Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Centinel Spine wins tech award for angled endplate implants

    West Chester, Pa.-based orthopedic device company Centinel Spine won its second consecutive Orthopedics This Week Spine Technology Award, the company said Oct. 12.
  2. Hospital for Special Surgery completes first knee replacement with 'smart' implant

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery completed the first knee replacement with a smart implant enabling remote monitoring.
  3. Medtronic spent $70M on training, redesigns brand: report

    Medtronic has invested nearly $70 million on healthcare training and executed health equity strategies, according to its fiscal year 2021 Integrated Performance Report: Engineering Impact. The report, released Oct. 12, highlights the company's efforts toward environmental, social and governance.

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  1. Dr. Matthew Smuck earns NASS' Henry Farfan Award

    Matthew Smuck, MD, has won the Henry Farfan Award from the North American Spine Society.
  2. 30+ orthopedic leadership moves in 2021

    From practice CEOs to hospital department chairs, here are more than 30 orthopedic leadership moves so far in 2021.
  3. Dr. Gregory Przybylski earns NASS' 2021 Past President Award

    Gregory Przybylski, MD, received the Past President Award from the North American Spine Society.
  4. 3 centers expanding spine, orthopedic services

    Becker's reported on three hospitals and clinics expanding their spine and orthopedic services in the last week.

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  1. Rothman resident recognized for orthopedic research

    Karan Goswami, MD, a resident at the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, received the Eastern Orthopaedic Association's Parvizi Musculoskeletal Infection Award.
  2. 10 orthopedic surgeons to know

    The president of Mount Sinai West and nine other orthopedic surgeons to know:
  3. LifeNet Health launches minimally invasive bone graft system

    Virginia Beach, Va.-based LifeNet Health launched the ViviGen minimally invasive surgery delivery system.
  4. 5 fast facts about The CORE Institute's CEO

    David Jacofsky, MD, is the CEO of The CORE Institute and Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company, both in Phoenix.
  1. What surgeons are saying about regenerative medicine in 2021

    Regenerative medicine remains a hot topic among spine and orthopedic surgeons. From stem cell treatments to bone grafts, biologic technology is growing, and many surgeons are optimistic.
  2. Regenerative medicine market to hit $172B+ by 2030

    The regenerative medicine market is expected to hit $172.15 billion by 2030, according to market research from Next Move Strategy Consulting.
  3. Michigan clinic adds minimally invasive spine specialist

    Justin Thomas, DO, joined Petoskey, Mich.-based McLaren Northern Michigan Neurosciences clinic, The Petoskey News-Review reported Oct. 7.
  4. How one Colorado orthopedic practice helps surgeons manage stress

    Regular team check-ins and a focus on surgeon wellness has helped the staff at Denver-based Orthopedic Centers of Colorado manage stress and burnout, according to Brian Larkin, MD, an orthopedic surgeon and chief medical officer.
  5. Northwestern adds neurosurgery to suburban Chicago location

    Chicago-based Northwestern Medicine is opening a neurosurgery clinic at its Palos Heights, Ill., location.
  6. Assure Holdings expands into Nevada

    Intraoperative neuromonitoring services provider Assure Holdings completed its first case in Nevada and has contracted with eight hospitals in the state, according to an Oct. 8 news release.
  7. Georgia clinic creates one-stop shop for specialty care

    Longstreet Clinic in Gainesville, Ga., has opened a practice to house some of its care offerings under one roof, the Gainesville Times reported Oct. 4.
  8. Spine, neurosurgery are ‘brand-new’ offerings coming to Mercy Health-Springfield's hospitals

    Mercy Health-Springfield in Ohio will add spine and neurology services through a series of partnerships and initiatives next year, Dayton Business Journal reported Oct. 5.
  9. Southwoods, Humana to expand access to spine care

    Youngstown, Ohio-based Southwoods Health and Humana signed an agreement to expand care for Humana members, Business Journal Daily reported Oct. 6.

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