Welcome to the new NuVasive Clinical Services newsletter. Let’s take an exclusive look at IONM patient billing practices, an authoritative article review on the value IONM has in spine surgery, and a neurophysiologist’s first-hand experience providing neuromonitoring support for pediatric spine surgeries in Honduras.
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We look forward to hearing your comments on this first issue. We would also welcome any suggestions that you may have for future issues.
Join us at the 2018 ASNM Fall Symposium!
The program is presently being developed by Program Chairs, Dr. Rich Vogel and Dr.Trey Lee. The theme for this symposium, “Logistics of Case Management,” will feature faculty with frequently requested topics including:
- New research on the benefits of monitoring MEPs for nerve root function,
- Outcomes of IONM in spinal cord stimulator and DRG implants,
- Transforming resistance to acceptance of neuromonitoring in the OR,
- Translating the H&P findings into expectations for baselines,
- Overview of imaging for common disorders of the spine, and
- Advanced pediatric neuromonitoring.
NuVasive Clinicians Provide CME Lectures & Grand Rounds
Our highly skilled clinicians provide grand rounds and other in-service lectures to surgeons, anesthesiologists, neurologists, nurses, and hospital administrators all-over the country. Topics range from basic to advanced neurophysiology, and other important concepts like communication, safety, and efficacy.
We customize lectures to the individual needs of local faculty and staff. Contact us if you would like to learn more information on scheduling a lecture.
NEW! Analyzing the Utility, Evidence & Value of Neuromonitoring in Spine Surgery. A new North American Spine Society (NASS) IONM section and symposium chaired by Dr. Adam Doan and Dr. Rich Vogel.
On Wednesday, September 26, 2018, from 3:35–5:05 p.m., spine surgeons, neurophysiologists, a neurologist, and an economist will discuss evidence, cost-effectiveness, research challenges, and barriers to quality and safety in the performance of neuromonitoring.
Making a Difference
NVM5 testimonial Featuring NCS Team Manager, James.
Giving Back by IONM NCS NP from Chicago, Rachel, participated in a recent Honduras mission trip.
Physician Profile Introducing Dr. Vijay Maggio, MD Quality Assurance Director under NCS.