Changing the Way We Operate

Moving the medical industry forward through education around the safety and advantages of in-office and clinic-based surgical suites.


Dr. Meghan Valach on physician burnout and finding freedom

Alarms have long been sounding about the looming physician burnout crisis facing healthcare and the nation at-large. The pandemic only intensified feelings of depression, depersonalization, lack of professional satisfaction, and emotional exhaustion. The American Medical Association recent reported on findings of a Mayo Clinic study that found during the Omicron wave of the pandemic, a…

Healthcare AI: Patient Experience And The GPT Evolution

Artificial intelligence has been quietly supporting healthcare for decades. In the early 1990s, pioneer researcher Dr. Carol Friedman developed a natural language processor for use in the radiology department at Columbia University Irving Hospital. That same early healthcare AI is at work today in medical coding, HIV research, research literature reviews, and public health initiatives across the country. AI has similarly been used as pattern recognition technology to aid clinicians in diagnostics from pathology reports, x-rays, etc. In each case, it has been put to work as a substantial augmentation on human expertise. Will GPT engines impact healthcare, next?

The Scope Podcast

What Procedures are Physicians Performing In-Office?

One could make the argument that physician’s offices and clinics have always seen, to varying degrees, procedures performed therein. But in terms of modern medicine, surgeries and other procedures have taken place in office and clinic-based surgical suites since the 1970s, and with increasing regularity since the 1980s. Today, tens of millions of procedures are…