Ohio Governor Signs Bill to Reduce Death and Disability Among Stroke Patients

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 22, 2021 CONTACT: Maria Enie, menie@vancomm.com or 202-248-5454 Ohio Governor Signs Bill to Reduce Death and Disability Among Stroke Patients Buckeye state to update stroke systems of care to help more patients survive and thrive FAIRFAX, Va. — Today, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed into law “S.B. 21,” a measure that […]

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SNIS Remembers Pioneering Neuroradiologist

In the early 1970s, the field of neuroradiology was still in its formative years, and among its early practitioners was Dr. John Bentson, at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. As he helped patients with the aid of new technology like the CT scan and computer imaging, he saw an opportunity for innovation. At the […]

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Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery™: Cuts in Medicare Payments Approved Dec. 1 Jeopardize Patient Access to Lifesaving Therapies

CONTACT: Brittany Vanderpool bvanderpool@vancomm.com or 202.248.5487 FAIRFAX, Va.— The final 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) issued this week by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will result in reimbursement cuts in the range of 10% for neurointerventional procedures, according to a detailed analysis published last week in the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery™, […]

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Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery™: Patients with Severe Paralysis Able to Text, Email, Bank Online Using Stentrode™ Brain-Computer Interface

CONTACT: Brittany Vanderpool, bvanderpool@vancomm.com FAIRFAX, Va. — Researchers demonstrated the success of a fully implantable wireless medical device, the Stentrode™ brain-computer interface (BCI), designed to allow patients with severe paralysis to resume daily tasks — including texting, emailing, shopping and banking online — without the need for open brain surgery. The first-in-human study was published […]

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Joint Statement from the AANS/CNS, SNIS & SVIN

The AANS/CNS Joint Cerebrovascular Section, the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) and the Society of Vascular & Interventional Neurology (SVIN) have issued a statement on unacceptable health care disparities in our nation. You can read the statement in its entirety here. […]

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