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NuVasive Appoints Experienced Spine Executive Michael Piccirillo To Lead New Global Surgeon Education Platform
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NuVasive Appoints Experienced Spine Executive Michael Piccirillo To Lead New Global Surgeon Education Platform

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, announced today the expansion of its renowned surgeon education program into a Clinical Professional Development (CPD) global platform for surgeons that integrates surgical training with […]

AlloSource Announces Raime Leeby Muhle As Chief Financial Officer
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AlloSource Announces Raime Leeby Muhle As Chief Financial Officer

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — AlloSource, one of the nation’s largest providers of cartilage, bone, skin, soft-tissue and cellular allografts for use in surgical procedures and wound care to advance patient healing, today announced the appointment of Raime Leeby Muhle as Chief Financial Officer. With over 18 years of experience, her background […]

Willamette Surgery Center First in Oregon to Receive Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement
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Willamette Surgery Center First in Oregon to Receive Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement

SALEM, Ore., Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Willamette Surgery Center, in partnership with Hope Orthopedics of Oregon, is the first facility in Oregon to receive advanced certification for outpatient total hip and total knee replacement. Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement from The Joint Commission focuses on all aspects of outpatient hip and knee replacement, from […]

NuVasive To Acquire SafePassage
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NuVasive To Acquire SafePassage

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, and SafePassage™, a privately-held provider of intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring (IONM) services, announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which NuVasive will acquire […]

AAOS approves diagnostic and treatment criteria for osteoarthritis of the hip
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AAOS approves diagnostic and treatment criteria for osteoarthritis of the hip

ROSEMONT, Ill., Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors approved new Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for Management of Osteoarthritis of the Hip. The AAOS AUCs provide clinicians with algorithms on how to optimally treat an orthopaedic injury or condition, including hypothetical scenarios and possible treatments, […]

EIT Emerging Implant Technologies Announces Agreement with HCA
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EIT Emerging Implant Technologies Announces Agreement with HCA

ROSWELL, GA (PRWEB) DECEMBER 11, 2017 Emerging Implant Technologies GmbH (EIT), a German medical device manufacturer exclusively focused on creating innovative technologies for spinal application by utilizing additive manufacturing, announces that it has now successfully completed the contracting process with HealthTrust related to an HCA contract and is now able to […]

Next-Generation High-Definition Visualization System for Minimally Invasive Surgery Introduced by DePuy Synthes
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Next-Generation High-Definition Visualization System for Minimally Invasive Surgery Introduced by DePuy Synthes

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the PUREVUE™ Visualization System was unveiled at the Orthopaedic Summit 2017: Evolving Techniques. This new offering from DePuy Synthes*, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies**, is a state-of-the-art imaging platform for minimally invasive endoscopic surgery. Approximately 18.6 million endoscopic procedures are […]

WishBone Medical Inc. Names Jean-Pierre Capdevielle as Chief Strategy Officer and Board Member
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WishBone Medical Inc. Names Jean-Pierre Capdevielle as Chief Strategy Officer and Board Member

Warsaw, Indiana, December 6, 2017 – WishBone Medical, Inc., a new pediatric orthopedic company in Warsaw, Indiana, announced that Jean-Pierre “JP” Capdevielle has taken on the role of Chief Strategy Officer.  Mr. Capdevielle has also been elected unanimously by the Board of Directors to serve as a Director for WishBone […]

In2Bones Announces FDA Clearance of the CoLink® View “See-Through” Plating System
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In2Bones Announces FDA Clearance of the CoLink® View “See-Through” Plating System

December 05, 2017 MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In2Bones Global, Inc. today announced that its In2Bones USA, LLC subsidiary has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for an addition to its CoLink® Forefoot Bone Plating System used to stabilize bones during the post-surgical healing process. The addition will be marketed under the CoLink View brand […]

Dr. Adam Lewis to Adopt EOI’s FLXfit™ Articulated and Expandable Cages as His Treatment of Choice for MIS TLIF
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Dr. Adam Lewis to Adopt EOI’s FLXfit™ Articulated and Expandable Cages as His Treatment of Choice for MIS TLIF

OR AKIVA, Israel, Dec. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Expanding Orthopedics Inc. (EOI), a privately held medical device company focused on developing and commercializing innovative expandable devices for spine surgery, is proud to announce that Dr. Adam Lewis of Jackson MS is the first surgeon in Mississippi to adopt the FLXfit™ 3D Expandable Cage as his treatment of choice for […]

CVS agrees to buy Aetna in $69 billion deal that could shake up health-care industry
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CVS agrees to buy Aetna in $69 billion deal that could shake up health-care industry

By Carolyn Y. Johnson December 3, 2017 Pharmacy giant CVS Health has agreed to buy Aetna in a $69 billion blockbuster acquisition that could rein in health-care costs and transform its 9,700 pharmacy storefronts into community medical hubs for primary care and basic procedures, the companies announced Sunday afternoon. The pharmacy chain agreed to buy Aetna for […]

Globus Medical Announces Clinical Results Showing Superiority of its SECURE-C® to ACDF at Seven Years
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Globus Medical Announces Clinical Results Showing Superiority of its SECURE-C® to ACDF at Seven Years

AUDUBON, Pa., Nov. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE:GMED), a leading musculoskeletal solutions company, today announced the results of its seven-year clinical trial follow-up that demonstrate superiority of the SECURE-C® Cervical Artificial Disc over the current standard for the treatment of cervical disc disease, anterior cervical discectomy and […]

K2M Announces Completion of 300 RHINE™ Cervical Disc System Surgical Cases
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K2M Announces Completion of 300 RHINE™ Cervical Disc System Surgical Cases

LEESBURG, Va., Nov. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — K2M Group Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTWO) (the “Company” or “K2M”), a global leader of complex spine and minimally invasive solutions focused on achieving three-dimensional Total Body Balance™, today announced the completion of 300 surgical cases using the RHINE™ Cervical Disc System*. The announcement was made during […]

Rotation Medical Bioinductive Implant Promotes Consistent Rotator Cuff Healing, Mitigates Tear Progression
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Rotation Medical Bioinductive Implant Promotes Consistent Rotator Cuff Healing, Mitigates Tear Progression

November 30, 2017 PLYMOUTH, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rotation Medical Inc., a medical device company focused on developing new technologies to treat rotator cuff disease, today announced results of a study published online in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery that shows the company’s Bioinductive Implant consistently heals rotator cuff tears and mitigates tear progression. […]