Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. 5 things to know about Medtronic's executive vice president, neuroscience leader

    Brett Wall is executive vice president and president of neuroscience at Medtronic.
  2. 4Web Medical gets regulatory clearance for anterior spine device

    Spine medtech company 4Web Medical earned regulatory clearance to market its anterior spine truss system with anchor fixation, according to an April 25 news release.
  3. Conmed promotes orthopedic president to COO

    Medical technology company Conmed has promoted its president of international and global orthopedics, Patrick Beyer, to chief operating officer. 

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  1. Former UPenn orthopedic surgery chief dies at 82

    R. Bruce Heppenstall, MD, former chief of orthopedic surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and professor emeritus of orthopedic surgery at the university's Perelman School of Medicine, has died at 82. 
  2. Orthopedic Specialists of SW Florida moves closer to opening

    Fort Myers-based Orthopedic Specialists of SW Florida has completed construction on its new, 60,000-square-foot medical office building and corporate headquarters. 
  3. Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center hits 500 Mako surgeries

    Palm Beach Gardens (Fla.) Medical Center reached a milestone of 500 procedures with the Mako SmartRobotics system, the hospital said April 25.
  4. The future of sacroiliac joint fusion

    The popularity of minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusions has surged the past few years.

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  1. Spine surgeons, look for these green flags in practices, health systems

    Spine surgeons on the job hunt have to consider many red flags in a potential employer. And they have to know the green flags that signal a place that stands out from the rest.
  2. How the wealth of 8 spine, orthopedic billionaires has changed since 2015

    Eight individuals with a connection to the spine and orthopedic sector have been named to Forbes' 38th annual World's Billionaires list.
  3. 4 spine, orthopedic updates on Apple Vision Pro

    Apple Vision Pro is the company's first 3D camera, and it has already made waves in the spine and orthopedic industry.
  4. Commonwealth Pain & Spine to open Indiana ASC

    Louisville, Ky.-based Commonwealth Pain & Spine has partnered with Woodward Development and Construction to open an ASC in Evansville, Ind., according to an April 24 report from the TriState Homepage.
  1. Meet Medtronic's C-suite team

    Here are seven of the chief executives leading medical device and spine technology company Medtronic: 
  2. 6 spine surgeons making headlines

    Here are six spine surgeons Becker's has reported on since April 4:
  3. NASCAR driver treated at UAB University Hospital following spinal injury

    NASCAR driver Erik Jones was taken to UAB University Hospital in Birmingham, Ala., after suffering a compression fracture in a lower vertebra in his spine following a crash at Talladega Superspeedway, according to an April 23 report from The Tennessean.
  4. 4 states already have noncompete bans – here's what 1 spine surgeon saw

    The FTC voted April 23 to ban noncompete agreements in employment, a move that has yielded mixed reaction from spine surgeons.
  5. What 4 orthopedic, spine devicemaker CFOs are paid

    Suketu Upadhyay and Joseph Wolk are among the highest-paid CEOs of orthopedic medtech companies in the U.S.
  6. OSF Health signs agreement with OrthoMidwest

    Peora, Ill.-based OSF Health signed a clinical co-management agreement with OrthoMidwest, according to an announcement in WCMY.
  7. Dr. Dror Paley to open orthopedic institute in Colombia

    Dror Paley, MD, in partnership with León Mora, MD, will launch the Instituto Paley LatinoAmerica in July.
  8. 4 medtech notes: Centinel Spine, Hyalex Orthopaedics and more

    From product debuts to FDA nods, here are four key updates in spine and orthopedic medtech since April 17.
  9. Medtronic names new chief regulatory officer

    Yarmela Pavlovic has been appointed chief regulatory officer of Medtronic, according to an April 23 LinkedIn post.

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