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Piloting the Spine Quality Outcomes Database: An Interview with Michael Hatzakis, Jr., MD

Feb 14, 2017

The Spine Quality Outcomes Database (SQOD) is a clinical data registry created by AAPM&R and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS). The SQOD follows individuals with spine-related issues longitudinally and, collectively, the data has the ability to advance the understanding of the ever-growing spine patient population while demonstrating the quality and value of treatments. Michael Hatzakis, Jr., MD, currently serves on the AAPM&R/AANS Joint Registry Steering Committee for the SQOD, and we had an opportunity to connect with him.

Read the February issue of The Physiatrist for the full interview.