Modified Barium Swallow Study (MBSS)
Now Offering Fast, Consumer-Friendly Referral Source
In partnership with Speech Matters, NYMI is proud to offer an easy and comprehensive solution for patients with dysphagia. This partnership will provide access to a clinical assessment and the Modified Barium Swallow Study (MBSS) all in one place.
•Assessment provided by dysphagia expert Ashley Webb MS, CCC-SLP with more than 12 years of experience in the field.
•Speech pathologist provides comprehensive assessment of oral- pharyngeal dysphagia as well as follow-up therapy and recommendations.
•Physicians would have the convenience of a streamlined process to access this procedure and avoid the bureaucracy of hospital protocol.
Now Offering Consumer-Friendly Referral Source
What are the benefits?
The MBSS physician is specifically trained to supervise and interpret radiology examinations, will analyze the images and send a signed report to your primary care or referring physician.
The MBSS is the preferred choice and Gold Standard in evaluating dysphagia. Speech Matters goes above and beyond with the quality of the evaluations, detailed report/recommendations.
A dysphagia evaluation not only benefits patients’ quality of life, but an MBSS is a cost saving for healthcare providers by preventing the need for treatment for pneumonia, and other problems, as well as re-admittance costs for the hospital. A MBSS can help identify the problem and assist in helping determine the best medical treatment options for the dysphagia.