Socioeconomic Session

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Faculty discuss socioeconomic aspects of neurosurgery deeply affecting patient care, including billing and practice management. In this session, go beyond research and surgery to learn more about how to improve policies, procedures and patient care. Earn 2 CME while making your practice better.

Pricing

AANS Member$49
Non-member$79

Faculty

Faculty

  • William Edward Gordon, MD - Awarded The Byron Cone Pevehouse Young Neurosurgeon Resident Award
  • Alexandra Santos
  • Jordan R. Pollock
  • Tyler Cho
  • Alex Patrick Michael, MD
  • Oliver Tang
  • Ilya Frid
  • Komal Naeem
  • Uma Mahajan
  • Annie Arrighi-Allisan
  • Evan Paul McNeil
  • Varun Shah
  • Michael Karsy, MD, PhD
  • Joseph R. Linzey, MD
  • Rosemary Behmer Hansen
  • Aladine Abdalla Elsamadicy, BE, MD
  • Mark Zaki

Learning Objectives

After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss research updates on socioeconomic neurosurgical issues.
  • Apply updated billing and practice management procedures to practice.

CME Accreditation

The AANS designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Disclosure Information

As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the AANS must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support, the AANS is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty and any other individual in a position to control content of this activity.

Please find the relevant financial relationships disclosed below for all individuals in control of content. All conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

None

Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose for this activity.

Disclaimer

The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the grant provider or the AANS. This educational activity does not endorse one particular type of instrumentation, nor is it intended to dictate an exclusive course of management. It presents one of numerous recognized methods of clinical practice for consideration by physicians for incorporation into their practices. Variations of practice taking into account the needs of the individual patient, resources and limitations unique to the institution or type of practice may be appropriate. Disclosure about patient confidentiality, standards of care or course of management does not imply endorsement or disapproval of products.

Please Note: It is recognized that the use of non-FDA approved devices is described in some of the published material, but these techniques are often the standard of care and may be of value to the patients served.

Accreditation Designation

The AANS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AANS designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 05/22/2020 until 05/22/2023.

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The Economic Value Of An On-Call Neurosurgical Resident Physician
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. William Edward Gordon, MD
Safety And Costs Analysis Of Early Hospital Discharge After Brain Tumor Surgery: A Pilot Study
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Alexandra Santos
Medicare Reimbursement For Services Billed By Neurosurgeons From 2010-2018
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Resource Utilization And Radiation Exposure in Shunted Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: An Institutional Experience
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The Clinical Efficacy and Direct Healthcare Cost of Repeat Head CT in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
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Hospital Competitive Intensity is Associated with Perioperative Outcomes for Cranial Neurosurgery
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Conflict Of Interest Disclosures In Neurostimulation Device Studies
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Audio-Video Recording Of Patient-Physician Encounter Does Not Increase The Risk of Malpractice Claims
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Komal Naeem
Gender Bias is Not Present in the Neurosurgery Peer-Review Publication Process: A Study on Authorship Trends in Two Leading Neurosurgical Journals Between 2010 to 2019
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Uma Mahajan
Utility of the Hospital Frailty Risk Score in Predicting Outcomes of Intracranial Tumor Patients
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Annie Arrighi-Allisan
Night Float Call for Neurosurgical Resident Training
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Evan Paul McNeil
Women in Neurosurgery: Positive Recruitment Trends Since the 2000s, But Gender Disparities in Resident Attrition Rates Remain
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Varun Shah
A Survey of Applicant Views Regarding the Neurosurgical Fellowship Process
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Michael Karsy, MD, PhD
Specialized Social Media Team to Increase Online Impact and Presence: The Journal of Neurosurgery Experience
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Joseph R. Linzey, MD
Gender And Fellowship Completion Among Academic Neurosurgeons In The United States
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Rosemary Behmer Hansen
Thirty - and 90 - Day Readmissions after Treatment of Traumatic Subdural Hematoma: A National Trend Analysis
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Aladine Abdalla Elsamadicy, BE, MD
Surgical Efficiency: Identifying Causes and Reducing Delays in Operating Room Workflow
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Mark Zaki
CME Evaluation
CME Posttest
8 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  6/8 points to pass
8 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  6/8 points to pass
Evaluation
8 Questions
Certificate
2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM credits  |  Certificate available
2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM credits  |  Certificate available