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  1. 5 orthopedic practices to know

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  2. Extremity Medical files patent lawsuit against Fusion Orthopedics

    Extremity Medical on April 28 filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona against Fusion Orthopedics concerning patent infringement of an intraosseous fixation platform. 
  3. Devicemaker launches spine surgical access system

    Spine devicemaker TeDan Surgical released a surgical access system designed for anterior approaches.

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  1. Spine group expands presence in Florida Walmart locations

    The Back Space will launch two locations in the Orlando area in Florida following a pilot program for retail spine care.
  2. 3 spine surgeons collaborate on healthcare training book

    Three spine surgeons published a book focusing on healthcare education.
  3. Smith+Nephew has 'encouraging start' to 2022, sports medicine grows 10% in Q1

    Smith+Nephew saw a slight revenue uptick in the first quarter of 2022; however, its sports medicine and joint repair segment jumped with double-digit growth.
  4. Orthopedic surgeon gets state recognition for 3rd straight year

    Daniel Gibbs, MD, was recognized as Utah's best orthopedic surgeon by the readers of Salt Lake City Weekly for the third year in a row.

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  1. Who is Globus Medical's new CEO? 5 things to know

    Daniel Scavilla is the new CEO of Globus Medical, succeeding Dave Demski, who stepped down to pursue other opportunities after 20 years with the company.
  2. New York hospital 1st to earn all orthopedic Joint Commission certifications

    Long Island Jewish Valley Stream (N.Y.) Hospital is the first hospital in the U.S. to receive all five orthopedic specialty certifications from The Joint Commission, reported April 28.
  3. Stryker's spine, orthopedic sales grow 5.1% in Q1: 5 notes

    Stryker on April 28 posted $4.3 billion in first-quarter net sales and saw 5.1 percent growth in its orthopedics and spine business.
  4. Dr. Vladimir Sinkov completes 100th robotic spine surgery

    Vladimir Sinkov, MD, recently completed his 100th spine surgery using the ExcelsiusGPS robot.
  1. Orthopedic surgeon to give commencement speech at University Of Colorado

    Alexander Meininger, MD, will give a commencement speech later this spring for the University of Colorado Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology.
  2. EmergeOrtho Wilmington names executive director

    EmergeOrtho Wilmington (N.C.) named Zachary Welch as its new executive director.
  3. Think Surgical, Concordia University to collaborate on AI robotic surgery

    Think Surgical is partnering with Concordia University in Montreal to develop artificial intelligence algorithms for robotic surgery.
  4. US Orthopaedic Partners onboards COO, human resources exec

    U.S. Orthopaedic Partners, a private equity-backed management services organization with 65 affiliated physicians in the Southeast, has expanded its C-suite by two to support its growth initiatives.
  5. Banner Health breaks ground on $54M sports medicine center

    Phoenix-based Banner Health broke ground on a $54 million sports medicine facility in Scottsdale, Ariz.
  6. New plagiarism allegations surface against concussion expert Dr. Paul McCrory

    Paul McCrory, PhD, is facing additional allegations of plagiarism from The British Journal of Sports Medicine, The Guardian reported April 28.
  7. Orthopedic surgeon convicted of battery at hospital

    An orthopedic surgeon was convicted of battery stemming from a 2020 incident at Hutchinson (Kan.) Regional Medical Center, The Hutchinson News reported April 28.
  8. Orthopedic book club: 3 surgeon recommendations

    Along with medical journals and textbooks, surgeons have drawn important lessons from titles on their own bookshelves. Three orthopedic surgeons shared the books they feel are required reading for everyone in their field.
  9. Cleveland Clinic pledges to bolster orthopedic care in Arkansas

    Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, Ark., has partnered with Cleveland Clinic to improve access to orthopedics and neurosciences, among other specialties, ABC affiliate 4029 News reported April 25.  

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