Wednesday, 26 June 2013 11:36

105 Spine Surgery Practices to Know

Here are 105 independent spine surgery practices to know.

Published in Lists
Dr. Jeffrey Wang, MD, orthopedic surgeon and vice chairman of the UCLA Orthopedic Hospital, will co-chair the North American Spine Society's new Summer Spine Meeting.
Published in Spine
Wednesday, 26 June 2013 10:30

Online MBA Designs Program for Physicians

More physicians are choosing to receive MBAs to learn more about running their practice and the challenges of healthcare reform, according to a Marketplace article.

Published in Spine

Orthofix has realigned its business to now include BioStim, spine fixation, biologics, international extremity fixation and extremity fixation in the United States.

Here are three spine surgeons on how electronic medical records have altered their daily interactions with patients.
Published in Spine
A study recently published in Spine found that reoperation rate is significantly less among patients undergoing total disc replacement than anterior cervical fusion.
Published in Spine
AwardThe Center for Closing the Health Gap in Greater Cincinnati has honored Alvin H. Crawford, MD, with the Lifetime Achievement Award, according to an AAOS Now report.
Published in Spine
Here are six things for spine surgeons to know for Thursday, June 13, 2013.
Published in Spine
This article was written by Dick Pepper, a medical marketing specialist who blogs at VoxMD.com and can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

I recently heard someone say "Facebook is dead." I thought this was quite a profound statement, but it was from a very smart client, and I run their social media strategy. Needless to say, I looked into where this idea may have come from. It turns out there are articles online claiming this. They're mostly quite old and biased to other online services, or written from the angst-riddled perspective of college kids who don't like the rise in Facebook usage by adults. According to Pew Internet (http://bit.ly/11TWk01), the most cited and trusted source of online usage, 69 percent of all online adults, representing more than half of the entire adult population of the United States, use a social networking site. No authoritative source says Facebook, or any other social media, is dying, but many point out a few key social media mistakes that can negatively affect your orthopedic and spine marketing:
Published in Spine
The Alliance of Specialty Medicine recently submitted a testimony to the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health about sustainable growth rate reform.
Published in Billing & Coding
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