"Understanding Value-Based Healthcare." Christopher Moriates, MD; Vineet Arora, MD; Neel Shah, MD. McGraw-Hill Education. New York. 2015. Get ready for the switch from volume to value! This book is the best-to-date at defining the …Read More
Like most neurosurgeons, I have experienced thrill and exhilaration when my healing efforts succeeded and desolation when they failed. I give equal time to both. In spite of much progress in diagnostic tools and surgical …Read More
ACOs and Mergers Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) is a network of doctors and hospitals that share financial and medical responsibility for providing coordinated care to reduce spending (1). …Read More
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) went into effect in the U.S. in March 2010, and phased implementation is scheduled through January 2018. The need for reform is clear: health care spending per …Read More
Capitation? Fee-for-service? Third party payors? Current procedural terminology codes? These typically seem like very foreign topics to neurosurgical residents who spend the seven or more years of their training attempting to assimilate advanced surgical techniques …Read More
“Who is your doctor?” This question is often asked by friends or acquaintances when the subject of health arises or perhaps when someone moves to a new city and is seeking a new physician for …Read More
I would like to take a few minutes to review a new payment model that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) introduced recently that impacts our orthopaedic colleagues. The new proposed policies for …Read More
Gosh darn it (you may be thinking), I did not work so hard through eight years of college and medical school, seven years of neurosurgical residency and maybe a year (or two?) of fellowship just …Read More
Microsurgical Approaches to Aneurysms and Skull Base Diseases 2017
Oct. 26-28, 2017; Jacksonville, Fla.
Pituitary Tumors: Diagnostic and Treatment Dilemmas
Oct. 27, 2017; New York
GOODMAN Oral Board Preparation Course Tumor
Nov. 1-3, 2017; Glendale, Ariz.
8th World Congress of Neuroendoscopy
Nov. 1-4, 2017; Cape Town, South Africa
3rd Annual Selected Topics in Craniomaxillofacial Surgery
Nov. 4, 2017 - Nov. 5, 2017; Boston, Mass.