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CANS NEWSLETTER – Mar 2022

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Newsletter March 2022 Issue Volume 50, Number 3 Inside This Issue President’s Message | CANS Annual Meeting 2023: An Invitation to the Inland Empire! It is my pleasure to announce that the 2023 CANS Annual Meeting venue has been chosen as the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa in Riverside, California. This is a historic choice […]

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CANS NEWSLETTER – February 2022

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Newsletter February 2022 Issue Volume 50, Number 2 Inside This Issue President’s Message | Changing Needs of an Evolving Profession In the 9 years prior to my appointment as Chief of Neurosurgery at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, the institution had 13 neurosurgeons who came and left. When I was leaving London, Ontario for the USA […]

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CANS NEWSLETTER – November 2021

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Newsletter November 2021 Issue Volume 49, Number 11 Inside This Issue President’s Message This will be my penultimate newsletter message as President of CANS. The January 15, 2022 limit for the terms for President, President Elect, and Vice Presdient is fast approaching. I am really excited to hear from Dr Javed Siddiqi as he outlines […]

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CANS NEWSLETTER – July 2021

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Newsletter July 2021 Issue Volume 49, Number 7 Inside This Issue President’s Message Over the last decade, there has been an inexorable fundamental paradigm shift in how physicians are employed in the United States. As private practice financial pressures and risks including rising medical liability costs, requirements to invest in expensive electronic health records, ever-growing […]

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CANS NEWSLETTER – May 2021

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Newsletter May 2021 Issue Volume 49, Number 5 Inside This Issue President’s Message Wow! What a change in only four weeks! Whatever happened to the goal of herd immunity??? In my last newsletter message Governor Newsom had only two weeks previously finally allowed hotels to re-open under significant protocol restrictions for counties who had reached […]

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CANS NEWSLETTER – April 2021

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Newsletter April 2021 Issue Volume 49, Number 4 Inside This Issue President’s Message It has been an eventful month since my last CANS newsletter message. On Saturday April 17th CANS held its Spring Board of Directors meeting. We were once again able to demonstrate that virtual Zoom board meetings are efficient and effective while saving […]

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CANS NEWSLETTER – March 2021

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Newsletter March 2021 Issue Volume 49, Number 3 Inside This Issue President’s Message Since the end of February, a lot has happened regarding healthcare on the national/federal front. Fromthe standpoint of good news, on March 25 the US Senate voted to delay Medicare payment cuts for therest of 2021. This was a big win for […]

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CANS NEWSLETTER – FEBRUARY 2021

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Newsletter February 2021 Issue Volume 49, Number 2 Inside This Issue President’s Message I certainly hope that this newsletter finds all our CANS members and their families safe and healthy. Covid-19 vaccines are here, but the distribution has gone more slowly and less efficiently than expected. More vaccines are supposed to be available by April […]

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CANS NEWSLETTER – DEC 2020

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Newsletter December 2020 Issue Volume 48, Number 11 Inside This Issue President’s Message Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. It is uniquely American, instituted by Abraham Lincoln. It belongs to, and is celebrated by, all Americans regardless of religion, race, or creed. It is a non-commercial holiday without the pressure for gifts or great […]