Connect Cast - Season 2

orthopedic technology
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Rapid advancements in surgical planning techniques are propelling the field of orthopedic technology into a transformative phase. João Pedro Ribeiro, the Chairman and CEO of PeekMed, is at the forefront of this change. His story, from a biomedical engineer to an industry leader, highlights the impact of innovation in healthcare. As we enter an […]

AOFAS Annual Meeting 2023
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In the latest CurveBeam AI Cast episode, recorded at the AOFAS Annual Meeting 2023, host Dr. Lew Schon, MD, Director of Innovation at Mercy Medical Center and Professor at John Hopkins University and NYU Langone, engages in a riveting conversation with Dr. Marie-Aude Munoz, MD, a distinguished Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon from Montpellier, […]

weight-bearing CT scans
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The introduction of weight-bearing CT scans has revolutionized how surgeons assess and treat various orthopedic conditions. Research indicates this technology can provide clinicians with in-depth, real-time insights, allowing for better patient outcomes and more accurate diagnoses. How is weight bearing CT technology influencing the approach of orthopedic surgeons, and how are patients benefitting from […]

AI Imaging Technology
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Imaging and diagnostics are important facets in healthcare and nearly every area of medicine relies on this technology to diagnose or monitor conditions. In orthopedics, it is an especially vital tool, as it allows surgeons to discover and perform successful procedures for their patients. Currently, improved AI imaging technology is helping to support orthopedic surgeons […]

Surgical
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The foot and ankle are complex structures comprised of 26 small bones and 29 muscles. With so many structures and an incredible amount of variation in how deformities can present, surgical corrections aren’t so simple. For example, there are more than 100 operations that can be performed for hallux valgus deformities, commonly known as bunions. […]

WBCT Research
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Dr. Lew Schon, MD, makes his debut as guest host on CurveBeam AI Cast in an interview with his former fellow, Dr. Cesar de Cesar Netto, MD, PhD. The two reminisce about how Dr. De Netto was first introduced to WBCT imaging at Medstar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, and how he is now a […]

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The medtech landscape is constantly evolving. Keeping up with those changes to maintain accreditation standards can be a challenge. CurveBeam AI’s Vinti Singh recently sat down with Nancy Davis to discuss how the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) ensures it helps orthopedic practices through its accreditation process.   Davis is a technologist trained in Radiography, […]

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CurveBeam AI Medical Director – Endocrinology Prof. Ego Seeman recently sat down with Vinti Singh, CurveBeam AI’s Marketing Director, to discuss the future of bone health imaging. Prof. Seeman is a Professor and Endocrinologist in the Departments of Medicine and Endocrinology, Austin Health, University of Melbourne. He was recently awarded the Gideon A. Rodan […]

Connect Cast - Season 1

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In the lead-up to CurveBeam’s Annual User Meeting, initially planned for mid-October, 2022, CurveBeam Connect sat down with featured speaker Dr. Tom Turmezei, Ph.D., a consultant MSK Radiologist at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, UK. He joined host Vinti Singh to preview some of the great content he planned to share. (Note: The CurveBeam User […]

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In this final episode featuring Dr. Cuellar, Co-founder and Chief Biomedical Engineer for Efferent Health who is also an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacement surgery spoke to Vinti Singh, Director of Marketing at Curvebeam about cybersecurity requirements and much more. The conversation opened with a look into how Efferent Health builds […]

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One of healthcare’s biggest expenses is in the processes utilized to run systems and provide patient care. Dr. Cuellar, Co-founder and Chief Biomedical Engineer for Efferent Health who is also an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacement surgery spoke to Vinti Singh, Director of Marketing at Curvebeam about the antiquated processes driving […]

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When it comes to healthcare in the US, there is little doubt that the economics behind the system is somewhat of a mystery. With the rise in AI, IoT, and machine learning technologies, one would think the cost of healthcare would be on a downward trajectory. However, the reality is completely opposite. Vinti Singh, […]

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Those in the medical field who have heard of or used weight bearing computed tomography (WBCT) should prepare themselves. From October 17 through 19, the first in-person user conference, Weight Bearing CT: New Directions, will be held at the Inn at the Chesapeake Bay in Kent Island, Maryland. WBCT is relatively new modality, but has […]

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Orthopedic surgeries have progressed advancements since the first robotic-assisted surgery in medicine 36 years ago. Dr. Stefano Bini, knee arthroplasty expert and academic at University of California San Francisco (UCSF), discussed these advancements with Host Vinti Singh.   The medical industry is seeing more interest in artificial intelligence (AI) to identify outcomes and risk factors. […]

