Category Archives: Medical Innovation

A Doctor’s Place is in the Exam Room

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

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Putting Patients First: Repeal the Medical Device Tax

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

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AANS and CNS Release 2017 Legislative and Regulatory Agenda

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

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