Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Globus Medical, NuVasive merger: A timeline

    In September, spine tech companies Globus Medical and NuVasive finalized a merger that valued NuVasive at $3.1 billion. 
  2. Private equity trends 4 surgeons are watching

    Private equity is a huge influence in many sectors of the healthcare industry, and orthopedics are no exception.
  3. 3 orthopedic layoffs in 30 days: What it could mean for 2024

    Healthcare layoffs were up 421% in January from the month prior, signaling the start of a potentially rocky year for the industry. 

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  1. Riverside Health System, Upfront Healthcare scale joint replacement partnership

    Riverside Doctors' Hospital Williamsburg (Va.) has partnered with healthcare tech provider Upfront Healthcare since 2022 to deploy a unique platform for joint replacement cases, and the health system is expanding the program due to its success. 
  2. 8 ASCs performing spine surgery

    As spine surgeries become more popular in the ASC setting, some surgeons believe that these procedures may be the next great frontier for outpatient care. 
  3. The 21 largest spine surgery device manufacturers

    Medtronic is the largest manufacturer of spine surgery devices worldwide, according to 360 Research Reports' 2023 and 2024 "Spine Surgery Device Market" report. 
  4. Why orthopedics could shift care models, per 3 leaders

    The ongoing move from fee-for-service to value-based care, pain management and evolving clinical guidelines are three trends that leaders in the orthopedic and healthcare industries are currently following.

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. Former lab CEO pleads guilty to fraud at orthopedic practice

    Aaron Rossi, former CEO of Reditus Labs, has pleaded guilty to federal mail and tax fraud charges stemming from a scheme from when he was employed with Bloomington-based Central Illinois Orthopedic Surgery, according to a Feb. 6 report from NPR network WGLT. 
  2. Orthopedic Care Partners affiliates with Utah practice

    Orthopedic Care Partners has affiliated with The Orthopedic Partners in Park City, Utah.
  3. 80+ spine surgeons performing artificial disc replacement | 2024

    Here are more than 80 spine surgeons who offer artificial disc replacement.
  4. Why shoulder replacements are moving to ASCs

    CMS has approved primary shoulder replacement surgeries to take place in the ASC setting as of Jan. 1. 
  1. The best orthopedic EHRs for 2024, per Black Book

    ModMed Exscribe has been named the top electronic health record system for orthopedic practices in 2024 by healthcare IT research firm Black Book Research. 
  2. FDA expands approval for spinal cord stimulator

    The FDA has approved Boston Scientific's WaveWriter SCS Systems for treating chronic low back and leg pain in people without prior back surgery. 
  3. Meet the spine surgeon leveraging Apple Vision Pro in the OR

    Robert Masson, MD, became the first spine surgeon to bring Apple Vision Pro into the operating room.
  4. Twin Cities Orthopedics integrates with physical therapy group

    Golden Valley, Minn.-based Twin Cities Orthopedics has integrated with InMotion Physical Therapy & Fitness, according to a Feb. 5 news release.
  5. Medtronic, Hall of Fame Health partner

    Medtronic is partnering with Hall of Fame Health to expand access to spine and neurological care.
  6. Globus Medical promotes Keith Pfeil to dual C-suite role

    Spinal medtech company Globus Medical named Keith Pfeil as COO, in addition to his role as CFO.
  7. Weight loss drugs could increase orthopedic, decrease spine volume

    The impacts of GLP-1 weight loss drugs like Ozempic and Wegovy on the orthopedic and spine industry are still largely unknown, with surgeons agreeing that it could take several years to fully see and understand their impact. 
  8. Top hospitals for cranial neurosurgery in 5 states: Healthgrades

    Healthgrades recently released its annual ranking of the top hospitals for cranial neurosurgery in the U.S. 
  9. Crovetti Orthopaedics adds Dr. Dylan Rogers

    Las Vegas-based Crovetti Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine added Dylan Rogers, DO, to its staff.

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