AANS Neurosurgeon | Volume 25, Number 2, 2016



Counterpoint: Super-sizing Health Care and Large System Flaws

One Neurosurgery

Point: Making the 'Big' Feel 'Small' Furthers Health Care Quality, Excellence and Savings

The Impact of Hospital Mergers on Neurosurgery Value: Economic Evaluation

ACOs, Acquisitions and Mergers: Do These Business Plans Really Save Patients Money?

Comprehensive Quality and Value Programs: The Impact of Hospital Systems and Mergers on the Future of Neurosurgery

The Positive Impact of Physician Leadership on the Success of Accountable Care


Medicolegal: Expect the Expected: Contracting for and Navigating Health System Affiliations

Bookshelf: Understanding Value-Based Healthcare

Timeline: Listen to the Patient, Of Life and Neurosurgery

Financial Forethought: Financial Forethought: ACOs, Mergers and Acquisitions

Practice Management: Accountable Care Organizations and Pay for Performance in Academic Neurosurgery

Resident's Forum: Medical Socioeconomics: Why (and When) Should Residents Care?

Patient Safety: Maintaining Patient Safety in an Era of Health Care Consolidation

Coding Clarity: The Impact of MIPS on Neurosurgery

Editorial License: Mergers, ACOs, Acquisitions...

Inside Neurosurgeon

NERVES: Accountable Care Organizations in the Changing Health Care Market

President's Perspective: Do Not Go Gently

AANS International: A Look into Neurosurgery in Egypt

AANS International: An International View of the 2016 AANS Annual Meeting

NPA Report: NeuroPoint Alliance: 84th AANS Annual Meeting Presentations

NREF: A New Direction for the Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation

AANS Annual Meeting: The 84th American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting

Washington Watch: Washington Watch

Peer-Reviewed Research

Use of Preoperative Checklist in Reducing Inpatient Neurosurgical Procedure Cancellations: A Quality Assurance Initiative


Gray Matters: Bringing Polemic Issues with Inchoate Guidelines into Sharper Focus

MultiMedia >>>


UKD Microneurosurgical Meeting
Sept. 8-10, 2016; Germany

2016 Managing Coding and Reimbursement Challenges – Washington, D.C.
Sept. 15-17, 2016; Washington, D.C.

Neurosurgery Dissection Course
Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, 2016; Coventry, United Kingdom

Neurosurgery Update Course
Oct. 3-10, 2016; Coventry, United Kingdom

Oct. 5-7, 2016; Berlin, Germany

Interactive Calendar