Becker's Spine Review

January Issue of Becker's Spine Review 2019

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January/February 2019 l Vol. 2019 No. 1 Inside the issue: Stryker's M&A strategy for the next 5 years: Where is spine headed? p. 18 Spine surgeon Dr. Evalina Burger named U of Colorado chair of orthopedics: 5 insights p. 7 Jury awards Indiana spine surgeon $112M in royalty battle with Medtronic: 5 details p. 7 Johnson & Johnson CFO: How the company will re-gain orthopedic market share & leverage Amazon, Google partnerships p. 25 Rothman Orthopaedic Institute adds 14 physicians in new partnership: 5 things to know p. 28 Smith & Nephew to acquire Centrix Orthopaedics in $105M deal: 5 things to know p. 18 BECKER'S SPINE REVIEW Spine surgery in 2019: 7 surgeons on key challenges, threats & opportunities In 2019, spine surgeons are focused on understanding the key trends in healthcare to advance the field. Some are developing new care models and participating in value-based payment systems while oth- ers are examining cutting-edge technologies and techniques. In this series of spine surgeon interviews, take a deep dive into seven spine surgeons' plans for the future. 20 imaging companies to know Apple hired dozens of physicians, including orthopedic surgeon Dr. Sharat Kusuma Retail and technology giants continue to make inroads into healthcare. Apple is no different, hiring 40-plus physicians and teaming up with orthopedic surgeons to study patients undergoing total joint procedures. Orthopedic surgeon base salary hits $553K in 2018, total compensation up 3.2%: 5 things to know Orthopedic surgeons saw an increase in base salary over the past year. With total cash compensation reaching $609,000, orthopedic surgery was among the specialties with the largest pay jumps in 2018. See the full story on page 11. See the full story on page 7. See the full story on page 8. Becker's Hospital Review 10th Annual Meeting June 13-15, 2019 | Swissotel Chicago Keynotes from George Foreman, Bob Woodward, and Sarah Kliff Call 1.800.417.2035 or email, or REGISTER TODAY 230 + speakers, includ- ing 140 + spine and orthopedic surgeons and pain management physicians 1 7 th Annual Future of Spine + The Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference 40+ ARTICLES INSIDE INSIDE THE ISSUE

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