We commend the physicians who have come together to shed greater light on the importance and safety of spine surgeries in the ambulatory setting.
Lake Mary, FL (PRWEB) October 27, 2011
Access MediQuip is sponsoring the new Society for Ambulatory Spine Surgery’s (SASS) Inaugural Meeting on November 3, 2011 at Sullivan’s restaurant in Chicago. The society’s mission is to educate surgeons in the safety and efficacy of ambulatory spine surgery to enhance patients’ quality of life and healthcare outcomes.
“We believe in the mission of the Society for Ambulatory Spine Surgery, and we are pleased to support the organization’s efforts,” said Prakash Patel, M.D., CEO of Access MediQuip. “We commend the physicians who have come together to shed greater light on the importance and safety of spine surgeries in the ambulatory setting.”
This year’s Society for Ambulatory Spine Surgery event will feature a panel of nationally recognized spine surgeons and financial experts, including Kenneth Pettine, M.D., Bill Smith, M.D., Randy Dwyer, M.D., Kenneth Pettine, M.D., Kenneth Hancock and Robin Young. They’ll discuss best practices in the pursuit of clinical, financial and operational excellence in performing spine procedures in an ambulatory setting.
About Society for Ambulatory Spine Surgery
The Society for Ambulatory Spine Surgery was founded in August 2011 by Dr. Pettine, whose members include leading spine surgeons from throughout the country. The Society’s goal is to ensure that; when appropriate, a greater amount of spine surgeries are performed in ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs). SASS aims to bring surgeons together to exchange ideas and advanced research to promote the benefits for members, health plans, employers, and providers of using ASCs for spine surgery. For more information: http://www.societyofambulatoryspinesurgery.com.
About Access MediQuip
Access MediQuip is the largest and most experienced provider of surgical implant management solutions, working with patients, healthcare payers, surgical facilities, surgeons, and device manufacturers. With more than a decade of experience, we provide healthcare payers with comprehensive, customized solutions that manage and control the high costs of implants while addressing safety and quality concerns around implantable devices. We offer programs that drive transparency across the spectrum of surgical management, from providing device unit cost and fixed procedure savings to episode-of-care bundled payment capabilities and full managed care programs. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Lake Mary, Florida. For more information, please visit http://www.accessmediquip.com.