Karen Nash
Karen Nash is a medical reporter and media consultant based in Monroeville, PA.
How have high cancer drug costs affected your patients?
“Patients are definitely running into problems affording these medications,” one urologist told us.
What should the AUA’s legislative priorities be?
"What the AUA can do for those of us in the trenches, so to speak, is to lessen some of the regulatory burdens that have been put on us," says one urologist.
Which candidate’s health care plan do you like?
Four urologists offer their takes on presidential candidates' health care plans.
What’s your take on a single-payer health care system?
Three urologists offer their takes on a single-payer health care system.
Do you think shock wave lithotripsy should be retired?
Despite ureteroscopy's high success results, there is still a role for shock wave lithotripsy in treating stones, urologists say.
Are you seeing a decline in PSA screening?
"We’re definitely seeing fewer men referred for elevated PSAs," one urologist told Urology Times.
What’s been your experience with ICD-10 so far?
What’s been your experience with ICD-10 so far?
Three urologists discussing their early experiences with ICD-10 make it clear that the transition hasn't been the disaster predicted by some.
What would you like to change about how you practice urology?
Urologists lament how prior authorization and EHRs take them away from their patients.
What’s your reaction to CVS/Caremark dropping coverage of Viagra?
"I don’t think the CVS action will damage Viagra that much. They’ll find a way to get it to the market. It might even put some price pressure on Viagra, which could actually be a good thing," one urologist said.

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