Becker's Spine Review

September, 2017 Becker's Spine Review

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September 2017 l Vol. 2017 No. 5 Inside the issue: Medtronic May Soon Conclude Infuse Lawsuits — 5 Things to Know p. 34 CMS Proposes 2 New Spine Codes for the ASC Payable List p. 49 The Gap Between Best and Worst Performing Hospitals for Spine Surgery: 4 Key Notes p. 12 DOJ Charges 412 in $1.3B Healthcare Fraud Sweep p. 62 DePuy Synthes Acquires Sentio to Strengthen Spine Business: 5 Key Notes p. 38 How to Set Up Total Joint and Spine Programs at ASCs — And What to Expect from Insurers in 3-5 Years p. 48 BECKER'S SPINE REVIEW 8 Trends in Spine, Orthopedics and ASCs over the Next 5 Years INSIDE: 37 Orthopedic & Spine Device Companies to Know | 2017 Zimmer Biomet CEO David Dvorak Exits After 10 Years In July, David Dvorak le his position as CEO of Zimmer Biomet aer 10 years at the helm. He will also no longer be on the board of directors, but will continue to serve in an advisory capacity for the time being. Rothman Institute Merges with Trenton Orthopaedic Group: 4 Key Points Philadelphia-based Rothman Institute merged with Mercerville, N.J.-based Trenton Orthopaedic Group to form a new group called Trenton Orthopaedic Group at Rothman Institute. See the full story on page 11. See the full story on page 18. See the full story on page 34. Becker's 16 th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management Driven ASC Conference + The Future of Spine June 22-24, 2018 | Swissotel, Chicago Keynotes from Tucker Carlson & Joe Montana To Register, Call 1.800.417.2035 or email Scott Becker or Jessica Cole at or REGISTER TODAY Spine and orthopedic procedures are gaining popularity in the outpatient setting, especially as the healthcare industry ventures further into value-based care. A panel of four industry experts offered insight into the next five years of ambulatory surgery centers, orthopedics and spine during the 15th Annual Becker's Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + e Future of Spine in Chicago. e article covers bundled payments, industry consolidation and ASC success. 70+ STORIES FEATURED Inside The Issue

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