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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.
Tag Archives: CNS
Guest post from Joseph C. Maroon, MD Clinical professor and vice-chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery and the Heindl Scholar in Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh, PA Today, 57 percent of neurosurgeons currently report “burnout” … Continue reading
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
Tony Anene-Maidoh, MD (left) Neurosurgery Resident, Virginia Commonwealth University Socioeconomic Fellow, Council of State Neurosurgical Societies Kimon Bekelis, MD (right) Cerebrovascular/Endovascular Neurosurgery Fellow, Thomas Jefferson University Instructor, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice During the 2016 CSNS … Continue reading