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Subject: CMS finalizes bundled payment initiative for hip, knee replacements: 7 key notes | Smith & Nephew to acquire Blue Belt Technologies: 6 key notes | 130 nonprofit hospital & health system CEOs to know | Reserve your spot at the Becker's 7th Annual Meeting today! Space is limited

November 18, 2015

1. CMS finalizes bundled payment initiative for hip, knee replacements: 7 key notes  Full article

2. Smith & Nephew to acquire Blue Belt Technologies: 6 key notes  Full article 
3. Dr. Alexander Vaccaro becomes SmartCEO Magazine's CEO of the Year: 5 key highlights  Full article

4. Whitepaper: Key strategies and technologies for efficient, cost-effective ASCs. Click here to learn more and register.       
5. 10 key notes on the 2016 CMS physician fee schedule  Full article  

6. Don't miss Becker's 14th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference, June 9-11, in Chicago. Click here for more information and to register. 
7. Webinar: How can you apply real-time intelligence technology for a more effective & efficient sepsis surveillance? Click here to learn more and register.    
8. Verette Neeb, CNO of Baylor Medical Center Uptown to speak at Becker's 7th Annual Meeting, April 27-30, 2016; Hyatt Regency Chicago! Register today. Click here to find out more.

9. 130 nonprofit hospital and health system CEOs to know | 2015  Full article 

10. Transparency in healthcare can work today - Hoag Orthopedic Institute proves it  Full article

11. How CHS, Tenet, UHS, LifePoint and HCA fared in Q3  Full article 
12. Orthopedic surgeon to know: Dr. Samuel Hoisington of Hudson Valley Bone & Joint Surgeons  Full article     
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12 Companies to Know

2. Esaote North America:
3. National Medical Billing Services:
4. Provista - HealthCare Purchasing Partners International:
5. Surgical Care Affiliates:
6. EVEIA HEALTH Consulting & Management:

7., Inc.: 
8. Collect RX:
9. Medical Marketing Solutions:
10. SI-Bone 

11. Meridian Surgical Partners: 

12. Blue Chip Surgical Partners:

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