From: Becker's Orthopedic Review <>
Subject: [Surgery centers & hospitals edition] Hartford Hospital opens $150M bone and joint institute | Dr. Ben Carson turns down position in Trump administration | What not to wear - Physician's attire elicits mixed responses in outpatient orthopedic centers | Drug recalls down 20% in Q3, device recalls up 29%

Nov. 17, 2016

1. What not to wear - Physician's attire elicits mixed responses in outpatient orthopedic centers  Full article

2. Dr. Ben Carson turns down position in Trump administration  Full article

Hartford Hospital opens $150M bone and joint institute  Full article    
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5. Filling a biologic void - Pinnacle Spine's CEO Zach Sowell on the pioneering bone graft technology  Full article

6. Drug recalls down 20% in Q3, device recalls up 29%  Full article     
8. Supply chain tip of the week: Direct users to correct formularies  Full article     

Value-designated spine centers of excellence yield 19% cost savings: 5 insights 
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10. How are patients sorted into inpatient, outpatient admission? 3 study insights  Full story 
11. Patient-centered checklist may reap higher patient satisfaction, better surgical care for ASCs: 5 thoughts  Full article
12. Lake Health blames $30M deficit on IT conversion  Full article

13. Orthopedic surgeon leader to know: Dr. Rey Bosita of Texas Back Institute  Full article   

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8. In2itive:
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13. MediGain:
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18. Sheridan Healthcare
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