Innovations in surgical staplers and advances in wound care have revolutionized the design and their ease of use which supports a better patient outcome. The surgical stapling IQ Center from Medical Product Guide brings you hand-selected journal articles, white papers, case studies and other pioneering insight from industry thought leaders to help you stay informed in a time efficient manner.
Three-field Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy Minimally invasive 3-hole esophagectomy can be undertaken by a number of approaches and has been adopted by several centers. The preliminary results are encouraging. Although a trend has been seen toward favoring an Ivor Lewis approach among surgeons using minimally invasive techniques, the 3-hole approach should continue to be a part of the surgeon’s armamentarium. This informative article discussed the current results and the technique being used. Read More
Segmentectomy Supported for Select NSCLC Patients Thoracic surgeons should not shy away from segmentectomy in select patients with NSCLC, an expert advises, because the technique confers specific advantages. This article shares what Dr. Matthew J. Schuchert said at the annual meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery. He shared patient selection criteria and technique tips based on experience with the more than 800 segmentectomies performed at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center/UPMC Cancer. Read More
Many businesses are using Twitter to connect with followers, create brand awareness, and drive traffic to their websites, and you can do the same for your independent practice. Setting up a business Twitter account is a simple process. Follow these easy steps to get your Twitter account up and running.
If you're managing an independent practice or providing care as a provider, what does success look like to you? How do you measure it? And how do you know when you're doing something right so you can do it again?
Healthcare providers worry there isn't reimbursement in patient engagement, but look again.
Patients want more engagement with features like text reminders and online scheduling and better customer service, including follow up communications from providers.
As a healthcare provider you might worry that patient engagement activities add work with little return. But, here's the good news. The costs can be smaller than you think and the return is clear and measurable.