Urology Health - Spring 2021


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What is Telehealth and is it Right for Me?

In today’s world, technology is changing more quickly than ever. Just five years ago, ordering groceries through a mobile app and having them delivered to your front door was a novel thought. Today, technology is getting smarter each day.…more

Insights: Hematuria

Hematuria is blood in the urine. There are two types of hematuria. Gross hematuria is when you can see the blood in your urine. Microscopic hematuria is when you can’t see blood in the urine, but it is found with a urine test and seen under a microscope. Most people with microscopic hematuria don’t have symptoms.…more

Urology Mythbusters: Spring 2021

While it is true there has been a big jump in telehealth visits during the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth was around long before the pandemic. For example, many people were already seeing their doctors through “virtual visits” on their smartphones or computers.…more

Living Healthy: How to Prepare for Urologic Surgery

There is a lot to think about when getting ready for urologic surgery. Many people think about things like your surgeon’s skills, the facility and the costs. Learning more about your surgery and asking questions can help you feel more at ease and ready for surgery day.…more

Ask the Experts: Is Telehealth Safe?

Telehealth, sometimes called telemedicine, involves many choices like video conferencing and mobile health apps. If you’re new to telehealth, you may be worried about whether your health information is safe and secure. Here are three things for you to know.…more

Ask the Experts: What is Prehab?

Recovering from surgery can be a long road. Yet striving to make your body stronger before surgery may help you heal better or even, faster. This is known as prehabilitation, or “prehab.” Prehab has been shown to help patients shorten the length of their hospital stay and can also help patients return to their daily routine faster and lessen problems after surgery.…more