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2013 Annual Meeting OnDemand

  • Author: North American Spine Society
  • Category: OnDemand & Webinars
  • Published On: Oct 12, 2013




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Co-chairs

Michael Reed, DPT, OCS

Matthew Smuck, MD

Eeric Truumees, MD

The NASS Annual Meeting is where spine care professionals from around the globe share the latest information, innovative techniques and procedures, best practices, and new technologies. Experience all of the education sessions that the world's largest spine meeting has to offer, from the comfort your home or office.

You will have access to specially designed content for surgical and interventional spine professionals, through symposia, best paper sessions, electronic posters, focused discussions slides, and allied health and concurrent session content.

This course includes videotaped podium presentations in conjunction with audio and slides. A post-course evaluation will be given to help reinforce your knowledge. AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is available for symposia only.

The North American Spine Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of

  • 19.5

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

What you will learn:

  • A Retrospective on BMP-2 Research: Lessons From the YODA Project
  • Behind the Headlines: How News Coverage Shapes Health Care Policy and Public Perception
  • Data Collection, Value and Cost-effectiveness of Spine Care
  • Evolving Concepts of Value in Our New Healthcare System: Who is Going to Get the Money?
  • How Mobile Technology is Changing Spine Care
  • Preparing to Practice Medicine in America under the Affordable Care Act
  • Prescription Opioids in Spine Care
  • Section on MIS: Controversies in the Adoption of Minimally Invasive Lumbar Fusion
  • Section on Radiology: Controversies in Spine Imaging
  • Section on Robotics and Navigation: Should Robotics or Navigation Be Part of Your Operating Room?
  • Spine Injuries in Contact Sports
  • State-of-the-Art World Spine Care: A Review of Practices from Different Regions of the World
  • The Grey Zone: Integrated Management from Clinic to Surgery


