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Quantifying Infection Risk and Cost-Effectiveness in Bronchoscopy
Value-Based CareThe total cost per use of a single-use bronchoscope is 12 percent less than for a reusable bronchoscope, according to a new study. Single-use bronchoscopes also help significantly reduce infection risk, further decreasing potential costs per procedure.
Does Microbial Testing Make Financial Sense?
Value-Based CareU.S. multisociety guidelines have no preferred recommendation for testing the adequate reprocessing of endoscopes. Microbial testing is timely and costly but, given the cost associated with transmitting an infection, is the time and money worth it?
How Laryngoscopy Helps Diagnose Athletes With EILO
Public HealthU.K. specialists chose a flexible single-use rhinolaryngoscope to identify laryngeal obstruction during exercise for a new line of care they were opening.
Bringing Awareness and Hope to a Dysphagia Diagnosis
Public HealthSwallowing is something that many people take for granted — yet for those who experience difficulty doing it, the challenges can drastically alter their quality of life.
Why Instagram is a New Force For Medical Residency Matching
Public HealthThe matching of medical students with residency programs has been around for years, but Instagram has only recently gotten into the game. Here’s how otolaryngology residency programs are making use of social media to attract the best and brightest to their schools.