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  1. 5 highest paying physician specialties — Neurosurgeon No. 1 at $401k

    PayScale reports real-time salary data from over 54 million reports from job seekers, fact checking the data against private and public compensation data. By Rachel Popa -
  2. Dr. Thomas Loftus: How a single-payer system would harm spine practice in the US

    Thomas Loftus, MD, founded the Austin (Texas) Neurological Institute in 2003. He treats a wide range of neurological disorders with a special focus on complex spine and minimally invasive techniques. By Alan Condon -
  3. Court denies motion for new trial after finding neurosurgeon did not have to disclose financial ties to spine device company

    A jury found that neurosurgeon Robert Replogle, MD, did not have to disclose his connection with spinal device company Spineology before receiving a patient's consent to a spinal fusion using one of the company's implants. By Alan Condon -

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  1. Hospital for Special Surgery gets $3M grant for pain management research, physician education

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery received a $3 million to from The Starr Foundation to create the C.V. Starr Endowed Chair in Pain Management. By Alan Condon -
  2. CarboFix to launch carbon fiber vertebral body replacement device

    CarboFix will launch CarboClear, its new carbon fiber vertebral body replacement system, at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons event in San Francisco from Oct. 21 to 23. By Alan Condon -
  3. Xtant Medical launches 3 new spinal implants — 3 things to know

    Xtant Medical launched two cervical interbody spacers and one PEEK implant last month. By Alan Condon -
  4. Florida health system eliminates orthopedics at 2 clinics after $6.8M loss last year

    Two clinics that added orthopedics at the University of Central Florida's College of Medicine lost millions of dollars last year, according to the Orlando Sentinel. By Laura Dyrda -

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  1. The impact of population health programs: 2 spine surgeons weigh in

    Two spine surgeons outline population health programs established in their practices. By Alan Condon -
  2. Drs. Judith Baumhauer, Benedict Nwachukwu & more: 10 orthopedic surgeons making headlines

    Here are 10 orthopedic surgeons making the news this past week. By Alan Condon -
  3. Johnson & Johnson reports 1.2 percent sales increase in Q3 & more: 8 device company notes

    Here are eight key notes on spine and orthopedic device companies: By Eric Oliver -
  4. LifeNet Health opens regenerative medicine distribution center featuring orthopedic, neurosurgery products

    LifeNet Health opened a regenerative medicine logistics and distribution facility in Indianapolis on Oct. 15. By Alan Condon -
  1. Oswego Health installs orthopedic robot to assist surgeons in knee replacements — 3 things to know

    Oswego (N.Y.) Health added Smith & Nephew's Navio robotic surgical system to assist surgeons with partial and total knee replacements, reports Local SYR. By Alan Condon -
  2. SeaSpine, restor3D partner in development and licensing agreement

    SeaSpine entered into an exclusive development and licensing agreement with restor3D. By Alan Condon -
  3. Dr. Keith Jacobson begins American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery presidential term

    Keith Jacobson, DPM, recently began his term as president of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, serving until September 2020. By Alan Condon -
  4. Johnson & Johnson plans for more orthopedics, spine launches in Q4, 2020

    Johnson & Johnson's orthopedic and spine business lines were relatively flat for the third quarter, with sales growth at 1.2 percent overall. By Laura Dyrda -
  5. 5 orthopedic surgeons treating professional athletes — Drew Brees, Ben Roethlisberger & more

    Five orthopedic surgeons recently treated professional athletes: By Angie Stewart -
  6. Dr. Howard Colman earns University of Utah professorship

    The University of Utah in Salt Lake City unveiled six new professorships focusing on health and clinical research with Howard Colman, MD, earning a spot, The Salt Lake Tribune reports. By Alan Condon -
  7. Dr. Jason Scopp performs cartilage repair implantation at Maryland orthopedic clinic

    Orthopedic surgeon Jason Scopp, MD, performed the first CartiHeal Agili-C cartilage repair implantation at Peninsula Orthopaedic Clinic in Salisbury, Md. By Alan Condon -
  8. Dr. Torrance Laury hired at Georgia orthopedic institute — 3 insights

    Torrance Laury, MD, joined Northside Hospital Orthopedic Institute Sports Medicine, which has multiple locations throughout Georgia, Patch.com reports. By Angie Stewart -
  9. Indiana health system breaks ground on facility with spine, orthopedics — 3 things to know

    Indianapolis-based American Health Network broke ground on a new multispecialty facility that will provide spine and orthopedic services, according to The Lane Report. By Alan Condon -

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