Tag Archives: Neurosurgery

MIPS, Cost Measures and Innovation from a Neurosurgical Perspective

Clemens M. Schirmer, MD, PhD, FAANS, FACS, FAHA Vice-Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Geisinger Wilkes Barre, PA The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) is a law that reformed the Medicare payment system by repealing … Continue reading

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Unnecessary Regulatory Burden: Appropriate Use Criteria for Advanced Diagnostic Imaging

Ann R. Stroink, MD, CPE, FAANS Chair, AANS/CNS Washington Committee System Medical Director, Neurosciences Quality and Educational Program Development Senior Neurosurgeon CINHS Central Illinois Neuro Health Science Bloomington, IL   Ordering X-rays or other diagnostic imaging used to be purposeful and easy. Physicians, … Continue reading

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King Arthur or Don Quixote: What Kind of Knight are EHR Systems?

Guest Post from Deborah L. Benzil, MD, FACS, FAANS Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Vice Chair, Neurosurgery Cleveland Clinic Foundation Cleveland, OH Electronic Health Records (EHRs) danced into the medical arena like a knight in shining armor.  Promised … Continue reading

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