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November 2015 Issue of Becker's Spine Review

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November 2015 Issue of Becker's Spine Review

November Spine

 

ON THE COVER

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Future of Private Practice: Key Thoughts From OrthoCarolina CEO Dr. Daniel Murrey
OrthoCarolina has grown into one of the largest orthopedic practices in the United States. Click here to Continue >>

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The 2016 Presidential Campaign Trail: Key Issues for Spine Surgeons
While still early in the race, some candidates for the 2016 presidential seat have made their stance on the biggest issues affecting physicians and healthcare in the United States adamantly clear. Click here to Continue >>

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How the Economy Affects Spine Surgeons
Charles Theofilos, MD, discusses three of the biggest economic issues affecting spine surgeons and what they need to know going forward. Click here to Continue >>


SPINE LEADERSHIP

 

Try Your Hand at Politics: 5 Core Concepts for Spine Surgeons
Between managing a practice, treating patients, conducting research and fulfilling committee responsibilities most surgeons don't have time to become involved with politics. Click here to Continue >>

 

CNN Names ‘Undercover Physician’ and Orthopedic Surgeon Top Heroes of 2015
After nominations closed in September, CNN has released its list of the Top 10 Heroes of 2015. Click here to Continue >> 

 

Give Everyone Skin in the Game — Dr. Richard Kube on Physician Independence & The Business of Healthcare 
Healthcare mirrors every other industry in that it’s a business enterprise. Click here to Continue >> 


EXECUTIVE BRIEFINGS

 

The Future of Private Practice: Key Thoughts From OrthoCarolina CEO Dr. Daniel Murrey 
Successful private practices are focused on the forces driving healthcare today: collaboration and integration, transparency on quality and cost, systems thinking and innovation. Click here to Continue >>

 

Coding Updates for Sacroplasty in 2015

 

The Future of Private Practice: Key Thoughts From OrthoCarolina CEO Dr. Daniel Murrey 
Successful private practices are focused on the forces driving healthcare today: collaboration and integration, transparency on quality and cost, systems thinking and innovation. Click here to Continue >> 


PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

 

How the Economy Affects Spine Surgeons — And What They Need to Know for the Future 
How does the gross domestic product growth affect physician practices? Click here to Continue >>

 

Are Independent Physicians Facing a Dependent Future?
Fueled by funds and stability, hospitals offer appealing places of employment. Click here to Continue >>

 

9 Things to Know About Spine in ASCs 
Here are nine things to know about spine in the ASC setting. Click here to Continue >>

 

10 Spine, Neurosurgeons on the Move 
Here are 10 spine surgeons and neurosurgeons who joined new hospitals or practices, or assumed new positions last month. Click here to Continue >>

 

10 Statistics on Neurosurgeon Salaries & Bonuses 
Here are 10 current statistics on salaries and bonuses for neurosurgeons, according to Salary.com. Click here to Continue >>


SPINE DEVICE & INNOVATION

 

First Implant of Alphatec Spine’s Bone Graft Implant Successful: 5 Takeaways 
The first patient surgical implantation of Alphatec Spine’s Alphatec Neocore Osteoconductive Matrix was completed. Click here to Continue >>

 

Global Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery Devices Market on the Rise: 5 Things to Know
The global minimally invasive neurosurgery devices market is a growing market due to a number of factors, according to Future Market Insights report. Click here to Continue >>

 

Global Spinal Implants and Devices Market to Hit $15.7B by 2020: 5 Things to Know
The global spinal implants and devices market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.6 percent from 2015 to 2020, according to a MarketsandMarkets report. Click here to Continue >> 


HEALTHCARE REFORM

 

Defining Value in Spine: Improved Outcomes & Cost Reduction 
Minimally invasive spine surgery is carving out its place in the industry and spreading from simple procedures to techniques for more complex disorders and diseases. Click here to Continue >>

 

Has Orthopedic Surgeon Salary Diminished in the Last 5 Years?
According to Merritt Hawkins’ 2014 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives, the average base salary (not including production bonus or benefits) for orthopedic surgeons has decreased slightly over the last five years. Click here to Continue >>

 

Hospitals Turning to Physician Practice Acquisitions for Growth: 5 Key Trends
A new Accenture report shows large hospitals and health systems in the United States continue to buy up physician practices and clinics for growth opportunities instead of the traditional method: acquiring other hospitals. Click here to Continue >> 


 

Whistle-Blower Physician: ‘We Have Got to Get Hospitals Out of the Business of Hiring Doctors’
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Broward Health, formerly North Broward Hospital District, agreed to pay $69.5 million last month to settle allegations brought by Michael Reilly, MD, and the Department of Justice in a federal lawsuit. Click here to Continue >>

 

High vs. Low Volume Surgeons for Scoliosis Procedures
A new study published in Spinal Deformity examines the outcomes variation between high volume and low volume surgeons performing scoliosis correction. Click here to Continue >>

 

Spine Payments, Competition & New Techniques: What Excites Spine Surgeons Most About the Current Landscape 
What are the most exciting aspects of being a spine surgeon today? Click here to Continue >>

 

When Spine Surgery Navigation Becomes Cost Effective: 5 Key Notes
A new study published in The Spine Journal examines the economics associated with CT-based navigation and conventional fluoroscopy for placing pedicle screws during spine surgery. Click here to Continue >>

 

Where Non-Operative Spine Specialists Fit in the Future: What Surgeons Need to Know
Non-operative spine specialists are able to work in tandem with spine surgeons in a practice when conservative treatment has failed; a spine surgeon is able to move forward with the case if surgery is required. Click here to Continue >>

 

5 Essentials for Surgeons to Know About the Stock Market
As more and more surgeons take on a dual role as entrepreneurs, they may become increasingly interested in investing in stocks. Click here to Continue >>

 

Physician Assistant Pay: 5 Things to Know

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