From: Becker's Orthopedic Review <>
Subject: [Total joints edition] TKR discharges up nearly 400k from 2000 to 2010: 70 statistics | 17 latest hospital, health system executive moves | UCLA pays $8.5M to settle lawsuits after undisclosed surgeon relationship with Medtronic: 5 key notes | Charges for spine surgery vs. TJR: Which is more? 5 things to know

Aug. 3, 2016

1. Charges for spine surgery vs. total joint replacement: Which is more? 5 things to know  Full article
2. 17 latest hospital, health system executive moves  Full article    

3. Total knee replacement discharges up nearly 400k from 2000 to 2010: 70 statistics  Full article    
4. Whitepaper: Revenue cycle management in a value-based world. Learn how to tightly measure and manage cost, care and outcomes across the entire episode of care. Click here to find out more.    

5. UCLA pays $8.5M to settle 2 lawsuits after undisclosed spine surgeon relationship with Medtronic: 5 key notes  Full article   

6. Where some of the biggest drugmakers stand after Q2  Full article  

8. FDA will not regulate fitness trackers, wellness apps  Full article     

9. Smith & Nephew's NAVIO system used to implant JOURNEY II total knee devices in TKR procedures: 4 key points  Full article

10. Mazor Q2 revenue hits $8.3M after Medtronic investment: 10 key notes  Full article

11. Huntington Hospital enrolls in AJRR: 3 notes  Full article

12. Abrupt physician departures take toll on LifePoint's bottom line  Full article   

13. Orthopedic surgeon leader to know: Dr. Christopher Dodson of Rothman Institute  Full article   

14. Schwarzenegger, Leno and Bush, Plus 230+ Great Hospital Executives Speaking. The Becker's Hospital Review 8th Annual Meeting next April 17 to 20 will include Arnold, Jay and 230+ hospital leaders, including some great keynotes. The brochure will be on line shortly. George W. Bush will speak at the 3rd Annual CIO/HIT + Revenue Cycle Conference in July 2017. The agenda for this meeting is being developed soon. Should you have questions about either meeting, please contact and      
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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. ECG Management Consultants
17. DePuy Synthes
18. Orthofix
19. AmkaiSolutions
20. Syncera

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