Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Stryker's orthopedic sales jump 16.1% in Q3: 5 insights

    Orthopedic device manufacturer Stryker posted $4.2 billion in third-quarter net sales, with orthopedic sales up 16.1 percent year over year to $1.5 billion.
  2. Digital orthopedics company secures $600M investment

    San Francisco-based Hinge Health, a digital musculoskeletal clinic, secured $400 million in its latest fundraising round, the company said Oct. 28.
  3. Integra LifeSciences names president, CEO

    Jan De Witte is Integra LifeSciences' new president and CEO, the company announced Oct. 28.
  1. 13 orthopedic groups with 100 physicians or more

    Here are 13 orthopedic groups with 100 physicians or more, including three groups — OrthoLoneStar, Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance and Ortho Alliance NJ — formed through mergers in the last 18 months:
  2. Wireless implants planned for spinal fusion

    One devicemaker's recent seed funding round could help bring wireless implants to spine surgery, IoT World Today reported Oct. 28.
  3. OrthoLoneStar launches spine, orthopedic bundles in Texas

    Houston-based OrthoLoneStar has teamed up with Greenwich, Conn.-based Cedar Gate Technologies to bring a value-based care program for spine and orthopedic care in Texas.
  4. 9 key updates in spinal cord injury treatment in 2021

    Each year, 250,000 to 500,000 people worldwide suffer a spinal cord injury, which can stem from trauma, disease or degeneration, according to the World Health Organization.

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  1. 2 physicians on mistakes young orthopedic surgeons should avoid

    Looking back at their careers, many orthopedic surgeons can point to mistakes they wish they avoided when they first started in the field.
  2. 5 fast facts about OrthoCarolina's CEO

    Bruce Cohen, MD, has been CEO of Charlotte, N.C.-based OrthoCarolina since 2016.
  3. 5 big moves from Medtronic in the last 90 days

    From growing its international presence in spine surgery to new acquisitions, here are five updates to know about Medtronic since the end of July:
  4. Boston spine surgeon fined after leaving patient in operating room

    The head of spine surgery at Boston Medical Center was disciplined after admitting to leaving an emergency surgery case to eat in his car and falling asleep in 2016, The Boston Globe reported Oct. 27.
  1. Arthrex's South Carolina growth & more: 4 device company notes

    Here are four updates from spine and orthopedic device companies in the last week:
  2. Collaboration key to value-based care's success: Dr. Brian Larkin

    Collaboration, data access and avoiding the "race to the bottom" are all elements important to the future of value-based care, according to Brian Larkin, MD, an orthopedic surgeon and chief medical officer of Denver-based Orthopedic Centers of Colorado.
  3. Why spine surgery is a key outpatient growth opportunity

    The evolution of minimally invasive techniques, cost savings and an aging baby boomer population are some of the factors contributing to the spine market becoming a key outpatient growth opportunity in the coming years.
  4. Stockholders approve Bioventus' $518M acquisition of Misonix, closing date set

    Stockholders approved Bioventus' planned acquisition of Misonix.
  5. NuVasive to launch VR spine surgery training

    NuVasive will release a virtual-reality spine surgery training module, the company said Oct. 27.
  6. Twin Cities Community Hospital earns designation for hip, knee replacement expertise

    Twin Cities Community Hospital, a Tenet Health Central Coast hospital in Templeton, Calif., has been designated as a Blue Distinction Center+ for hip and knee replacements, Atascadero News reported Oct. 26. 
  7. University of Texas Health Rio Grande Valley opens $30M neuroscience institute

    Edinburg-based University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and Harlingen-based UT Health RGV on Oct. 26 cut the ribbon on the Institute of Neuroscience, local CBS/NBC affiliate KVEO reported.
  8. IMAC Holdings set to open 2 new Tennessee locations

    IMAC Holdings completed two new locations of The Back Space, its retail spine care clinic, according to an Oct. 26 news release.
  9. Mayfield Brain and Spine seeks chief strategy officer

    Cincinnati-based Mayfield Brain and Spine Center is looking for a chief strategy officer.

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