Displaying items by tag: surgery
May 20, 2013
Here are 15 statistics on accounts receivable and case number at ambulatory surgery centers with greater than 50 percent of cases in orthopedics, according to VMG Health's 2011 Intellimarker survey.
Published in How to Develop an Orthopedic & Spine ASC
Greenwich Hospital announced it has named Steven Hindman, MD, of Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Specialists in Greenwich, Conn., as director of orthopedic surgery.
Published in Orthopedic & Spine Industry Leaders
The Food and Drug Administration granted 35 orthopedic- and spine-focused 510(k) clearances in April.
May 10, 2013
Globus Medical, based in Audubon, Pa., has launched the FORTIFY I, an expandable corpectomy spacer with integrated screws for further stability in addition to supplemental fixation.
New York City-based Paradigm Spine launched its coflex Solution website, a patient-centered site with information on lumbar spinal stenosis and both surgical and non-surgical treatment options.
The Food and Drug Administration granted 19 510(k) clearances in April.
April 26, 2013
SpineCraft has moved to a new office location in Westmont, Ill., and signed a distribution agreement with Zimmer for the APEX Spine System.
April 25, 2013
Zimmer Holdings has reported a slight decrease in net sales, which reached $1.1 billion in the first quarter of 2013, and attributed the loss to having two fewer billing days in key markets, such as the United States, when compared with last year.
Here are five recent healthcare-related policy trends potentially impacting spine surgeons.
Published in Spine
April 16, 2013
Here are five trends on physician perspective of the United States healthcare system, addressing healthcare reform, industry consolidation, compensation, accountable care organizations and physician opinions on the future. The data is based on the Deloitte's Physician Perspectives Survey.
Published in Improving Practice Profits