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  1. Dr. Bert Mandelbaum: how sports medicine physicians can tackle the opioid crisis

    Sports medicine physicians can tackle the opioid crisis with non-opioid pain management, according to Bert Mandelbaum, MD, in Medscape Orthopedics. By Shayna Korol -
  2. HHS appoints Dr. John Prunskis to pain management taskforce: 7 things to know

    Interventional pain physician John Prunskis, MD, was appointed to the HHS pain management taskforce. By Shayna Korol -
  3. 'Bone loves titanium': Dr. Kade Huntsman on surface technology and the future of spine surgery

    Salt Lake City-based orthopedic surgeon Kade Huntsman, MD, leads the Salt Lake Orthopaedic Clinic at St. Marks Hospital. He performs robot-assisted spine surgery and uses cutting-edge technologies in his procedures. By Shayna Korol -

A path forward: Adapting to new technologies and strategy within digital healthcare marketing

As players like Amazon consider the market, what are the mindsets executives must consider?
  1. Dr. Simon Lee repairs Achilles tendon of White Sox' Jake Burger — 4 insights

    Simon Lee, MD, repaired the ruptured left Achilles tendon of Chicago White Sox prospect Jake Burger, reports. By Eric Oliver -
  2. Federal investigation reveals infection issues following orthopedic surgery at Sparrow Carson: 7 notes

    A federal investigation found infection issues were rapid after orthopedic surgery at Sparrow Carson in Carson City, Mich., according to the Lansing State Journal. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. New York-Presbyterian Columbia Orthopedics physicians develop best practice guidelines on wrong level spinal deformity surgery: 5 takeaways

    Michael Vitale, MD, Ronald Leeman Jr., MD, and Lawrence Lenke, MD, of New York City-based New York-Presbyterian Columbia Orthopedics, developed best practice guidelines for wrong level spinal deformity surgery. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Dr. Kornelis Poelstra completes 300th spine procedure with Mazor X — 5 highlights

    Kornelis Poelstra, MD, PhD, completed his 300th case using the Mazor X Robotic Guidance System. By Megan Wood -

Straight from the source: Incorporating patient-generated health data into clinical workflows

Learn how the CMIO of Beth Israel Deaconess uses data from patients' wearables.
  1. Global thoracolumbar spine devices to grow at 4% CAGR through 2022: 4 observations

    Technavio analysts predict the global thoracolumbar spine devices market will grow at a nearly 4 percent compound annual growth rate between 2018 and 2022. By Megan Wood -
  2. Interventional Orthopedics Foundation names new president-, vice president-elect

    The Interventional Orthopedics Foundation, which advances the education and accreditation of physicians performing image-guided orthobiologic injections, confirmed two new leaders for 2019-20. By Megan Wood -
  3. Neurosurgeon Dr. Stephen Burstein receives lifetime achievement award — 6 highlights

    Marquis Who's Who honored Stephen D. Burstein, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, according to The Daily Telescope. By Megan Wood -
  4. Dr. Chris Yeung performs spine surgery on Pirates player: 5 things to know

    Chris Yeung, MD, performed spine surgery on Pirates outfielder Daniel Nava Feb. 27, according to Trib Live. By Megan Wood -
  1. Curbing opioid use for vertebral compression fractures with balloon kyphoplasty

    Patients suffer vertebral compression fractures when their bones become too fragile. VCF complications may include impaired gait, disability, reduced lung function, early satiety, future fracture risk and mortality. The National Osteoporosis Foundation reports a vertebral fracture occurs every 22 seconds globally, and about two-thirds of VCFs are initially asymptomatic and under-diagnosed.1 By Megan Wood -
  2. Dr. Rodrigo Lasmar to operate on Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar — 5 insights

    Rodrigo Lasmar, MD, will repair the broken metatarsal of Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar da Silva Santos Jr. in early March, the team reports. By Eric Oliver -
  3. Biologics, opioids will be magic words at AAOS 2018 meeting: 5 insights

    Surgeons attending the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2018 Annual Meeting in New Orleans March 6 to 10 can expect to discuss biologics and opioids, according to Medscape. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. 5 things to know about The CORE Institute CEO Dr. David Jacofsky

    David Jacofsky, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon and CEO of Phoenix-based The CORE Institute. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. The best advice for spine surgeon productivity

    Two spine surgeons discuss productivity habits that enhance their professional life. By Anuja Vaidya -
  6. SmartScrew technology reduces radiation exposure and OR time in MIS lumbar surgery

    Spine surgery is among the costliest procedures in healthcare today, and providers across the country are examining evidence-based practices to achieve high-quality outcomes while lowering the economic burden. By Megan Wood -
  7. K2M riding Brainlab partnership into spinal robotics: 5 key quotes from CEO Eric Major

    K2M riding Brainlab partnership into spinal robotics: 5 key quotes from CEO Eric Major By Laura Dyrda -
  8. Why NuVasive isn't developing a robot & what to expect in 2018: 5 key quotes from CEO Gregory Lucier

    Why NuVasive isn't developing a robot & what to expect in 2018: 5 key quotes from CEO Gregory Lucier By Laura Dyrda -
  9. Connecticut orthopedic practice accuses former manager of $50k+ embezzlement: 4 things to know

    Connecticut orthopedic practice accuses former manager of $50k+ embezzlement: 4 things to know By Laura Dyrda -

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