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  1. 3 centers expanding spine, orthopedic services

    Becker's reported on three hospitals and clinics expanding their spine and orthopedic services in the last week.
  2. Rothman resident recognized for orthopedic research

    Karan Goswami, MD, a resident at the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, received the Eastern Orthopaedic Association's Parvizi Musculoskeletal Infection Award.
  3. 10 orthopedic surgeons to know

    The president of Mount Sinai West and nine other orthopedic surgeons to know:

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  1. LifeNet Health launches minimally invasive bone graft system

    Virginia Beach, Va.-based LifeNet Health launched the ViviGen minimally invasive surgery delivery system.
  2. 5 fast facts about The CORE Institute's CEO

    David Jacofsky, MD, is the CEO of The CORE Institute and Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company, both in Phoenix.
  3. What surgeons are saying about regenerative medicine in 2021

    Regenerative medicine remains a hot topic among spine and orthopedic surgeons. From stem cell treatments to bone grafts, biologic technology is growing, and many surgeons are optimistic.
  4. Regenerative medicine market to hit $172B+ by 2030

    The regenerative medicine market is expected to hit $172.15 billion by 2030, according to market research from Next Move Strategy Consulting.

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  1. Michigan clinic adds minimally invasive spine specialist

    Justin Thomas, DO, joined Petoskey, Mich.-based McLaren Northern Michigan Neurosciences clinic, The Petoskey News-Review reported Oct. 7.
  2. How one Colorado orthopedic practice helps surgeons manage stress

    Regular team check-ins and a focus on surgeon wellness has helped the staff at Denver-based Orthopedic Centers of Colorado manage stress and burnout, according to Brian Larkin, MD, an orthopedic surgeon and chief medical officer.
  3. Northwestern adds neurosurgery to suburban Chicago location

    Chicago-based Northwestern Medicine is opening a neurosurgery clinic at its Palos Heights, Ill., location.
  4. Assure Holdings expands into Nevada

    Intraoperative neuromonitoring services provider Assure Holdings completed its first case in Nevada and has contracted with eight hospitals in the state, according to an Oct. 8 news release.
  1. Georgia clinic creates one-stop shop for specialty care

    Longstreet Clinic in Gainesville, Ga., has opened a practice to house some of its care offerings under one roof, the Gainesville Times reported Oct. 4.
  2. Spine, neurosurgery are ‘brand-new’ offerings coming to Mercy Health-Springfield's hospitals

    Mercy Health-Springfield in Ohio will add spine and neurology services through a series of partnerships and initiatives next year, Dayton Business Journal reported Oct. 5.
  3. Southwoods, Humana to expand access to spine care

    Youngstown, Ohio-based Southwoods Health and Humana signed an agreement to expand care for Humana members, Business Journal Daily reported Oct. 6.
  4. CMS approves Connecticut's 'episode of care' payment model

    CMS has approved The State of Connecticut Health Plan, an episode-of-care payment model, according to an Oct. 7 news release.
  5. Meditation, family time and outdoor running: How 5 spine surgeons manage stress

    Knowing how to cope with stress and burnout has become more important than ever to spine surgeons.
  6. 'The day after a block of elective spine surgeries': The best part of the week for 6 surgeons

    From seeing the expression on their patients' faces after surgery to the day after a haul of elective cases and completing rounds on a Saturday morning, six spine surgeons share their favorite part of the week:
  7. 1st cases with 7D's minimally invasive spine module completed

    The first cases using the 7D Percutaneous Spine Module have been completed in the U.S. and Australia, SeaSpine said Oct. 6.
  8. OrthoIndy appoints CEO

    Indianapolis-based OrthoIndy appointed John Ryan as its new CEO, the company said Oct. 7. Mr. Ryan will take over Jan. 1.
  9. How will the payer landscape evolve by 2026? 4 surgeon predictions

    The payer landscape in orthopedics is constantly shifting due to the growth of value-based care and the increase in hospital-employed physicians. Four surgeons told Becker's how they see the payer landscape changing in the near future.

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