Spine Procedures, Practices and News
The Kansas Spine Hospital in Wichita began a $1.5 million expansion to add two operating rooms by spring, according to The Wichita Eagle.
Published in Spine
October 02, 2012
Here are eight recently launched orthopedic and spine devices.
September 11, 2012
From 2007 through 2010, many physician specialties in practices saw an increase in compensation, but the surgical specialties witnessed some of the largest pay growth in that four-year span, according to the American Medical Group Association's 2011 compensation and financial report, based on 2010 data.
Published in Improving Practice Profits
August 24, 2012
Here are 10 milestones for spine devices and spinal implant companies.
Here are 10 statistics on Medicare spending per fee-for-service beneficiary on physician fee-schedule services from 2001 to 2011, according to a report from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission. Over this period, Medicare spending per FFS beneficiary grew 58 percent for these services.
Published in Billing & Coding
July 25, 2012
Here are 11 orthopedic and spine device companies recently experiencing leadership changes.
July 12, 2012
Here are 10 orthopedic and spine devices recently launched, announced or released.
Aesculap Implant Systems, a B. Braun company, has released its new VEGA System Posterior Stabilized Knee Replacement Technology.
Cayenne Medical recently launched the Quattro Shoulder System for rotator cuff and labral repair.
Integra LifeSciences launched the Integra IPP-ON PIP Fusion System for fixation of proximal interphalangeal joint arthrodesis.
Spine device company K2M launched its VESUVIUS Osteobiologic Systems to enhance bone regeneration after spine surgery and new additions to its VIKOS Allograft Systems.
DJO Global launched OA Nano, an off-loading knee brace for patients with mild-to-moderate osteoarthritis.
Developer of spine-focused surgical robotics Mazor Robotics announced its global launch of the C-Onsite Spinal Implant Verification Software.
Smith & Nephew launched two new plating systems for foot and ankle surgery: the VLP FOOT Percutaneous Calcaneus Plating System and PERI-LOC Ankle Fusion Plating System.
Spine technology company Spine Elements announced plans to launch its Lucent Ti-Bone line of PEEK interbody implants with plasma-sprayed titanium porous coating this August.
Symmetry Medical's subsidiary Symmetry Surgical has released new Neurosurgical Light Extensions that provides protection for the Micro Instruments' 2-mm bayoneted shafts.
Orthopedic device company Zimmer Holdings introduced its TM Ardis Interbody System, an application of porous metal implant with an interbody indication for the lumbar spine.
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June 13, 2012
The California Orthopaedic Association recognized seven orthopedic surgeons at their annual meeting, according to an AAOS Now report.
Published in Orthopedic & Spine Industry Leaders
Twelve medical practices recently added Merge Healthcare's fully certified EHR solution to achieve meaningful use.
Published in Health Information Technology