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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: Department of Veteran’s Affairs
Christopher Spevak, MD, MPH, JD (left) Chair of the DoD/VA Opioid Clinical Practice Guideline Medical officer at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center where he directs the National Capital Region Opioid Safety Program Bethesda, MD Randy Bell, MD, FAANS, MC, … Continue reading
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
Guest Post from Deborah L. Benzil, MD, FACS, FAANS Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Care Mount Medical Group Columbia University Medical Center Mt Kisco, New York Summer’s End Apples crisp and red fill Farmer’s Markets School corridors echo … Continue reading