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  1. Nico unveils device to improve visualization in neurosurgery — 3 things to know

    Nico launched its latest FDA-cleared device, the Nico Myriad Novus, to enhance visualization in minimally invasive neurosurgery procedures. By Alan Condon -
  2. Stryker close $500M acquisition of Mobius Imaging, Cardan Robotics — 4 things to know

    Stryker completed its acquisition of Mobius Imaging and sister company Cardan Robotics for $500 million Oct. 21. By Alan Condon -
  3. Former bookkeeper pleads not guilty to stealing $1.5M from California orthopedic practice

    A former bookkeeper with California Orthopedic Specialists pleaded not guilty to stealing $1.5 million from the practice, reports Patch. By Alan Condon -

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  1. Indiana sports medicine practice developing orthopedic complex

    Indianapolis-based Methodist Sports Medicine is building a four-story orthopedic hospital, surgery center and medical office building in Crown Point, Ind., Current reports. By Eric Oliver -
  2. Ohio hospital building $70M orthopedic, robotic surgery center

    Chillicothe, Ohio-based Adena Health System will break ground on its Orthopedic and Robotic Surgery Center Oct. 23, the Circleville Herald reports. By Eric Oliver -
  3. Dr. James Andrews treats Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez

    Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez visited James Andrews, MD, to receive a platelet-rich plasma injection in his right shoulder, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. By Angie Stewart -
  4. Differences in Canadian, U.S. spine care: Q&A with Dr. Stephanie de Vere

    Stephanie de Vere, MD, is an orthopedic spine surgeon with Kansas City, Mo.-based Sano Orthopedics. By Alan Condon -

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  1. Indiana orthopedic group to break ground on new facility

    Chesterton, Ind.-based Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute will break ground on a new facility in Crown Point, Ind., on Oct. 23, The Times of Northwest Indiana reports. By Alan Condon -
  2. Oregon hospital invests in robotic navigation system for spine procedures

    PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend in Springfield, Ore., installed Globus Medical's ExcelsiusGPS robotic navigation system to assist surgeons in spine operations, The Register-Guard reports. By Alan Condon -
  3. Department of Veterans Affairs seeks new section chief of neurosurgery in Arkansas

    The Department of Veterans Affairs is looking to hire a section chief of neurosurgery in Little Rock, Ark., according to Lemon Wire. By Alan Condon -
  4. Former orthopedic clinic, owners pay $7.1M settlement over alleged unnecessary knee injections, braces: 4 details

    Seven former Osteo Relief Institutes and their owners will pay millions of dollars to settle fraud allegations. By Laura Dyrda -
  1. Smith+Nephew CEO Namal Nawana steps down

    Smith-Nephew CEO Namal Nawana will depart the company over the next few months as part of a "mutual decision" to pursue other opportunities, according to a statement from the company. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Drs. Andrew Sama, Howard Colman & more: 7 spine, neurosurgeons making headlines

    Here are seven spine and neurosurgeons making the news this week. By Alan Condon -
  3. Stryker, Synaptive Medical strike marketing deal to expand robotic device

    Synaptive Medical signed a co-marketing collaboration with Stryker's advanced guidance technologies business to expand access to its Modus V device. By Alan Condon -
  4. Kansas surgeon, spine center settle sexual harassment lawsuit — 3 insights

    Glenn Amundson, MD, a surgeon at Kansas City Spine and Sports Medicine Center, settled allegations that he sexually harassed and abused at least one female employee, the Kansas City Star reports. By Eric Oliver -
  5. Dr. David Altchek operates on Braves' Freddie Freeman — 4 insights

    David Altchek, MD, performed an arthroscopic surgery on the right shoulder of Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, MLB.com reports. By Eric Oliver -
  6. DePuy, Sectra collaborate to expand orthopedic trauma planning system — 3 things to know

    Medical imaging and cybersecurity company Sectra is using 3D templates from DePuy Synthes to expand its preoperative orthopedic planning system for trauma cases, reports ITN Online. By Alan Condon -
  7. University of New Mexico School of Medicine to drop neurosurgery residency program

    The neurosurgery residency program at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque will be scrapped next year, Albuquerque Journal reports. By Alan Condon -
  8. 'Great patient care is great business': Dr. Matthew Goodwin on patient, price transparency in spine

    Matthew Goodwin, MD, PhD, is an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery and neurological surgery at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis. By Alan Condon -
  9. 7 big moves for Hospital for Special Surgery in 2019

    U.S. News & World Report's most recent Best Hospitals 2018-2019 survey ranked New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery as the No. 1 hospital in the U.S. for orthopedics for the tenth successive year. By Alan Condon -

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