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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 Joseph C. Maroon, MD Clinical professor and vice-chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery and the Heindl Scholar in Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh, PA Today, 57 percent of neurosurgeons currently report “burnout” … Continue reading
Guest post from Kristopher T. Kimmell, MD Neurosurgical Resident, University of Rochester Medical Center Rochester, NY For many people, encounters with physicians happen at times of crises in their lives. A grandmother is sick in the hospital. A cousin suffers … Continue reading
Kimon Bekelis, MD Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University Instructor, the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice Greg was seven-years-old when his family received the devastating news that he was suffering from a brain tumor with a dismal … Continue reading