Threats to Our Existence as Spine Surgeons: A Fireside Chat
webinar | January 27, 2021 | 7:00 pm-8:15 pm CST
Frank Phillips, MD Rush University Chicago, Illinois
Todd Albert, MD Hospital for Special Surgery New York, New York
Jeffrey Dunn President, CEO, and Chairman, SI-BONE Santa Clara, California
Earl Fender CEO & President, Nalu Medical, Inc Carlsbad, California
Jacob Paul SVP, President, Cranial and Spinal Technologies, Medtronic Memphis, Tennessee
Roger Strode Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP Chicago, Illinois
Gretchen Townshend Partner, McGuireWoods, LLP  Chicago, Illinois
Webinar Summary

NOTE: The video from this webinar is available to watch on this webinar’s page, below.

This webinar featured open discussion between the speakers on the current threats to our existence as spine surgeons. Topics included:

  • What the practice landscape looks like
  • The economics of the healthcare system still value materials, time & work
  • MIS, robotics & improved efficiencies. How can we influence CMS, RUC and/or OMB to make changes
  • Biggest threats facing the spine industry
  • The control & influence of payers & 3rd Party Contractors in directing care pathways
  • The rise of the spine interventionalist. Can we play together?

Watch the Webinar’s Video Below:

Threats to Our Existence as Spine Surgeons: A Fireside Chat

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Chairman Frank Phillips, MD