AMERICAN ACADEMY OF SPINE PHYSICIANS ANNOUNCES LEGAL SERVICES PARTNER
Spine disorders represent one of the most common causes of
pain and physical disability. It also represents one of the most common and
costly health conditions in the United States and abroad. Successful care of
chronic and complex spine disorder often requires a collaborative effort.
Subsequently, there is a growing demand for multidisciplinary practice and
facility development. The American Academy of Spine Physicians (AASP) was
developed to help meet this need.
It is comprised of healthcare providers of
all disciplines and specialties that care for patients with spine
disorders. The mission of the American
Academy of Spine Physicians (AASP) is to promote excellence in spinecare
through education, innovation and collaboration. This includes the development
of professional relationships and resources which support new opportunities and
The AASP has invited Legal Shield Business Solutions (LSBS)
to serve as an Educational Partner and to operate on the member dashboard of
their website as a preferred vendor. The broad legal and consulting services of
LSBS will provide members of the AASP with timely and cost efficient resources,
which can be used to develop and support all aspects of an evolving spinecare
LSBS has been in business over 40 years, providing legal,
consulting, and identity theft services for decades to practice owners, their
employees and families. The unique relationship between the AASP and LSBS
offers member spinecare professionals with unlimited access to top law firms,
legal documents, legal services, privacy liability protection and legal
consultation. With the growing complexity of the healthcare environment and its
requirements, spinecare professionals have an ever-growing need for legal
direction and services. Those services include consultation, contract and
document review, letters and phone calls, debt collection and identity theft
protection, as well as, pretrial and trial defense.
LSBS will provide comprehensive legal services to AASP
members who choose to use the services for a reasonable flat monthly fee. No
more large retainers and high hourly rates. Appropriate and timely legal advice
is required to help spinecare providers and to better meet the needs of their
patients. Accessible and consistent multidisciplinary legal advice is required
to help shape the future of spinecare.
Inform a Colleague
Expand and Educate Your Spinecare Network
Welcome to the Inform a Colleague area of the Academy Website. The American Academy of Spine Physicians (AASP) strives to implement new and more efficient methods for members to communicate with other healthcare professionals. One of the most effective tools is the online "Inform a Colleague" function. This function can be used to expand and educate your spinecare referral network. It also represents a resource to conveniently inform others about trends in spinecare and about offers of organizations such as the American Academy of Spine Physicians (AASP), the International Spine Association (ISA). The link library also contains an application for membership with the AASP.
The online "Inform a Colleague" feature provides an invaluable time-saving service for keeping spinecare professionalsup-to-date, expanding the spinecare network, stimulating interdisciplinary referrals and for inviting colleagues to join the AASP. The library of links is always being updated with useful information and resources. The linked messages can be used to
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Join / Renew
This level of membership is for physicians (MD, DC, DO) whose practice/interest includes patients with spinal disorders. ($295)
This level of membership is for allied healthcare professionals involved in spinecare and/or spine research. This includes physical therapists, massage therapists, exercise physiologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician's assistants, diagnostic technicians, surgical technicians, exercise instructors, personal trainers and individuals who hold a PhD and work in the field of spinecare. ($150)
This level of membership is for residents, fellows and students who have an interest in spinecare. ($35)
Membership will automatically renew each calendar year starting from the date of membership renewal or membership acceptance unless the AASP is specifically notified in writing by the member at least 30 days prior to their renewal date. Please address all correspondence to the AASP Office of Member Services.
Review the accuracy of your contact information and practice profile information including your email address. To update your profile online go to www.spinephysicians.org and login using your unique member ID and PIN as noted below.
Please notify the AASP if you no longer meet membership criteria.
This includes maintaining an active license to practice.
American Academy of Spine Physicians