Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. 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
  2. 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. 
  3. 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. 

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  1. 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. 
  2. 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. 
  3. Stryker to acquire orthopedic company

    Stryker will acquire Serf SAS, a France-based joint replacement company.
  4. 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.

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. ZimVie to sell spine business for $375M

    ZimVie is selling its spine business to HIG Capital for $375 million. 
  2. 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. 
  3. 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. 
  4. 10 spine, orthopedic patent disputes to know

    There have been several spine and orthopedic legal disputes involving device patents in the last two years. Some have involved different companies, and others have involved surgeons.
  1. Texas orthopedic practice adds surgeon

    Irving, Texas-based All-Star Orthopaedics has added Robert Runner, MD, to its team of orthopedic surgeons.
  2. Dr. Don Park joins UCI Health

    Don Park, MD, joined Orange, Calif.-based UCI Health.
  3. Costs of a fall in older adults by state

    A single, nonfatal fall in an older adult costs roughly $10,000, according to a report from Brooks Rehabilitation.
  4. Dr. Jon Edgington performs 1st Stryker knee replacements in region

    Joint specialist Jon Edgington, MD, has performed the first two hinged knee replacements in the region using Stryker's Mako robot at Orthopedic Specialists of Northwest Indiana in Munster, according to a Dec. 15 email sent to Becker's.
  5. The smartest moves orthopedic surgeons made in 2023

    Orthopedic surgeons make thousands of decisions every year. But which was the smartest move of 2023?
  6. Cottage Health partners with 7 Alta Orthopaedics surgeons to open ASC

    Santa Barbara, Calif.-based Cottage Health has partnered with local physicians from Solvang, Calif.-based Alta Orthopaedics to open an ASC in the area, according to a news release published Dec. 14 by ABC, CBS and Fox affiliate KEYT.
  7. VA hospitals add Premia Spine's TOPS system

    Premia Spine's TOPS System is now available at Veterns Affairs hospitals across the U.S., the devicemaker said Dec. 15.
  8. 200+ spine medtech FDA clearances in 2023

    The Food and Drug Administration cleared more than 200 spine-related devices and technologies with 510(k) approval in 2023.
  9. Massachusetts orthopedic surgeon convicted of healthcare fraud

    Orthopedic surgeon Olarewaju Oladipo, MD, was convicted of 10 counts of healthcare fraud, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for District of Massachusetts.

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