The Challenge of Defining Cost and Value, Part II

November 21, 2016

The 12th Annual Spine Summit presents a series of lectures on the many financial, medical and societal variables that contribute to determining value in the delivery of spine care.

This second part on the challenge of defining cost and value features Joseph Cheng, MD of Vanderbilt University. Dr. Cheng opens with a discussion on rating the validity of insurance company standards. He then follows with a talk on rating the value of a spine surgeon to a hospital and to an insurance company.

Joseph S. Cheng, MD, MS, associate professor, director, Neurological Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center