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Kishwaukee Hospital Joint Center receives advanced certification
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Kishwaukee Hospital Joint Center receives advanced certification

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 The Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Joint Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. The advanced certification is for Joint Commission-accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers seeking to elevate the […]

CMS Publishes 2017 Final Hospital Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Rule Increasing Outpatient Facility Reimbursement for MIS SI Joint Fusion Using SI-BONE’s iFuse Implant System®
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CMS Publishes 2017 Final Hospital Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Rule Increasing Outpatient Facility Reimbursement for MIS SI Joint Fusion Using SI-BONE’s iFuse Implant System®

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — SI-BONE, Inc., a medical device company that pioneered the use of the iFuse Implant System® (“iFuse”), a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device indicated for fusion for certain disorders of the sacroiliac (SI) joint, reported that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued its […]

Dr. Kern Singh to Lead a Clinical Study on the FLXfit™ 3D Expandable Cage at Rush University Medical Center
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Dr. Kern Singh to Lead a Clinical Study on the FLXfit™ 3D Expandable Cage at Rush University Medical Center

OR AKIVA, Israel, October 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Expanding Orthopedics Inc. (EOI), a privately held medical device company focused on developing and commercializing innovative expandable devices for spine surgery, is excited to announce that Dr. Kern Singh, of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, and his team have started to enroll patients […]

Johnson & Johnson Innovation Announces New Collaboration with Texas Medical Center to Spur Development of Breakthrough Medical Device Technologies
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Johnson & Johnson Innovation Announces New Collaboration with Texas Medical Center to Spur Development of Breakthrough Medical Device Technologies

HOUSTON, Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC (JJI) today announced the creation of the Center for Device Innovation at Texas Medical Center (CDI @ TMC), a broad, new collaboration between JJI and TMC that aims to accelerate end-to-end development of breakthrough medical devices. This expands on JJI’s collaboration with […]

South Carolina HCA Affiliate, Grand Strand Medical Center, is First in the Region with a Mazor Robotics Renaissance(R) Spine Program
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South Carolina HCA Affiliate, Grand Strand Medical Center, is First in the Region with a Mazor Robotics Renaissance(R) Spine Program

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 30, 2016 — Mazor Robotics Ltd. (TASE:MZOR) (NASDAQGM:MZOR), a developer of innovative guidance systems and complementary products, installed a Renaissance® Guidance System at Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, SC on July 6, 2016 and has since completed an initial case series. Grand Strand is the second in the state of […]

Total Joint Arthroplasty in a Stand-alone Ambulatory Surgical Center: Short-term Outcomes
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Total Joint Arthroplasty in a Stand-alone Ambulatory Surgical Center: Short-term Outcomes

July/August 2016 For decades, the average hospital stay following total joint arthroplasty (TJA) has been getting shorter. The historical standard was several weeks of hospitalization, yet improvements in perioperative care have reduced the average length of stay to a few days. Medicare recognizes a 3-day inpatient stay as the standard […]

Tri-City Medical Center Performs 700 Spine Surgery Cases with Mazor Robotics Renaissance(R) Guidance System
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Tri-City Medical Center Performs 700 Spine Surgery Cases with Mazor Robotics Renaissance(R) Guidance System

ORLANDO, Fla., April 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On April 4, Dr. Payam Moazzaz performed the 700thMazor Robotics Renaissance(R)Spine Surgery case at Tri-City Medical Center. TheRenaissance system uses mechanical guidance to help surgeons place pedicle screws and implants with unparalleled accuracy to correct conditions such as scoliosis and degenerative disc […]

Medical center cuts infection rates
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Medical center cuts infection rates

by Jeff Ferenc   Overland Medical Center sees large drop in C. difficile cases after deploying two UV devices to disinfect patient rooms Later this year, the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) Hospital-Readmission Reduction and Value-based Purchasing programs begin impacting hospital payments based on their rates of infection, including Clostridium difficile. Iris […]

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Integra LifeSciences Opens State-of-the-Art Center for Research, Education and Training in Irvine, California

PLAINSBORO, N.J., Aug 20, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation(IART 35.76, -0.57, -1.57%) announced today the opening of its state-of-the art Center for Research, Education and Training in Irvine, California. The new facility is designed to accommodate hands-on simulated surgical training, while also creating a laboratory setting for research and […]