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HOSPITAL WITH LOWEST READMISSION RATE SHARES MORE DATA
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HOSPITAL WITH LOWEST READMISSION RATE SHARES MORE DATA

Elizabeth Hofheinz, M.P.H., M.Ed. • Thu, April 20th, 2017 Orange County California’s Hoag Orthopedic Institute (HOI), just released its 2017 Outcomes Report.  In it, readers can find information regarding HOI’s previous year’s surgical volumes, care quality metrics, infection and readmission rates, and patient satisfaction scores. HOI has performed the most […]

Pascale Davis, an internationally renowned expert on the spine market, joins Safe Orthopaedics as Global Head of Marketing
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Pascale Davis, an internationally renowned expert on the spine market, joins Safe Orthopaedics as Global Head of Marketing

April 24, 2017 ERAGNY-SUR-OISE, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: SAFE ORTHOPAEDICS (Paris:SAFOR) (FR0012452746 – SAFOR), a company offering an innovative range of sterile implants combined with their single-use instruments for spinal surgery, is today announcing the appointment of Pascale Davis, an internationally renowned expert on the spine market, as Global Head of Marketing. […]

Ziptek LLC Receives FDA Approval For ZipE®, the Innovative Knotless Tissue Repair Device
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Ziptek LLC Receives FDA Approval For ZipE®, the Innovative Knotless Tissue Repair Device

By PR Rocket on April 20, 2017 Ziptek LLC, founded by Sarasota-based orthopedic surgeon Dr. William Bennett M.D., is proud to announce its newly obtained FDA-approval for the ZipE® knotless tissue repair and attachment device. ZipE® is an absorbable button that moves down a suture, locking itself from moving backward […]

7D Surgical Enters Into Key Distribution Agreements in the United States for Its Breakthrough Image Guidance System for Spine Surgery
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7D Surgical Enters Into Key Distribution Agreements in the United States for Its Breakthrough Image Guidance System for Spine Surgery

TORONTO, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — 7D Surgical, developer of ground breaking surgical navigation technologies, announced today that it has entered into exclusive sales representative agreements with two premier American medical device distributors covering key strategic geographies in the United States.  Surgical One Inc. will represent 7D Surgical in several states […]

Northwell Announces Affiliation Agreement With Acclaimed Orthopedic Institute
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Northwell Announces Affiliation Agreement With Acclaimed Orthopedic Institute

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Northwell Health has signed a strategic affiliation agreement with the Rothman Institute, one of the nation’s largest, most-prestigious orthopedic practices. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Rothman Institute is known internationally as a preeminent orthopedic and musculoskeletal practice, with more than 25 locations throughout […]

Oxford Finance Provides $20 Million Senior Debt Facility to Cerapedics Inc.
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Oxford Finance Provides $20 Million Senior Debt Facility to Cerapedics Inc.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. and WESTMINSTER, Colo., April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Oxford Finance LLC (“Oxford”), an industry-leading specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, today announced the closing of a $20 million senior secured term loan with Cerapedics Inc. (“Cerapedics”) a privately-held orthobiologics company […]

Inspired Spine Achieves Milestone of 500 Minimally Invasive OLLIF Procedures
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Inspired Spine Achieves Milestone of 500 Minimally Invasive OLLIF Procedures

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA (PRWEB) APRIL 12, 2017 Inspired Spine, a Minnesota-based spine surgery innovation company, has reached the milestone of completing 500 Oblique Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (OLLIF) procedures. This truly minimally invasive surgical technique is revolutionizing the performance of lumbar interbody fusions by delivering superior outcomes including substantially less patient […]

Simplify Medical Announces First Patient Treated in U.S. Pivotal Trial Of MRI-Optimized Cervical Artificial Spinal Disc at Two Adjacent Levels
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Simplify Medical Announces First Patient Treated in U.S. Pivotal Trial Of MRI-Optimized Cervical Artificial Spinal Disc at Two Adjacent Levels

April 12, 2017 SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Simplify Medical, Inc., maker of the Simplify® cervical artificial disc, today announced that the first patient has been treated in the device’s pivotal clinical trial studying its use in two adjacent levels of the spine as a treatment for cervical degenerative disc disease. The Simplify […]

Intellijoint Surgical® Completes One Thousand Total Hip Replacement Procedures with intellijoint HIP®
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Intellijoint Surgical® Completes One Thousand Total Hip Replacement Procedures with intellijoint HIP®

WATERLOO, ON, April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Intellijoint Surgical® is proud to announce that intellijoint HIP® has now – only one year after commercial launch – been used in over 1,000 total hip replacement procedures in the United States, Canada and Australia.  intellijoint HIP® is a novel medical device providing […]

IPG and DJO Announce Partnership to Deliver High Quality Affordable Care
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IPG and DJO Announce Partnership to Deliver High Quality Affordable Care

April 11, 2017 ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IPG, the industry-leading provider of Device Benefit Management solutions, announced an innovative new partnership with DJO Global, Inc. and its Surgical Division. DJO Global is a leading global provider of medical technologies designed to get and keep people moving. With DJO’s broad range of products, used […]

BONESUPPORT™ appoints Michael Diefenbeck as Chief Medical Officer
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BONESUPPORT™ appoints Michael Diefenbeck as Chief Medical Officer

Lund, Sweden, 11th April, 2017 – BONESUPPORT AB, an emerging leader in innovative injectable bioceramic bone scaffolds to treat bone voids caused by trauma, infection, disease or related surgery, announces the appointment of Michael Diefenbeck MD PhD as Chief Medical Officer. Dr Diefenbeck founded Scientific Consulting in Orthopaedic Surgery in […]

Paragon 28 announces launch of 12 unique titanium wedges to address flatfoot deformities-TITAN 3-D™ Wedge System
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Paragon 28 announces launch of 12 unique titanium wedges to address flatfoot deformities-TITAN 3-D™ Wedge System

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Since its inception, Paragon 28 has obsessed over every aspect of foot and ankle surgery. Committed to creating tailored solutions to improve surgical outcomes, Paragon 28 has launched innovative products and instrumentation that help streamline medical procedures, allow surgeons flexibility in technique and approach, […]