From: Becker's Orthopedic Review <>
Subject: [Total joints] Shoulder replacements surging in US, experts say more could benefit | Texas hospital abruptly closes after failing to make payroll | The siri of total joints-Duke University studying use of virtual assistant for rehab: 4 key notes | Largest hospital, health system layoffs of 2016

Dec. 7, 2016

1. Shoulder replacements surging in US, experts say more could benefit  Full article

2. Texas hospital abruptly closes after failing to make payroll  Full article

3. Is length of stay and postoperative readmission associated for TJR patients? 3 study insights 
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5. The siri of total joints - Duke University studying use of virtual assistant for rehab: 4 key notes  Full article

6. How drug prices spurred a shouting match between 2 pharma CEOs  Full article    

8. Study: Cancer drugs may stay approved despite proof of inefficacy  Full article     

9. Largest hospital, health system layoffs of 2016  Full article 
10. Global biological implant market to total $9.8B by 2024 - 5 notes  Full story 
11. RN employment to increase 16% by 2024 - 4 things to know  Full article
12. 8 orthopedic imaging technologies to know: C-arms, O-arms & G-arms  Full article

13. Orthopedic surgeon leader to know: Dr. Timothy Weber of OrthoIndy  Full article   

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