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First Spine Technology Awards to Recognize Excellence and Innovation

... Francisco on November 9, 2009. Presented by orthopedics This Week, the premier online orthopedics newsletter, and RRY Publications, the Spine ... inventors who create them. In the words of orthopedics This Week founder Robin Young, "Patients, ...

Black Hills Orthopedics & Spine Center Selects Sage Intergy EHR to Improve Clinical, Operational and Financial Efficiencies

... -- Today, Sage announced that Black Hills orthopedics & Spine Center (BHOSC), a Rapid City, S.D., 15-doctor orthopedics and rheumatology practice, has selected Sage ... at HIMSS in Chicago. About Black Hills orthopedics & Spine Center Based in Rapid City, S.D., ...

Innovative Shoulder Surgery Offers Exciting New Option for South Florida Residents with Severe Shoulder Problems

... ball and socket. Dr. Steve Meadows of South Palm orthopedics in Delray Beach is one of only a few surgeons in ... Meadows and have a consultation call South Palm orthopedics at (561) 496-6622 or visit the website at ... . About South Palm Orthopedics: South Palm orthopedics has been providing quality, comprehensive ...

MiMedx Group, Inc. Adds Parker H. 'Pete' Petit as Chairman of the Board of Directors, President, and Chief Executive Officer

... that may be used as human implants for the orthopedics market. The Company has some extremely talented ... business/development groups. First, its Level orthopedics group has filed several patent applications and ... for tendon augmentation and repair. LeveL orthopedics developed and applied for patents on products ...

Ascension Orthopedics Introduces the Silicone PIP Implant System

... President and CEO of Ascension. Ascension orthopedics secured $21 million in a Series D financing in ... About Ascension Orthopedics, Inc Ascension orthopedics was founded in Austin, Texas in 1996. The first ... suffering from pain and dysfunction. Ascension orthopedics sells product in the United States and in more ...

SportZu.tv Partners With PEAK Orthopedics & Spine to Launch an Online Sports Doctor's Office

... and entertainment, has partnered with PEAK orthopedics & Spine (PEAKOrthopedics.com) to answer these ... top orthopedic and neurosurgeons from PEAK orthopedics & Spine to professionally produce over 14 ... symptom and treatment video segments. PEAK orthopedics & Spine consists of 5 top area physicians: ...

iHealthSpot.com wins eHealthcare Leadership Award for Orthopedic Practice Website

... Award for best ebusiness site for South Palm orthopedics during the Twelfth Annual Healthcare Internet ... Award for best ebusiness site for South Palm orthopedics during the Twelfth Annual Healthcare Internet ... awards. The website features that made South Palm orthopedics ( www.SouthPalmOrthopedics.com ) shine among the ...

Hospital for Special Surgery Ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report

... has been named the top hospital in the nation in orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report in its 2008 ... all other hospitals in the Northeast in orthopedics and rheumatology. "We are deeply honored to be ... rehabilitation. HSS is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics and No. 4 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World ...

Three Industry Veterans Join Ascension Orthopedics

... development and financial experience in orthopedics that will be an important asset as we work to ... Temple University School of Pharmacy. Ascension orthopedics secured $21 million in a Series D financing ... About Ascension Orthopedics, Inc. Ascension orthopedics started in Austin, Texas in 1996. In ...

Ascension Orthopedics Closes $21 Million Financing and Recruits an Orthopedics Industry Veteran as CEO

... In addition to this financing, Ascension orthopedics is pleased to announce that Mr. Andrew J. Miclot ... Global Senior Vice President of Marketing orthopedics at Orthofix. Prior to this, he held senior ... am very excited to have joined Ascension orthopedics and to have the opportunity to work with the ...

Clarian Health/Indiana University School of Medicine Specialty Programs Ranked Among Best in Nation

... are:   Gastrointestinal Disorders 13th Urology 16th orthopedics 24th Neurology & Neurosurgery 26th Ear, Nose, Throat 26th ... Digestive Disorders 18th Neurology & Neurosurgery 27th orthopedics 28th "We are honored to be listed alongside the top ...

Hospital for Special Surgery Remains Top Hospital in Northeast in U.S. News & World Report's 'America's Best Hospitals' List for Orthopedics

... Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) ranks second in the nation in orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report in its 2009 "America's Best Hospitals" ... rheumatology and rehabilitation. HSS is nationally ranked No. 2 in orthopedics and No. 3 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2009), and has ...

El Camino Hospital Los Gatos Celebrates Opening With the Community

... care unit (CCU) will have eight of its 15 beds open on July 12, and the orthopedics and physical therapy departments also will be open. Several operating room ... emergency care, acute health care services, labor and delivery, urology, orthopedics and ophthalmology. Surrounding communities also will benefit from ...

