To optimize outcomes for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma, multimodal therapy is often required.
Publication of the Value of Urodynamic Evaluation study has drawn attention to whether urodynamics improves patient outcomes when added to an office evaluation of stress urinary incontinence before surgical intervention.
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Every urology practice faces this situation eventually: a difficult employee who demands disproportionate time and attention from management.
In the Halls of Power, Project Prevention, an incentivized sterilization program, has received a "pass." It will therefore be in the operating room where Project Prevention's solution will succeed or fail.
Early adopters of health information technology have been creating electronic health records for over 10 years. With the creation of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act and its incentives, the pace of clinical data accumulation is accelerating.
The decisions by the men and women who are elected will determine whether physicians who treat Medicare are fairly reimbursed; whether the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) is allowed to continue; and even how government agencies, task forces, and advisory boards that make recommendations on specific testing and treatment protocols are allowed to function.
Make sure that you are coding correctly for the instillation based on the type of drug you are using and charge separately for the drugs that are instilled.
Higher costs without greater benefits means that robotic procedures are at risk of not being supported by efforts to control health care costs.