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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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Clemens M. Schirmer, MD, PhD, FAANS, FAHA (left) Vice-Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Geisinger Wilkes Barre, PA Catherine Jeakle Hill (right) Senior Manager for Regulatory Affairs, Washington Office American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Congress of Neurological Surgeons … Continue reading
Scott Whitaker President and CEO of AdvaMed (the Advanced Medical Technology Association) Creating life-changing innovations is central to the role the medical technology industry plays in improving patient care. For people with neurological conditions — like spina bifida, epilepsy, Parkinson’s, … Continue reading
Stephen Reintjes, MD Neurosurgical Resident, University of South Florida Tampa, FL While wandering around the Congress of Neurological Surgeons’ (CNS) 2016 Annual Meeting and 84th AANS Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, I was fascinated by … Continue reading