Cutting Costs, Not Customers
There’s plenty of uncertainty regarding payments and the regulatory environment, putting many physician practices into cost-cutting mode. But one thing is certain: doctors are focusing on cutbacks that won’t turn patients away.
Integrated Medical Professionals has put a major focus on conducting patient satisfaction surveys, collecting close to 40,000 responses. Read about the results here.
GU Cancers Symposium 2013 – Utilization of cancer detection by U.S. prostate biopsies (2005-2011), by Carl A. Olsson, MD, et al. – Session Highlights and Podcast
This study represented the largest U.S. sampling of prostate biopsies analyzed for positive biopsy rates and core-sampling patterns. From 2005-2011, data from 437,937 patients representing 765 urology practices were collected.
Dr. Deepak Kapoor on Integrated Urology Practices
Deepak A. Kapoor, MD, president of the Large Urology Group Practice Association, chairman and CEO of Integrated Medical Professionals, PLLC, discusses the greater exposure to high-quality healthcare that is provided by the integration of ancillary services into community urology practices. Read the story, and click here for the video.
Good News from Cancer Symposium
A vast new study supports the gold standard when it comes to prostate biopsies. According to officials presenting the news, boiling things down, there was no indication that doctors are doing anything except acting out of medical need and acting according to well established guidelines.
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Landmark Survey of Prostate Biopsies Confirms Sampling Standard
The findings of the largest reported study on prostate biopsies were released at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary Cancers Symposium in Orlando. The research confirmed that cancer detection rates are enhanced when 10 to 12-specimens are obtained during the biopsy.
Deepak A. Kapoor, MD, president of the Large Urology Group Practice Association, chairman and CEO of Integrated Medical Professionals, PLLC, discusses the implications of a large study looking at the detection of prostate cancer using prostate biopsies.
Integrated Medical Professionals Names Two New Partners
Ross Bauer, MD of Ramsey NJ and Mark Chang, MD of Nyack, NY, became the newest Partners at Integrated Medical Professionals, PLLC. Board Certified Urologists, Dr. Bauer and Dr. Chang are at AUCNY – Rockland County, based in West Nyack, New York. Deepak A. Kapoor, MD, Chairman and CEO of IMP says, “We are privileged to have Dr. Bauer and Dr. Chang as part of our prestigious team of the finest medical practitioners in the country.”