Wednesday, May 2

7:00 am - 9:00 am

308 Skating to Where the Puck Will Be: Strategies for Neurosurgery Practices and Programs to Compete in Health Care's Future

Fee: $100
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $100
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65

Moderator(s): Robert M. Friedlander, MD, FAANS

Panelist(s): Domagoj Coric, MD, FAANS; James M. Ecklund, MD, FAANS; Karin R. Swartz, MD, FAANS

Faculty discuss how health systems evaluate neurosurgical practices for purchase or alignment; the role of private and group practices in the hub-and-spoke model of health care delivery; how to align with accountable care organizations without becoming an employee; and managing the impact of publicly-available practice data and outcomes information. By predicting the future of health care, neurosurgeons should be able to position themselves strategically to lead the way using decision-driven change management.

Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to: