According to the American Medical Group Association's 2013 compensation and financial survey, orthopedic surgeons received $525,000 average compensation last year.
Spine surgeons often experience stress in their jobs, whether from clinically complex cases, an influx of patients or changes from healthcare reform. Working long hours and facing lower reimbursements can put a dent in the surgeon's personal life as well.
Here are five qualities to watch for and avoid when recruiting new spine surgeon partners to your practice.
Here are four spine surgeons discussing what makes spine practices more patient-friendly.
The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgeons released a statement supporting the CPT Editorial Panel's statements about covering minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusion procedures.
An Interview with Spine Surgeon Michael A. Gleiber, MD, PA in Florida.
Dr. Gleiber's clinical expertise is in: minimally invasive spine deformity correction, spinal trauma, complex cervical, thoracic, and lumbar corrective and revision surgical procedures.
Here are 10 things surgeons should know about the coverage changes from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act coming in the next few years, According to a Medscape report.
This article is written by David B. Mandell, JD, MBA and Carole C. Foos, CPA, OJM Group.
As medical reimbursements continue to shrink and taxes increase, a popular question we receive in consults with spine specialists is, "Would owning part of a Small Insurance Company help me and my practice become more financially efficient?" If your practice currently generates over $3,000,000 of revenues and you would like to take advantage of opportunities to improve the financial success you realize from your hard work without having to see any more patients, then this article may prove to be very valuable information for you.
Emergent Technologies announced a strategic partnership with DiFusion Technologies to launch DiFusion's proprietary suite of CleanFuze antimicrobial orthobiologic implants.
Christopher Sliva, MD, a spine surgeon with Rockford (Ill.) Spine Center talks about four ways spine surgeons can make a positive impression on patients and their community.