Physician members of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons met with a group of legislative leaders to discuss economical value-based care for patients.

  • 10 healthiest states ranked by healthcare

    Written by Megan Wood | Monday, 13 February 2017 19:57
  • WalletHub studied 150 cities across the nation with four key areas in mind: healthcare, food, fitness and green space. Within those sectors, the analysts then utilized 34 indicators of good health to determine the America's healthiest cities.

    Riverhead, N.Y.-based Peconic Bay Medical Center, a part of Great Neck, N.Y.-based Northwell Health, named Robert M. Galler, DO, the new director of neurosurgery.

    Rush University Medical Center researchers investigated patients' knowledge of radiation exposure from spinal imaging, in a study published in The Spine Journal.

    With more than 8 million Americans currently living with severe arthritis and with half of all joint replacements today performed on patients under the age of 65, it is clear that the need for joint replacement will continue to increase. This coupled with the increasing costs of joint replacement care is demanding that surgeons and other stakeholders work together to develop new solutions; solutions that improve care, improve the patient experience, and reduce cost.

    A Seattle Times report examined the spine and neurosurgery services at Providence Health & Services Swedish-Cherry Hill hospital.

    An article published in Clinical Spine Surgery examines the perioperative complications associated with spinal metastases surgery.

  • Harmonizing data to achieve precision medicine

    Written by Megan Wood | Monday, 13 February 2017 16:21
  • The medical industry is inundated with data. Many organizations struggle to move forward with actionable insights, however, tangled in the disconnectedness between data sets.

    Northwestern Medicine in Chicago has honored David Watt, MD, with its 2017 humanitarian award, according to a Patch report.

    Israel-based Carevature Medical's Dreal device makes cervical decompression an easier procedure to carry out than having to use traditional drills, burrs and manual instruments, according to a Spine Universe report.

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