  • Member: $0.00
  • Non-Member: $75.00
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Adams, Michael: Nothing to disclose. Araghi, Ali: Nothing to disclose. Atlas, Steven J.: Royalties: UpToDate (B). Baker, Ray M.: Stock Ownership: Relievant MedSystems (0.09%); Private Investments: Nocimed (1.78%), Laurimed (0.5%); Consulting: Medtronic (Chair of AVAiL Global Post Approval Network Scientific Advisory Board); Board of Directors: ISIS (Immediate Past President); Scientific Advisory Board: Collaborative Spine Research Foundation (Board Member), Spine-Health.com (None). Bartynski, Walter S.: Nothing to disclose. Benzel, Edward C.: Nothing to disclose. Berven, Sigurd H.: Nothing to disclose. Bird, Justin: Nothing to disclose. Carragee, Eugene J.: Board of Directors: North American Spine Society (E, Paid directly to institution/employer); Fellowship Support: Orthopaedic Education Research Foundation (E, Paid directly to institution/employer), AO Foundation (E, Paid directly to institution/employer). Carrino, John A.: Nothing to disclose. Cheng, Joseph S.: Nothing to Disclose. Choma, Theodore J.: Stock Ownership: Gentis, Inc. (20,000 shares); Consulting: Stryker Spine (B); Scientific Advisory Board: Gentis, Inc. (B); Research Support (Staff/Materials): Stryker Spine (C); Grants: DePuy Spine (D). Chutkan, Norman B.: Royalties: Globus Medical (D); Speaking and/or teaching arrangements: AO North America (Travel expenses); Board of Directors: Walton Rehabilitation Hospital (None); Scientific Advisory Board: Orthopedics Journal (None). Corbin, Terry P.: Royalties: Quality Medical Publishing (A); Private Investments: Spinal Therapies (3%), Amedica Corporation (1,218 shares); Consulting: Kinetic Concepts (A), Amedica Corporation (E), Synthes Trauma (B), Pabban Development (D), Acumen Healthcare Solutions (B), Signus Medizintechnik (B); Trips/Travel: Amedica (B), World Congress Research (A); Research Support (Staff/Materials): Amedica Corporation (B). Dagenais, Simon: Royalties: Elsevier (B); Stock Ownership: Palladian Health (20,000 Shares, 2%); Consulting: University of South Florida (B), DeMatteo & Monness (A); Speaking and/or Teaching Arrangements: NCMIC Foundation (B), Chiropractic and Osteopathic College of Australasia (B), D'Youville College (A), Optum Health (B); Trips/Travel: NCCAM (Travel expenses), Harvard University (Travel expenses), Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (Travel expenses), New York Chiropractic College (Travel expenses); Scientific Advisory Board: SOFEC (Franco-European Chiropractic Society); Other Office: Palladian Health (Salary); Grants: NCMIC Foundation (C). Daubs, Michael D.: Royalties: Synthes Spine (F); Consulting: Synthes Spine (C); Grants: Stryker Spine (C, Paid directly to institution/employer); Fellowship Support: AO Spine North America (D, Paid directly to institution/employer). Dekutoski, Mark B.: Royalties: Mayo Office of IP/Medtronic (E, Paid directly to institution/employer); Consulting: Mayo Medical Ventures/Medtronic (B, Paid directly to institution/employer); Speaking and/or teaching arrangements: Mayo Medical Ventures/Medtronic (B); Scientific Advisory Board: Broadwater Associates (B, Paid directly to institution/employer); Fellowship Support: AO Foundation (E, Paid directly to institution/employer). Dohring, Edward: Consulting: Stryker Spine (None, Paid directly to institution/employer); Speaking and/or Teaching Arrangements: Stryker Spine (None, Paid directly to institution/employer); Research Support - Staff and/or Materials: Medtronic (B, Paid directly to institution/employer). Dossett, Andrew: Nothing to disclose. Dreisinger, Thomas E.: Consulting: Scientific Exercise (E, Executive Vice President of Outcomes Research); Board of Directors: McKenzie Institute International (B). Fauber, John: Nothing to disclose. Finkenberg, John G.: Board of Directors: Satori World Medical (Medical Advisor), North