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Subject: Lumbar spine surgery-8 key trends | 10 spine, neurosurgeons making headlines | Promoting from within-11 pros & cons | Implement Safe Surgery Checklists at Your ASC - Free Webinar 10/9
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Oct. 3, 2014
Top Stories
1. 8 key trends in lumbar spine surgery for DDD Full story    
2. 50 spots remain for the Becker's ASC 21st Annual Meeting - The Business and Operations of ASCs. Oct. 23-25 in Chicago. To learn more and register, click here
3. 10 things to know about orthopedics Full story

4. 10 spine, neurosurgeons making headlines this week Full story 
5. Free webinars:
  • Building Revenue on the Right Foundation. Thursday, Oct. 16, 1:15 PM-2:15 PM CDT. Click here to learn more and register.
  • Implementing Safe Surgery Checklists at Your Surgery Center. Thursday, Oct. 9 (1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m. CDT). Click here to learn more and register.

6. Spine surgeon leader to know: Dr. James Weinstein of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System
Full story 


7. DISC Sports & Spine, SCA form joint venture Full story 


8. Zimmer purchases biologic therapeutics company ETEX Full story 


We are completing our list of great spine hospitals and seeking out some of the best single-specialty spine hospitals. Please send recommendations to Scott Becker at and Molly Gamble at


We are also seeking two more spine surgeon speakers for our Becker's 13th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Future of Spine, June 11-13, 2015 in Chicago. Contact Scott Becker at for more information.  


9. 3 lessons learned from MSSP ACOs in performance year 1 Full story

10. Dr. Farzad Mostashari: Why hospital leaders should embrace one of PPACA's most promising provisions Full story
11. Promoting leadership from within: 11 pros & cons Full story  

12. NuVasive grows globally, opens European Center of Excellence  Full story  

13. Dr. Kingsley Chin to present at Nova Southeastern University's business school  Full story   


21st Becker's ASC Annual Meeting - The Business and Operations of ASCs  
Speaker Spotlight: Terry Bradshaw, Broadcaster and NFL Personality; William Taylor, Writer, Speaker and Entrepreneur; and Lolo Jones, Olympic Hurdler and Bobsledder will give keynote speeches during the conference.
October 23-25, 2014
100+ sessions and 160+ speakers
The exclusive conference bringing together the best minds in ASC management, development and business. 

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