From: Becker's Orthopedic Review <>
Subject: [Surgery centers & hospitals edition ] Hartford HealthCare closes practice of 4 orthopedic surgeons-10 things to know | Parents charged $39 to hold baby after birth itemized bill shows | Outpatient orthopedics now favor peripheral nerve blocks over general anesthesia: 3 study insights | Geisinger refunds patients $400k for 'uncompassionate care'

Oct. 6, 2016

1. Hartford HealthCare closes 4 orthopedic practices - 10 things to know  Full article

2. Parents charged $39 to hold baby after birth itemized bill shows  Full article

3. Outpatient orthopedics now favor peripheral nerve blocks over general anesthesia: 3 study insights  Full article  

4. Webinar: The 7 pillars of successful bundling: Orthopedics and beyond. To learn more, click here. 

5. After outpatient treatment, Medicaid patients face barriers to follow-up orthopedic care: 5 study insights  Full article

6. Clinicians should take stock of patients, not shelves: 3 thoughts on supply chain's role in patient care  Full article   

8. J&J warns patients about cybersecurity vulnerabilities in insulin pump  Full article     

9. Geisinger refunds patients $400k for 'uncompassionate care'  Full article

10. A snapshot of the 2016 spine industry & what the future holds: Drs. Christopher Bono, Neel Anand & Fred Sweet weigh in  Full article
11. DOJ works to block payers' $338M lawsuit against the ACA - 4 things to know  Full article   

12. Global regenerative medicines market to grow at CAGR of 23.7% to 2021: 6 observations  Full article

13. Orthopedic surgeon leader to know: Dr. Ralph M. Costanzo of Ortho Montana Orthopedics & Sports Medicine  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. ECG Management Consultants
17. DePuy Synthes
18. Sheridan Healthcare
19. AmkaiSolutions
20. Syncera

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