Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Spinal fusion will be performed for 'decades to come': Key thoughts from 4 surgeons

    Driven by a rising geriatric population, an increase in spinal cord injuries and surgical innovations, the spinal fusion market size is anticipated to reach $8.64 billion by 2025, according to a recent market report. By Alan Condon -
  2. Challenges facing private practices in spine, and strategies to tackle them

    Rising healthcare costs, declining reimbursements and a surge in consolidation over the past decade is making it more difficult for private practices to stay competitive and maintain their independence. By Alan Condon -
  3. 10 numbers that show how big Johnson & Johnson is in spine, orthopedics

    Johnson & Johnson Medical Device Companies is a significant player in the orthopedic and spine marketplace, holding the No. 1 spot in orthopedics and No. 2 spot in spine. By Laura Dyrda -

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  1. FDA clears Medicrea's patient-matched spinal interbody cages: 5 highlights

    Medicrea gained FDA clearance for its UNiD IB3D patient-matched interbody cages, the device company announced Feb. 11. By Angie Stewart -
  2. Orthopaedic & Neurosurgery Specialists names Dr. Timothy Corvino CEO

    Former COO of Covenant Physician Partners Timothy Corvino, MD, has been named CEO of Orthopaedic & Neurosurgery Specialists in Greenwich, Conn. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Rothman Orthopaedic Institute partners with Philadelphia's 1st professional esports team

    Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute on Feb. 11 partnered with the Philadelphia Fusion — the city's first professional esports team. By Alan Condon -
  4. DOJ alleges system paid 'excessive' salaries to keep specialist referrals in network

    The Department of Justice filed a lawsuit alleging that Indianapolis-based Community Health Network illegally paid specialists "excessive" salaries in an "aggressive," "defensive" strategy to keep referrals within the system. By Angie Stewart -
  1. Tenon Medical fixation system reports more than 85% decrease in sacroiliac joint pain

    Tenon Medical recently completed the first phase of its clinical trial for the Catamaran sacroiliac joint fixation system. By Alan Condon -
  2. CTL Amedica wins patent for screw offset blocking mechanism designed for cervical fusion system

    CTL Amedica was recently granted a patent for a screw offset blocking mechanism designed for its Monet anterior cervical fusion system. By Alan Condon -
  3. Dr. William Hozack on bundled payments at Rothman Orthoapedics and goals at ValueHealth

    William Hozack, MD, of Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedics, was recently appointed medical director of ValueHealth, a privately-held digital healthcare partner. By Alan Condon -
  4. Inspan publishes 5-year data on lumbar fixation device for degenerative spinal stenosis

    Inspan's interspinous fixation device recently demonstrated positive results in a five-year follow-up study of outpatient L4-L5 lumbar interspinous fixation for degenerative spinal stenosis. By Alan Condon -
  1. Medtronic pledges $1.2M to fight coronavirus outbreak: 5 things to know

    Medtronic and its foundation pledged to donate about $1.2 million to international coronavirus relief efforts, the organization announced Feb. 10. By Angie Stewart -
  2. Top 10 spine companies by market share — Medtronic leads with 29%

    The spine surgery market continues to grow, although revenue leaders Medtronic and Johnson & Johnson both experienced a slight decline in 2019, according to a report from The Spine Market Group.  By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Ohio Sports & Spine Institute expands

    Youngstown-based Ohio Sports & Spine Institute opened a new location in Howland in 2019, The Business Journal reports. By Eric Oliver -
  4. Massachusetts center clinches Blue Cross Blue Shield designation for spine surgery: 4 notes

    South Shore Health's NeuroSpine Center was named a Blue Distinction Center+ for spine surgery by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. By Angie Stewart -
  5. Montana practice adds 1st spine surgeon

    Spine surgeon Joel Torretti, MD, joined Northern Rockies Orthopaedics in Missoula, Mont., according to the Missoulian. By Angie Stewart -
  6. Missoula Bone & Joint brings spine surgeon on board

    Zackery Witte, MD, is the newest team member at Missoula (Mont.) Bone & Joint, the Missoulian reports. By Angie Stewart -
  7. 15 spine devices receive FDA 510(k) clearance in January

    The FDA cleared 15 spine related devices in January. By Laura Dyrda -
  8. How spine performed in the past quarter: 6 key updates on who is up, who is down

    The past quarter has been varied for orthopedic and spine companies, with some reporting spine sales down slightly while others had significant growth. By Laura Dyrda -
  9. Medtronic, Orthofix & more: 4 recent spine, orthopedic device company acquisitions

    Here are four spine and orthopedic device company acquisitions announced or completed in the past month. By Alan Condon -

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