How spine ASCs fit into the future of healthcare; bundled payments in spine & more — 7 outpatient spine stories

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Here are seven key stories on outpatient spine trends and news.

Spine in ASCs: Key thoughts from Regent Surgical Health's Jeff Simmons
ASCs are increasingly incorporating spine procedures as techniques advance and welcoming surgeons trained in minimally invasive procedures. Westchester, Ill.-based Regent Surgical Health Chief Development Officer Jeff Simmons spoke about the key trends seen in ASC spine procedures today. Read about the trends here.

How spine ASCs fit into the future of healthcare: Key thoughts from Dr. Anthony Yeung
Anthony Yeung, MD, founder of Desert Institute for Spine Care in Phoenix, discusses his thoughts on how spine surgery will evolve over the next five years. Read his thoughts on opportunities and challenges in the market, here.

Dr. Stephen Hochschuler on bundled payments in spine
Stephen Hochschuler, MD, co-founder of Texas Back Institute in Plano, discusses bundled payments for global episodes of care and how the spine field is adapting to value-based payments. Find out how surgeons can successfully navigate bundled payment participation and more, here.

Bridging the gap between new spine technology & patients — The role of the Medical Science Liaison
During a Paradigm Spine-sponsored webinar on March 29, Hallett Mathews, MD, New York City-based Paradigm Spine's CMO, and Devon Billeter, Paradigm Spine's Midwest/Central US Medical Science Liaison, highlighted how Paradigm Spine leverages medical science liaisons to connect patients with the coflex® Interlaminar Stabilization® device in any setting of care.

How minimally invasive spine surgeons can stay independent: Opportunities from Dr. Brian Gantwerker
Brian Gantwerker, MD, founder of The Craniospinal Center of Los Angeles, discusses key opportunities for private practice spine surgeons in the future. Click here to see where Dr. Gantwerker envisions the field going in the next decade.

MIS, outpatient spine, robotics & more — Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics' surgeons talk technology
Philip Schneider, MD, and Michael Goldsmith, MD, of The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics in Bethesda, Md., highlight the various impacts of technology in the spine industry, including outpatient spine. Read more here.

Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders performs world's 1st robotic-guided SI fusion in ambulatory setting
Englewood, NJ's Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders, a pioneer in spine surgery, performed the world's first ever robotic-guided sacroiliac fusion in an outpatient ambulatory setting with the assistance of Mazor Robotics technology.


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