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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 […]

InVivo Therapeutics Announces INSPIRE’S 29th Clinical Site: Rhode Island Hospital
Biologics

InVivo Therapeutics Announces INSPIRE’S 29th Clinical Site: Rhode Island Hospital

January 10, 2017 CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (NVIV) today announced that Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, RI has been added as a clinical site for The INSPIRE Study: InVivo Study of Probable Benefit of the Neuro-Spinal Scaffold™ for Safety and Neurologic Recovery in Subjects with Complete Thoracic AIS A […]

Latest Hospital Injury Penalties Include Crackdown On Antibiotic Resistant Germs
Financial Regulatory

Latest Hospital Injury Penalties Include Crackdown On Antibiotic Resistant Germs

By Jordan Rau – December 21, 2016 The federal government has cut payments to 769 hospitals with high rates of patient injuries, for the first time counting the spread of antibiotic-resistant germs in assessing penalties. The punishments come in the third year of Medicare penalties for hospitals with patients most frequently […]

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 […]

EOS imaging Announces the Opening of a New EOS Installation at the Prestigious Charité Hospital in Berlin
Extremities

EOS imaging Announces the Opening of a New EOS Installation at the Prestigious Charité Hospital in Berlin

October 10, 2016 PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EOS imaging (Paris:EOSI) (Euronext, FR0011191766 – EOSI), the pioneer in 2D/3D orthopedic medical imaging, announced today that the hospital Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin in Germany has started to provide patient exams with its new EOS® imaging system. Charité is a leading hospital in Germany with 17 […]

Troubled hospital giant CHS looking to sell its business
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Troubled hospital giant CHS looking to sell its business

By Dave Barkholz  | September 16, 2016 Troubled Community Health Systems is considering selling its entire business, according to various reports Friday. Quoting anonymous sources “with knowledge of the matter,” Bloomberg said hospital giant CHS had enlisted advisers to consider options. Deliberations are in the early stages and there is no certainty […]

Hoag Orthopedic Institute Named ‘Highest-Rated Hospital’ for Knee and Hip Surgery by Consumer Reports
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Hoag Orthopedic Institute Named ‘Highest-Rated Hospital’ for Knee and Hip Surgery by Consumer Reports

IRVINE, CA, August 03, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ — Hoag Orthopedic Institute (HOI), one of the largest providers of orthopedic care in the nation, has been named a Consumer Reports ‘Highest-Rated Hospital’ for knee and also hip surgery for 2016, making it one of only eight hospitals in California to be recognized. […]

Dr. Marc A. Weinstein to Perform a Clinical Study With the FLXfit™ Lordotic Expandable Cage at Tampa General Hospital
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Dr. Marc A. Weinstein to Perform a Clinical Study With the FLXfit™ Lordotic Expandable Cage at Tampa General Hospital

OR AKIVA, Israel, July 5, 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 a clinical study with the FLXfit™ articulated and lordotic expandable cage has been approved by an […]

United Orthopedic Corporation (UOC) Donates Orthopedic Replacement Systems to Hospital in China
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United Orthopedic Corporation (UOC) Donates Orthopedic Replacement Systems to Hospital in China

IRVINE, Calif., July 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — United Orthopedic Corporation (UOC), a leading international designer, manufacturer, and distributor of innovative orthopedic implants and instruments, today announced the company has donated total hip and knee replacements to a hospital in Hefei China, 300 miles inland from Shanghai. Freddy Achecar Jr., MD, medical […]