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Subject: Orthopedist participation in alternate payment models-2015 vs. 2016: 4 notes | How Geisinger's 'crazy' idea of refunds turned into a smart business strategy | Don't miss Becker's Spine Conf., early reg ends Monday | Smith & Nephew Q1 revenue jumps 4% to $1.1B: 8 things to know

May 6, 2016

1. Orthopedic surgeon participation in alternate payment models - 2015 vs. 2016: 4 notes  Full article 

2. How Geisinger's 'crazy' idea of refunds turned into a smart business strategy  Full article  
3. Smith & Nephew Q1 revenue jumps 4% to $1.1B; Blue Belt integration on track: 8 things to know  Full article  

4. Webinar: Who moved my stent? Manage your cath lab inventory efficiently! Click here to find out more. 

5. Physician behavior impacts malpractice claims rate - 5 takeaways  Full article     
6. 900+ attendees at the Becker's 14th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Future of Spine, June 9-11 in Chicago. Don't miss this once-per-year opportunity to network with the best and brightest in the field! Click here to learn more and register. 
8. Why Mayo Clinic is picking up the check for physicians to dine together  Full article
9. Google granted access to 1.6M patients' data - 5 insights  Full article

10. Global orthopedic biomaterials market to hit $183.9B by 2022: 7 notes  Full article

11. Connecticut Orthopaedic Society names Dr. John Fulkerson orthopedist of the year: 6 things to know  Full article

12. Orthopedic surgeon to know: Dr. Jennifer Beck of Orthopaedic Institute for Children  Full article    
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20 Companies to Know
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. Banyan
17. DePuy Synthes
18. Orthofix
19. AmkaiSolutions
20. Syncera

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