Becker's Spine Review

Becker's Spine Review May/June 2017

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May 2017 l Vol. 2017 No. 3 Inside the issue: Spinal Fusion Price in 30 Largest US Cities p. 9 Dr. Todd Albert: 5 Key Thoughts on the Future of Orthopedics p. 6 15 Things to Know about Spine in ASCs p. 45 Physician Salaries: Which States' Physicians Earn the Most & More: 5 Key Takeaways p. 43 5 Key Thoughts on Healthcare from Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky p. 25 10 Best and Worst States for Physicians p. 53 BECKER'S SPINE REVIEW 20 Things to Know about Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery e minimally invasive spine surgery market is expected to grow at a 7.57 percent compound annual growth rate through 2020. In 2015 the market was valued at $3 billion and is expected to reach $4.45 billion by the end of the decade. is article examines the key drivers for MIS growth and surgeons who are at the forefront of MIS procedures. Technology plays a role in growing MIS spine surgery, with new techniques for less invasive procedures becoming mainstream. Studies also show with less blood loss and overall pain scores, patients are ambulating more quickly and returning home the same day aer minimal- ly invasive procedures. Less invasive spine procedures can also impact the cost of care, especially when eliminating hospital stays. Here are 20 things to know about minimally invasive spine surgery. INSIDE: Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting: The Business and Operations of ASCs Bundled Payments in Spine: Big Trends from Dr. Stephen Hochschuler Plano-based Texas Back Institute Co-founder Stephen Hochschuler, MD, examines bundled payments and global episodes of care for spine surgery in this article. He answers questions about successfully navigating bundled pay- ments and the best opportunities for spine surgeons to participate in value-based care going forward. The Next 5 Years for Spine Surgery in ASCs: Key Thoughts from Dr. Frank Phillips Frank Phillips, MD, co-founder of the Mini- mally Invasive Spine Institute at Rush in Chi- cago discusses how spine surgery will evolve over the next half-decade. He examines the big opportunities for spine surgeons with out- patient ASCs and reimbursement trends that could affect spine procedures in the future. See the full story on page 17. See the full story on page 6. See the full story on page 46. 24th Annual Meeting: The Business and Operations of ASCs October 26-28, 2017 | Swissotel Chicago 137 LEADING SPEAKERS FROM SURGERY CENTERS 43 PHYSICIANS & 80 ADMINISTRATORS | OVER 155 SPEAKERS TOTAL Keynotes from Andrew Hayek, Bill Walton, Alexa von Tabel & Kirk Herbstreit To learn more & register, visit: www. surgery-centers-conference/ or call 1.800.417.2035 REGISTER TODAY 60+ STORIES FEATURED Inside The Issue

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