• Orthopedic surgeons among specialists with happiest marriages

    Around 85% of orthopedic surgeons report feeling happy in their marriages, describing them as either "good" or "very good," according to Medscape's 2024 "Lifestyle and Happiness Report," published Feb. 13. 
  • Dr. Tomas Pevny 1st in region to offer Iovera treatment

    Glenwood Springs, Colo.-based orthopedic surgeon, Tomas Pevny, MD, has become the first physician in the region to offer Iovera, an FDA-approved osteoarthritis knee pain treatment. 
  • Hospital for Special Surgery earns top rating for all outpatient orthopedics

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery was among 134 hospitals named to Healthgrades' Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Excellence ranking, and it is the only hospital to earn the top rating in all four surgery cohorts.
  • Mass General orthopedic physicians return to 2 Steward hospitals

    Orthopedic physicians who were working at Mass General Brigham in Boston are returning to Holy Family hospitals in Haverhill and Methuen, Mass., Boston Business Journal reported Feb. 12.
  • American Alliance of Orthopaedic Executives adds Provident Healthcare Partners to peer review program

    The American Alliance of Orthopaedic Executives added Provident Healthcare Partners for its advisory service for mergers, acquisitions and private equity partnerships.
  • 4 orthopedic building moves in 2 months

    Physicians and real estate firms alike are investing in medical properties nationwide. 
  • 25 spine, orthopedic practices to know in 2024

    Here are 25 orthopedic practices to know going into 2024:
  • USPI total joints spiked 15% last year

    Dallas-based United Surgical Partners International reported joint replacement procedures at its surgery centers jumped 20% year over year in the fourth quarter, and were up 15% for the full year.
  • Is ChatGPT ready for orthopedic patients?

    Three studies presented at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeon's 2024 conference examined the accuracy of artificial intelligence chatbots, such as ChatGPT, when it comes to providing accurate information for musculoskeletal patients. 
  • Ozempic's impact on total hip replacements

    Two studies presented at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeon's 2024 conference examined the impact that the drug semaglutide, which is sold as Ozempic to treat Type 2 diabetes and as Wegovy for weight loss, could have on patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty. 
  • Orthopedic practice sues to keep regional hospitals open longer

    Altoona, Wis.-based Chippewa Valley Orthopedics and Sports Medicine has sued Hospital Sisters Health System to keep Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals in Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls, Wis., open until at least July 21.
  • 2024's orthopedic firsts

    Just one month into 2024, orthopedic and spine specialists are already making waves with several 'firsts': 
  • Zimmer Biomet laying off 3% of staff as part of restructuring

    Zimmer Biomet is laying off 3% of its workforce as part of a global restructuring that is expected to save the company $200 million by 2025, according to a statement to the Warsaw Times-Union published Feb. 5.
  • 3 orthopedic surgeons join Azra Care advisory board

    Musculoskeletal artificial intelligence software provider Azra Care has added three orthopedic surgeons to its clinical advisory board. 
  • What's on the horizon for independent orthopedic practices?

    In an increasingly consolidated landscape, independent orthopedic practices must get creative to stay afloat. 
  • The orthopedic practices facing data breach lawsuits

    Cyberattacks come with several risks to orthopedic practices, from shut-down computer systems to patient lawsuits. 
  • MidJersey Orthopaedics building sells for $10.5M

    A Bridgewater, N.J.-based medical office building anchored by MidJersey Orthopaedics has sold for $10.5 million, according to a Feb. 8 report from NJBiz.
  • Rebound Orthopedics & Neurosurgery systems down

    All external computer systems at Vancouver, Wash.-based Rebound Orthopedics & Neurosurgery have been shut down since Feb. 5, according to a Feb. 8 report from The Columbian. 
  • Meet the leadership team of Hospital for Special Surgery

    Hospital for Special Surgery, an academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health, was first incorporated in 1863 in New York City. The system's hospital has been named the No. 1 orthopedic hospital for 14 years in a row by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Stryker family named among richest in America

    The Stryker family, heirs of the orthopedic medtech company Stryker, have been named among the richest families in America, beating out legacy names like Rockefeller and Kennedy, according to a Feb. 8 report from Forbes. 

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