Becker's Spine Review

Becker's January/February 2020 Spine Review

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January 2020 l Vol. 2020 No. 1 Inside the issue: Is robotics part of the future of spine? p. 9 PE firm invests in The Steadman Clinic after affiliation: 5 key points p. 29 10 devicemakers with highest payouts to physicians, hospitals — which is No. 1? p. 25 3-group merger to create $144M spine, orthopedic and pain hospital p. 28 Dent Neurologic Institute, U at Buffalo open 1st phase of $40M spine center — 5 insights p. 28 CMS removes 6 spinal procedures from inpa- tient only list p. 12 BECKER'S SPINE REVIEW The future of spinal fusion: 8 surgeon predictions In the past decade, spine surgery has evolved into a less invasive procedure with emerging technologies like disc replacement, robotics and 3D printing mak- ing an impact. Where will spinal fusions be a decade from now? Eight spine surgeons discuss. State-by-state breakdown of spine, neurosurgeon moves in 2019 p. 10 10 highest paid physician specialties - Neurosurgery is No. 1 Neurosurgery is the top paid specialty, followed by thoracic surgery and orthopedics, according to a new report based on reponses from more than 70,000 physicians. What success in spine looks like in 2020 is year presents unique challenges and oppor- tunities for spine surgeons. In this article, three surgeons talk about the new technologies, initia- tives and threats to spine in 2020. See the full story on page 16. See the full story on page 32. See the full story on page 17. 70+ STORIES FEATURED INSIDE THE ISSUE Becker's Hospital Review 10th Annual Meeting June 18-20, 2020 | Swissotel, Chicago Keynotes from Ellen Latham, Nick Saban, Jill Ellis, and more Call 1.800.417.2035 or email, or REGISTER TODAY 150 Physician Speakers, 250+ Speakers total! 18th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management- Driven ASC + The Future of Spine Conference

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