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  1. Zimmer Biomet sees 4.9% increase in Q2 revenue

    Zimmer Biomet on August 1 posted $1.8 billion in revenue for the second quarter along with financial results for the first half of 2023.
  2. Hospital for Special Surgery physicians react to 14th top orthopedic hospital ranking by US News

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery was named the No. 1 hospital for orthopedics for the 14th year in a row by U.S. News & World Report.
  3. 30 top hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery 2023-24: US News

    U.S. News & World Report released its "Best Hospitals for Neurology & Neurosurgery" 2023-24 list Aug. 1, with NYU Langone hospitals taking the top spot.

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  1. Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics, Cumberland University strike partnership

    Columbus, Ga.-based Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics has partnered with the Lebanon, Tenn.-based Cumberland University Athletics Department to provide sideline orthopedic care treatment.
  2. Cooper University Health Care, Inspira Health team up for neurosurgery program

    Camden, N.J.-based Cooper University Healthcare and Mullica Hill, N.J.-based Inspira Health have partnered to form Cooper and Inspira Neuroscience.
  3. Dr. Matthew Hefner 1st in the region to add ExcelsiusGPS for spine surgery

    Matthew Hefner, MD, a neurosurgeon at Willis-Knighton Health System in Shreveport, La., has become the first surgeon in the region to offer the ExcelsiusGPS navigation system for minimally invasive spine surgery, according to a July 28 report from the Bossier Press-Tribune.
  4. Bronson Healthcare to open physician-owned orthopedic ASC

    Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Bronson Healthcare has completed an 18,000-square-foot orthopedic ASC that is jointly owned by the health system and a group of Bronson orthopedic surgeons. 

Maximizing ASC Performance in Orthopedics and Beyond through New Technologies and KPIs

It's time to level up your ASC. Learn how to use technology and KPIs to elevate your surgery center here.
  1. Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute adds simulators for sports medicine recovery

    The Orlando (Fla.) Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute has introduced a new soccer and golf simulator to help patients recovering from sports medicine injuries. 
  2. Sacramento's first female neurosurgeon retires

    Laura Anderson, MD, the first female neurosurgeon in Sacramento, Calif. is retiring after more than 30 years in the field.
  3. Dr. Charisse Sparks named chief medical officer of Inspire Medical Systems

    Charisse Sparks, MD, was named chief medical officer of Inspired Medical Systems, the comapny said July 31.
  4. Globus Medical launches Marvel growing rod system for scoliosis

    Globus Medical launched its first product designed specifically for early onset scoliosis, the medtech company said July 31.
  1. Surgalign's businesses auctioned to Xtant Medical, Augmedics

    Surgalign's digital health, hardware and biologics businesses have been sold to Xtant Medical and Augmedics through auctions.
  2. Synergy Orthopedics adds 3 physicians

    San Diego-based Synergy Orthopedic Specialists merged with a worker's compensation practice led by Thomas Harris, MD, and the group added two other physicians.
  3. Orthopedic ASC reopening in Pennsylvania

    North Pointe Surgery Center, based in Lancaster, Pa., is reopening to offer outpatient procedures for bone, joint, muscle and pain care needs.
  4. Suncoast Orthopedics to open new Florida office

    Venice, Fla.-based Suncoast Orthopedics is opening a new facility Aug. 7. The new office will serve as the practice's primary facility. 
  5. Jersey City Medical Center adds Mako robot for joint replacements

    Jersey City (N.J.) Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health affiliate, has added a Mako robot for total hip and knee replacements to its orthopedic program. 
  6. OrthoAtlanta tapped to provide sports medicine care at Atlanta Open tournament

    OrthoAtlanta is providing orthopedic and sports medicine services at the 2023 Atlanta Open tennis tournament. 
  7. The biggest barriers to orthopedic ASC growth

    Three orthopedic surgeons connected with Becker's to discuss the biggest barriers to orthopedic ASC growth.
  8. Spine surgeon who specializes in older patients moves to Novant Health

    Mark Lyerly, MD, a neurosurgeon who has performed more than 6,000 procedures on patients 55 years and older, joined Novant Health Brain & Spine Surgery in High Point, N.C. in June.
  9. Aetna can't undo class in disc replacement lawsuit

    Aetna lost its bid to decertify a 239-person class-action lawsuit over its coverage of lumbar total disc replacement. 

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