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Cross Post – Anniversary of Konrad Reuland Tragedy Reminds Us of the Toll of Brain Aneurysms

From time to time on Neurosurgery Blog, you will see us cross-posting or linking to items from other places when we believe they hit the mark on an issue. Today’s post originally appeared in The Conversation on Nov. 21, 2017. … Continue reading

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Cost Post – Impact of Insurance Precertification on Neurosurgery Practice and Health Care Delivery

Pre-authorization, prior authorization or precertification is a tool insurance companies use to limit the amount of services they provide for their customers. In essence, it’s a simple way to reduce costs by delaying or not approving planned, non-emergency (elective) surgery … Continue reading

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EHR Interconnectivity Challenges Continue to Impact Patient Care

Guest post written by multiple neurosurgeons and neurosurgical residents from Stanford University Medical Center. Eric S. Sussman, MD, Neurosurgery Resident; Arjun V. Pendharkar, MD, Neurosurgery Resident; Allen L. Ho, MD, Neurosurgery Resident; Anand Veeravagu, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Assistant … Continue reading

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