American Spine Society (Advocacy Chair); Other Office: Triad Healthcare (Surgical Utilization Reviewer); Other: Seikagaku (Chairman of FDA DSMB). Fish, David E.: Grants: Medtronic (C, Paid directly to institution/employer); Fellowship Support: Boston Scientific (C, Paid directly to institution/employer). Fisher, Charles G.: Royalties: Medtronic (D); Consulting: Medtronic (F, Paid directly to institution/employer); Speaking and/or teaching arrangements: Medtronic (Amount not disclosed, Paid directly to institution/employer), DePuy (Amount not disclosed, Paid directly to institution/employer), AOSpine (Amount not disclosed, Paid directly to institution/employer); Trips/travel: Medtronic (Travel expenses), AOSpine (Travel expenses), DePuy (Travel expenses); Research Support (Staff and/or Materials): Medtronic (E, Paid directly to institution/employer), DePuy (E, Paid directly to institution/employer); Fellowship Support: Medtronic (F, Paid directly to institution/employer), Synthes (F, Paid directly to institution/employer). Fishman, Scott: Nothing to disclose. Foley, Kevin: Royalties: ArthroCare (B), Medtronic (I); Stock Ownership: Medtronic (H), NuVasive (H); Private Investments: Discgenics (13%), SpineWave (753,000 shares), TrueVision (5%), BioD (Unknown); Consulting: Medtronic (D), NuVasive (A); Board of Directors: MERI (None), Discgenics (None), BioD (None), TrueVision (None). Franklin, Gary: Nothing to disclose. Gause, Paul R.: Consulting: Biomet (B, Paid directly to institution/employer); Speaking and/or teaching arrangements: Medtronic (B, Paid directly to institution/employer). Gerling, Michael C.: Consulting: Paradigm Spine (B). Gjolaj, Joseph P.: Nothing to disclose. Guyer, Richard D.: Nothing to disclose. Hecht, Andrew: Royalties: Zimmer Spine (None, Paid directly to institution/employer); Consulting: Stryker spine (None), Zimmer Spine (C, Paid directly to institution/employer); Speaking and/or teaching arrangements: Medtronic (None); Scientific Advisory Board: Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (None); Other: Journal of Spinal Disorders (Editorial Review Board). Herring, Stanley A.: Nothing to disclose. Hilibrand, Alan S.: Royalties: Biomet Spine (F), Alphatec Spine (F), Stryker (C), Amedica (C), Aesculap (B); Stock Ownership: Amedica (<1%), Lifespine (<1%), Spinal Ventures (<3%); Private Investments: Benvenue (Unknown), Nexgen (Unknown), Paradigm Spine (Unknown), Pioneer (<1%), PSD (Unknown), Vertiflex (Unknown); Scientific Advisory Board: Amedica (C); Other Office: CSRS (Vice President). Hodges, Paul W.: Nothing to disclose. Hsieh, Patrick C.: Consulting: DePuy Spine (C), Medtronic (C); Speaking and/or teaching arrangements: Medtronic Sofamor Danek (C); Research Support (Staff/Materials): DePuy Spine (C, Paid directly to institution/employer). Hsu, Wellington K.: Consulting: Stryker (C, Paid directly to institution/employer), Medtronic (C, Paid directly to institution/employer), Pioneer (B, Paid directly to institution/employer), Terumo (B), LifeNet (B, Paid directly to institution/employer); Board of Directors: Lumbar Spine Research Society (None); Grants: Pioneer Surgical (E). Jallo, George I.: Consulting: Johnson & Johnson (B); Grants: Medtronic (B); Fellowship Support: Codman (B). Kao, Ming-Chih J.: Nothing to disclose. Keefe, Francis J.: Nothing to disclose. Khanna, A. Jay: Royalties: Thieme Medical Publishers (None); Private Investments: New Era Orthopaedics, LLC (20%), Cortical Concepts, LLC (16%); Consulting: Orthofix Spine (D); Speaking and/or Teaching Arrangements: AO Spine North America (B); Trips/Travel: AO Spine North America (A); Other Office: Johns Hopkins Center for Bioengineering, Innovation and Design (D, Paid directly to institution/employer); Grants: Siemens Healthcare, Inc. (B, Paid directly to institution/employer). Kim, Choll W.: Royalties: Globus (C); Stock Ownership: SpineView (1%); Consulting: Medtronic (Amount not disclosed), Globus (Amount not disclosed), Synthes (Amount not disclosed), Joimax (Amount not disclosed); Speaking and/or teaching arrangements: Medtronic (Amount not disclosed); Trips/travel: Stryker (Amount not disclosed), Globus (Amount not disclosed); Board of Directors: SMISS (Executive Director); Scientific Advisory Board: Globus (Amount not disclosed). Kim, Han Jo: Royalties: World Scientific Publishers (None); Scientific Advisory Board: Spine Innovation Advisory Board, Medtronic (B). Kirschner, Kristi L.: Board of Directors: Access Living of Chicago (None); Other Office: Community Care Alliance of Illinois (Board Member, Chief Medical Office for Physical Disability). Laine, Christine: Nothing to disclose. Lehman, Ronald A.: Grants: DARPA (G, Paid directly to institution/employer), DMRDP (H, Paid directly to institution/employer). Lenke, Lawrence G.: Royalties: Medtronic (I), Quality Medical Publishing (B); Board of Directors: Scoliosis Research Society (Travel expenses); Research Support (Staff/Materials): DePuy (B, Paid directly to institution/employer). Ludwig, Steven C.: Royalties: DePuy Spine (G), Globus Medical (A); Stock Ownership: Globus Medical (1%); Private Investments: Advanced Spinal Intellectual Properties (29%), Spinicity/ISD (34%); Consulting: DePuy Spine (F); Speaking and/or teaching arrangements: AOSpine (A); Board of Directors: Advanced Spinal Intellectual Properties (C); Scientific Advisory Board: Globus Medical (B); Fellowship Support: OREF Grant (E, Paid directly to institution/employer). Mac Millan, Michael: Consulting: Medtronic (C, Paid directly to institution/employer); Scientific Advisory Board: Surgical Advisory Board (None, Paid directly to institution/employer). Meier, Barry: Nothing to disclose. Mick, Charles A.: Nothing to Disclose; Relationships Outside the One Year Requirement: DePuy, Synthes, St Francis Medical (Upcoming Board Meeting, 05/2006, Trips/Travel, B). Mikhael, Mark M.: Consulting: Biomet (D), DePuy/Synthes (A). Mirza, Sohail K.: Grants: NIH/NIA/NIAMS/AHRQ (G, Paid directly to institution/employer). Moen, Erik P.: Consulting: Retul (Amount not disclosed); Speaking and/or teaching arrangements: BikePT (Owner/founder/instructor, B, Paid directly to institution/employer); Other Office: American Physical Therapy Association (B, Paid directly to institution/employer). Mroz, Thomas: Stock Ownership: PearlDiver, Inc (10,000 Shares); Consulting: Globus Medical (B). Nottmeier, Eric W.: Royalties: Globus (B, Paid directly to institution/employer); Consulting: Medtronic Navigation (B); Speaking and/or teaching arrangements: Depuy/Synthes (B), BrainLAB (B); Scientific Advisory Board: K2M (B); Relationships Outside the One Year Requirement: BrainLAB (Dissolved 1/2009, Consulting, B), Medtronic Navigation (Dissolved 5/2011, Consulting, B). Ohnmeiss, Donna D.: Other Office: International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (Executive Committee); Research Support (Staff and/or Materials): TranS1 (B, Paid directly to institution/employer), University of Minnesota (C, Paid directly to institution/employer), Spinal Motion (None, Paid directly to institution/employer), VertiFlex (B, Paid directly to institution/employer), Alphatec (B, Paid directly to institution/employer); Grants: Orthofix (E, Paid directly to institution/employer); Fellowship Support: OREF (E, Paid directly to institution/employer), Orthofix (D, Paid directly to institution/employer), AOSpine (E, Paid directly to institution/employer), Medtronic Neurological (C, Paid directly to institution/employer), NuVasive (C, Paid directly to institution/employer), Omega (C, Paid directly to institution/employer), Alphatec (D, Paid directly to institution/employer); Other: Mazor Surgical Technologies (E, Paid directly to institution/employer). Patel, Alpesh A.: Royalties: Amedica (B); Consulting: Amedica (B), Stryker (B), Biomet (B), GE