AANS Neurosurgeon | Volume 24, Number 3, 2015

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Video Feature: Neurosurgical Patient Shares His Story

Video Feature: Neurosurgical Patient Shares His Story

John Kevin Ratliff, MD, FAANS | Features

Tim Engberg is vice president for ambulatory care at Stanford Hospitals and Clinics, Stanford, Calif. He became my patient when he presented with terrible neck pain and arm weakness. Diagnosed with an epidural abscess, he …

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Quality, Safety and the Physician Handoff

Quality, Safety and the Physician Handoff

John M. McGregor, MD, FAANS | Departments | Patient Safety

In a previous Patient Safety feature, we highlighted the importance of teamwork to promote patient safety. Continuing this important theme, we present the first part of this two-part article on the primacy of the provider-to-provider …

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PQRS: Mayfield Clinic's Experience

Candice C. Young | Departments | Practice Management

The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) is an important component of each neurosurgeon's practice. Successful participation should be the objective of each practicing neurosurgeon in the U.S. This article briefly describes the PQRS program and …

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"If I Were Family, What Would You Do?"

"If I Were Family, What Would You Do?"

H. Hunt Batjer, MD, FAANS | Inside Neurosurgeon | President's Perspective

Think for a moment about the remarkably complex and diverse circumstances in which we neurosurgeons interact with, treat, care for and advocate for our patients. Indeed, this remarkable set of relationships defines what we are …

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D.C. News Updates

Katie O. Orrico, JD | Inside Neurosurgeon | Washington Watch

AANS and CNS Continue to Make Progress Advancing Legislative Agenda Last month, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) took two additional steps forward in advancing the AANS/CNS 2015 …

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Sixth International Skull Base Dissection Course
Oct. 7-9, 2015; Arezzo, Italy

Skull Base Con 2015
Oct. 08-11, 2015; Bangalore, India

Current Techniques in the Treatment of Cranial & Spinal Disorders
Oct. 10, 2015; Boulder, Colo.

SVIN 2015 Meeting
Oct. 15- 18, 2015; Bonita Springs, Fla.

EANS 2015 Annual Meeting
Oct. 18- 21, 2015; Madrid, Spain

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