Karen Nash
Karen Nash is a medical reporter and media consultant based in Monroeville, PA.
What new technology will you adopt in 2018?
“My practice has seen a tremendous increase in patients’ awareness of HIFU as a treatment option," says one urologist.
How important is urology/gynecology collaboration?
"It’s absolutely important. Because we have so much overlap in our patient population, our patients are best served by us working together," says one urologist.
What steps do you take to avoid surgical complications?
"You need to make sure you’re doing the right surgery on the right patient so the surgery does not interfere with longevity," says one urologist.
What one thing about MOC would you change if you could?
“I’d like to see [the American Board of Urology] do something to make the process more applicable to our practice,” says one urologist.
What are you doing to work smarter, rather than harder?
“We’re trying to use our mid-level providers more frequently. Basically, we let them see our post-ops and follow-ups, so we can see more patients and become more productive," one urologist says.
How will immunotherapy change the future of bladder Ca care?
Urology Times reached out to three urologists (selected randomly and asked them each the following question: How will immunotherapy change the future of bladder Ca care?
Are anticholinergic drugs overused in treating OAB?
Urology Times reached out to three urologists (selected randomly) and asked them each the following: Are anticholinergic drugs overused in treating OAB?
How do you approach giving bad news to patients?
How do you approach giving bad news to patients?
“Be honest and forthright but try to do it as compassionately as possible,” one urologist advises.

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