From: Becker's Orthopedic Review <>
Subject: [Total joints edition] Do Medicare rates impact TJR surgeons' ability to earn an average income? 5 insights | Jury rules in favor of UW spine surgeon for bone cement trial-5 things to know | Indiana woman held by Cancun hospital for $53k bill | Campbell Clinic opens walk-in clinics at 5 locations: 5 things to know

Aug. 10, 2016

1. Do Medicare rates impact total joint replacement surgeons' ability to earn an average income? 5 insights  Full article
2. Indiana woman held by Cancun hospital for $53k bill 
Full article    
3. Racial differences in total knee replacement utilization, adverse outcomes persist: 4 insights  Full article    
4.Webinar: Process, propensity and payment: How to effectively manage HDHPs. Click here to find out more.    

5. Jury rules in favor of University of Washington spine surgeon for bone cement trial - 5 things to know  Full article   

6. FDA updates recommendations for device modification protocols  Full article  

8. FDA approves new Zika genetic test for emergency use  Full article     

9. Campbell Clinic opens walk-in clinics at 5 locations: 5 things to know  Full article

10. Orthopedic, spine device company mergers, acquisitions & partnerships: 8 recent deals  Full article

11. Don't miss the first-ever Chicago Sports Summit on October 5. Key speakers include Chicago Blackhawks Coach Joel
Quenneville & Chicago Bulls President & CEO Michael Reinsdorf. To learn more and register, click here!

12. Stryker Performance Solutions launches Episode Performance Manager for TJR procedures: 6 takeaways  Full article

13. 18 latest hospital, health system executive moves  Full article   

14. Orthopedic surgeon leader to know: Dr. Anish Kadakia of Northwestern Medicine  Full article   

15. 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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