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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: Faces: Of Our Patients
Kimon Bekelis, MD Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University Instructor, the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice Greg was seven-years-old when his family received the devastating news that he was suffering from a brain tumor with a dismal … Continue reading
Guest post from Kimon Bekelis, MD Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Maria was a busy working mom raising two children — 18 months and four years old — when she suffered a sudden severe headache from a ruptured aneurysm. … Continue reading