NuVasive Clinical Services is committed to innovation and advancing intraoperative neuromonitoring. In this edition, learn about the launch of the only Master’s Program in IONM in the country, balance billing and how it impacts patients and providers, an article review by Dr. Adam Doan and Dr. Rich Vogel, exciting highlights from NASS, and more.
NCS Awarded Sole Source Contract with Premier
NuVasive Clinical Services has been awarded a three-year, sole source supplier contract for Intraoperative Neuromonitoring (IONM) Services with Premier. Effective November 1, 2018, the new contract allows Premier members the option to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for IONM services provided by NCS.
Looking Back At NASS 2018
This year at the North American Spine Society’s 33rd Annual Meeting (NASS), NuVasive unveiled new spine innovation and clinical insights at the Los Angeles Convention Center. For those of you that missed NASS, we highlighted the six key takeaways from NuVasive.
Read all of the six highlights here.
New and Improved Supply Offering for NCS Customers
At NCS we strive to make improvements in everything we do to help provide the best possible patient care and customer service. Over the course of the next few months we will be rolling out a new supply offering for our customers. This supply consolidation will create greater efficiencies, access to the highest quality supplies, and enable us to service our customers and patients better. Be on the lookout for future communications with additional information.
In the Literature
NEW! Neurophysiological monitoring during cervical spine surgeries: Longitudinal costs and outcomes. An article review by Dr. Adam Doan and Dr. Rich Vogel
Dr. John Ney from Boston University teamed up with a world-renowned Stanford economist, Daniel Kessler, on an important new article on the utility and value of intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM) in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF).
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.
Doctor of Chiropractic, Diplomate of the American Board of Neurophysiologic Monitoring, Leader of Clinical Services for NCS.
Adam oversees quality assurance and research teams and collaborates with the Education and Training department to help NCS clinicians deliver high-value, patient-centric care. “We are committed to delivering clinically-proven surgical outcomes, which is at the core of the surgical neurophysiology team’s goals. Being the largest provider in IONM, we have the ability to positively impact the IONM profession and countless patient’s lives.”