From: Becker's Orthopedic Review <>
Subject: Orthopedic resident case volume variation - 5 key notes | CMS fines Humana $3.1M for Medicare violations | FDA clears 28 orthopedic devices in February | 3 employees fired after death of woman forced out of hospital

March 15, 2016

1. 28 orthopedic devices receive FDA 510(k) clearance in February Full article 

2. CMS fines Humana $3.1M for Medicare violations Full article
3. 5 things to know about orthopedic resident case volume Full article

4. Webinar: Disrupting healthcare's legacy approach to staffing. Click here to find out more. 

5. 3 employees fired following death of woman forced out of Florida hospital Full article 
6. Come see 131 physician speakers, primarily spine surgeons, at the Becker's 14th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Future of Spine, June 9-11 in Chicago. Click here to learn more and register.
7. Webinar: How collaborative staffing helped Roper St. Francis optimized human capital and minimize labor. Click here to register today. 
8. Dr. D. Kay Clawson passes away Full article       

9. 5 key thoughts on physicians' views on the pay-for-performance payment model Full article

10. Simplifying the joint replacement implant process - OpLogix's computerized strategy Full article

11. Orthopedic surgeon to know: Dr. Terrance Peabody of Northwestern Medicine Full article  

12. Becker's Spine Review is accepting nominations for the 2016 Spine Surgeon Leadership Awards. Contact Anuja Vaidya at to nominate a spine surgeon leader for an award.   
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1. National Medical Billing Services:

2. GE Healthcare:
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. MediGain:
14. Surgical Notes
15. Carl Zeiss Meditec:
16. Meridian Surgical Partners:

17. ASD Management:
18. Orthofix
19. AmkaiSolutions
20. Syncera

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