Healthcare (B); Board of Directors: Lumbar Spine Research Society (None), Cervical Spine Research Society (None), Indo-American Spine Alliance (None); Other: Amedica (<1%), Cytonics (<1%), Trinity Orthopaedics (<1%), Nocimed (<1%), Holorad (<1%). Patel, Chetan K.: Consulting: Globus (B), Stryker Spine (D), Medtronic Spine (C); Scientific Advisory Board: Medtronic Navigation (B). Polly, David W.: Other Office: Scoliosis Research Society (Travel expenses), Dubai Spine Masters (Co-Chair, B); Grants: Department of Defense (G, Paid directly to institution/employer), OREF (D, Paid directly to institution/employer), Pediatric Spine and Chest Wall Foundation (C, Paid directly to institution/employer), Scoliosis Research Society (B, Paid directly to institution/employer); Relationships Outside the One Year Requirement: Medtronic (Dissolved 6/2010, Consulting). Potts, Eric A.: Royalties: Medtronic (F); Stock Ownership: Lanx (Unknown); Private Investments: Remedy Pharmaceuticals (Unknown); Consulting: Lanx (B), Medtronic (B); Board of Directors: Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine (B). Powell, Dawn: Other: Dfine,K2M, Stryker, Osseon, A-Spine, Baxter, Invibio, Ziehm Imaging, LDR, Medtronic, Mazor Robotics, SpineGuard, Misonix, Trans1, Ackermann Group, Alphatec Spine, LifeSpine, ArthroCare, Benvenue Medical, and Rainer (Amount not disclosed, Paid to institution/employer); Other Office: Spinal News International (Editor). Prasad, Srinivas K.: Consulting: Stryker Spine (C), Medtronic (B); Board of Directors: AKOS Health Systems (None). Prather, Heidi: Board of Directors: North American Spine Society (Second Vice President); Other Office: American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (C, Paid directly to institution/employer). Prusmack, Chad J.: Royalties: Globus (F), Integra (B); Stock Ownership: Globus (F); Consulting: Globus (D); Speaking and/or teaching arrangements: Globus (B); Trips/Travel: Globus (B, Paid directly to institution/employer); Scientific Advisory Board: Globus (B). Radcliff, Kris: Royalties: Globus Medical (None); Consulting: Globus Medical (B); Trips/travel: Relievant Medsystems (B), Globus Medical (A), DePuy Synthes (A), Stryker Spine (A), Medtronic (A); Grants: DePuy Synthes (None). Rampersaud, Raja Y.: Consulting: Medtronic Spine (E); Scientific Advisory Board: Surgical Navigation Technologies (B). Reed, Michael L.: Nothing to Disclose. Reitman, Charles A.: Nothing to Disclose. Resnick, Daniel K.: Board of Directors: North American Spine Society (Research Council Director); CNS (President-Elect). Rittenberg, Joshua D.: Nothing to Disclose. Ross, Joseph S.: Nothing to disclose. Rothman, David: Board of Directors: North American Spine Society (Ethics Consultant); Relationships Outside the One-Year Requirement: State of Texas/Sheller (Dissolved 3/2012, Other, E). Santa, John: Other: Consumer Reports (Salary). Sciubba, Daniel M.: Consulting: NuVasive (C, Paid directly to institution/employer); Speaking and/or teaching arrangements: Medtronic (C), DePuy (C), Globus (C). Sharan, Alok D.: Consulting: Paradigm Spine (B). Smith, Matthew J.: Consulting: Kent Hospital (D, Paid directly to institution/employer); Board of Directors: Rhode Island Pain Society (President). Smuck, Matthew W.: Consulting: Arthrocare,Inc (A), EMKinetics (A); Other Office: The Spine Journal (Deputy Editor); Research Support - Investigator Salary: Cytonics Corporation (C, Paid directly to institution/employer); Research Support - Staff and/or Materials: Cytonics Corporation (D, Paid directly to institution/employer); Grants: Internations Spine Interventions Society (C, Paid directly to institution/employer). Spengler, Dan M.: Nothing to disclose. Standaert, Christopher J.: Consulting: Washington State Health Care Authority Health Technology Clinical Committee (B), Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (A). Tolo, Vernon: Royalties: Wolters