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The ACA’s Seven Year Itch: Repeal, Replace or Repair?

Guest Post from Deborah L. Benzil, MD, FACS, FAANS (left) Vice President, AANS Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Mount Kismo Medical Group Columbia University Medical Center Mt Kisco, New York Clemens M. Schirmer, MD, PhD, FAANS, FAHA (right) … Continue reading

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Misleading the Public: Analyzing Online Rating of Surgeons

Guest post from Linda W. Xu, MD Neurosurgical Resident, Stanford University Hospital and Clinics Palo Alto, CA Online ratings fill the Internet, and it is almost impossible to avoid them. So it is no surprise that for patients facing the … Continue reading

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Cross Post – Neurosurgery Makes Pain Management Curricular Breakthroughs

From time to time on Neurosurgery Blog, you will see us cross-posting or linking to items from other publications when we believe they hit the mark on an issue. Today’s post originally appeared in the AMA Wire, which is published … Continue reading

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