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Weight bearing CT imaging could change how surgeons approach hindfoot alignment (HA) & deformity. Multiple scientific papers delve into the difficulties of measuring HA on traditional radiographs. Challenges posed by 2D imaging include superimposition by the midfoot and dependency on patient position. CurveBeam Connect host Vinti Singh spoke with Dr. Arne Burssens, Foot and Ankle […]

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When it comes to diagnostic imaging, 3D imaging provides an all-encompassing view of the body. For weight-bearing body parts, a 3D look can allow doctors to get an image, make a more accurate assessment and determine the best medical care. Dr. Francois Lintz, a foot and ankle specialist and pioneer of 3D imaging, has used […]

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Samantha Irving, Customer Care Manager, and the rest of the Curvebeam team are looking for their newest teammate, and it could be you. The company is looking to hire a Tech Support Specialist, a role that will support one of the tenets of Curvebeam’s approach to doing business – customer support. The ideal candidate, then, […]

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Samantha Irving, Verification and Validation Manager, and the rest of the Curvebeam team are looking for their newest teammate, and it could be you. The company is looking to hire a Verification and Validation Engineer, a role that will support the creation of system requirements that are verifiable. “In this role, you would work on […]

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Dr. Alireza Khosroabadi, DPM, opened the Khosroabadi Institute for Advanced Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery in Los Angeles, CA to focus strictly on surgical procedures. His self-developed minimally invasive bunion procedure has been featured on “The Doctors” television show. Dr. Khosroabadi spoke to CuveBeam’s Vinti Singh about this procedure and other surgeries performed […]

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Dr. Selene Parekh, MD, MBA, wears several different hats in the orthopedic world. He’s a Foot & Ankle Specialist at Duke Health. He is known as “The Fantasy Doctor” in media circles, and he uses his data-driven insights and medical expertise to guide sports enthusiasts through the precarious world of sports injuries to make […]

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Dr. David Soomekh is a board-certified foot and ankle specialist and surgeon and founder of the Foot & Ankle Specialty Group in Beverly Hills, CA. Soomekh specializes in sports medicine and reconstructive foot and ankle surgery. He’s practiced foot and ankle medicine and surgery for the past 20 years, and his goal is to […]

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Dr. Chris O’Grady wants to see joints. The Florida-based Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in shoulder reconstruction and replacement has experienced first-hand how helpful it is to have 3-D images when he prepares to perform a procedure. While O’Grady is much more familiar with shoulders than knees, he’s still excited to see Curvebeam’s upcoming entire lower […]

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Belgian surgeons were beginning to utilize cone beam CT several years ago. Then, doctors like AZ Groeninge Kortrijk’s Dr. Frederik Vanrietvelde suddenly had to slow their use of the modality because of price concerns, with cone beam CT suddenly left off a crucial list made by legislators. Vanrietvelde and some colleagues lobbied to make […]

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Dr. Jarrett Cain knows he’s in a unique position. Doing research with an academic institution, he has access to a number of tools helping with imaging, so he can truly see what is happening with a patient’s foot. That has helped him perform studies like the one he completed looking into diabetic foot, the […]

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Doctors all over the world have been pressed into duty taking care of patients with respiratory issues during the COVID-19 crisis. But a deadly pandemic doesn’t mean they also get to press pause on other types of care. While fractures and similar injuries have gone down with far fewer people playing sports and less […]

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The Netherlands may be famous for their wooden shoes, but with an estimated four million people in the Netherlands suffering from foot problems, there is a growing need for therapeutic insoles. Caroline van Heijkamp and George Hersbach, the initiators of T-Soles Insole Systems, created a solution for this problem. The T-Soles system is a […]

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Dr. Francois Lintz, an orthopedic foot and ankle senior consultant at UCP Toulouse in France, joined Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin to dive into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the French medical community and the world of orthopedics. In France, the impact of the disease has been felt most regionally around Paris […]

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Mention AI in a clinic, and many people’s minds go to the idea of robotic surgeons whirring along and making perfect cuts and calculations. While that isn’t the reality of medical AI technology today, there are enormous advances being made in the field, with many of the world’s power players like Google and Amazon among […]

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Garry Carneal, JD MA, is the President and CEO of RadSite, a CMS accrediting body for diagnostic imaging accreditation, medical management, and a healthcare policy expert. Carneal helped develop more than 20 different accreditation programs for various healthcare specialties. “There are different shapes and forms for accreditation. Part of my mission statement and value […]

