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Patterson completes sale of medical business to Madison Dearborn Partners

Patterson completes sale of medical business to Madison Dearborn Partners

Patterson Medical, formerly the medical business of Patterson Companies, Inc., is now an independent company with today's completion of the previously announced acquisition of Patterson Medical by Madison Dearborn Partners. [More]
NYU Langone Medical Center gets multimillion dollar gift to support expansion of multispecialty ambulatory sites

NYU Langone Medical Center gets multimillion dollar gift to support expansion of multispecialty ambulatory sites

NYU Langone Medical Center announced a generous multimillion dollar gift from Joan H. Tisch to establish the new Joan H. and Preston Robert Tisch Center at Essex Crossing, and to expand the existing Preston Robert Tisch Center for Men's Health. [More]
Montefiore, Burke partner to increase availability of rehabilitation therapies in Westchester County and beyond

Montefiore, Burke partner to increase availability of rehabilitation therapies in Westchester County and beyond

Today, Montefiore Health System and Burke Rehabilitation Hospital announced plans for a new strategic partnership that will expand the availability of advanced rehabilitation therapies in Westchester County and beyond. This new alliance will enhance the missions of both institutions by aligning each of their core strengths and creating a collaboration that will enhance patient experiences and results. [More]
CHLA orthopaedic specialists provide concussion testing to youth athletes from Los Angeles Kings High School Hockey League

CHLA orthopaedic specialists provide concussion testing to youth athletes from Los Angeles Kings High School Hockey League

Sports medicine specialists from the Children's Hospital Los Angeles Children's Orthopaedic Center administered baseline concussion tests to 98 athletes from the Los Angeles Kings High School Hockey League on Saturday, August 22 at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles Valencia Outpatient Center. [More]
Clinicians and researchers to meet at UPMC to propose standard guidelines for treating concussions

Clinicians and researchers to meet at UPMC to propose standard guidelines for treating concussions

Nearly 30 leading, independent concussion clinicians and researchers from around the United States will convene at UPMC Oct. 15 and 16 with a unique purpose: to propose standard guidelines on the best practices, protocols and active therapies for treating concussions today, resulting in a white paper to be published in a medical journal and shared nationwide. [More]
Dynatronics granted U.S. patent for ThermoStim Probe

Dynatronics granted U.S. patent for ThermoStim Probe

Dynatronics Corporation today announced its patent for "Systems and Methods for Providing a Thermo-electro-stimulation Probe Device" (US Patent No. 9,084,665) has been granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. This technology is incorporated in the company's ThermoStim Probe used in the delivery of therapeutic treatments. [More]
Orlando Health Heart Institute first in Central Florida to use CoreValve Evolut R System to replace heart valves

Orlando Health Heart Institute first in Central Florida to use CoreValve Evolut R System to replace heart valves

Leading edge heart valve technology is helping improve patient outcomes and giving doctors greater accuracy when implanting replacement valves. Interventional cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons at the Orlando Health Heart Institute are the first in Central Florida to use the newly approved recapturable, self-expanding CoreValve Evolut R System. [More]
Doctors suggest tips to ensure children's safety during school sports

Doctors suggest tips to ensure children's safety during school sports

Many children return to sports such as soccer, football, cross-country and volleyball when they return to school. Physicians in the Division of Sports Medicine at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center say preparation before the first day of practice is critical in helping to reduce the risk of injury. [More]
Meniscal transplant surgery reduces pain, improves knee function in most patients younger than age 50

Meniscal transplant surgery reduces pain, improves knee function in most patients younger than age 50

Most patients younger than age 50 with a torn or severely damaged meniscus experienced reduced pain and improved knee function following transplant surgery, according to a study in the August 5 issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. However, many patients required additional surgery within 10 years. [More]
Academic stress increases injury risk among college football players

Academic stress increases injury risk among college football players

Coaches and trainers strive to keep their players healthy so they can perform at their maximum potentials. Injury restrictions, or limits on athletes' physical activity due to illnesses or injuries, can keep athletes on the bench for a game or even an entire season. Now, University of Missouri researchers have found college football players are more likely to experience injuries during test weeks than during training camp. [More]
Zimmer Biomet announces financial results for Q2 2015

Zimmer Biomet announces financial results for Q2 2015

Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. The Company reported second quarter net sales of $1.17 billion, a decrease of 1.3% reported and an increase of 5.7% constant currency compared to the second quarter of 2014. [More]
MiMedx Group reports record revenues and earnings for Q2 2015

MiMedx Group reports record revenues and earnings for Q2 2015

MiMedx Group, Inc., the leading regenerative medicine company utilizing human amniotic tissue and patent-protected processes to develop and market advanced products and therapies for the Wound Care, Surgical, Orthopedic, Spine, Sports Medicine, Ophthalmic and Dental sectors of healthcare, announced today its record results for the second quarter of 2015. [More]
Tyrone Regional Health Network signs letter of intent to become member of Penn State Health

Tyrone Regional Health Network signs letter of intent to become member of Penn State Health

Tyrone Regional Health Network and Penn State Health have signed a letter of intent to enter into formal affiliation. With approval by organizational boards and state authorities, Tyrone Regional will become a member of Penn State Health. [More]
Hospital for Special Surgery named top hospital in nation for orthopedics for sixth consecutive year

Hospital for Special Surgery named top hospital in nation for orthopedics for sixth consecutive year

For the sixth consecutive year, Hospital for Special Surgery has been ranked the top hospital in the country for orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report in its 2015 "Best Hospitals" survey. The hospital was also nationally recognized as a leader in rheumatology, ranking No. 3 in association with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. [More]

Additional coaching education and practice contact restrictions can help lower football injuries

Teaching coaches about injury prevention and contact restrictions pays off, say researchers who tracked injury rates among youth football players during the 2014 season. [More]

ImPACT Applications to provide baseline, training services to Mercy Sports Medicine facilities

ImPACT Applications, Inc., developer of the ImPACT test and ImPACT Concussion Management Model, is proud to announce that Mercy Sports Medicine, a division of Mercy, will administer ImPACT baseline and post-injury testing at 100 Ohio and Michigan locations. [More]
Mitek Sports Medicine introduces two new arthroscopic surgery radiofrequency devices

Mitek Sports Medicine introduces two new arthroscopic surgery radiofrequency devices

Mitek Sports Medicine, part of DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson, is introducing two new arthroscopic surgery radiofrequency devices this week at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine 2015 Annual Meeting. [More]
New guidelines seek to protect athletes from exercise-associated hyponatremia

New guidelines seek to protect athletes from exercise-associated hyponatremia

While the risks of dehydration are well known, new international guidelines seek to protect athletes from the serious health risks associated with drinking too many fluids while exercising. [More]

Silicone ankle sleeves and lace-up ankle braces can improve neuromuscular control among athletes

An athlete's use of silicone ankle sleeves (SAS) and lace-up ankle braces (LAB) during sports participation can improve neuromuscular control, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL. [More]

Bone-tendon-bone grafts and hamstring autografts equally viable options for healing injured ACL

Surgeons making reconstruction choices for an injured ACL can consider both bone-tendon-bone grafts and hamstring autografts as equally viable options in regards to healing, as reported in research today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL. [More]
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