Boston Scientific Announces Retirement of Jim Tobin and Appointment of Ray Elliott as New President and CEO

... leading health care and consumer products companies. He led the orthopedics company Zimmer Holdings Inc. for 10 years, joining the company as ... served on a number of boards, including AdvaMed, where he was chair of its orthopedics sector. He was a member of the Boston Scientific board of directors from ...

Northeast Ohio's Center for Orthopedics Saves Patients Time with Online Next-Day Appointment Scheduling for its Open Cast Room

... The Center for orthopedics in Sheffield Village, Ohio, has an Open Cast Room to provide next-day ... (PRWEB) March 26, 2009 -- The web site for Northeast Ohio's Center for orthopedics (CFO) now offers a Fast Track that allows ER patients with a broken ...

Sisters of Charity Health System & University Hospitals Announce New Agreement for Jointly Owned Hospitals

... in emergency services and medicine, cardiovascular care, cancer care, orthopedics and rehabilitation, and has recently added innovative robotic laparoscopic ... in the nation and the world, including cancer, pediatrics, women's health, orthopedics and spine, radiology and radiation oncology, neurosurgery and ...

Video: Majority of Americans Over 45 Experience Joint Pain and Believe it will Affect Their Future Quality of Life

... guides for precise implant placement," stated Adolph V. Lombardi, Jr., MD, orthopedics clinical assistant professor at Ohio State University . "Together with ... A., et al . Patient-specific Approach in Total Knee Arthroplasty. orthopedics . 31(9): 927-930, 2008. ...

CUREXO Technology Corporation Names Brent D. Mittelstadt as President & CEO

... leaving ISS in June 2002, Mr. Mittelstadt took a position at Consensus orthopedics (formerly Hayes Medical Inc.), where he was Director of Marketing. Mr. ... declining sales and a poor reputation in the market. Today, Consensus orthopedics is achieving over 60% annual growth in revenue. While at Consensus ...

Point-of-Care Resource for Rehabilitation Therapists New from EBSCO Publishing, Providers of DynaMed and CINAHL

... Supports Clinical Decisions in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and orthopedics Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) November 12, 2008 -- ... is able to serve many needs. Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and orthopedics are some of the largest services offered in US hospitals and there are ...

Archus Orthopedics Performs First Facet Replacement Procedure With an Artificial Disc

... joint replacement approach is consistent with where things have gone in orthopedics and where they are ultimately going in spine," he added. Archus indicated ... are ongoing. About Archus Orthopedics Founded in July 2001, Archus orthopedics is a privately held company developing a family of reconstructive implants ...

Toys and technology for rehabilitation in cerebral palsy patients

... Crisco, Ph.D., director of the bioengineering lab in the department of orthopedics at Rhode Island Hospital and a professor of orthopedics at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Crisco was ...

Swedish Orthopedic Institute Opens in Seattle

... therapist and staff recruitment. "Swedish can now better showcase its orthopedics and spine expertise on a national scale," he said. CB Richard Ellis ... out of terrazzo from the former building on site that resembles a spine. orthopedics Background The work of orthopedic physicians and surgeons involves the ...

Back Pain Spending Up, Relief Down

... said study author Brook Martin, a research scientist in the department of orthopedics and sports medicine at the University of Washington, in Seattle. "This ... SOURCES: Brook Martin, M.P.H., research scientist, department of orthopedics and sports medicine, University of Washington, Seattle; Andrew Sherman, ...

Navitas Opens Cancer Rehabilitation Center in Denver in Conjunction With Presbyterian / St. Luke's Medical Center

... Care -- Colorado's Largest Neonatal Intensive Care Unit -- orthopedics and Pediatric orthopedics -- Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy -- Replant Specialists -- Kidney ...

Rhode Island Hospital lands $11.1M grant from National Institutes of Health

... joint diseases or injury, said Michael Ehrlich, MD, surgeon-in-chief of orthopedics at Rhode Island Hospital and chairman of the Department of orthopedics and rehabilitation at Alpert Medical School. The new COBRE will ...

Small Bone Innovations Introduces the Artelon(R) STT Spacer to Increase Treatment Options for Thumb Arthritis

... bones near the base of the thumb. *Dr. James Nunley, Chairman of the orthopedics Department, Duke University, NC, said: "I am delighted to see FDA ... sector, directing billions of dollars through the orthopedics industry. They have pioneered innovative financial, strategic and ...

Mobile Surgery International Assembles Team of Nationally Recognized Orthopedic Surgeons

... MD, hip: Dr. Klapper has over 20 years experience as an orthopedic surgeon. He is director of joint replacement and chief of the Division of orthopedics at the Cedars-Sinai Orthopedic Center in Los Angeles. " Mobile Surgery International 's orthopedic surgery capabilities are built first ...

