Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Why sports medicine requires a team approach

    Sports medicine surgeon Thomas Graham, MD, has treated numerous professional athletes and approaches their care through a three-pronged lens.
  2. Criteria for microdiscectomy coverage inconsistent, restrictive, study finds

    Insurance criteria for microdiscectomy sometimes varies from the North American Spine Society's qualifications for medical necessity, according to a study in the International Journal Spine Surgery.
  3. Dr. Doug Freedberg operates on Oakland Athletics player

    Doug Freedberg, MD, performed knee surgery on Miguel Andujar, a player for the Oakland Athletics.

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  1. ORA Orthopedics to build $50M facility

    Bettendorf, Iowa-based ORA Orthopedics plans to build a $50 million facility in the same city.
  2. Nebraska Spine + Pain Center adds spine surgeon

    Spine surgeon Adam Schell, MD, joined Omaha-based Nebraska Spine + Pain Center.
  3. Spine surgeon publishes memoir

    Alvin Crawford, MD, who founded Crawford Spine Center at Cincinnati Children’s, published an autobiography called The Bone Doctor's Concerto, the hospital said March 27.
  4. Endoscopy, AR and more: What's new in 2024 for 8 spine surgeons

    Spine surgeons are looking for new ways to streamline their work and innovate care at their practices. Here are the new things eight spine surgeons are bringing to their practices in 2024.

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. NovApproach marks 1st case using interbody spinal fusion device

    NovApproach Spine recently completed its first case using its OneLIF interbody spinal fusion system with a patient positioned laterally.
  2. 18 spine, orthopedic practice openings in Q1

    Here are 18 spine and orthopedic organizations opening and planning to open new practices and facilities that Becker's reported on since the start of 2024:
  3. Olympic diver Matty Lee has spine surgery

    British Olympic diver Matty Lee had back surgery that will keep him from the 2024 Paris Olympics, he said in a March 27 Instagram post.
  4. 8 places adding orthopedic robots in Q1

    Here are eights practices and health systems adding spine and orthopedic robots in the first quarter of 2024.
  1. New Hampshire hospital adds neurospine services

    Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester, N.H., added spine surgery, according to a March 27 announcement in the Foster's Daily Democrat. 
  2. How 6 leaders improved with 1 change

    One change can have ripple effects to improve a practice. These six industry leaders explain a change they've made in the last two years that had great results.
  3. Where to look for the best ideas in spine and orthopedics — 9 leaders share

    Innovation is essential for surgeons. How do you keep a pulse on where the top ideas in orthopedics and spine are coming from?
  4. 2 factors advancing value-based care in spine — and 1 holding it back

    Value-based care has been embraced by some spine groups as an alternative to fee-for-service payments, and its prevalence hinges on multiple elements.
  5. Meet the spine surgeon who operated on a Ghostbusters star

    David Skaggs, MD, director of pediatric spine and pediatric orthopedics at Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children's operated on a teen actress ahead of filming for the recently-released Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire.
  6. 8 medtech notes: Stryker, Orthofix and more

    Here are eight key updates from spine and orthopedic devicemakers since March 13:
  7. 2 updates in spine-related criminal cases

    Becker's reported on developments in two federal criminal cases related to spine care and business since Feb. 21.
  8. Holy Name adds New Jersey orthopedic group

    Teaneck, N.J.-based Holy Name Medical Center added North Jersey Orthopaedic Specialists, which is based in the same city.
  9. 5 things to know about Twin Cities Orthopedics

    Golden Valley, Minn.-based Twin Cities Orthopedics is one of the largest orthopedic groups in the U.S. and it has its eye on further expansion.

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