From: Becker's Orthopedic Review <>
Subject: Smith & Nephew makes $660M acquisition: 6 details | AAOS to name 1st female president: 5 Qs with Dr. Kristy Weber | The 282 hospitals with 1 star from CMS | Penn Medicine opens $10M spine center: 4 things to know


March 12, 2019

1. Smith & Nephew makes $660M acquisition, strengthens wound management & orthopedics - 6 details    

2. 5 questions with Dr. Kristy Weber, to become 1st female president of AAOS 

3. The 282 hospitals with 1 star from CMS  

4. Ambulatory facilities need an HR resource that can operate as efficiently as the ASC itself. Download a new guide & learn more.

5. Thrilled to welcome terrific keynotes Bob Woodward, George Foreman and Sarah Kliff at Becker's 17th Annual Future of Spine + the Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference, June 13-15 in Chicago. Register here. For exhibiting and sponsor opportunities, email Jessica Cole at

6. 14+ ASCs in Indiana include total joint replacements Full story

7. Penn Medicine opens $10M spine center with Dr. William Welch as medical director - 4 things to know Full story

8. Dr. Michael Miranda performs 1st robotic-assisted TKA at Florida ASC Full story

9. 10 tips for driving payer accountability in out-of-network reimbursement. Click here to register for the upcoming webinar.

10. RTI Surgical acquires Paradigm Spine - 4 things to know Full story


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