Category Archives: Patient Safety

The Shoe That Fits—Developing and Validating a Risk Assessment Tool Specific to Spine Surgery

Tej Azad (left) Medical Student, Stanford University School of Medicine Palo Alto, CA John Kevin Ratliff, MD, FAANS, FACS (middle) Professor and Vice Chair of Neurosurgery, Departmental Quality Officer and Co-Director of the Spine and Peripheral Nerve Surgery Division, Stanford … Continue reading

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Where is the Science Behind the Rules We Follow?

Guest post from Marshal D. Peris, MD, FAAOS Co-Chief Spine Surgery and Medical Staff President, Northern Westchester Hospital Director of Spine Surgery, Mount Sinai Health System at CareMount Medical As a surgeon, my goals in surgery include achieving excellent patient … Continue reading

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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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