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  1. Drs. Rich Gilbert, Patrick Connor & more: 5 orthopedic surgeons making the news

    Here are five orthopedic surgeons making headlines this week. By Alan Condon -
  2. Aurora Spine, Alphatec & more: 9 device company notes

    Here are nine key notes on spine and orthopedic device companies: By Eric Oliver -
  3. PE-backed orthopedic company acquires 4 implant portfolios from Surgical Frontiers

    CrossRoads Extremity Systems, backed by private equity company HealthpointCapital, acquired four orthopedic implant product lines from Surgical Frontiers on Nov. 25. By Alan Condon -

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  1. Kentucky group to expand orthopedic services at new facility, recruit another orthopedic surgeon

    Hopkinsville, Ky.-based Jennie Stuart Health will relocate the three orthopedic surgeons from its hospital campus to a new planned facility and hire another once completed in October 2020, reports the Kentucky New Era. By Alan Condon -
  2. Global spinal devices market forecasted to surpass $15B by 2026: 3 key notes

    The global spinal devices market is projected to reach $15.74 billion by 2026, according to a report from Fortune Business Insights. By Angie Stewart -
  3. Arthrosurface launches new allograft for joint preservation

    Arthrosurface launched its SpiralUp TCL Allograft System on Nov. 25. By Alan Condon -
  4. London hospital performs 1st robotic-assisted surgery with Silony Medical device in the UK

    The Royal London Hospital in England performed the first robotic-assisted procedure in the U.K. with Silony Medical's Verticale MIS Posterior Spinal Fixation System, Markets Business Insider reported Nov. 25. By Alan Condon -

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  1. Alphatec launches device to monitor nerves during spine surgery — 4 insights

    Alphatec launched its SafeOp Neural InformatiX System for spine surgery on Nov. 26. By Alan Condon -
  2. Why a dollar not spent isn't always saving in spine

    Richard Wohns, MD, JD, founder of NeoSpine in Puyallup, Wash., discusses the biggest threat he sees to spine care, insurance company denials, and how spending a little upfront could provide better outcomes and significant savings in the future. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. What success in spine will look like in 2020 from 3 surgeons

    Three spine surgeons from across the country discuss the big trends in spine today and how their practices will likely change next year. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. 4 professional societies partner to form The Biologics Alliance 

    The Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, International Cartilage Repair Society and ON Foundation have partnered to form The Biologics Alliance. By Eric Oliver -
  1. Dr. Rich Gilbert: The Steadman Clinic, Orthopedic Care Partners affiliation & future of PE in orthopedics

    Vail, Colo.-based The Steadman Clinic recently partnered with orthopedic practice company Orthopedic Care Partners. By Alan Condon -
  2. Kentucky practice to open orthopedic clinic — 3 insights

    Princeton, Ky.-based Caldwell Medical Center will open its Caldwell Medical Associates Orthopedic Clinic in early December to meet the growing needs of the community, The TimesLeader reports. By Eric Oliver -
  3. Study: Artificial cervical disc replacement safe in ASCs — 5 insights

    Anterior cervical disc replacement procedures are safe to perform in ASCs, according to a study published in Spine. By Eric Oliver -
  4. Missouri hospital 1st in state to offer new imaging technology for spine surgery

    SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - Lake Saint Louis recently installed the 7D Surgical System for Machine-Vision Image Guided Surgery for spine procedures. By Alan Condon -
  5. Spinal Elements earns spot in San Diego's best workplaces for 2019

    Spinal Elements was recognized as a Top Workplace for 2019 by The San Diego Union Tribune and its partner Energage on Nov. 17. By Alan Condon -
  6. NuVasive receives FDA clearance to expand interlock device's applications for cervical spine

    The FDA recently granted NuVasive 510(k) clearance to expand its CoRent Small Interlock system for multilevel use in cervical spine surgery. By Alan Condon -
  7. Dr. William Carson temporarily takes chief of staff role at West Virginia hospital amid physician sexual assault allegations

    Beckley, W.Va.-based U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center recently appointed William Carson, MD, as acting chief of staff while an investigation into sexual assault charges against a former physician is ongoing, reports Metro News. By Alan Condon -
  8. California spine surgeon sentenced to 30 months in prison after $5M kickback scheme

    Spine surgeon Daniel Capen, MD, was sentenced to 30 months in prison on Nov. 22 after pleading guilty to conspiracy and receiving kickbacks at the now defunct Pacific Hospital of Long Beach, Calif., reports the Long Beach Post News. By Alan Condon -
  9. Former DMC neurosurgery residency director speaks out against allegations after program loses accreditation

    Detroit Medical Center is in danger of losing its residency program, and former director of the program Murali Guthikonda, MD, told The Detroit News that charges against the program that caused it to lose accreditation are inaccurate. By Laura Dyrda -

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