Becker's Spine Review

Becker's Spine Review July 2017

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July 2017 l Vol. 2017 No. 4 Inside the issue: ISASS Names Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein 2017 President p. 6 Dr. John Peloza Performs 1st Cervical Decompres- sions with Carevature Medical Technology p. 10 10 Orthopedic Device Company CEOs: Who is Paid Most? p. 20 Medtronic to Pay Dr. Mark Barry $23.5M for 2 Spine Device Patent Infringements p. 21 Dr. Thomas Schuler: Key Challenges for Spine Sur- geons and How to Ensure Success in the Future p. 12 Net Revenue for 11 Com- mon ASCC Specialties— Orthopedics No. 1 with $3.1k per Case p. 13 Johnson & Johnson, US Defense Dept. Reach $260M Deal on Orthopedic Devices p. 20 Physician-Owned Hospital Bill Introduced in Senate p. 12 BECKER'S SPINE REVIEW Rothman Institute has Grown 15-20% Annually for 45 Years — Dr. Richard Rothman's 11 Key Principles for Success Rothman Institute Founder Richard Rothman, MD, PhD, has grown his practice 15 to 20 percent annually since opening in 1970. e group now includes 145 physicians, 25 office locations, two surgical hospitals and several ASCs. Dr. Rothman's unique upbringing and education helped him build the founda- tion for one of the most successful orthopedic practices in the country. "e key concepts are pretty simple," he says. "e No. 1 way to retain em- ployees and make them happy is allowing them to control their destiny; that's the strongest single motivator of any business person or employee. By being physician-owned, physicians feel they are in control of their destiny." is article outlines Dr. Rothman's 11 core concepts for success. INSIDE: How many Orthopedic Physicians are Worth Over $5M? p. 13 5 Trends in the US Minimally Invasive Spinal Implant Market Medtronic and NuVasive lead the U.S. minimally in- vasive spine implant market, according to an iData Research report. e key trends cover a shi toward oblique lumbar interbody fusion and lateral lumbar interbody fusion as well as minimally invasive sac- roiliac joint fusion. 5 Best Practices for Spine Surgery in ASCs A team of spine specialists used a Delphi panel to identify best practices for outpatient anteri- or cervical spine surgery. e panel included neurosurgeons, anesthesiologists, orthopedic spine surgeons and a registered nurse. e best practices cover patient selection, pain manage- ment, patient education, postoperative proto- col and payment. See the full story on page 9. See the full story on page 19. See the full story on page 20. 20+ STORIES FEATURED Inside The Issue 24th Annual Meeting: The Business and Operations of ASCs October 26-28, 2017 | Swissotel Chicago 137 LEADING SPEAKERS FROM SURGERY CENTERS 43 PHYSICIANS & 80 ADMINISTRATORS | OVER 190 SPEAKERS TOTAL Keynotes from Andrew Hayek, Bill Walton, Alexa von Tabel & Kirk Herbstreit REGISTER HERE: annual-ambulatory-surgery-centers- conference/ OR call 800.417.2035 OR Email Scott Becker or Jessica Cole at or SAVE THE DATE

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