Becker's Spine Review

May/June Issue of Becker's Spine Review

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May 2019 l Vol. 2019 No. 3 Inside the issue: The spine devices with the most potential p. 29 What drives orthopedic, spine device company M&A today and what to watch for through 2020 p. 26 Penn Medicine opens $10M spine center with Dr. William Welch as medical director p. 8 Spinal fusion with stem cells vs. BMP: 4 key findings p. 11 Humana launches bundled payment for spinal fusions at 4 practices, expands joint replacement program p. 42 Awake spinal fusion - 5 key findings p. 20 4 things to know about orthopedic surgeons: 36% still in private practice p. 41 Orthopedic surgeons earn $482,000 average annual compensation p. 43 BECKER'S SPINE REVIEW How well is Walmart's spine center of excellence program working? Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger joined Walmart's center of ex- cellence network in 2017 for spine surgery, providing Walmart employees access to the health system's spine team without ad- ditional out-of-pocket costs. Were the partners able to increase quality and decrease costs? Here are the results. Spine bundled payments – 12 things to know Neurosurgeon-generated revenue for hospitals jumps 40.5% in 3 years to $3.4M Physicians and surgeons generate millions of dollars in revenue for affiliated hospitals each year. According to Merritt Hawkins and AMN Healthcare data, neurosurgeons rank No. 3 as the top revenue generators. Dr. Roger Hartl: The biggest opportunity in spinal biologics Dr. Hartl examines emerging technology in robotics, surgical navigation and regenerative medicine in spine. See the full story on page 41. See the full story on page 33. See the full story on page 8. Becker's Hospital Review 10th Annual Meeting October 24-26, 2019 | Swissotel Regency, Chicago Keynotes from Tucker Carlson, Kevin O'Leary, Mel Robbins, and more Call 1.800.417.2035 or email, or REGISTER TODAY 100 + Sessions featuring a Special AEU Credit Track 26th Annual Meeting: The Business and Operations of ASCs 55+ STORIES FEATURED INSIDE THE ISSUE

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