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AANS Neurosurgeon | Volume 24, Number 3, 2015

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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

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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Neurosurgical Fellowships: Changing Lives Abroad

Neurosurgical Fellowships: Changing Lives Abroad

Jillian R. Bernas, MPP, MEd | Inside Neurosurgeon | AANS International

There are about 9,500 air miles between Seattle and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. If you are lucky to find a direct flight, you will be in the air more than 18 hours. About the same …

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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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