Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 30 July 2014 10:55
The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery issued the ISASS Policy Statement — Cervical Interbody in the International Journal of Spine Surgery.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 29 July 2014 12:09
Some apples don't fall far from the tree. For father-son and father-daughter spine and neurosurgeon teams, that distance can sometimes be microscopic.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 29 July 2014 11:58
Chukwuka Okafor, MD, relocated Spine Institute of Central Florida's Lakeland office to a new location in Lakeland, according to a report by The Ledger.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Monday, 28 July 2014 14:04
Dr. Marinko Rade received the 2014 Young Investigator Award from Spine for his article published in July 2014.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Monday, 28 July 2014 14:00
Founder of NeuroSpine Institute Robert L. Masson, MD, was named to the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine scientific and medical research funding work group.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 28 July 2014 13:20
Hagerstown, Md.-based Parkway Neuroscience and Spine Institute added Stuart J. Goodman, MD, to its medical team.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 28 July 2014 13:18
Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, W.Va., added Paul Muizelaar, MD, PhD, a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon to its physician team.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Monday, 28 July 2014 09:28
As healthcare shifts from fee-for-service to pay-for-performance and risk-sharing compensation models, specialists are developing new and innovative ways to ensure their field's sustainability in the future. Spine is no different — and in many ways, spine surgeons have an uphill battle.
11. Antibiotics & infection control in spine: Drs. Howard Epps, Andrew Jea to present at quality improvement conferenceWritten by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 25 July 2014 15:54
Texas Children's Hospital in Houston sent physicians and reserachers to present at the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program conference.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Friday, 25 July 2014 11:57
The Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation, an affiliate of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons announced the recipients of its post-residency, clinical fellowship grant program for the 2014 to2015 academic year.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Friday, 25 July 2014 11:46
There is room for improvement of adult spinal deformity knowledge among neurosurgeons, according to the results of a survey published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Friday, 25 July 2014 07:37
It is no secret that spine surgeons are facing increasing regulatory burdens and, at times, seemingly arbitrary pieces of legislation. Three spine surgeons discuss what legislation they would change and why.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 25 July 2014 07:32
Data is king in healthcare today. Outcomes and cost analysis data can prove one treatment more effective than another, show opportunities to eliminate waste and allow providers to compare themselves to others.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 25 July 2014 07:26
Here are 10 spine surgeons and neurosurgeons recently in the news.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 24 July 2014 13:33
The departments of neurosurgery and neurology at Good Samaritan Hospital and the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, both located in Los Angeles, have formed a new affiliation and established the USC Neuroscience Center at Good Samaritan Hospital.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 23 July 2014 14:49
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released the 2015 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System Policy Changes and Payment Rates earlier this month, and they include 10 new spine procedures, according to an ASCA report.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Wednesday, 23 July 2014 11:59
Here are 11 spine and orthopedic practices that have expanded recently.