From: Becker's Orthopedic Review <>
Subject: Do surgeons with similar training perform cases with similar costs? 5 study insights | MD Anderson records $102.4M operating loss in first 2 months of FY 2017 | OrthoCarolina ranks 23rd in nation for wellness programs - 5 highlights | Obesity costs US up to $201B annually - 5 key stats

Dec. 16, 2016

1. Do surgeons with similar training perform cases with similar costs? 5 study insights  Full article

2. MD Anderson records $102.4M operating loss in first 2 months of FY 2017  Full article

Global orthopedic devices market to hit $47.5B by 2022 - 3 highlights
8. 5 latest FDA approvals  Full article     

9. Drs. Frederick Boop, Michael Gleiber, F. Todd Wetzel & more: 90+ spine surgeons & neurosurgeons receiving honors in 2016  Full article 
10. 2016 health spending growth set to be 5.6% - 7 takeaways   Full story 
11. What do patients think of surgeon owned orthopedic practices? 6 key notes  Full article
12. 8 latest hospital, health system CEO moves  Full article

13. Orthopedic surgeon leader to know: Dr. Eva Umoh Asomugha of OrthoVirginia  Full article   

14. Schwarzenegger, Leno and Bush, Plus 230+ Great Hospital Executives Speaking. The Becker's Hospital Review 8th Annual Meeting next April 17 to 20 will include Arnold, Jay and 230+ hospital leaders, including some great keynotes. The brochure will be on line shortly. George W. Bush will speak at the 3rd Annual CIO/HIT + Revenue Cycle Conference in July 2017. The agenda for this meeting is being developed soon. Should you have questions about either meeting, please contact and      
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