Orthopedic surgery

Flagler Health+ and Andrews Sports Medicine Announce Affiliation Agreement

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 2:44pm

Flagler Health+ and Andrews Sports Medicine, LLC announced today that the organizations have entered into an affiliation agreement that provides an exclusive structure to bring internationally-acclaimed Andrews Sports Medicine to Northeast Florida.

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  • Flagler Health+ and Andrews Sports Medicine, LLC announced today that the organizations have entered into an affiliation agreement that provides an exclusive structure to bring internationally-acclaimed Andrews Sports Medicine to Northeast Florida.
  • Future opportunities identified in the master affiliation agreement include orthopedic research and education, sports medicine clinics, rehabilitation centers, school-based programs and more.
  • Andrews Sports Medicine is a global leader in orthopedic and sports medicine research, treatment, and clinical care.
  • Founded by international sports medicine thought leader Dr. Jim Andrews, Andrews Sports Medicine provides world-class orthopedic and sports medicine care to patients of all ages.

Stelios A. Koutsoumbelis, MD, is being recognized by Continental Who's Who

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 11:10pm

Currently, he is Partner at The Central Orthopedic Group for the past six years.

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  • Currently, he is Partner at The Central Orthopedic Group for the past six years.
  • Dr. Koutsoumbelis performs a full spectrum of surgical procedures that range from minimally invasive to complex spinal reconstruction.
  • A Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Koutsoumbelis continues to remain abreast of the latest advancements in orthopedics.
  • Dr. Koutsoumbelis dedicates this honorable recognition In Loving Memory of his mother, Jacqueline Koutsoumbelis, Ph.D.
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Eisenhower Health One of Only FIVE Hospitals Nationwide to add Fourth Mako Robot for Orthopedic Surgery

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:49pm

For some patients, this can mean less soft tissue damage; for others, greater bone preservation," says Erik Schnaser, MD, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center.

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  • For some patients, this can mean less soft tissue damage; for others, greater bone preservation," says Erik Schnaser, MD, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center.
  • "To have a fourth Mako robot for an institution of this size is truly remarkable, and a testament to the support the hospital receives from our generous community.
  • Mako SmartRoboticsTM for Total Hip is a treatment option for adults who suffer from degenerative joint disease of the hip.
  • Eisenhower Health is a not-for-profit, comprehensive health care institution that includes the 463-bed Eisenhower Hospital, the Barbara Sinatra Children's Center at Eisenhower and the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower.

Orthopedic Care Partners Announces Affiliation with Tucson Orthopaedic Institute

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 5:30pm

Orthopedic Care Partners (OCP), an orthopedic practice management platform comprised of The Orthopaedic Institute (FL), The Steadman Clinic (CO), Motion Orthopaedics (MO) and other leading affiliated practices, today announced a strategic practice affiliation with Tucson Orthopaedic Institute, a multi-subspecialty orthopedic practice based in Arizona.

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  • Orthopedic Care Partners (OCP), an orthopedic practice management platform comprised of The Orthopaedic Institute (FL), The Steadman Clinic (CO), Motion Orthopaedics (MO) and other leading affiliated practices, today announced a strategic practice affiliation with Tucson Orthopaedic Institute, a multi-subspecialty orthopedic practice based in Arizona.
  • Founded in 1993, Tucson Orthopaedic Institutes team of board-certified physicians have consistently delivered world-class care and successful patient outcomes in the southwest U.S.
  • With the addition of Tucson Orthopaedic Institute, OCPs super-regional platform is now comprised of more than 111 physicians.
  • Orthopedic Care Partners (OCP) is the leading partner for high-performing, quality and patient-focused orthopedic surgery practices.

Steven S. Louis, MD, is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Monday, July 19, 2021 - 7:09pm

Fellowship-trained in Trauma, his specialty is treating pelvic injuries, complex fractures, nonunions, anterior hip replacements, minimally invasive knee replacements, and infections.

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  • Fellowship-trained in Trauma, his specialty is treating pelvic injuries, complex fractures, nonunions, anterior hip replacements, minimally invasive knee replacements, and infections.
  • Dr. Louis was one of the first surgeons in Chicago to use the Direct Anterior Approach to perform total hip surgeries.
  • He prefers minimally invasive options, to give his patients the best chance of recovery and return to normal life.
  • He is a clinical instructor at the Direct Anterior Approach Total Hip Arthroplasty, where he trains residents and healthcare professionals.

Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute Validates Nationally Leading Orthopedic Program with Patient-Reported Outcomes

Friday, July 16, 2021 - 12:00pm

In 2019, Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute and CODE Technology partnered to track, analyze, and report on Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs).

