"There isn’t any problem as long as it’s done in the context of caring," says one urologist.
Funds incorporate tax benefits with donor control over who receives grants.
Urologists who own advanced imaging centers will be directly at risk.
"Every effort should be made to reduce the cost of molecular testing and expand their access," writes Ashley Ross, MD, PhD.
A new study examining gene expression assays for stratifying prostate cancer risk is suggesting that it may be possible to develop lower-cost alternatives and expand access.
Independence isn’t gone entirely in today’s urology practice environment, but it is different.
Henry Rosevear, MD, explains how he left the AUA annual meeting in San Francisco a smarter urologist.
Analyses with patients stratified into three groups by age showed that an emulsified microdose desmopressin acetate nasal spray (Noctiva) consistently extended the first uninterrupted sleep period in a clinically meaningful manner for patients of all ages.
“Unless there’s a contraindication, they have to try medications. ‘I don’t feel like taking it’ is not failing a medication,” says one urologist.
"Urologists frequently become enamored by the research and the unique characteristics of new technology. The business management team must ask the hard questions," writes Rick Rutherford, CMPE.