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Subject: Drs. David Chao, Keith Meister & more: 25 orthopedic surgeons in the headlines | 10 best, worst states for nurses in 2016 | Stryker, Smith & Nephew, K2M & more: 18 key notes | Early reg for Becker's Spine Conf. ends today!

May 9, 2016

1. Stryker, Smith & Nephew, K2M & more: 18 key notes  Full article 

2. 10 best, worst states for nurses in 2016, as ranked by WalletHub  Full article  
3. Drs. David Chao, Keith Meister & more: 25 orthopedic surgeons in the headlines  Full article  

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8. Is Humana the next payer to jump on the UnitedHealth bandwagon? 5 things to know  Full article
9. University of Missouri receives $3M for orthopedic center - 5 notes  Full article

10. Reimbursement pressure, new regulations, weakening referrals: Will independent physicians sell? 6 things to know  Full article

11. Hurt by EHR costs, Allegheny Health Network posts $17.8M operating loss  Full article

12. Orthopedic surgeon to know: Dr. Robert Ballock of Cleveland Clinic  Full article    
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