deputy editor of Clinical Spine Surgery, earned his master's in healthcare delivery science at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., in 2015.  By Alan Condon -

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  1. First 2 patients implanted with Active Implants' artificial meniscus

    The first two patients in Israel underwent knee surgery with Active Implants' NUsurface Meniscus Implant. By Alan Condon -
  2. New Jersey hospital completes 2 M6-C artificial cervical disc surgeries

    Two spine surgeons recently performed two of the first M6-C artificial cervical disc implantations in the U.S. at Secaucus, N.J.-based Hudson Regional Hospital. By Alan Condon -
  3. Orthopedic implants market size to hit $64B by 2026

    The global orthopedic implants market size is forecasted to reach $64 billion by 2026, according to a Fortune Business Insights report. By Alan Condon -
  4. Dr. Lyle Cain: Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa to undergo operation

    Lyle Cain, MD, announced that surgery was scheduled Nov. 18 for Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, who dislocated his right hip during a Nov. 16 game, and ESPN report. By Angie Stewart -
  1. Dr. Michelle Carlson operates on Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert — 4 insights

    Michelle Carlson, MD, repaired a ligament in the right thumb of Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert Nov. 14, Newsday reports. By Eric Oliver -
  2. NanoFUSE Biologics appoints Dr. Alok Sharan to scientific advisory board

    Alok Sharan, MD, was recently appointed to the scientific advisory board at NanoFUSE Biologics. By Alan Condon -
  3. Drs. Kee Kim, Kern Singh & More: 7 spine, neurosurgeons making headlines

    Here are seven spine and neurosurgeons making the news this week.  By Alan Condon -
  4. Judge declines to bar former NuVasive employee from taking clients to Alphatec Spine

    A Florida judge denied NuVasive's request to bar a former spine sales representative from soliciting customers on behalf of his new employer, Alphatec Spine, Bloomberg Law reports. By Angie Stewart -
  5. Dr. Lane Spero on robotics, independence & instrumentation in spine

    Lane D. Spero, MD, chose to become an orthopedic and spine specialist because of the personal challenge and reward for patients, he said in an interview with Dexur. By Angie Stewart -
  6. Arizona hospital to showcase spine, orthopedic robots to public

    Abrazo Scottsdale (Ariz.) Campus will showcase its spine and orthopedic robotic portfolio in an open house on Nov. 16, reports the Daily Independent. By Alan Condon -
  7. OrthoPediatrics introduces foot deformity correction device — 4 insights

    OrthoPediatrics launched the PediFoot deformity correction system. By Alan Condon -
  8. 12 deals in spine, orthopedic surface technology in 2019

    Here are 12 surface technology deals that have taken place in 2019. By Alan Condon -
  9. New York spine group opens new facility — 3 things to know

    Babylon, N.Y.-based New York Spine and Pain Physicians opened a new facility in Harrison, N.Y., reports Herald Mail Media. By Alan Condon -

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