Corpus ID: 34091685

Improved Spine Care Means Giving Physiatrists Playing Time.

  title={Improved Spine Care Means Giving Physiatrists Playing Time.},
  author={A. Haig},
  journal={Managed care},
  volume={25 1},
  • A. Haig
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Managed care
Football or futbol? The senior leaders in American health care grew up in an era of punt, pass, and kick. American society is transitioning toward the international game with a round ball, which requires blurring of roles and where those who control the midfield win the game. It’s analogous with what’s going on in back pain treatment. At more than $100 billion per year in direct and secondary costs, back pain is the most expensive benign condition in all of medicine. The medical specialty of… Expand