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  • In 2019, Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute and CODE Technology partnered to track, analyze, and report on Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs).
  • Over the past two years CODE has been collecting PROMs for Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute at an aggregate rate of 83% capture.
  • The patient-reported outcome data reveals that Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute (HCOI) provides exceptional care.
  • Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute provides high quality and exceptional care to patients from its location in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Biorez Wins Major Award at Top Sports Medicine Conference for Its BioBrace Implant

Friday, July 16, 2021 - 2:15am

The AOSSM-AANA joint meeting is one of the top gatherings of surgeons specializing in Orthopedics Sports Medicine Surgery with approximately 1,300 surgeons attending and 100 companies exhibiting.

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  • The AOSSM-AANA joint meeting is one of the top gatherings of surgeons specializing in Orthopedics Sports Medicine Surgery with approximately 1,300 surgeons attending and 100 companies exhibiting.
  • Given annually, the ACE Award recognizes cutting-edge innovation from exhibitors at the AOSSM Annual Meeting.
  • Biorez is a New Haven, CT-based medical device start-up focused on advancing the healing of soft tissues using its proprietary BioBrace technology.
  • The company has pioneered the BioBrace Implant, a breakthrough biocomposite scaffold featuring a highly porous collagen matrix that is reinforced with bioresorbable microfilaments.

Inspired Spine Hosted a Surgery Observation and Cadaver Lab Last Month

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

BURNSVILLE, Minn., July 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As its standard practice to employ the most advanced training methods available, Inspired Spine hosted a Surgery Observation and Cadaver Lab last month at itsBurnsvillecampus.

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  • BURNSVILLE, Minn., July 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As its standard practice to employ the most advanced training methods available, Inspired Spine hosted a Surgery Observation and Cadaver Lab last month at itsBurnsvillecampus.
  • Many surgeons that participate in Inspired Spine case observation and training events depart with a deeper understanding of the OLLIF approach combined with a genuine desire and excitement to incorporate this technique into their spine surgery practices.
  • Following a surgeon's participation in its observation and cadaver lab events, Inspired Spine also delivers continuous instruction at the surgeon'spractice location.This extensive training includes Inspired Spine surgeons providing proctoring in hospital and ASC operating rooms across the nation.
  • Inspired Spine will also be hosting a Cadaver Anatomy Lab on July 21st and another Surgeon Observation and Cadaver Lab on August 18th, 2021.

MicroPort Orthopedics and Medacta Agree to Settlement on Patent Claims

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 2:30pm

ARLINGTON, Tenn., July 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MicroPort Orthopedics, a subsidiary of MicroPort Scientific Corporation (Stock doe: 00853.HK), and Medacta USA, Inc., a subsidiary of Medacta International SA, announced today that they have entered into an agreement to settle a suit accusing Medacta of patent infringement and tortious interference with contract.

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  • ARLINGTON, Tenn., July 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MicroPort Orthopedics, a subsidiary of MicroPort Scientific Corporation (Stock doe: 00853.HK), and Medacta USA, Inc., a subsidiary of Medacta International SA, announced today that they have entered into an agreement to settle a suit accusing Medacta of patent infringement and tortious interference with contract.
  • The settlement also resolves MicroPort's claims against its former distributor, Advanced Surgical Devices, Inc.
    MicroPort Orthopedics leverages extensive experience in orthopedics and excellent clinical results to improve patient outcomes and drive provider satisfaction across the globe.
  • The mission of MicroPort Orthopedics is to become the trusted partner of healthcare professionals who share a belief that hip and knee replacements of the past are not good enough for the patient today.
  • With a focus on innovation combined with demonstrated capability to deliver the resources of an industry leader, MicroPort Orthopedics is helping patients worldwide achieve full function faster each and every day.

Illinois Bone & Joint Institute Transitions to Epic

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 9:54pm

DES PLAINES, Ill., July 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois Bone & Joint Institute (IBJI), the largest independent, physician-owned orthopedic practice in Illinois, is proud to announce the launch of Epic as their new integrated electronic medical record system on July 12, 2021.

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  • DES PLAINES, Ill., July 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois Bone & Joint Institute (IBJI), the largest independent, physician-owned orthopedic practice in Illinois, is proud to announce the launch of Epic as their new integrated electronic medical record system on July 12, 2021.
  • "The move to Epic allows us to keep patient care at the front and center of what we do," said Andre Blom, Chief Executive Officer for IBJI.
  • In addition, Epic makes it easy for patients to make their health records accessible to other hospitals, healthcare facilities, and providers that utilize the system.
  • Illinois Bone & Joint Institute (IBJI) is the largest independent physician-owned orthopedic practice in Illinois.