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  1. Orthopedic group VP: COVID-19 losses 'will inevitably result in our need to consolidate'

    Amherst, N.Y.-based Excelsior Orthopaedics is rethinking its business strategy and postponing plans for a new facility over projected financial losses related to COVID-19, Buffalo Business First reports. By Angie Stewart -
  2. Cleveland Clinic Florida ready for COVID-19 after 1st positive case reported

    On March 19, the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported in Martin County, Fla., but the head of Cleveland Clinic Florida insists the health system is prepared for the outbreak, according to TC Palm. By Alan Condon -
  3. NanoFuse Biologics appoints new CEO as Dr. Kingsley Chin steps down

    NanoFUSE Biologics on March 16 appointed Jake Lubinski as CEO. By Alan Condon -

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  1. Post-coronavirus outlook for 4 major companies in orthopedics — Stryker, Medtronic & more

    The medical technology giants are feeling the impact of the coronavirus pandemic including giants in the orthopedic space such as Johnson & Johnson, Stryker, Medtronic and Zimmer Biomet. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Dr. Brian Gantwerker: COVID-19 pandemic deeply concerning for private practices

    Neurosurgeon Brian Gantwerker, MD, has been in private practice for nine years as president and CEO of The Craniospinal Center of Los Angeles in Santa Monica and Encino, Calif.  By Alan Condon -
  3. Globus Medical positioned to buy-into weak market

    Despite a 33 percent drop in value since the end of 2019, Globus Medical is in a position to leverage its assets and acquire companies in this depressed market, according to Benzinga. By Eric Oliver -
  4. Anika Therapeutics' vision of a biologics-led future

    Regenerative medicine therapies hold much potential in the orthopedic space, despite the lack of comprehensive knowledge around the therapies. Here, Anika Therapeutics interim CEO Cheryl Blanchard, PhD, explains how the company plans to approach the biologics market. By Eric Oliver -
  1. Amplitude Surgical decreases production, cuts costs amid coronavirus outbreak

    Valence, France-based orthopedic implant developer Amplitude Surgical is reducing production due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. By Alan Condon -
  2. AxioMed appoints new president, CEO

    Ken Yamada on March 19 was appointed president and CEO of AxioMed, a spine device and subsidiary of private investment holding company KICVentures. By Alan Condon -
  3. NuVasive recalls Magec system for scoliosis, advises surgeons to perform clinical follow-ups

    NuVasive issued an urgent field safety notice Feb. 13 recalling its Magec System Model X rods for patients with early onset scoliosis. By Alan Condon -
  4. Medtronic to double ventilator production to tackle COVID-19 pandemic

    Medtronic will double its global ventilator production to support the needs of patients and health systems amid the COVID-19 pandemic. By Alan Condon -
  1. Precision Spine launches MIS percutaneous screw system — 3 insights

    Precision Spine on March 19 launched the SureLOK MIS 3L percutaneous screw system. By Alan Condon -
  2. New York neurosurgeon diagnosed with COVID-19, shares importance of self-isolation

    Ezriel Kornel, MD, director of The Orthopedic and Spine Institute at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco, N.Y., has been self-isolating since March 13 when he tested positive for COVID-19, reports lohud, an affiliate of The USA Today Network. By Alan Condon -
  3. Why some orthopedic and spine surgeons are still performing surgery amid the coronavirus pandemic

    After CMS Administrator Seema Verma urged hospitals to cancel elective surgeries, many did and have shifted resources to treating COVID-19 patients. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. Zimmer Biomet asks European hospitals to remove orthopedic spacer molds

    Zimmer Biomet on March 10 issued an urgent field safety notice to European hospitals requesting the removal of the company's StageOne and StageOne Select bone cement spacer molds. By Alan Condon -
  5. NuVasive continues steady growth under CEO Christopher Barry: 6 things to know

    In November 2018, NuVasive appointed J. Christopher Barry to succeed Gregory Lucier as CEO. By Alan Condon -
  6. Resurgens Orthopaedics postpones elective surgeries, remains open for urgent care

    Atlanta-based Resurgens Orthopaedics plans to keep its 24 locations open as it combats the COVID-19 pandemic. By Eric Oliver -
  7. Orthopedic group keeps 5 clinics open to ease COVID-19 strain on hospitals

    With five fully staffed clinics in operation, Georgia Spine & Orthopaedics is offering to care for patients whose elective hospital procedures were canceled or delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a March 18 statement posted online. By Angie Stewart -
  8. Car drives into Pain and Spine Specialists of Idaho — 3 insights

    A person drove their car into the side of Pain and Spine Specialists of Idaho in Idaho Falls, EastIdahoNews.com reports. By Eric Oliver -
  9. Stryker employee potentially has COVID-19 & more: 10 device company notes

    Here are 10 key notes on spine and orthopedic device companies: By Eric Oliver -

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