Navigating Regulatory Compliance in Urodynamics Testing

Posted by Clark Love on Jan 16, 2024 2:26:05 PM

Practice administrators and physicians can't take compliance for granted. The more the medical profession evolves, the more the legal landscape seems to shift in kind. But treatment is far from the only area where this matters. The diagnostic side also demands close regulatory management.

What makes a good governance and regulatory compliance strategy? The ideal looks different for each practice, but it's wise to understand a few highlights.

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Topics: Urodynamics compliance

Enhancing Patient Experience in Urodynamics Testing

Posted by Clark Love on Jan 4, 2024 5:08:39 PM

In healthcare, following rote procedures doesn't always cut it. To treat the whole human, you have to account for subjective realities. It's no secret that the way patients experience, perceive, and respond to treatment makes a huge difference in outcomes.

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Topics: Urodynamics Testing, urodynamics staffing

Preview of 2023 LUGPA National Meeting

Posted by Clark Love on Oct 25, 2023 4:22:42 PM

The 15th Anniversary National Meeting of the Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA) will be held from November 2-4, 2023, at the Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts, Lake Buena Vista, FL. The urology conference will bring together urologists, advanced practice providers, and industry professionals for networking, education, and collaboration.

A foundational part of LUGPA's mission is to provide a forum for discussion and knowledge sharing among its members. The National Meeting offers the perfect platform for this exchange, with various workshops, panel discussions, and interactive sessions planned.

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Topics: Large Urology Practice, LUGPA

The Role and Significance of Urodynamics Testing in Urology

Posted by Clark Love on Jun 27, 2023 5:54:40 PM

Urodynamics testing exposes the key relationships between the lower urinary tract and how well people retain and pass urine. These diagnostic procedures reveal the underlying connections you can't see just by looking — the changing conditions and health factors hidden inside the sphincter, bladder, and pelvic floor muscles.

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Topics: Urodynamics Testing

Urology and ChatGPT - Probing ChatGPT's Understanding of Urodynamics

Posted by Clark Love on Jun 23, 2023 12:01:38 PM

If you've been reading the news, you've noticed we're in sort of an AI craze, and ChatGPT is undoubtedly one of the star players. This large language model (LLM) has been praised and reviled for its seeming ability to compose text, answer questions, and solve problems. Considering that people are building apps to answer complex legal, financial, scientific, and even medical questions with the bot, it stands to reason to ask: What will the healthcare ramifications be?

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Topics: Urodynamics And Artificial Intelligence

Demystifying Urodynamics Testing: An In-depth Look

Posted by Clark Love on Jun 21, 2023 5:43:07 PM

Urodynamics_why_we_do_them_blog_postThe lower urinary tract does quite a lot. Urodynamics testing gives your urologist, urogynecologist, or physician the insights needed to understand how your urinary system functions — and whether you might need treatment.

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Transforming Houston Healthcare: Urodynamics and Specialty Diagnostics

Posted by Clark Love on Jun 15, 2023 12:52:26 PM

The landscape of healthcare, particularly urodynamics, in the rapidly evolving city of Houston presents a fascinating dichotomy. As a diverse global hub, Houston's unique population brings complex and varying health needs, making the delivery of Houston healthcare a formidable challenge. The urological health concerns presented by Houston area patients can range from those influenced by cultural and behavioral factors, to those exacerbated by economic circumstances, culminating in a rich, multifaceted tableau of patient profiles. Our approach to providing urodynamics in the Houston area factors in and compensates for this complexity.

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Topics: Urodynamics Testing, Urodynamics Nurse

Urodynamics Catheters — The Battle Is on in 2023

Posted by Clark Love on May 23, 2023 5:27:23 PM

Conflict comes in many forms, and urology practices aren't immune to the fallout. From friendly rivalries to all-out supplier wars, this field packs more competitive punch than you might expect. The ongoing battle over urodynamics catheters from Laborie Medical and Gemini Medical couldn't be a better example.

What do urodynamics catheters — something you'd assume might be relatively uncontroversial — have to do with what's shaping up to become a massive market brouhaha? And could urology practices benefit no matter who comes out on top? Let's dive into the battle to find out more — from a safe distance, of course.


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Topics: urodynamic catheters

The Role of Transducers in Urodynamics Testing

Posted by Clark Love on May 22, 2023 11:27:42 AM

Urodynamics testing expands the range of diagnostic data available to urologists. By making it easier to associate numbers with observations, urodynamics enhances the speed, accuracy, and repeatability of common diagnostic procedures.

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Urodynamics Reimbursement Rates: 10-year Trend and Future Projections

Posted by Clark Love on Feb 23, 2023 4:51:35 PM

Want to understand what's coming down the line for professionals who specialize in urodynamics? Don't just look to new diagnostic technologies or evolving caregiving practice standards. Urodynamics reimbursement rates are also a great bellwether of practice viability.

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Topics: Reimbursement Trends, Urodynamics Reimbursement Rates

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