From: Becker's Orthopedic Review <>
Subject: [Sports medicine edition] Dr. Robert Watkins performs spine surgery on Patriots' Rob Gronkowski | 3,600+ physicians reject AMA's endorsement of Dr. Tom Price for HHS | The 10 biggest fitness trends for 2017-Wearable technology tops the list | Ascension CEO to meet with Trump transition team

Dec. 5, 2016

1. Dr. Robert Watkins performs spine surgery on Patriots' Rob Gronkowski  Full article

2. AMA can't win: 3,600+ physicians reject AMA's endorsement of Dr. Tom Price for HHS  Full article

3. The 10 biggest fitness trends for 2017 - Wearable technology tops the list 
Full article    
4. Webinar: How hospitals can elevate the standard of care and lower costs with an outcome pledge program. To learn more, click here.   

5. What 6 sports medicine physicians wish they would've known at the beginning of their careers  Full article

6. Australian students develop $2 dose of Shkreli's controversial $750 drug  Full article    

8. Spearheading a first-of-its-kind logistics center: 5 questions with Dennis Mullins, VP of supply chain for IU Health  Full article     

9. Ascension CEO to meet with Trump transition team  Full article 
10. A review of 7 spine device company powerhouses in 2016  Full story 
11. ASCs offers 17% to 43% cost savings for orthopedic procedures compared to university hospital - 4 study insights  Full article
12. 6 spine physicians ranked #1 on Google - 2016  Full article

13. Orthopedic surgeon leader to know: Dr. Michael Castro of Summit Orthopedics  Full article   

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5. Centinel Spine:
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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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