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  1. 3 most important areas for spine surgeons to grow their practice from Dr. Kern Singh

    Kern Singh, MD, is co-director of the Minimally Invasive Spine Institute at Rush and a partner at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, both in Chicago. He is an internationally known expert in minimally invasive spine surgery and has earned recognition for his research in less invasive treatments and motion-sparing techniques. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Drs. Peter Stasikelis, Nandan Lad & more: 7 spine & neurosurgeons making headlines

    Here are seven spine and neurosurgeons making headlines. By Shayna Korol -
  3. 26th private payer establishes positive exclusive coverage for SI-Bone's iFuse Implant System

    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona now exclusively covers minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusion with SI-BONE's iFuse Implant System. By Shayna Korol -
  1. AAOS supports Trump administration's efforts to increase healthcare competition: 4 details

    The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons commended the Trump administration for issuing a report that outlined policies to increase choice and competition in healthcare. By Jackie Drees -
  2. Drs. Kola Jegede, Mark Hadley & more: 7 spine & neurosurgeons recently receiving honors — November

    Here are seven spine and neurosurgeons who recently received honors, promotions or published work. By Shayna Korol -
  3. Moody's report shows positive outlook for US medical device sector in 2019 — 5 insights

    The outlook for the U.S. medical devices sector in 2019 appears positive, with an expected EBITDA growth increase and new product expansions, according to Moody's Investors Service global healthcare outlook report. By Jackie Drees -
  4. Natural language processing system helps identify spinal imaging findings, study shows

    A natural language processing system helped identify lumbar spine imaging findings, providing significant gains in model sensitivity, according to a study in Academic Radiology. By Shayna Korol -
  1. 6 things to know about lumbar spine microdiscectomy outcomes & pain

    Older age, lower educational attainment and urban residency were associated with greater pain after lumbar microdiscectomy, according to a study in the European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology. By Shayna Korol -
  2. Where SI-BONE is headed in 2019 after its IPO: 4 Qs with President & CEO Jeffrey Dunn

    SI-BONE, a company focused on the minimally invasive approach to sacroiliac joint fusion, launched an initial public offering in October. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. 29 orthopedic devices receive FDA 510(k) clearance in November

    The FDA cleared 29 orthopedic and spine devices in November 2018. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. Johnson & Johnson CFO: How the company will re-gain orthopedic market share and leverage Amazon, Google partnerships

    Johnson & Johnson Executive Vice President and CFO Joe Wolk was interviewed during the Citi 2018 Global Healthcare Conference Dec. 5. He touched on the company's overall financial situation, future M&A and where the company will innovate in orthopedics and spine. By Laura Dyrda -
  1. Medtronic settles 3 issues with DOJ for $50.9M: 5 things to know

    Medtronic agreed to pay a $50.9 million settlement to resolve three outstanding issues with the Justice Department, according to the Star Tribune.  By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Globus Medical's robotic spine technology enters European market: 4 key points

    Globus Medical entered the European market with its spine surgical robot, Excelsius GPS. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. 5 things to know about Carmell Therapeutics

    Carmell Therapeutics is a biotechnology company focused on plasma-based bioactive materials. By Shayna Korol -
  4. FDA petitioned to ban reprocessing of orthopedic implantable devices

    Aakash Agarwal, PhD, petitioned the FDA to stop approving the reprocessing of pedicle screws and other implantable orthopedic devices and clearing reusable implantable orthopedic devices. By Shayna Korol -
  5. Spine surgery's biggest misconception debunked by Dr. Issada Thongtrangan

    Spine surgery is very delicate while also intense. Issada Thongtrangan, MD, knows this as a spine surgeon at Minimally Invasive Spine in Phoenix. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. joimax to introduce 3D-printed implants, navigation system & more

    German-based minimally invasive spinal surgery technology developer joimax will showcase its portfolio at the German Spine Society annual meeting in Wiesbaden, Germany, Dec. 6-8. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. Global spinal biologics market to exceed $2.36B by 2021: 3 findings

    The global spinal biologics market is predicted to grow at a 3.75 percent compound annual growth rate, reaching $2.36 billion by 2021, according to a Research Cosmos report. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. SpineGuard makes new partnership to accelerate surgical robot automatization: 3 details

    SpineGuard teamed up with Carnot Interfaces to combine SpineGuard's DSG technology with surgical robots. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  9. United Spinal Association mourns loss of President George HW Bush

    The United Spinal Association is grieving the loss of President H.W. Bush. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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