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  1. The key robotics, AI and technology investments for orthopedic service growth: Q&A with Novant Health's Zachary Landry

    Novant Health's orthopedic program includes 55 surgeons and musculoskeletal service providers dedicated to growing the program. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Canadian hospitals to adapt new system to cut orthopedic wait times: 3 takeaways

    Patients referred to orthopedic and spine surgeons for hip, knee and lower back pain will wait four weeks on average to see a health provider thanks to new system of Rapid Access Clinics in the South West Local Health Integration Network in Ontario, Canada, reports the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. By Alan Condon -
  3. Medtronic VP on new surgical robot and improvements to spine surgery: 5 key points

    Dave Anderson, vice president and General Manager of Enabling Technologies at medical device company Medtronic, reveals how the Mazor X Stealth surgical robot can improve spine surgery outcomes, according to The Robot Report. By Alan Condon -

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  1. Illinois hospital installs new spinal robot for precise spinal surgery

    UnityPoint Health - Methodist Medical Center in Peoria, Ill., installed the new Mazor X Stealth Edition Spinal Robot that will increase the precision of spinal fusions, reports GateHouse Media affiliate Journal Star. By Alan Condon -
  2. 3 Rothman Orthopaedics physicians take on leadership roles with medical societies

    Three physicians from a Philadelphia-based private orthopedic practice, Rothman Orthopaedics, have accepted leadership roles in state medical societies. By Alan Condon -
  3. Albany Medical Center breaks ground on New York urgent care center

    Construction began on an urgent care medical complex in Clifton Park, N.Y., which will be operated by Albany Medical Center and Columbia Development Companies, reports The Daily Gazette, a local CBS affiliate in New York. By Alan Condon -
  4. How foot & ankle surgeons are shaping healthcare's future — 4 insights from ACFAS President Chris Reeves

    Orthopedic specialists are at the forefront of major changes in healthcare, according to American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons President Chris Reeves, DPM. By Angie Stewart -

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  1. New York approves Wyoming County Community Hospital's $1.1M orthopedic expansion

    The New York Department of Health approved Warsaw, N.Y.-based Wyoming County Community Hospital's $1.1 million orthopedic expansion, Buffalo Business First reports. By Eric Oliver -
  2. Court denies Medtronic's appeal request in $23M patent infringement decision

    A judge's $23 million ruling against Medtronic will stand after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit rejected the company's appeal request April 29, LSIPR reports. By Eric Oliver -
  3. Mayo Clinic research examines 3D printed spine models

    A group of Mayo Clinic researchers in Jacksonville, Fla., examined the key trends in spine 3D printing of model spines for simulation training, and are now sharing their findings. By Alan Condon -
  4. Zimmer Biomet's strategy with the robotic knee & more: 6 key thoughts from CEO Bryan Hanson

    Zimmer Biomet reported net sales dropped 0.7 percent in the first quarter, but CEO Bryan Hanson was optimistic about several aspects of the company heading into the future. By Laura Dyrda -
  1. Dr. John Wilson becomes AANS president-elect

    The American Association of Neurological Surgeons named a new president-elect. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Dr. Edward Nyman becomes director of sports medicine and science for USA Gymnastics

    Edward Nyman, Jr., PhD, has accepted a new role as USA Gymnastics' first full-time director of sports medicine and science. By Alan Condon -
  3. Aurora Spine revenues increased 45% in 2018 — 5 insights

    Aurora Spine had a strong 2018, increasing its yearly revenues 45 percent from 2017. By Eric Oliver -
  4. $40M spine and stroke center to open in New York: 4 things to know

    A $40 million spine and stroke center in Buffalo, N.Y., will open later this year and aims to reduce the number of spine surgeries in the region and help patients manage pain without opioid medications, The Buffalo News reports. By Alan Condon -
  5. Menorah Medical Center to construct $65M Neuroscience and Orthopedic Center: 4 key notes

    Menorah (Kan.) Medical Center, of HCA Midwest Health, is set to start construction on a $65 million facility that will focus on orthopedics and neuroscience, Kansas City Business Journal reports. By Alan Condon -
  6. National Spine & Pain Centers involved in $3.3M settlement over fraud allegations: 3 key details

    National Spine and Pain Centers and Physical Medicine Associates will pay the federal government $3.3 million to settle allegations that they illegally billed Medicare and other federal healthcare providers, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. By Angie Stewart -
  7. Tennessee children's hospital opens new outpatient center

    Children's Hospital Kennedy Outpatient Center opens in Chattanooga, Tenn., providing pediatric specialty clinics such as cardiology, neurology, genetics, gastroenterology and orthopedics. By Alan Condon -
  8. Agility Orthopedics to see former North Suburban Orthopedic Associates' patients — 3 insights

    Stoneham, Mass.-based Agility Orthopedics opened its doors to former Malden, Mass.-based North Suburban Orthopedic Associates patients after the practice closed in late March. By Eric Oliver -
  9. Dr. Moby Parson performs reverse shoulder replacement at Atlantic Coastal Surgical Suites — 3 insights

    Moby Parsons, MD, performed a reverse shoulder replacement procedure at Seabrook, N.H.-based Atlantic Coast Surgical Suites. By Eric Oliver -

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