Here are five key notes on how patients and physicians feel about EHRs, according to the Medscape Physician and Patient Attitudes Toward Technology in Medicine report.
A new study published in Spinal Deformity examines the factors that influence complication rate among young patients who undergo surgery with traditional growing rods for early onset scoliosis.
A study published in Spine examines how intraoperative medications affect postoperative urinary retention for patients undergoing single-level lumbar fusion.
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The Obama administration has big plans to convince Millennials to enter the health insurance exchanges, and the ACA may depend on its success.
A new study published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery examines cervical spine arthrodesis and the factors affecting long-term revision rates.
Medtech introduced their ROSA robot to the United States market initially for brain surgeries. Surgeons have embraced this robotic technology for brain surgery, and earlier this year ROSA was also approved for spine surgery in the U.S.
Since the hospital chargemaster data became published online over the past few years, hospital executives and economists suggested they aren't representative of hospital prices and are "irrelevant," according to a Health Affairs article. The article authors gathered data 2013 Medicare to examine trends, showing hospitals do consider chargemaster price "an important way to enhance revenue."
A new study published in Clinical Spine Surgery examines the association between BMI and revision scoliosis surgery outcomes.