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  1. AI, Ozempic and noncompetes: The trends to watch in 2024

    As 2023 comes to a close and orthopedic and spine specialists, CEOs and administrators nationwide are setting their sights on 2024, there are a few key trends that the majority of industry professionals are focusing on. 
  2. Orlando Health opens new orthopedic clinic

    Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute has opened a new Orlando-based medical pavilion, Orlando Health Medical Pavilion — Randal Park. 
  3. 9 orthopedic, spine projects to look forward to in 2024

    There are multiple spine and orthopedic practices that are planning to open new clinic locations in 2024. Here are nine to know:

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  1. 10 athletes undergoing spine surgery in 2023

    Here are 10 athletes undergoing spine surgery that Becker's has reported on in 2023:
  2. OHSU team performs 1st awake spinal surgery

    Portland-based Oregon Health & Science University has successfully completed its first awake spinal surgery, led by Josiah Orina, MD, associate professor of neurological surgery, and Kevin Blaine, MD, assistant professor of anesthesiology. 
  3. 8 orthopedic diversity initiatives making waves in 2023

    While diversity in healthcare is improving, orthopedic and orthopedic spine surgery remain two of the least diverse specialties when it comes to positions held by women and people of color. 
  4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar undergoes hip surgery at UCLA Medical Center

    Basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is recovering after undergoing hip surgery at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to a Dec. 18 report from CBS Sports. 

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  1. 2 recent orthopedic surgeon suspensions

    Becker's in the last two weeks reported on two orthopedic surgeons who had their licenses suspended:
  2. Bayhealth orthopedic surgeon dies at 49

    Trinity Pilkington, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Bayhealth in Dover, Del., died at the age of 49 while attending a conference in Florida, according to a Dec. 18 report from Milford Live.
  3. Nova Ortho and Spine opens 10th Florida location

    Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Nova Ortho and Spine has opened its 10th location in the state in Port St. Lucie. 
  4. County officials to buy former Tennessee orthopedic ASC

    County officials have announced plans to purchase the former Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery in Chattanooga, Tenn., according to a Dec. 14 report from
  1. 10 must-read Q&As of 2023

    From the newest artificial intelligence trends to the impact Ozempic will have on orthopedic and spine care in the coming years, musculoskeletal industry leaders have spoken with Becker's about several key industry trends in 2023. 
  2. The technologies orthopedic surgeons are eyeing

    The world of orthopedic surgery is filled with cutting edge technology. Here are three that those in the orthopedic space are watching. 
  3. How adding a Stryker Mako robot is changing Dr. Jon Edgington's practice

    Jon Edgington, MD, an orthopedic surgery and joint specialist with the Community Care Network in Hobart and Valparaiso, Ind., recently performed the region's first two hinged knee replacements using Stryker's Mako robot. 
  4. Montrose Regional Health to debut spine and pain center

    Montrose (Colo.) Regional Health plans to open a new spine and pain center in February, according to a Dec. 17 report from the Montrose Press. 
  5. Stryker to acquire orthopedic company

    Stryker will acquire Serf SAS, a France-based joint replacement company.
  6. Texas Rangers pitcher has back surgery

    Texas Rangers right-hand pitcher Max Scherzer had back surgery, sidelining him until midseason, according to a Dec. 15 MLB report.
  7. ZimVie to sell spine business for $375M

    ZimVie is selling its spine business to HIG Capital for $375 million. 
  8. 7 statistics troubling orthopedic surgeons

    The healthcare industry has been struggling with major burnout, staffing and retention issues since the COVID-19 pandemic, and orthopedic surgeons are not immune. 
  9. Orthopedic implant maker to start production in Michigan following $1.8M state grant

    German orthopedic and spinal devicemaker HG Medical is planning to establish a North American facility in Holland, Mich., with the aid of a $1.8 million grant from the state, according to a Dec. 13 post on LinkedIn. 

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