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Subject: 32 hospitals to pay $28M in spine surgery false claims settlement: 5 things to know | Hospital CFO charged with vandalizing CEO's house in Oregon | Drs. Edward Ashmann, John Kwon & more-9 orthopedic surgeons to know | 50 largest hospitals in America

December 22, 2015

1. From cost to patient care - The many ways orthopedic bundled payments help hospitals  Full article

2. Hospital CFO charged with vandalizing CEO's house in Oregon 
Full article

3. 32 hospitals to pay $28M in spine surgery false claims settlement: 5 things to know  Full article

4. Whitepaper: The affect of evidence-based medicine on healthcare today. Click here to learn more.     
6. 131 physicians speaking, primarily surgeons, at Becker's 14th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Future of Spine, June 9-11, Swissotel, Chicago. Register today!
7. Webinar: What are the protocols for successful total joint procedures in an ASC? Click here to learn more and register. 

8. Howard Dean, MD, former chairman of the Democratic National Committee and governer of Vermont, to keynote at Becker's Hospital Review 7th Annual Meeting (April 27-30, Hyatt Regency, Chicago)! Space is limited,  reserve your spot today!

9. Legal threats & how they affect physician behavior: 6 notes  Full article 

10. University Orthopedics Center, Blair Orthopedic Associates to merge: 4 things to know  Full article

11. Drs. Edward Ashmann, John Kwon & more - 9 orthopedic surgeons to know  Full article 

12. Orthopedic surgeon to know: Dr. Proctor Anderson of Northwestern University  Full article    
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