Today's Top 20 Gastroenterology and Endoscopy StoriesRSS
  1. Actavis CEO Brent Saunders will continue to lead after Allergan acquisition

    Actavis President and CEO Brent Saunders will continue to lead the firm after its acquisition by Allergan in the second quarter of next year, according to a RTT News report.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. FDA approves gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumor drug

    The U. S. Food and Drug Administration approved lanreotide (Somatuline Depot Injection, Ipsen Pharma) for the treatment of patients with unresectable, well or moderately differentiated, locally advanced or metastatic gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. The biggest stories in GI: 4 gastroenterologists look back at 2014

    This past year was a tumultuous time for healthcare and all of its specialties. From patient engagement and technology to remaining independent, four gastroenterologists discuss what they believe were the top issues for their field in 2014.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. Dr. Sonia Kupfer meets with National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

    American Gastroenterological Association member Sonia S. Kupfer, MD, met with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, according to an AGA eDigest report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Newman Regional Health to acquire $345k endoscopy system

    Newman Regional Health, based in Emporia, Kan., held their final meeting of the year, and the board of trustees approved the health system's 2015 budget, according to a report by The Emporia Gazette. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. New EndoChoice slim scope, US Endoscopy distribution agreement & more – 6 GI/endoscopy company key notes

    Here are six recent news updates on gastroenterology and endoscopy companies. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. Is there a new colon cancer marker?

    A study conducted at The Hormel Institute in Austin, Minn., may have identified a new marker for colon cancer, according to an ABC 6 News report.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  1. US Endoscopy enters into distribution partnership for EndoRings device

    US Endoscopy announces a distribution partnership with EndoAid, a subsidiary of Aran Research and Development.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. Dr. Lyndon Hernandez: Uniting the voices in GI & demonstrating quality

    Lyndon Hernandez, MD, MPH is a partner of the Wisconsin practice GI Associates, LLC. Dr. Hernandez offers insight into his start in medicine and the state of gastroenterology today. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. ASGE STAR program to offer Barrett's ablation course

    The American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Skills, Training, Assessment and Reinforcement Certificate Programs will offer a Barrett's ablation course this year. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. EndoChoice releases FUSE portfolio's slim colonoscope

    EndoChoice released the C38s, a slim colonoscope, which joins the company's portfolio of Fuse Full Spectrum Endoscopy products. By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. Dr. Guarav Singhvi meets Rep. Dr. Raul Ruiz for physician policy issue discussion

    Guarav Singhvi, MD, recently met with Rep. Raul Ruiz, MD, the U.S. Representative for Dr. Singhvi's home district, according to an AGA Washington Insider blog post.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. Health at diagnosis vs. treatment: What affects racial disparities in colon cancer survival?

    Racial disparities in colon cancer survival appear to be related to health of patient at diagnosis rather than differences in subsequent treatments, according to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. gMed completes initial adoption of ASGE/ACG colonoscopy quality metrics

    The ASGE/ACG Task Force on Quality in Endoscopy updated quality metrics for several GI procedures. EHR and practice management solutions company gMed has completed the initial adoption of the newly recommended colonoscopy quality metrics. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. Covidien's capsule endoscopy featured in Cooper Hewitt exhibit in New York

    Covidien's PillCam SB is featured in the "Tools: Extending Our Reach" exhibit at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York. By Carrie Pallardy -
  5. Is anesthesia dosage adjusted appropriately for different ages? Study says no

    A study found that geriatric patients who are undergoing gastrointestinal procedures often receive unnecessarily high doses of anesthesia at induction, according to a Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News report.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  6. High-def scopes have 97% polyps assessment accuracy, study finds

    Gastroenterologists may not need to send colon polyps to a pathologist for examination as most physicians correctly evaluated whether a polyp was precancerous or benign using high-definition optical lenses during a colonoscopy, according to a study published in the December issue of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  7. Gastroenterology Practice Management Group on colonoscopy quality indicators: 5 things to know

    The Gastroenterology Practice Management Group recently published a review of adenoma detection rates from 370 gastroenterologists over a six-year period in the journal Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Here are five things to know about the study and its results. By Carrie Pallardy -
  8. ASGE announces 2015 courses

    The American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy has announced its 2015 courses that will be held at the ASGE Institute for Training and Technology in Downers Grove, Ill. By Carrie Pallardy -
  9. GI/endoscopy company stock report

    Here is a stock report on five publically traded GI/endoscopy companies for Dec. 11 to Dec. 16. By Carrie Pallardy -