SEOUL, Korea— One of DC2 Healthcare’s Founders and current Medical Director Fernando Diaz M.D., Ph.D., has submitted an abstract regarding minimally invasive transverse lumbar fusion with computer navigational guidance to the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies.
Dr. Diaz’s abstract posits that utilizing computer navigational techniques for spine procedures optimizes instrument placement, minimizes complications, increases patient safety and decreases hospital costs by reducing length of stay and potential for the patient returning to the operating room.
Dr. Diaz’s abstracted is currently in consideration for presentation at the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies’ annual conference in September in Seoul.
DC2 Healthcare’s CEO Christina Cook and Chief Clinical Officer Risa Tyo are also listed as authors on the abstract.
Fernando Diaz is a neurosurgeon at Michigan Head & Spine Institute as well as the professor and chairman of the Neurological Surgery department at Oakland University School of Medicine and William Beaumont Hospitals.
About the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies
Founded in 1955, the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) is a professional, scientific, non-governmental organization comprising 5 Continental Associations, 114 National Neurosurgical Societies and 5 Affiliate Societies, representing some 30,000 neurosurgeons worldwide.
About DC2 Healthcare
DC2 Healthcare is a Nashville healthcare analytics company with over 20 years of experience working with patient data, evidence-based medicine and healthcare delivery pathways. DC2’s clinical pathways create quality metrics that lower costs, increase reimbursements and improve the overall quality of care.