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  1. 25 spine, orthopedic practices to know in 2024

    Here are 25 orthopedic practices to know going into 2024:
  2. Why spine robots remain a financial hurdle for ASCs

    Spine and orthopedic robots are a useful tool for surgeons but they come with a high price tag for ASCs.
  3. USPI total joints spiked 15% last year

    Dallas-based United Surgical Partners International reported joint replacement procedures at its surgery centers jumped 20% year over year in the fourth quarter, and were up 15% for the full year.

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  1. Is ChatGPT ready for orthopedic patients?

    Three studies presented at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeon's 2024 conference examined the accuracy of artificial intelligence chatbots, such as ChatGPT, when it comes to providing accurate information for musculoskeletal patients. 
  2. Ozempic's impact on total hip replacements

    Two studies presented at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeon's 2024 conference examined the impact that the drug semaglutide, which is sold as Ozempic to treat Type 2 diabetes and as Wegovy for weight loss, could have on patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty. 
  3. Accelus expands board of directors

    Spinal implant technology company Accelus has added its president and CEO, Kevin McGann, and business leader Bernie Haffey to its board of directors. 
  4. Danbury Hospital earns spine surgery accreditation

    Danbury (Conn.) Hospital has been awarded The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for spine care, according to a Feb. 10 report from the News Times.

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  1. ASCs can have the upper hand in spine surgeon recruiting

    Physician recruiting can be a challenge for healthcare groups, but outpatient settings might have an advantage when it comes to bringing on spine surgeons.
  2. Think Surgical inks collaboration for orthopedic robotics

    Think Surgical and Waldemar Link GmbH & Co. are partnering to bolster the TMini orthopedic robotic system.
  3. Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery suffers breach

    Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery in Colorado notified patients of a data breach in January, law firm Console and Associates said in a Feb. 9 article on JD Supra. 
  4. The orthopedic trends 7 surgeons are following

    The increasing movement of procedures to ASCs settings, biologics and new technologies are three trends that orthopedic surgeons are keeping up with.
  1. Premia Spine's TOPS device more cost-effective than TLIF: Study

    The TOPS device, for lumbar facet arthroplasty, is more cost-effective compared to a transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion when addressing degenerative spondylolisthesis and stenosis, according to a study published in The Spine Journal.
  2. Orthopedic practice sues to keep regional hospitals open longer

    Altoona, Wis.-based Chippewa Valley Orthopedics and Sports Medicine has sued Hospital Sisters Health System to keep Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals in Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls, Wis., open until at least July 21.
  3. 2024's orthopedic firsts

    Just one month into 2024, orthopedic and spine specialists are already making waves with several 'firsts': 
  4. Zimmer Biomet laying off 3% of staff as part of restructuring

    Zimmer Biomet is laying off 3% of its workforce as part of a global restructuring that is expected to save the company $200 million by 2025, according to a statement to the Warsaw Times-Union published Feb. 5.
  5. St. Luke's holds ribbon-cutting for new orthopedic center

    Boise, Idaho-based St. Luke's has cut the ribbon on its new Orthopedics & Sports Medicine facility, according to a Feb. 8 report from Idaho News. 

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