Cost and Performance Analysis of Single-Use vs. Reusable Laryngoscopes

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A study found the Ambu® aScope™ 4 RhinoLaryngo superior in set up and convenience and better overall than reusable competitors. The Ambu device also offered comparable performance to reusables in ergonomics and maneuverability and was found to be more cost effective.

Med-Tech Podcast Explores Future of Single-Use Endoscopy

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Executives with Boston Scientific Corp. and Ambu A/S discuss how technology improvements make single-use endoscopes as effective as reusable devices but without the infection risk – and how to win over clinicians loyal to reusable scopes.

How Much Money Can Transitioning to Single-Use Cystoscopes Save?

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When this center conducted a 90-day trial of single-use cystoscopes, the result was a major reduction in costs.

Is It Time to Switch to Single-Use Endoscopy?

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The disposable endoscope market is expected to grow 16.9 percent by 2028 based on its cost effectiveness, the rise in chronic diseases and heightened concern over potential cross-contamination from reusable scopes.

Alternatives to Bronchoscope Reprocessing Make More than Just Financial Sense

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A variety of policies, practices and products at hospitals makes it difficult to ensure that bronchoscope reprocessing is done correctly and in a timely manner, every time. Alternatives are not only economical but critical to improving quality and ensuring patient safety.

Duodenoscope Calculator Breaks Down ERCP Procedural Costs

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Costs will vary by institution, based on equipment used, reprocessing methods and number of annual procedures.

Cost-Effectiveness of Single-Use Cystoscopes Calculated in 90-Day Trial

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In addition to saving a significant amount of money, the single-use cystoscope was rated higher by urology department team members in four categories, including overall satisfaction.

Cystoscope Calculator Compares Single-Use and Reusable Costs

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Many factors affect the cost of cystoscopy. Our Cystoscope Cost Calculator computes the per-procedure cost for you.

Study Seeks ‘Cut-Off’ Point for Single-Use Hybrid Model

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A hybrid single-use ureteroscopy system allows a facility to experience some of the clinical benefits of single-use ureteroscopes, but is it a cost-effective option?

Calculating the Per-Procedure Cost of Flexible Cystoscopy

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A micro-cost analysis at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center breaks down per-procedure costs for cystoscopy and how single-use cystoscopes may provide a cost-effective option for providers.