For men aged 50–69 years, PSA testing reduces prostate cancer-specific mortality and the incidence of metastatic disease, according to a new multinational consensus statement on early detection of prostate cancer, which also calls for prostate cancer diagnosis to be unlinked from treatment for the disease.
Richard R. Kerr
Total annual costs for major health care-associated infections (HAIs) were estimated at $9.8 billion in a recent study, with catheter-associated urinary tract infections representing
This bonus "State of Urology" issue offers a sneak-peek at some of the outstanding research you'll learn more about at the AUA annual meeting in Atlanta.
The double whammy of declining reimbursement rates and rising overhead costs continues to plague practicing urologists in the United States.
A new study has found that between 3.4 and 7.9 million American women age 18 and over have symptoms consistent with IC/PBS.
Urologists are in a unique position to detect cardiometabolic risk factors at an early stage and intervene.
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Declining reimbursement remains urologists' number one concern, ahead of increasing overhead, increasing government regulations, and other issues, according to the 2008 Urology Times State of the Specialty Survey
They are signs of the times for today's practicing urologist: declining reimbursement, increasing overhead, an increasingly stringent regulatory environment, and rising malpractice premiums. Urologists ranked these issues as their most pressing concerns in the 2007 State of the Specialty survey, an exclusive study developed by the editors of Urology Times and Contemporary Urology.
National Report—With another year of Medicare payment cuts looming in 2007, declining reimbursement is no surprise as the number one current concern among practicing urologists, according to an exclusive survey from Urology Times and its sister publication, Contemporary Urology. Changes in reimbursement are followed closely by malpractice, office overhead, pay for performance, and increasing regulations as the top five issues that urologists are extremely or very concerned about, the first State of the Specialty survey found.