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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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Kimon Bekelis, MD Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University Instructor, the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice A major goal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was to curb the rising cost of health care and rationalize Medicare … Continue reading
Ezriel Edward Kornel, MD, FAANS Assistant clinical professor of neurosurgery, Weill-Cornell Medical College White Plains, NY It’s no secret that health care is an unbelievable complex subject. One of the most complex issues facing the health care system is that … Continue reading
Sandi Lam, MD, MBA (left) Associate Professor Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery/Department of Neurosurgery Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine Baylor Center for Ethics and Health Policy Carrie R. Muh, MD, MS (right) Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics Duke University … Continue reading