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April 2014 Issue of Becker's Spine Review

 

April 2014 Spine- Current Issue

 

 

Minimally Invasive vs. Open Spine Surgery: Where the Field is Headed

Over the years, surgery in most specialties has become less invasive to preserve the patient's natural anatomy and achieve quality outcomes. Spine is no different; however, the explosion of minimally invasive techniques over the past decade has caused controversy as well as realized benefit. Click to continue >>

 

Evidence-Based Medicine, Healthcare Reform & Reimbursement in Spine: Q&A With NASS President Dr. William Watters

Dr. Watters discusses plans for his term as president and the key issues for spine surgeons today, including evidence-based medicine, healthcare reform and reimbursement in spine. Click to continue >>

 

Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement: What the Long-Term Data Means for Spine

Spinal arthroplasty has been on the cutting edge of spine technology and technique development for the past decade. Click to continue >>

 

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Strides in Spine Surgery: Where We Are & Where We're Going

Spine surgeons trained on traditional open procedures are transitioning to less invasive procedures as quality and cost-effectiveness studies show MIS not only has advantages for the patients but also healthcare spending. Click to continue >>

 

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: Do Benefits Outweigh the Risks?

Minimally invasive spine surgery today offers several potential benefits, but there are still risks involved. Click to continue >>

 

Cost-Effectiveness: How Do MIS & Open Spine Surgeries Compare?

Providers today are focused on delivering high quality, low cost healthcare. Click to continue >>

 

10 Spine Procedure Coverage & Reimbursement Updates

Here are 10 recent spine surgery and interventional back pain procedures with coverage updates. Click to continue >>

 

Spine Moneyball: How Analytics Will Impact Spine Care Over the Next 5 Years

Analytics are the way of the future in healthcare and spine surgery is just beginning to jump on board. Click to continue >>

 

Scoliosis Surgery Technology Advancement — Clinical, Cost & Quality Advantages of Precision Spine's Reform® System

Spine surgery has become increasingly less invasive over the past decade. Click to continue >>

 

Spine Surgery's Next Frontier: Biologics & Regenerative Medicine

New biological developments in the spinal field could revolutionize treatment in the future. Click to continue >>

 

16 Spine Device Awards — 2014

Becker's Healthcare would like to recognize the following 16 spine devices with the 2014 Spine Device Award. Click to continue >>

 

Global Medical Device Market Updates: Expect Big Growth in Spine, Biomaterials

Here are four medical device industry reports released in early 2014. Click to continue >>

 

Spine Device Market Update: Best Opportunities & Biggest Challenges

Three spine device company leaders discuss the market place today and the biggest opportunity for continued growth and development in the future. Click to continue >>

 

Do Spine Surgeons Treat Recurrent Lumbar Disc Herniation Differently? 5 Findings

A survey of 445 spine surgeons in the United States examines the difference in treatment for patients with recurrent lumbar disc herniation and published the findings in The Spine Journal. Click to continue >>

 

12th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Business of Spine Brochure

 

The Future of Spinal Fusion: Where BMP Stands Today & Tomorrow

Spinal fusions are under more scrutiny than ever by patients, payers and spine surgeons themselves. Click to continue >>

 

20 Cutting-Edge Innovations in Spine

Spinal innovations and techniques have grown tremendously over the past decade, especially within the last few years. Click to continue >>

 

Innovation in Spine MIS, Biologics & More: Can Anything Stem the Flow?

Here five spine surgeons discuss exciting innovations in spine surgery, roadblocks to spine surgery innovation as well as what they hope to see in terms of innovation in the next five to 10 years. Click to continue >>

 

Roadblocks to Spine Reimbursement: Overcome Today's Challenges & Prepare for Tomorrow

Paul Slosar, MD, President of SpineCare Medical Group in Daly City, Calif., discusses the emerging trends in spine surgery reimbursement and how surgeons can best position themselves for success in the future. Click to continue >>

 

The Future of Spine Surgery at ASCs: Q&A With Meridian Surgical Partners President Kenny Hancock

Kenny Hancock, President and Chief Development Officer of Meridian Surgical Partners, discusses the future of spine surgery at ambulatory surgery centers. Click to continue >>

 

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Reimbursement: Patient Perception vs. Reality

A recent examination of 103 orthopedic spine patients examined how patients view spine surgeon reimbursement. Click to continue >>

 

20 Spine Surgeons & Specialists on the Move

Here are 20 spine surgeons and neurospine surgeons recently joining new practices or receiving new titles. Click to continue >>

 

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