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- Healthcare is a central to our daily lives and policymakers in Washington, DC have an enormous influence and control over this vital aspect of society. Yet despite this, most people cannot see what goes on behind the scenes of health policy circles in our Nation’s capital. The mission of Neurosurgery Blog is to investigate and report on how healthcare policy affects patients, physicians and medical practice and to illustrate that the art and science of neurosurgery encompasses much more than brain surgery.
Category Archives: Congress
Guest post from Stuart L. Weinstein, MD Spokesperson, Health Coalition on Liability and Access Past President, American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons Ignacio V. Ponseti Chair and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Professor of Pediatrics Department of Orthopaedic Surgery University of Iowa … Continue reading
Guest post from Representative Phil Roe, MD (R-Tenn.) Chair, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Member, House Education and Workforce Committee Chair, House GOP Doc Caucus As a physician who has lived through a massive expansion of Medicaid in my home … Continue reading
Scott Whitaker President and CEO of AdvaMed (the Advanced Medical Technology Association) Creating life-changing innovations is central to the role the medical technology industry plays in improving patient care. For people with neurological conditions — like spina bifida, epilepsy, Parkinson’s, … Continue reading