Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Houston orthopedic practice reports malware attack: 5 details

    Patient records of K. Mathew Warnock, MD, of Fondren Orthopedic Group, were damaged in a November malware attack. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Zimmer Biomet 2019 sales hit $8 billion: 7 things to know

    Zimmer Biomet reported a slight increase in fourth quarter and full year sales in 2019, reporting a strong performance in hips, knees and robotic system sales.  By Laura Dyrda -
  3. 8 orthopedic practices partnering with hospitals, health systems

    In the past month, eight orthopedic practices have linked up with hospitals and health systems: By Angie Stewart -

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  1. 8 spine, orthopedic practice expansions

    These eight spine and orthopedic practices added new services or specialists in the past month: By Angie Stewart -
  2. Top 10 Spine Review articles: January

    Here are the 10 most-read articles featured on Becker's Spine Review in January: By Alan Condon -
  3. Dr. Keith Norvill joins CHI St. Vincent neurosurgery practice

    Keith Norvill, DO, recently joined CHI St. Vincent Neurosurgery Clinic in Hot Springs, Ark. By Alan Condon -
  4. 'The most expensive drug in the world' — 10 details on Novartis' $2.1M drug for spinal muscular atrophy

    Zolgensma, a gene therapy drug for spinal muscular atrophy, has been on the market since June 2019 and is widely reported to be the most expensive drug in the world. By Alan Condon -
  1. 9 orthopedic surgeons on the move in January

    Here are nine orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine physicians who joined new practices or received new appointments in the past month: By Eric Oliver -
  2. How total joints' outpatient migration could affect value-based pay

    Medicare's decision to allow total joint replacements to be performed in the outpatient setting could affect value-based payment models in positive and negative ways, according to a piece in HealthAffairs.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. UNM Health building $20M orthopedic center — 5 insights

    Albuquerque-based UNM Health received approval to build an orthopedic center in Rio Rancho, N.M., the AlbuquerqueJournal reports. By Eric Oliver -
  4. Spine surgeon Dr. Jaswinder Grover joins Curaleaf board

    Medical cannabis operator Curaleaf appointed Jaswinder Grover, MD, Feb. 3 to its board of directors. By Alan Condon -
  1. Dr. Ali Raja joins Arkansas hospital

    Neurosurgeon Ali Raja, MD, on Feb. 3 joined Arkansas Surgical Hospital in Little Rock. By Alan Condon -
  2. 7D Surgical expands devices for spine, neurosurgery — 3 things to know

    7D Surgical on Feb. 3 unveiled several expansions to its spine and cranial product lines. By Alan Condon -
  3. Spine Center Atlanta expands beyond spine services — 3 things to know

    Spine Center Atlanta is expanding its clinical services beyond spine, according to a Jan. 31 announcement. By Angie Stewart -
  4. Dr. Steven Cyr offering spinal stem cell treatments at Texas clinic

    Steven Cyr, MD, is now providing stem cell treatments at SASpine in San Antonio. By Alan Condon -
  5. 40-physician OrthoAtlanta partners with Piedmont Healthcare on new venture: 4 details

    OrthoAtlanta partnered with Atlanta-based Piedmont Healthcare to create Piedmont Orthopedics. By Laura Dyrda -
  6. 9 things to know about Rothman Orthopaedic Institute

    Founded in 1970, by Richard Rothman, MD, PhD, Rothman Orthopaedic Institute has grown from a single office in Philadelphia to almost 40 office locations across Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York and is renowned for its treatment of musculoskeletal issues. By Alan Condon -
  7. Dr. Paul Matz breaks down NASS' clinical guidelines for treatment of low back pain

    The North American Spine Society published guidelines Jan. 29 for the diagnosis and treatment of low back pain in adult patients. By Alan Condon -
  8. Cincinnati hospital opens medical center — 4 insights

    Cincinnati-based TriHealth cut the ribbon on a 54,000-square-foot outpatient medical center in Liberty Township, Ohio, Jan. 23, the Cincinnati Business Courier reports. By Eric Oliver -
  9. Early, staged endoscopic management of spinal diseases could change the way we look at spine

    Endoscopic spine surgery has the potential to become the leading minimally invasive surgical technique for the treatment of degenerative spine conditions, according to an article published in the Journal of Spine Surgery. By Alan Condon -

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