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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.
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Odette A. Harris MD, MPH, FAANS Department of Neurosurgery Stanford University Medical Center Director, Defense Veterans Brain Injury Center Stanford, CA Advancement of medical knowledge has often occurred during and after wars. For neurosurgery, the Civil War brought an understanding … Continue reading
Ann R. Stroink, MD, FAANS Central Illinois Neuro Health Science Bloomington, IL The fall season soon approaches with exhilarating thoughts of crisp air, bonfires and outdoor sports! It is also the season when the media will focus on concussions in … Continue reading
Christine Hammer, MD, Neurosurgery Resident, Thomas Jefferson University (left) Analiz Rodriguez, MD, PhD, Neurosurgical Oncology Fellow, City of Hope National Medical Center (middle) Clemens M. Schirmer, MD, PhD, Geisinger Health System (right) As the world focused on the competitive athletes … Continue reading