The Transmitter Newsletter

The Official Newsletter of the Neurosurgery Executives' Resource Value & Education Society

July 2013

 
Hello NERVES Members:
Letter from the President, Brian Asmussen

Brian AsmussenAs this is the first edition of The Transmitter since I took office, I thought it would be a good time to introduce myself. I am currently Assistant Vice President of Neuro, Ortho, and Trauma Service Lines at Methodist Health Systems in Dallas, TX.

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The NeuroPoint Alliance
By Irene C. Zyung

The NeuroPoint Alliance (NPA) is a not-for-profit corporation established in 2008 by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) to collect, analyze, and report on nationwide clinical data from neurosurgical practices using online technologies.

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Reimbursement for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants:
What The Future Holds
By Nicola Hawkinson, DNP, RN, ONC

Nurse practitioners and physician assistants (collectively referred to as Non-Physician Providers: NPPs) are being utilized more than ever by medical practices. Job growth for these professions is expected to grow exponentially in the next ten years. NPPs work either independently, in collaboration, or under the supervision of a physician.

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2013 2014 NERVES Initiatives

Looking ahead to the 2013-2014 fiscal year, we have a lot that we want to accomplish. Read further to see what we have planned for the coming year.

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Standing Committees

Take a look at the committees that carry out the various tasks and initiatives of the Neurosurgery Executives' Resource Value & Education Society.

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Leadership Profiles

In the coming issues of The Transmitter, we will be highlighting sitting Board members, and will also visit with the Past Presidents. This is a great opportunity for us to introduce you to the Chair of the Membership and Editorial Committee, Hiroshi Nakano, and to reconnect with the first President of NERVES, Mark Mason!

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Getting to Know Your Fellow NERVES Members
Meet the Newest Members of the Society

Learn more about the healthcare professionals who make up the membership of NERVES!  Take a look at the list of neurosurgery professionals who have recently joined NERVES.

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Tips and Tricks
Updating Your Membership Records Online

The NERVES Member Directory is available online for members-only. Now is a great time to update your member profile online!

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  In this issue Annual Meeting Exhibitors
Thank you to our 2013 Annual Sponsors:

The Bremer Group Company
The Coding Network, LLC
Esaote North America
MARS (Medical Accounts Receivable Systems)
NextGen Healthcare
RosmanSearch, Inc.
SpineSearch, LLC
TransDyne


2014 NERVES Annual Meeting

The Transmitter

The Transmitter is the official electronic newsletter of the Neurosurgery Executives' Resource Value & Education Society (NERVES). Articles published in The Transmitter contain the expressed opinions and experiences of the authors and do not necessarily represent the position of NERVES.

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