Category Archives: HIT

Healthcare Leaders: What Our Patients Need

Guest Post from Deborah L. Benzil, MD, FACS, FAANS Vice President, AANS Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee MKMG Columbia University Medical Center Mt Kisco, New York Recently, Becker’s Spine Review tweeted a story entitled, “13 Healthcare Leaders Named … Continue reading

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Neurosurgeons Provide Feedback to CMS on New Medicare Physician Payment System

On Nov. 17, 2015, the AANS and CNS submitted feedback to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in response to the agency’s Request for Information (RFI) seeking input from stakeholders on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act … Continue reading

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Neurosurgeons Descend on Capitol Hill to Fight for Patient Access to Specialty Care

Today, Morning Consult published a Guest Opinion piece featuring our own, Alex B. Valadka, MD, a neurosurgeon from Richmond, VA and executive board member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. The article, “Neurosurgeons Descend on Capitol Hill to Fight for Patient Access to … Continue reading

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