From: Becker's Orthopedic Review <>
Subject: [Surgery centers & hospitals edition] Gap between knee implant selling price and insurance payment tops $225M; hip implants top $199M: 5 key notes | 150 great places to work in healthcare-2017 | 8 orthopedic-driven ASCs making headlines | Reg. for Becker's spine & ASC conf. featuring 141 physician speakers today!


March 2, 2017

1. Gap between knee implant selling price and insurance payment tops $225M; hip implants top $199M: 5 key notes  Full article

2. 150 great places to work in healthcare | 2017  Full article     

3. 141 physician speakers, mostly spine surgeons, featured at Becker's 15th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference on June 22-24. Come learn about the innovative trends sweeping the spine and outpatient industry! Click here to find out more.

4. Webinar: Learn how surgery centers have cut waste and uncovered real savings by optimizing custom procedure trays in this upcoming webinar. To learn more, click here.   

5. 8 orthopedic-driven ASCs making headlines  Full article

6. Bernie Sanders introduces drug importation bill to lower medicine costs: 5 takeaways  Full article

7. Webinar: Learn the best practices to achieve Triple Aim success in bundled payment models. To learn more, click here.

8. FDA: Drug manufacturing at Pfizer's Kansas plant is 'out of control'  Full article

9. Oberd plans to launch MIPS reporting platform for all practice sizes - 5 details  Full article
10. Sheridan Memorial Hospital, surgery center form partnership focused on orthopedic surgery: 4 notes  Full article     

11. 6 things to know superbugs & its growing threat to human health  Full article

12. 20 things to know about minimally invasive spine surgery  Full article
13. Despite revenue jump, UPMC operating income falls 47% in second half of 2016  Full article

14. Orthopedic surgeon leader to know: Dr. Richard Cunningham of Vail-Summit Orthopaedics  Full article   
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20 Companies to Know
1. National Medical Billing Services:

2. Paradigm Spine:
3. North American Partners in Anesthesia:
4. Medline Industries, Inc.:
5. Centinel Spine:
6. Cardinal Health:
7. HealthCare Appraisers, Inc.: 
8. In2itive:
9. Surgical Care Affiliates:
10. Pacira Pharmaceuticals: 
11. Collect RX:
12. Anesthesia Business Consultants:
13. Doc Halo:
14.Meridian Surgical Partners


15. Carl Zeiss Meditec:
17. Arthrex, Inc.
19. McKesson Medical Surgical
20. Regent Surgical Health

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