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  1. 8 spine, orthopedic billionaires

    Forbes' released its 38th annual World's Billionaires list, and it includes eight people connected to spine and orthopedic businesses and care.
  2. ZimVie's exit from the spine market: A timeline

    ZimVie, Zimmer Biomet's spine and dental spinoff, has officially made its exit from the spine market after a tumultuous year, selling the business to global investment firm H.I.G. Capital. 
  3. Dr. Chester Donnally partners with imaging company

    Chester Donnally, III, MD, of Addison-based Texas Spine Consultants, is partnering with Mymedicalimages for diagnostic imaging.

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  1. The future of orthopedics is outpatient

    Orthopedic procedures continue to move out of hospitals and into the outpatient setting.
  2. Rothman surgeon completes 1st reverse total shoulder arthroplasty using Apple Vision Pro

    G. Russell Huffman, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopedic Institute, has completed the first reverse total shoulder arthroplasty using the Apple Vision Pro. 
  3. How 5 Stryker executives were paid since 2021

    Stryker CEO Kevin Lobo's total compensation grew from $18.6 million in 2022 to about $20.8 million in 2023, according to a recent Securities and Exchange Commission proxy filing.
  4. 4 trends in sacroiliac joint fusion over 5 years

    Minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusions have grown in popularity since 2015, according to a study in the April issue of Spine.

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  1. Orthopedic surgeon convicted of abuse loses medical license

    An Iowa orthopedic surgeon who was convicted of child abuse lost his license, the Iowa Capital Dispatch reported March 29.
  2. Summit Health names Dr. Timothy Reish to leadership role

    Timothy Reish, MD, was named chair of orthopedics and sports medicine, pain management and podiatry for Berkeley Heights, N.J.-based Summit Health's southern New York region.
  3. Miach Orthopaedics raises $20M in funding

    Miach Orthopaedics, which is behind the Bridge-Enhanced ACL restoration implant, raised $20 million in series B financing, the company said April 2.
  4. The future of spinal fusions

    Here are three advancements in spinal fusions that spine and orthopedic leaders should know:
  1. How COVID-19 is impacting orthopedic device sales in 2024

    While the orthopedic industry was prepared for an ongoing influx in backlogged procedures following the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report suggests that the backlog has already been exhausted, according to a March 31 report from Seeking Alpha.
  2. Dr. Adam Schneider rejoins Verde Valley Medical Center

    Adam Schneider, MD, has joined the Orthopedics and Spine Institute at Northern Arizona Healthcare's Verde Valley Medical Center in Cottonwood, Ariz.
  3. Ascension adds Indiana neurology group

    Ascension St. Vincent Evansville (Ind.) has added the physicians and staff of Evansville-based Midwest Neurological to its medical group, according to an April 1 report from WFIE.
  4. Neurologist burnout high amid looming specialist shortage

    Approximately 12% of neurologists are feeling so burned out that they plan to leave medicine because of it, according to Medscape's 2024 "Neurologist Burnout and Depression Report," published March 29. 
  5. University Orthopedics 1st in state to add new imaging tool

    East Providence, R.I.-based University Orthopedics has become the first practice in the state to add EOSedge, a state-of-the-art imaging system, according to a March 31 report from Providence Business News. 
  6. SeaSpine, Orthofix name chief enabling technologies officer

    Orthofix has tapped Beau Standish as its chief enabling technologies officer, according to an April 1 LinkedIn post from SeaSpine. 
  7. VA improperly tracking hip, shoulder implants, report alleges

    A new report from the Government Accountability Office, a watchdog group, alleges that the Veterans Affairs Health Administration has not been properly tracking artificial hip and shoulder devices in patients. 
  8. Orthopedic ASC to open in Idaho

    A new orthopedic ASC, Hayden Surgery Center, is opening in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, according to a March 31 report from the Coeur d'Alene/Post Falls Press.
  9. Dr. Ryan Shephard performs area's 1st anterior total hip replacement

    Orthopedic surgeon Ryan Shephard, DO, has performed the county's first anterior total hip replacement at Dunkirk, N.Y.-based Brooks Hospital. 

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