aScope 5 Broncho HD Clinical Video: Valve Placement
Single-Use Bronchoscopes: Ready for Prime Time
Topics of discussion include a look at updated single-use comparison studies as well as new information on single-use versus reusable scopes
The Financial Case for Single-Use Endoscopy
Explore the history of single-use endoscopy in the context of other healthcare paradigm shifts and examine how recent evidence supports a single-use future.
FDA Issues Recall on Disposable Duodenoscope Endcaps

Public Health

After issuing a series of warning letters to Olympus, the FDA has issued a recall on a certain model of single-use distal covers for duodenoscopes.

Gender wage gaps persist in otolaryngology, but there has been progress.

Public Health

But parity remains a long way off — gender lag, for example, contributes to the wage gap since higher proportions of women are now in training and in earlier stages of their careers.

DDW 2023: Case Study Links Single-Use Gastroscopes to Increased Revenue, Other Benefits

Analyzing Value

As the landscape of esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) and bariatric surgery evolves, it will become even more important for facilities to evaluate the true cost per use.

Patient safety is at the core of the risks that can result from sterile processing staff shortages.

Preventing Infection

The shortage comes as reusable flexible endoscopes are under increasing scrutiny due to reported device-related infections — including from multidrug-resistant bacteria.

Study Examines Changes in NIMBC Treatment Patterns Due to BCG Shortage

Public Health

Bladder cancer is the sixth most-common form of cancer in the U.S., according to the National Cancer Institute.

There is one thing needed more than ever to successfully address new sterile processing guidance.

Patient Safety

Since new sterile processing guidance entails adding steps, it will take longer to successfully complete what is already a complex and time-consuming process.

Resiliency can help nurses withstand high-stress critical care settings.

Public Health

Several factors contribute to mitigating the effects of burnout among critical care nurses and resiliency was found to be a buffer against burnout in high-stress critical care settings.

HAIs continue to challenge healthcare facilities.

Preventing Infection

On any given day, about one in every 31 hospital patients has at least one HAI, according to the CDC — yet most are preventable.

DDW 2023: How Much Does ERCP Cost With a Reusable Duodenoscope?

Analyzing Value

A poster presented at the annual conference aims to calculate the true cost per procedure.

Speech Pathologist Jackie Mojica Discusses How the aScope 4 RhinoLaryngo Slim Simplifies FEES Exams
Dr. Jonathan Kurman Discusses How the aScope 5 Broncho Compares to Reusable Bronchoscopes

Dr . Morris Washington Discusses How the Ambu aScope Gastro Boosts His Facility