Kluwer (A); Other: Journal of Bone and Joint (Editor in Chief, F). Tomkins-Lane, Christy C.: Nothing to disclose. Truumees, Eeric: Royalties: Stryker Spine (C); Stock Ownership: Doctor's Research Group (<1%); Private Investments: IP Evolutions (33%, Dissolved 1/2012); Board of Directors: North American Spine Society (Administrative & Development Council Director); Research Support (Staff and/or Materials): Globus (Amount not disclosed). Vaccaro, Alexander R.: Royalties: DePuy Spine (C), NuVasive (None), Biomet Spine (E), Globus (F), Medtronic (H), Aesculap (B), Book royalties (C), Stryker Spine (H); Stock Ownership: K2M (Dissolved), Gamma Spine (Dissolved), Innovative Surgical Design (Unknown), ElectroCore (Unknown), Rothman Institute and related holdings (Partner), Cytonics (Unknown), Location Based Intelligence (20%), Progressive Spinal Technology (Unknown), Computational Biodynamics (Unknown), Stout Medical (Unknown), Bonovo Orthopaedics (Unknown), Flagship Surgical (Unknown), In Vivo (Unknown), Small Bone Innovations (Unknown), Neucore (Unknown), Cross Current (Unknown), Syndicom (Unknown), Paradigm Spine (Unknown), Spinology (Unknown), Replication Medica (Unknown), Globus (Unknown), FlowPharma (Unknown), Advanced Spinal Intellectual Properties (30%), Spine Medica (Unknown), R.S.I. (Unknown), Spinicity (Unknown); Consulting: Gerson Lehrman Group (B), ICON Clinical Research (B), Innovative Surgical Design (0), Stout Medical (A), Guidepoint Global (B), Medacorp (A); Trips/travel: Company Sponsored Travel (B); Board of Directors: AOSpine (None), Association of Collaborative Spine Research (None), Innovative Surgical Design (None), Spinicity (None), ASIA (Past President), North American Spine Society (Past Program Committee Co-Chairman); Research Support (Staff and/or Materials): P15 Cerapedics (C), Cerapedics (C); Other: Employment: Rothman Institute (None), Honorarium for Lectures (Amount not disclosed), Grants: NuVasive (None), Cerapedics (None), Stryker Spine (None), Expert Testimony: Legal Testimony (None). Villavicencio, Alan T.: Board of Directors: Justin Parker Neurological Institute (Chairman of the Board); Grants: Medtronic (C); Fellowship Support: Orthofix (E). Wang, Jeffrey C.: Royalties: Medtronic (C), Stryker (C), SeaSpine (E), Osprey (C), Aesculap (B), Biomet (F), Amedica (D), Zimmer (E), Synthes (F); Stock Ownership: Fziomed (<1%); Private Investments: Promethean Spine (<1%), Paradigm spine (<1%), Benvenue (<1%), NexGen (<1%), K2 Medical (<1%), Pioneer (<1%), Amedica (<1%), Vertiflex (<1%), ElectroCore (<1%), Surgitech (<1%), Axiomed (<1%); Board of Directors: North American Spine Society (Travel expenses), Cervical Spine Research Society (Travel expenses), AO Spine/AO Foundation (D), Collaborative Spine Research Foundation (Travel expenses); Scientific Advisory Board: VG Innovations (<1%), CoreSpine (<1%), Expanding Orthopaedics (<1%), Syndicom (<1%), Osprey (<1%), Amedica (<1%), Bone Biologics (<1%), Curative Biosciences (<1%), PearlDiver (<1%), Pioneer (<1%), SeaSpine (<1%). Watkins, Robert G.: Royalties: Pioneer (None); Private Investments: ISOI (1%); Consulting: Pioneer (C); Speaking and/or teaching arrangements: Pioneer (E), BrainLAB (B), Medtronic (E); Trips/Travel: Pioneer (B), Medtronic (B); Board of Directors: Marina Spine Center (F). Watters, William C.: Royalties: Stryker Corporation (B); Stock Ownership: Intrinsic Therapeutics (10,000 Shares); Board of Directors: North American Spine Society (None), World Spine Care (None), American College of Spine Surgeons (None); Scientific Advisory Board: Intrinsic Therapeutics (Stock Options), Palladian Health (B); Other: The Spine Journal (Assistant Editor), Spine Arthroplasty Journal (Assistant Editor), Spine (Reviewer), Kirby Glenn Surgical Center (1/22nd minority interest ownership). Wong, David A.: Consulting: Anulex (B), United Healthcare (B).

Disclosures current as of July 1, 2013.