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Vital Signs: Physicians Keep the Economy Healthy

David O. Barbe, MD President, American Medical Association Mountain Grove, MO As physicians, we carry tremendous responsibility as trusted confidants, patient advocates and leaders of the health care team. But our positive impact extends far beyond the exam room. We … 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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Open Payments: What Neurosurgeons Need to Know and How Accurate is the Data?

Ann M. Parr, MD, PhD, FAANS, FRCSC (left) Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery, and Director, Spinal Neurosurgery University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN Catherine Miller (right) Neurosurgical Resident, University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN The Open Payments system also known as the Sunshine Act, … Continue reading

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