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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: Medical Research
Guest post from Kristopher T. Kimmell, MD Neurosurgical Resident, University of Rochester Medical Center Rochester, NY For many people, encounters with physicians happen at times of crises in their lives. A grandmother is sick in the hospital. A cousin suffers … 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
Guest Post from Kyle A. Smith, MD CNS Leadership Member, Congress Quarterly Committee Neurosurgery Resident, Kansas University Medical Center Kansas City, KS A common thread within neurosurgical research is the quest for new technology and therapeutics such as immunotherapy and … Continue reading