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Subject: [Surgery centers & hospitals edition] PinnacleHealth pursues affiliation with UPMC, inks deal to acquire 4 CHS hospitals | Athletic Orthopedics & Knee Center's Dr. Jack Jensen among leading speakers at Becker's spine conf. Reg. today! | Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation president reveals key to advancing orthopedic research | Medacta offers 4-step approach for outpatient orthopedics


March 16, 2017

1. OREF president reveals key to advancing orthopedic research

2. PinnacleHealth pursues affiliation with UPMC, inks deal to acquire 4 CHS hospitals Full story

3. Medacta offers 4-step program for surgeons to successfully perform outpatient hip, knee & spine surgery Full story
4. Whitepaper: 2017 ASC Valuation Survey -- How Do ASC Companies Assess Value? Download here

5. Don't miss out on the chance to hear from 140 surgeons like Dr. Jack Jensen from Athletic Orthopedics & Knee Center at Becker's 15th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Future of Spine. Click here to learn more about Dr. Jensen and the conference.

6. Inappropriate syringe reuse led to hep C transmission in Texas hospital, CDC says Full story
7. Learn more about i-Factor Bone Graft by clicking here to view short lectures!

8. PA average hourly wage & salary for all 50 states - Nevada tops the list at $124k Full article 

9. Stryker launches Mako total knee replacement application: 5 key notes Full story  

10. 30 statistics on ASC payer mix as a percentage of collections  
11. 7 things to know about Dr. Scott Gottlieb's relationship with the drug industry Full story 

12. 4 physicians join Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group Full story     

13. AdvaMed endorses AHCA Full story

14. Orthopedic surgeon leader to know: Dr. Patrick O'Leary of Midwest Orthopaedic Center Full story   
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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. Zimmer Biomet:
6. Cardinal Health:
7. HealthCare Appraisers, Inc.: 
8. ECG Management Consultants:
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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