Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. 6 recent spine devices earning FDA nods

    Here are six spine technologies earning FDA greenlights since March 1:
  2. Orthopedic surgeon takes on chief health equity officer role at TriHealth

    Thomas Shockley, Jr., MD, was named Cincinnati-based TriHealth's inaugural chief health equity officer, the Cincinnati Business Courier reported April 27.
  3. 2 orthopedic practices adding new EHRs in April

    Becker's reported on two orthopedic practices upgrading their EHR systems in April.

Orthopedics in 2023 & beyond: Key trends affecting growth, value-based care

Growth in 2023 & beyond: Unpack trends affecting orthopedics & 1 practice's path to become the market leader in this session.
  1. What is the expertise of a physician worth? 35 physicians on where value-based care is headed in orthopedics and spine

    Leaders and physicians in the spine and orthopedic space have a wide range of opinions on where value-based care is headed in the field. 
  2. Shareholders approve NuVasive, Globus Medical merger

    It's official. Shareholders with NuVasive and Globus Medical have voted in favor of their porposed merger, the devicemakers said April 27.
  3. Dr. Michelle Carlson operates on NBA player CJ McCollum

    Michelle Carlson, MD, performed wrist surgery on CJ McCollum, a player for the New Orleans Pelicans, on April 25 in New York City.
  4. 5 states with fewer than 100 orthopedic surgeons

    Five states in the U.S. currently have fewer than 100 practicing orthopedic surgeons, according to April 25 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics occupational employment statistics survey. 

A tech-based culture shift: How Gundersen achieved prime OR utilization with predictive analytics

Gundersen's OR capacity and efficiency issues weren't unique — but its solution was. Learn how the system created an 'open marketplace' for OR time swaps here.
  1. 18-physician orthopedic practice transitions EHR

    Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates in Torrington, Conn. is transitioning its EHR to eClinicalWorks.
  2. Robotics, endoscopy and more: Spine innovations expected to soar by 2025

    As new spine innovations continue to grow, six surgeons told Becker's what they think will gain the fastest adoption in the coming years.
  3. 12 celebrities who have undergone spinal surgeries

    From herniated disc repairs to scoliosis treatments, a number of celebrities have undergone common, and less common, spinal procedures nationwide. 
  4. Rome Health Orthopedic & Sports Medicine adds Dr. Martin Ross

    Martin Ross, MD, joined the orthopedic surgery team at Rome (N.Y.) Health Orthopedic & Sports Medicine.
  1. Dr. Stuart Kinsella joins The Steadman Clinic

    Stuart Kinsella, MD, will join The Steadman Clinic's Aspen and Basalt, Colo. locations on May 1, the Vail, Colo.-based practice said April 26.
  2. Number of employed orthopedic surgeons by state | 2023

    California has the most employed orthopedic surgeons on average, according to data published April 25 from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' occupational employment statistics survey. 
  3. Orthopedic surgeon pay by state | 2023

    Orthopedic surgeons earn $371,400 annually on average, according to data published April 25 from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' occupational employment statistics survey.
  4. AI models pass neurosurgery tests at Brown University

    Researchers at Brown University in Providence, R.I. found artificial inelligence models were able to pass written and oral neurosurgery exams, The Brown Daily Herald reported April 25.
  5. 11 orthopedic surgeons sue SSM Health

    The orthopedic surgeons who left SSM Health Dean Medical Group in Madison, Wis., are now suing the hospital.
  6. Neurosurgeon found fatally shot in Detroit home

    Detroit police are investigating the death of a neurosurgeon who worked at Ascension St. John Hospital, ABC News reported April 25.
  7. Orthopedic surgeon sentenced in $31M 'trip-and-fall' scheme

    Orthopedic surgeon Andrew Dowd, MD, was sentenced to 102 months in prison for his role in a "trip-and-fall" fraud scheme, the U.S. Justice Department said April 25. 
  8. Press Ganey honors Hospital for Special Surgery for 10th consecutive year

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery has earned the Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence award for the 10th consecutive year in the category of patient experience. 
  9. Intelivation Technologies opens orthopedic technology development facility

    Medical device company Intelivation Technologies has opened a research and development facility dedicated to advancing orthopedic technologies in Plymouth Meeting, Pa. 

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