Becker's Spine Review

March_April_2018 Issue of Beckers Spine Review

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March 2018 l Vol. 2018 No. 2 Inside the issue: The Most Significant Opportunities for Spine Surgeons in 2018 p. 11 CMS Launches New Bundled Payment Model: 6 Things to Know p. 46 Watch Out for Spinal Biologics in 2018 — 2 Key Thoughts From Dr. Roger Hartl p. 13 Stryker Sees $12.4B Net Sales in 2017; Neurotech- nology, Spine Sales Reach $2.2B — 9 Highlights p. 32 Amazon, JPMorgan and Berkshire Hathaway Launch New Healthcare Company: 6 Things to Know p. 47 Zimmer Biomet Generates $7.8B in 2017 Sales, Spine Segment Sees 14% Growth p. 28 Larry Nassar, Former USA Gymnastics Physician, Gets 40-175 Years in Prison — 6 Things to Know p. 25 BCBSA Upgrades Quality Evidence Rating for MIS SI Joint Fusion: 5 Things to Know p. 28 BECKER'S SPINE REVIEW 19 Spine, Orthopedic Device Companies to Impact the Industry in 2018 INSIDE: Orthopedic Spine Surgeon vs. Neurosurgeon Salary by Location - p. 8 The Growth of Outpatient Spine, Spine and ASCs is article highlights nine key thoughts about the spine and ambulatory surgery center space. Outpatient spine surgery has grown from around 5,000 cases per year a decade ago to 300,000 cases per year today, presenting a significant opportunity for independent spine surgeons and ASCs across the U.S. Dr. Paul Slosar's 3 Key Trends for Spine Surgery in 2018 Paul Slosar, MD, president of Daly City, Calif.- based SpineCare Medical Group, highlights three trends taking hold in 2018, including significant spine technology, clinical and business challenges and opportunities for spine surgeons. See the full story on page 30. See the full story on page 11. See the full story on page 40. Keep an eye on these 19 spine and orthopedic device companies this year, as their momentum continues to build. In 2017, the frontrunners developed an expansive list of products — from minimally invasive devices to robotics and 3-D solutions — and earned an influx of FDA approvals and clearances. e article takes a deep dive into the companies' financial reports, key acquisitions and collaborative partnerships, setting the stage for a productive 2018. Becker's 16th Annual Future of Spine + The Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference June 14-16, 2018 | Swissotel, Chicago 222+ Total Speakers 140+ Physicians and Surgeons Speaking Keynotes from Andrew Hayek, Joe Montana and Tucker Carlson Call 1.800.417.2035 or email or visit or email Scott Becker, or Jessica Cole, REGISTER TODAY 60+ STORIES FEATURED INSIDE

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