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Written by Natalie Leoni | December 11, 2014 | Print  |

March / April 2018 Issue of Becker's Spine Review


March Spine 2018

ON THE COVER

19 Spine, Orthopedic Device Companies to Impact the Industry in 2018
2017 was filled with mergers, acquisitions and FDA approvals, and the momentum has not seemed to stop. Here are 19 spine and orthopedic devices companies to watch in 2018 based on their success in 2017. Click Here to Continue

Dr. Paul Slosar's 3 KeyTrends for Spine Surgery in 2018
Paul Slosar, MD, president of SpineCare Medical Group in Daly City, Calif., discusses three big trends for 2018, covering technology, business challenges and the best opportunities for spine surgeons this year. Click Here to Continue

The Growth of Outpatient Spine, Spine and ASCs
I had the great privilege to talk at Richard Wohns’ Mazama Spine Summit 2018. Click Here to Continue

 

SPINE SURGEONS
Orthopedic Spine Surgeon vs. Neurosurgeon Salary – Does Location Matter?
While both specialties require extensive training, there are various differences between orthopedic spine surgeons and neurosurgeons. Click Here to Continue

 

EXECUTIVE BRIEFING:

Major Breakthroughs in Spinal Biologics, Disc Regeneration on the Horizon: 3 Key Thoughts From Dr. William Watters
Former North American Spine Society President William Watters, MD, of Houston Medical, discusses the biggest spine technology, clinical and business trends for 2018. Click Here to Continue

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT
Dr. Tom Price to Advise Jackson Healthcare on Board: 5 Things to Know
Former HHS Secretary Tom Price, MD, will now serve on Jackson Healthcare's advisory board. Here are five things to know Click Here to Continue

The 5-Year Plan for Texas Back Institute’s Growth: Q&A With Newly Elected President Dr. Isador Lieberman
Isador Lieberman, MD, FRCSC, MBA, became President of Texas Back Institute in January 2018, taking the reins of one of the largest and most successful spine-focused practices in the country. The Plano-based group was founded more than 40 years ago and sees around 20,000 new patients per year; the surgeons perform around 4,000 procedures annually. Click Here to Continue

 

DEVICES & IMPLANTS
19 Spine, Orthopedic Device Companies to Impact the Industry in 2018
2017 was filled with mergers, acquisitions and FDA approvals, and the momentum has not seemed to stop. Here are 19 spine and orthopedic devices companies to watch in 2018 based on their success in 2017. Click Here to Continue

Stryker Sees $12.4B Net Sales in 2017; Neurotechnology, Spine Sales Reach $2.2B — 9 Highlights
Stryker reported its preliminary results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2017. Here are five highlights. Click Here to Continue

 

OUTPATIENT SURGERY
10 States With The Highest Average Orthopedic Case Volume Per ASC
CMS released the ASC Quality Reporting data for the 2018 payment year, with data collected between Jan. 1, 2016 and Dec. 31, 2016. Click Here to Continue

 

HEALTHCARE NEWS
Amazon, JPMorgan and Berkshire Hathaway Launch New Healthcare Company: 6 Things to Know
Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are launching a new company aimed at cutting healthcare costs for their U.S. employees.Click Here to Continue

Fairview CEO Bashes Epic, Calls for March on Madison
James Hereford, the president and CEO of Minneapolis-based Fairview Health Services, called Epic an "impediment to innovation" and told healthcare leaders they should exert more influence over the EHR giant, according to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.Click Here to Continue

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