In this "Practice Matters" column Robert A. Dowling, MD, outlines practice management and health policy sessions to watch for at the 2018 AUA annual meeting in San Francisco.
Robert A. Dowling, MD
In 2017, a flood of accusations against high-profile men in positions of power in Hollywood, the U.S. government, and the national media have focused the nation’s attention on sexual harassment and its consequences. The medical workplace is not immune from harassment, and the national conversation presents an opportunity for health care businesses to review their risk, policies, and prevention strategies.
With such an overwhelming number of choices, it can be daunting to find apps that have practical use for urologists or their patients, and also work well. In this article, I provide some direction and references to help you find the right app for your purpose.
In this article, I examine and question the phenomenon of “the urine drop-off”—having the patient with suspected UTI collect a urine sample at home and drop it off at the practice—in the context of best clinical practice, common sense, and basic office efficiency.
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.
Several factors are important when deciding to make the transition to an employment model with a local hospital system.
People, whether they need their car fixed or treatment for a urologic condition, expect high-quality service, and they are disappointed when their expectations aren't met.
Academic urology can provide an array of opportunities.
However you decide to market and promote your practice, you will want to measure the impact and results of your efforts.
The latest generation of mobile phones relagates the "talking" function to the background and offers users a wide array of activities once available only on desktop computers.