Friday, 26 April 2013 14:24

NASS to Congress: 3 Needed SGR Reforms

Capitol BuildingThe North American Spine Society has sent a letter to Fred Upton, chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, outlining the reforms NASS believes the Sustainable Growth Rate replacement draft proposal would benefit from.
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Christopher Kauffman, MD, a fellowship trained spine surgeon, has joined the TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center team in Nashville, Tenn., according to a report by The Tennessean.
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John Finkenberg, MD, is on the North American Spine Society's board of directors as the chair of the advocacy committee. He has practiced orthopedic surgery for 20 years while also staying active in laboratory and clinical research. Dr. Finkenberg advocates for NASS and the spinal field through frequent trips to Washington, D.C., to meet with Congressmen and discuss healthcare policy.
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Devin Datta, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Crane Creek Surgery Center in Melbourne, Fla. He is also a spine surgeon at The BACK Center in Melbourne and chairman of the department of orthopedics at Holmes Regional Medical Center also in Melbourne. He is a member of the North American Spine Society and an associate member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
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Tuesday, 18 December 2012 12:59

NASS Honors Outstanding Paper Award Winners

The North American Spine Society announced its outstanding paper award winners for 2012, according to AAOS Now.
Research physicians from the Spine Institute of Louisiana were honored at the North American Spine Society's annual meeting with the 2012 Outstanding Paper Award for Surgical Science, according to KTBS.
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The North American Spine Society recently released a statement on the Government Accountability Office report on the use of imaging services by providers.
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Tuesday, 13 November 2012 11:26

NASS Releases Grant Requirements for 2013

The North American Spine Society will be providing various grants for research funding in 2013.
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At the North American Spine Society's annual meeting in October, Charles Mick, MD, was named president for the next year. Dr. Mick is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who has been a member of NASS for 25 years. He practices at Pioneer Spine and Sports Physicians in Northampton, Mass., and is also a member of the Advocacy and Rehabilitation Interventional and Medical Spine Committees.
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