Monthly Archives: March 2017

The AHCA Gets It Wrong: Health Care Is Different

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By Robert Berenson, published in Health Affairs March 22, 2017 Congressman Ryan has now produced his fundamental health care reformation to support a “consumer-directed” vision in which services would be bought and sold like other goods and service in the economy. Indeed, responding to the Congressional Budget Office’s assessment that 24 million Americans would lose their health … Read More

Marked Variability in Diagnostic Interpretation of Lumbar Spine MRI Found

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Richard J. Herzog, MD, FACR, and Donald S. Corenman, MD, DC Comment Written by Kristin Della Volpe for Spine Universe Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of a single patient’s lumbar spine at 10 different MRI centers showed marked variability in reported interpretive findings and a high prevalence of interpretive errors, according to a prospective observational study published … Read More

Spreemo Health Launches Spine Radiology Network to Raise Standard of Spine Care

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New program to improve outcomes and reduce diagnostic errors for patients with back pain NEW YORK (March 16, 2017) — Spreemo Health today announced the launch of its new Spine Radiology Network, answering the overwhelming demand from Fortune 500 employers and other payers for an innovative healthcare solution that leverages the company’s cutting-edge quality analytics … Read More