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The Price of a Data Breach
510(k) for Zavation Cervical Spine Plate and Spacer Systems
Zavation Medical Products received FDA 510(k) clearance for its VariSync™ Plate System and...
510(k) Clearance for VyPlate Anterior Cervical Plate System
VySpine™, LLC, receives FDA 510(k) clearance for its VyPlate Anterior Cervical Plate...
510(k) Clearance for SkyWalker Total Knee System
MicroPort NaviBot International LLC, received FDA 510(k) clearance for the SkyWalker™ Total Knee...
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Appeals Court Reverses Verdict in Spinal Implant Kickback Case
Nevro and Boston Scientific Settle Patent Litigation
After years of intellectual property litigation, Nevro Corp. and Boston Scientific have reached a...
Nebraska Orthopedic Surgeon Pleads Guilty in Oxy Case
Keith Hughes, M.D., has been sentenced for writing fraudulent painkillers prescriptions to a...
Lawsuits Pile Up Against Former Florida Orthopedic Surgeon
Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed in Florida against a former orthopedic surgeon, R. David...
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Anthem Declares Vertebral Body Tethering ‘Medically Necessary’
FDA Clears Drillable, Injectable Bone Void Fill
Bone Solutions has received FDA 510(k) clearance for Mg OSTEOINJECT, injectable bone void...
Accountant Sentenced in Spine Surgery Kickback Scheme
The hits keep coming for those involved in California’s notorious “Spinal Cap” kickback...
Orthopedic Surgeon Found Guilty of Healthcare Insurance Fraud
California orthopedic surgeon Gary R. Wisner, M.D. guilty of ten felony counts of healthcare...
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Don’t Get Sued by DOJ Over Anesthesia Arrangements!
FDA Grants De Novo Classification for BONESUPPORT’s CERAMENT G
The FDA has granted De Novo classification to BONESUPPORT AB’S CERAMENT G....
510(k) Clearance for eZspand™ Lateral Cage
Zavation Medical Products, LLC receives FDA 510(k) clearance for its eZspand™ Lateral...
FDA Oks IDE Study of Adipose Tissue for Knee OA
Lipogems USA receives FDA approval for a 12-month IDE study for treating knee...
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AMA: Prior Authorizations “Apathetic and Ineffectual”
Lawsuit Alleges Neurosurgeons Performed Unnecessary Procedures
Class action lawsuit filed against Providence Health & Services Washington, Drs. Jason Dreyer and...
FDA 510(k) Clears DePuy’s New INHANCE Shoulder System
FDA granted 510(k) clearance to the DePuy Synthes INHANCE™ Shoulder System for use in replacement...
Sanctions for Stryker and Seyfarth Shaw LLP Over Discovery
The court is not happy with Stryker Corporation and its law firm, Seyfarth Shaw...
Agili-C Implant / Source CartiHeal Ltd.
FDA Approves CartiHeal, Bioventus Buys Company For $315mm
FDA 510(k) Clearance for Newest FlareHawk Interbody Fusion System
Integrity Implants Inc., d/b/a/ Accelus’ FlareHawk TiHawk™11 Interbody Fusion System 510(k)...
FDA Clears Osseus Standalone ALIF System
FDA grants 510(k) clearance to Osseus Fusion System, LLC's Pisces-SA Standalone ALIF Interbody...
Ortho Surgeon Asks Court to Triple Damages vs DePuy Synthes
Gary L. Rasmussen, M.D. won a patent infringement lawsuit against DePuy Synthes, now wants 3x the...
The Robin Assistant™ / Source: Robin Healthcare
The Race to Apply AI to EHR and Medical Note Taking
Elizabeth Hofheinz, M.P.H., M.Ed.
Patent Fight: Extremity Medical vs Fusion Orthopedics
Extremity Medical, LLC has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Fusion Orthopedics,...
Two Fake Ortho Companies Involved in $48M Health Care Fraud Scheme
Florida woman pleads guilty to her role in a fraud scheme involving five fraudulent medical supply...
Indictment Charges NY Ortho Surgeon in Health Care Fraud Scheme
The United States DOJ has indicted Elemer Raffai, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon, for health care...
$20M Legal Battle Between Arthrex and Insurance Companies
Arthex in $20 million lawsuits against National Union Fire Insurance Co. and Federal Insurance...
FDA Clears SpineUp’s Cervical Cage
SpineUp Inc., has received FDA 510(k) Clearance for its Romero Self-Anchored Cervical...
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