Study: Pre-Procedure Telehealth Visits Beneficial for Veterans
Endoscopy TechThe American Hospital Association touts telemedicine as a way to “ensure patients receive the right care, at the right place, at the right time.” But does it make sense for all medical fields? A new study surveyed VA patients to analyze satisfaction rates with telehealth services prior to endoscopic procedures such as ERCP.
Four Cutting-Edge Developments Moving Gastroenterology Forward
Endoscopy TechGastroenterology is a forward-thinking medical field and as quickly as new tools and techniques arise, researchers and physicians are at the ready to evaluate and implement tools such as artificial intelligence and cloud computing.
Here Are the Top 10 Advances in GI Endoscopy
Endoscopy TechThe list, compiled by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy’s GIE Editorial Board, says artificial intelligence will 'continue to revolutionize endoscopy in the very near future' while interactive tech and simulators drive advances in training.
How to Perform Endoscopies with Limited Resources
Endoscopy TechA new system enables urologists to perform various endoscopic procedures with nothing more than a scope and their smartphone.
Why it’s Time to Turn the Traditional Healthcare Value Analysis ‘On Its Head’
Endoscopy TechA new webinar explores how healthcare organizations can lower risk of infection transmission and achieve greater cost savings with single-use devices.
Study Evaluates New Single-Use Duodenoscope in Clinical Setting
Endoscopy TechResearchers set out to evaluate and rate the feasibility, safety, performance, and user experience of a disposable duodenoscope used in ERCP procedures.
Hospital Staffing Woes and Worker Illness Slow Med-Tech Growth
Endoscopy TechHospital procedure volumes have shown uneven recovery in recent months and staffing problems are expected to continue to limit the pace of recovery.
Does Robotic-Assisted Surgery Change How Urologists Treat Kidney Stones?
Endoscopy TechUreteroscopy procedures are the gold standard for removing kidney stones but are becoming increasingly difficult to perform as stone sizes increase.
5 Things Urologists Were Talking About at AUA 2022
Endoscopy TechPatient engagement and advancing diversity in urologic oncology were among the topics probed over three days in New Orleans as the American Urology Association held its annual meeting.
Here Are Our Most Popular GI Stories From 2022
Endoscopy TechReprocessing challenges and concerns factor heavily into this list, as does the FDA.