Bundled Payments in Spine Surgery, Outpatient Transforaminal Endoscopic Surgery for Spinal Stenosis, Complex Spine Surgery Initiatives
SpineMonitor by SpineUniverse.com
SpineUniverse eNewsletter
%%todaysdate%%
FOLLOW US Facebook Icon Twitter Icon
Refractory Lumbar Back Pain in a 40-Year-Old Female
FEATURED SPINE CASE

Refractory Lumbar Back Pain in a 40-Year-Old Female

By Juan S. Uribe, MD, FAANS; Cory J. Hartman, MD, MBA; Jakub Godzik, MD
The patient's pain is worse when sitting, standing and bending forward. Pain is present throughout the day and does not worsen at night. She is very resistance to taking opioids, but will take an opioid at night to help sleep.
 
Bundled Payments in Spine Surgery: Current Understanding and Future Directions
BUNDLED PAYMENTS Q&A

Bundled Payments in Spine Surgery: Current Understanding and Future Directions

With Peter G. Passias, MD, FAAOS, and Matthew J. Smith, MD, EMHL
Efficacy of the bundled payment model has been demonstrated in TJA. However, concerns have been raised on whether bundled payments are appropriate for spine surgery.
 
Outpatient Transforaminal Endoscopic Decompression for Spinal Stenosis Linked to Cost Savings
OUTPATIENT ESS

Outpatient Transforaminal Endoscopic Decompression for Spinal Stenosis Linked to Cost Savings

With Kai-Uwe Lewandrowski, MD, and Choll W. Kim, MD, PhD
Study outcomes provide reassurance to spine surgeons and payers that there is a real value proposition with outpatient ESS, and the complication rate was lower than traditional microdiscectomy.
 
Effective Value-Based Initiatives for Complex Spine Surgery
SPINE CARE IMPROVEMENT MODEL

Effective Value-Based Initiatives for Complex Spine Surgery

With Rajiv K. Sethi, MD, and Ali A. Baaj, MD
"Planning and executing effective standardization pathways in complex spine surgery undoubtedly improves outcomes and lowers cost, and thus magnifies the value of what we do."—Ali A. Baaj, MD
 
SpineUniverse is published by Vertical Health, LLC.
Visit our family of health sites below.
Vertical Health Properties
 
Vertical Health
7 North Willow Street, Suite 7A | Montclair, NJ | 973.783.7009
Copyright © 2019, Vertical Health, LLC. To be removed from future SpineUniverse emails, please unsubscribe.
 
The images and likeness of individuals portrayed across this website and in related Vertical Health publications and materials do not necessarily have any of the medical conditions affiliated with the content or descriptions in which they appear.