New Collagen Meniscus Implant Opens New Vista for Knee Repair

... the International Society of the Knee's Albert Trillat Young Investigator's Award for his meniscus regeneration work in 1989 and then the American orthopedics Society for Sports Medicine's Cabaud Award in 1990, never imagined the process would take 22 years from invention to FDA-approval in the U.S. ...

Hoag Hospital Certified as Baby-Friendly Facility

... Center (ANCC), Hoag offers a comprehensive mix of health care services, including Centers of Excellence in cancer, heart and vascular, neurosciences, orthopedics and women's health. National Research Corporation has endorsed Hoag as Orange County's most preferred hospital for the past 13 consecutive years. And ...

RetireSafe Blasts AARP for Supporting Plan to Pay for Health Care on the Backs of Seniors

... deserve to have their care cut. The effect of the health care plan on seniors would reduce their ability to obtain specialty care in areas such as orthopedics and cardiac care; threaten their home health care; cut diagnostics and research and innovation. The proposed public portion of the plan undercuts ...

Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) Implements PNA FISH(R) Tests to Help Provide Better Care for Patients with Bloodstream Infections

... medicine, OB/GYN, orthopedics, pediatrics and general surgery. Fellowship programs include colon rectal surgery, critical care surgery, pediatric orthopedics and hematology/oncology. Additionally, ORMC provides sophisticated diagnostic and laboratory testing, medical and surgical services, ...

The Mount Sinai Medical Center Named to "Honor Roll" in U.S. News's 2009-10 Edition of America's Best Hospitals

... 18; in 2008 it had been ranked 41, and in 2007 it had not been ranked at all. Other specialties where Mount Sinai made significant improvements were orthopedics (21st in 2009 from 38th in 2008) and Kidney Disorders (30th in 2009 and unranked in previous years). Mount Sinai's full 2009 rankings were as ...

Physician Hospitals (PHA) Responds to TIME Magazine Article: Filled With 'Incorrect Assumption and Innuendo'

... The TIME article focuses on "facilities owned by doctors that perform some of the most lucrative medical procedures in fields like orthopedics and cardiology," however, pending legislation affects any hospital that has any amount of physician investment, regardless of the kinds of services ...

Repair ACL Injuries in Young Athletes Quickly

... Center, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Lyle Micheli, M.D., head, sports medicine division, Children's Hospital Boston, and professor, orthopedics sports medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston; July 12, 2009, presentation, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine annual meeting, ...

Excess Weight Speeds Up Osteoarthritis

... common musculoskeletal disorder with major health and socioeconomic impact in our aging society," added Roemer. Dr. Sean Scully, a professor of orthopedics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Florida, agreed that the danger of developing osteoarthritis is another reason to control ...

Resurrection Medical Center Among Top 5% of Hospitals Nationwide for Women's Health

... stroke. Hospitals also had to have a significant patient population in at least six additional cohorts from all areas (pulmonary, cardiac, vascular, orthopedics and spine). The full HealthGrades study can be found at www.healthgrades.com . Ranked in the nation's top 20 "Best Places to ...

Hoag Hospital Breast Care Center Recognized as a Certified Quality Breast Center

... Center (ANCC), Hoag offers a comprehensive mix of health care services, including Centers of Excellence in cancer, heart and vascular, neurosciences, orthopedics and women's health. National Research Corporation has endorsed Hoag as Orange County's most preferred hospital for the past 13 consecutive years. And ...

Fate Therapeutics to Present Data on Stimulation of Osteogenic Activity Using Small Molecule Modulators of Wnt Pathway

... agents. Because osteogenic agents stimulate positive bone growth, they may offer an improved course of action in clinical settings ranging from orthopedics to osteoporosis as compared to current medications aimed at preventing bone decay. "By applying our knowledge of adult stem cell biology to ...

Hospital for Special Surgery is Only New York Hospital with Significantly Lower Surgical Site Infection Rate for Hip Replacement Compared to State Average

... in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is a world leader in orthopedics, rheumatology and rehabilitation. HSS is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics and No. 4 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2008), and has received Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the ...

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Marc W. Hungerford, a Leading Expert in Field of Avascular Necrosis, Now at Baltimore's Mercy Medical Center

... Mercy Medical Center as the 135-year-old downtown hospital's Medical Director of Joint Replacement and Reconstruction, Dr. Thomas Whitten, Chief of orthopedics at Mercy, has announced. Dr. Hungerford joins The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital at Mercy after serving as Chair of the Johns Hopkins ...
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