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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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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
Guest post written on behalf of the Council of State Neurosurgical Societies’ (CSNS) Communications and Education Committee Maya A. Babu, MD, MBA (left) Neurosurgical Resident, Mayo Clinic Vice-Chair, CSNS Communications and Education Committee Rochester, MN Brian V. Nahed, MD, MSC … Continue reading
Recently the Bipartisan Policy Center released a report entitled “What Is Driving U.S. Health Care Spending? America’s Unsustainable Health Care Cost Growth.” The paper highlights the items that the group posits are responsible for healthcare spending in the United States. … Continue reading