The North American Spine Society and Spinal News International announce editorial partnership


The North American Spine Society (NASS), the largest spinal society in the USA, and Spinal News International have announced that they are to collaborate, beginning December 2016, on a number of editorial projects over the coming year.

Spinal News International will work with NASS to produce a series of Digital Updates, as well as a printed Educational Supplement, to help keep its readers informed about the latest advocacy efforts, scientific research and event programming from NASS.

NASS members will receive a complimentary subscription to Spinal News International publications* as part of their membership, providing them with a regular digest of the latest academic research from scientific journals and conferences, as well as technology and industry updates.

“We are delighted to be working with NASS, a prestigious spine society aiming to promote evidence-based and ethical spine care. We look forward to engaging more spine specialists than ever before with our concise reviews of cutting-edge research, commentaries from key opinion leaders and updates from the medical device arena, as well as highlighting the important work of NASS to our existing subscribers” says Katherine Hignett, Editor of Spinal News International.

“NASS is thrilled to begin a new and interesting partnership with one of the spine field’s rising stars – Spinal News InternationalSNI has really developed over the past several years and it truly has become a trusted, independent source of news and views for those in spine. The writing is top notch and the physician profiles are as fun to read as they are informative.  We look forward to a long and meaningful collaboration” states Executive Director Eric J. Muehlbauer, MJ, CAE. CEO – NASS.

The North American Spine Society is a multidisciplinary medical organization dedicated to fostering the highest quality, evidenced-based and ethical spine care by promoting education, research and advocacy. NASS is comprised of more than 8,000 members from several disciplines, including orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, physiatry, neurology, radiology, anesthesiology, research and physical therapy. For more information, visit and find NASS on: NASS Facebook and NASS Twitter.

Spinal News International offers a one-stop-shop for breaking news, reports of the most interesting scientific papers, conference coverage, original stories, as well as physician-authored commentaries. Spinal News International is available as a quarterly printed newspaper, distributed to our database of spinal specialists, as well as at key industry meetings. Spinal News International’s digital platform includes a responsive website updated daily to cater to the modern user, as well as a news app offering easy access to all content. Spinal News International is published by BIBA Medical Ltd.

*Free online and print subscription members based in Europe and North America. Free digital subscription only for members based outside of these territories.


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