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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: Emergency Care
On February 14, 2017 the AANS and CNS released their 2017 legislative and regulatory agenda, which includes action items such as improving the health care delivery system, abolishing the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), expanding support for graduate medical education, … Continue reading
Guest post from Representative Richard Hudson (R-N.C.) Member, House Energy and Commerce Committee and Co-Chair of the Pediatric Trauma Caucus Pediatric trauma is the number one killer of children in the United States. One person dies from an injury every … Continue reading
Debby Gerhardstein, RN, BSN, MA (left) Executive Director ThinkFirst National Injury Prevention Foundation Naperville, Illinois Mark A. Spatola, MD, FAANS (right) Chairman, ThinkFirst Board of Directors Orange Park Neurosurgery Orange Park, Florida Over the years, the topic of concussion has … Continue reading