Becker's Spine Review

Becker's Spine Review Jan/Feb 2017

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January 2017 l Vol. 2017 No. 1 Inside the issue: 6 Spine Physicians Ranked #1 on Google - 2016 p. 9 10 Statistics on Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Compensation p. 13 Zimmer Biomet, Stryker, Wright Medical Group & more: 12 Key Notes p. 23 Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health Open Concierge Spine Center of Excellence p. 33 8 Orthopedic Imaging Technologies to Know: C-arms, O-arms & G-arms p. 22 25 ASCs With Total Disc Replacement p. 33 Dr. James Weinstein to Retire as Dartmouth- Hitchcock CEO in 2017 p. 14 BECKER'S SPINE REVIEW Trump Picks Price, Verma as Heads of HHS, CMS: 9 Things to Know President-elect Donald Trump nominated his "dream team" to head top healthcare agencies, including Rep. Tom Price, MD, R-Ga., as the secretary of HHS and Seema Verma, president, CEO and founder of health policy consultancy SVC, as CMS administrator. Dr. Price was a private practice orthopedic surgeon for 20 years before running for Congress. He has previously called for ACA repeal and is poised to preside over its replacement. In 2015 he introduced the Empowering Pa- tients First Act, which detailed a plan that includes individual health pools and expanded health savings accounts. Ms. Verma has experience as vice president of planning for the Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County in Indiana and director for the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials in Washington, D.C. 15th Annual Becker's Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Future Of Spine brochure inside The Top-Performing Spine Surgeons Have These Qualities in Common Five spine surgeons discuss the key qualities for top performers, including attention quality outcomes, reputation, bedside manner and stamina. Surgeons that embody top leadership are patient and are driv- en to continuous learning. is article covers what it takes for surgeons to become top performers in the operating room and among their colleagues. The Future of Spine and ASCs: 5 Trends to Watch Sev Hrywnak, MD, CEO of SEV Group, and Chris Bishop, CEO of Regent Surgical Health discussed the future of spine and ASCs at the Becker's ASC 23rd Annual Meeting in Octo- ber 2016. e article covers bundled payments, hospital acquisitions, super groups, physician incomes and the power patients will have in the future healthcare system. See the full story on page 38. See the full story on page 12. See the full story on page 15. Becker's 15th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain- Management Driven ASC Conference + The Future of Spine June 22-24, 2017 | Swissotel, Chicago 235 Total Speakers 140+ Physicians and Surgeons Speaking Keynotes from Andrew Hayek, Marcus Allen, Michael Kasper & Lou Dobbs Call 1.800.417.2035 or email or visit REGISTER TODAY 40+ STORIES FEATURED Inside The Issue

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