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Technology is changing the face of healthcare, especially in the sector of orthopedic rehabilitation. Amp Recover, a new software designed to connect patients, providers and healthcare organizations, has flipped the recovery process on its head. Rehabilitation from orthopedic surgeries and injuries is normally a largely hands-off process where patients do most of the work […]

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How do professional athletes recover from sports injuries and what are the advancements in sports medicine that are making these recoveries faster, and better? On this episode of the Curvebeam Connect podcast, host Vinti Singh, Director of Marketing at Curvebeam, spoke with Dr. Glenn Gaston, hand surgeon with OrthoCarolina, and hand consultant for the […]

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On this Jobcast episode CurveBeam Connect, we sat down with Pennsylvania-based Ryan Conlon who is looking for a self-motivated, detail-oriented candidate for the position of Regulatory Affairs Associate. “The most important trait is someone with a little bit of creativity,” Conlon said. “This role is going to require the associate to read and interpret […]

Dave Rovner explained
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If CurveBeam was a band, it’d be the Foo Fighters. How’s that for a hook? On this CurveBeam Jobcast, host Tyler Kern got the details on an open software engineer position for Pennsylvania-based CurveBeam, the first company to offer a weight-bearing CT for extremities which has transformed the field of podiatry and orthopedics. CurveBeam […]

Dr. Mark Myerson said
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When we sprain our ankle or break a toe, it’s assumed that proper care is rarely far from reach. This isn’t the case for everyone, especially those who live in rural corners of the world. But there is significant hope for these patients with debilitating foot and ankle issues. The philanthropic organization, Steps2Walk], offers […]

Dr. Cristian Ortiz says
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Orthopedics in South America are burgeoning as the number of foot and ankle surgeons begins to increase, said Dr. Cristian Ortiz of the Clinica Universidad de los Andes in Santiago, Chile. “We are growing up in sports, but we’re also growing up in the practice of all the different areas of medicine and medical […]

Dr. Martinus Richterv says
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In this episode of the CurveBeam podcast, host Vinti Singh sat down with Dr. Martinus Richter, MD, Ph.D.to discuss the results of his latest published study: “Results of more than 11,000 scans with weight-bearing CT – Impact on costs, radiation exposure and procedure time.” This first-of-its-kind study examined the economic implications of CT scans […]

Dr. Cesar de Cesar Netto MD, PhD says
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For a premier orthopedic surgeon, you might be surprised to learn Dr. Cesar de Cesar Netto MD, PhD has never broken a bone. Even as an athlete playing soccer, the founding member of the Weight Bearing CT Society never sustained an injury like the ones he sees from his patients in his orthopedic work. “I […]

James Kraft says
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Weight-bearing CT scans have many benefits when compared to a weight-bearing X-ray. The problem is that many hospitals don’t have access to these CT scanners. This creates a need across the industry for for better methods of imaging. On today’s episode of Curvebeam Connect, host Vinti Singh, Director of Marketing at CurveBeam talks to […]

Dr. Babak ‘Bob’ Baravarian says
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The medical field is always on the cutting edge of technology. New ways to examine the human body and ward off the diseases that harm it have come a long way and continue to evolve. In 2003, Dr. Babak ‘Bob’ Baravarian, DPM, FACFAS, made a bold move by going completely paperless at the University […]

Alexej Barg, M.D says
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On this month’s edition of CurveBeam Connect, Vinti Singh, Director of Marketing at CurveBeam interviews Alexej Barg, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon at the University of Utah. Dr. Barg specializes in the care of the foot and ankle, as well as reconstruction of traumatic injuries to the foot, ankle replacement, and joint preserving procedures. Prior […]

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CurveBeam, the internationally recognized leader in Extremity CT imaging, is excited to share their new podcast CurveBeam Connect, a show where anyone interested in healthcare and technology can learn about the amazing new innovations that are affecting medicine. Our host is Vinti Singh, Director of Marketing at CurveBeam, and today’s guest is Dr. Francois […]

Speakers Series

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Fall is coming, and so is CurveBeam’s Annual User Meeting, held this year from Oct 17-19 in Kent Island, MD. CurveBeam’s Director of Marketing, Vinti Singh, sat down with one of this year’s featured speakers to preview some of the great topics attendees of the meeting can expect to hear and learn. Dr. Sudheer Reddy, […]

Bonus Content

Allan Baird talks
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On Marketscale’s Healthcare Podcast, we often discuss how innovative technology is shaping the future of healthcare. On today’s episode, host Daniel Litwin turned the spotlight onto the hardware and software of orthopedics and how the convergence of the two is transforming care in this field of medicine. Giving their unique insights were Allan Baird, senior […]