Practice Management


  • Environmental Friendliness in the Endo Bay
    Going green can seem daunting, but Phyllis Malpas and the endoscopic unit at the Medical University of South Carolina found that a few changes in everyday practices can lead to significant green improvements. ...More
    November 25, 2013 Posted in Content Library
  • Endo Team's 'Comforting Manner'
    The staff members at the Digestive and Endoscopy Center, of St. Louis Park, Minn., provide quality care to patients in an efficient and comforting manner. In 2012 the center, part of Park Nicollet Health Services, completed 19,544 endoscopy procedures and 8,580 ...More
    November 25, 2013 Posted in Content Library
  • Endo Pioneer's Book Educates Nurses Worldwide
    The field of endoscopy rarely gets the credit it deserves for being innovative, life saving and downright fascinating. One doctor is changing this by sharing interesting history about the specialty as well as the hilarious experiences he's had working in it. ...More
    November 25, 2013 Posted in Content Library, Industry Issues
  • Discharge Instructions: Does Your Facility Stick the Landing?
    What does "stick the landing" mean? Stick the landing v. phr. to finish an athletic, gymnastic, or other sports performance with an ideal pose or stance, especially after a jump or leap; (hence, also outside of sports) to do or finish well; to win. ...More
    November 25, 2013 Posted in Content Library, Industry Issues
  • Mucosal Healing for Management of IBD
    Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs), a heterogeneous group of disorders including ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD), affect approximately 1.4 million Americans, and can cause abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, fatigue, and a host of other debilitating symptoms. ...More
    November 8, 2013 Posted in Articles, Industry Issues
  • New Guidelines Released for Diagnosis, Management of Achalasia
    BETHESDA, Md.—New treatment guidelines on the diagnosis and management of achalasia, a primary motor disorder of the esophagus, appear in the August issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology. ...More
    July 26, 2013 Posted in News
  • Understanding Older Generations at Work
    Mandatory retirement has been illegal in most industries for decades, but some managers are still reluctant to hire and retain workers older than 65. Frequently, workers in this age group are characterized as inflexible, slower and reluctant to evolve with technology. But ...More
    March 23, 2012 Posted in Content Library
  • Leadership And Sterile Processing
    Leadership is very different than management. The need for it is as critical, if not more so, than managing a service, a function or even a surgical facility. Frankly, without leadership, management efforts often flounder. This is especially true for sub-specialties within ...More
    March 23, 2012 Posted in Content Library
  • Gender in the Endo Bay: Do Female Nurses Respect Female Docs?
    I really try hard to engage my nurses in the care of our mutual patient and to treat my nurses as the valuable colleagues they are. I interact. “How was your weekend?” "How are you doing?" "What do you think of (such and such)?" I get responses. Communication goes well. And ...More
    March 23, 2012 Posted in Content Library
  • Seven Publicity Myths
    When done correctly, publicity develops your name recognition, gives your business instant credibility, and ultimately leads to increased profits. And best of all, publicity is absolutely free. Publicity can come from anywhere and in many different forms. It can be as ...More
    March 12, 2012 Posted in Content Library