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  1. Medacta, Geisinger expand lifetime guarantee of total hip, knee replacement surgeries

    Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger and Medacta are extending their lifetime guarantee for total hip and knee replacement surgeries to include revision knee surgeries. By Alan Condon -
  2. Study: AI-powered ultrasound-guided system boosts spinal anesthesia success

    An artificial intelligence-powered ultrasound-guided automated spinal landmark identification system improves the accuracy and effectiveness of first-time needle insertion for spinal anesthesia, according to a study conducted in Singapore. By Eric Oliver -
  3. OsteoRemedies launches dual-antibiotic hip spacer

    OsteoRemedies launched its Remedy Spectrum GV hip spacer and Spectrum GV bone cement systems. By Alan Condon -

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  1. Former Stryker, DePuy Synthes executive becomes Carlsmed COO

    Carslmed appointed Sharon Schulzki as COO in September. By Alan Condon -
  2. 2 spine device company mergers and acquisitions — October

    Here are two spine device company mergers and acquisitions last month. By Alan Condon -
  3. Drs. Sergiy Nesterenko, Ying Chen & more: 5 spine, neurosurgeons making headlines

    Here are five spine and neurosurgeons in the news this week. By Alan Condon -
  4. Swedish devicemaker expanding into spine

    Orthopedic devicemaker Ortoma is expanding its Ortoma Treatment Solution with a module for spine surgery, the company announced Nov. 8. By Eric Oliver -

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  1. What Florida insurers pay for orthopedic and spine procedures

    The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration on Nov. 4 revamped its price transparency tool to provide citizens access to facility-specific cost information. By Eric Oliver -
  2. Intel, Brown University partner to explore AI in spinal cord injuries

    Providence, R.I.-based Brown University is partnering with Intel to investigate the use of artificial intelligence to restore signals above and below spinal cord injuries, reports EE News Europe. By Alan Condon -
  3. What changes Dr. Oren Gottfried expects to see in spine in 2020

    Oren Gottfried, MD, is president of the North Carolina Spine Society as well as professor of neurosurgery and clinical vice chair of quality in the department of neurosurgery at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, N.C. By Alan Condon -
  4. Massachusetts General Hospital pays $13M settlement to orthopaedic surgeon over wrongful termination allegations

    Dennis Burke, MD, a former orthopedic surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, will receive a $13 million settlement following his wrongful termination lawsuit, The Boston Globe reports. By Alan Condon -
  1. Hospital for Special Surgery aims to develop new method to calculate spine curvature

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery is enrolling patients for a 3D imaging to develop maps of the spine in scoliosis patients. By Alan Condon -
  2. Maine practice gets OK for $59M center featuring spine, neurosurgery

    Portland-based Maine Medical Center received approval for a $59 million investment for a new center featuring spine and neurosurgery on Nov. 4, reports Portland Press Herald. By Alan Condon -
  3. California hospital acquires $1.5M robotic navigation system — 4 things to know

    The Spine Center at MemorialCare Long Beach (Calif.) Medical Center acquired an ExcelsiusGPS robotic navigation system from Globus Medical, reports P&T Community. By Alan Condon -
  4. Drs. Divya Agrawal, Xavier Simcock join Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

    Chicago-based Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush welcomed two new orthopedic surgeons in October. By Alan Condon -
  5. Developing a payer strategy in spine with Dr. Brian Gantwerker

    Brian Gantwerker, MD, is a neurosurgeon specializing in the treatment of brain tumors, as well as degenerative diseases and injuries of the spinal cord. By Alan Condon -
  6. Jury awards $101M verdict to family after son left brain damaged at Illinois hospital

    A jury delivered a verdict of $101 million to be awarded to a family after their son failed to receive the medical attention he needed, resulting in severe brain damage when he was born, CBS 2 reports. By Alan Condon -
  7. 3-group merger to create $144M spine, orthopedic and pain hospital

    ThedaCare is merging with Appleton-based Hand to Shoulder Center of Wisconsin and Neenah, Wis.-based Neuroscience Group to form a spine, orthopedic and pain hospital in Appleton, reports Fox 11 News. By Alan Condon -
  8. Zimmer Biomet reports strong knee robotics sales in Q3, expects a robust tech pipeline in 2020

    During the third quarter earnings call, Zimmer Biomet President CEO Bryan Hanson touched on several areas of growth for the company, as well as progress on the remediation efforts at its Warsaw (Ind.) North Campus. By Laura Dyrda -
  9. Globus Medical Q3 sales up 16%, driven by spine robotics: 5 notes

    Globus Medical reported a 16 percent increase in worldwide sales for the third quarter. By Laura Dyrda -

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