PENTAX Medical Blog

Spectral Biofeedback Using Sona-Match Software to Treat /r/ Misarticulation in Children

The author of this paper will be providing hands-on training on "Biofeedback for Speech Sound Errors" at the PENTAX booth #720 at this year's ASHA Convention. Click here to register to attend the micro-workshop. ..

Updates on 90-Day Reporting and MACRA Finalization

 

Background:

In July, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed reducing the electronic health record (EHR) “meaningful use” reporting period from a full year to 90 days for clinicians, hospitals, and critical access hospitals for..

Still using LOW-TECH laryngeal imaging?: What you need to know to IMPROVE your ENT practice

Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) is characterized by non-specific symptoms such as hoarseness, cough, and throat clearing. Due to its lack of pathognomonic symptoms or exam findings, LPR is often overdiagnosed. The following blog post outlines a recent..

The Versatility of Endoscopic Ultrasonography: a Business Case for EUS in Cancer Centers

The Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is gradually lowering the reimbursement rate for diagnostic procedures in gastroenterology and other specialty areas of medicine. Private payers often follow suit. This means that many healthcare..

ENDOSCOPY SOFTWARE NEEDS—NOT ONE SIZE FITS ALL

When it comes to ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs), community hospitals, and teaching hospitals, there are many differences, including types of patients and severity of health conditions, priorities of the staff, types of procedures performed, and..

The Clinicians' Role in Achieving the Triple Aim

 

Many healthcare professionals have heard the term “Triple Aim” tossed around, but are sometimes unsure of the true meaning of the concept and specifically how it applies directly to their respective role. The Triple Aim was developed by leading..

TeamSTEPPS: Evidence-Based Approaches to Collaboration

Every day in healthcare settings across the continuum of care, healthcare professionals are faced with obstacles that in many cases are caused by breakdowns in communication and collaboration, particularly across disciplines such as nursing, medicine,..

Evidence Based Practice Applied to the Continuum of Care

PENTAX Medical is committed to leading efforts in the endoscopy field and across the continuum of care, healthcare professionals are faced with obstacles that in many cases are caused by breakdowns in communication and collaboration, particularly across..

Disinfection and Sterilization

The proper cleaning and disinfection of medical devices and associated surfaces is important to reducing the risk for cross contamination and also the spread of Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs). Commonly, terms related to cleaning and..

Delivering High Quality Across the Continuum of Care

Patients have an expectation that they will receive high quality and safe healthcare services across the continuum of care, both in inpatient and outpatient settings. Much of healthcare quality as a science is built on the sound principles of patient..