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  1. Independent practice, bundled payments & Medicare reimbursement — Key thoughts on GI centers in 2016 from Physicians Endoscopy CEO Barry Tanner

    The landscape for gastroenterologists is constantly changing as the healthcare environment evolves. But there is still substantial benefit for GI physicians outside hospital employment in the future. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. GI physician leader to know: Dr. James Marion of Mount Sinai Hospital

    James F. Marion, MD, is a professor of medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; and director of education and outreach at the Susan and Leonard Feinstein Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at The Mount Sinai Hospital, all located in New York. He serves on the scientific advisory board of Janssen Pharmaceuticals.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. 5 most read GI/endoscopy stories: Week of Nov. 23 – Nov. 27

    Here are the five most popular Becker's ASC Review gastroenterology and endoscopy stories for the week of Nov. 23 to Nov. 27.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  1. ASGE launches clinical practice guidelines app: 3 things to know

    The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy is going mobile with a new app for Apple and Android devices, according to an iMedicalApps report.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Dr. Kalpesh Thakkar joins Memorial Hermann Medical Group clinic

    Memorial Hermann Medical Group Multi-Specialty Clinic Sugar Land (Texas) has added a new pediatric gastroenterologist to its team, according to a Sugar Land Sun report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. EndoGastric Solutions names CFO, Fujifilm receives FDA clearance for visualization solution & more – 3 GI/endoscopy company key notes

    Here are three recent news updates on key gastroenterology and endoscopy companies. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. GI physician leader to know: Dr. Jean-Paul Achkar of Cleveland Clinic

    Jean-Paul Achkar, MD, is a staff physician in the department of gastroenterology of Cleveland Clinic’s Digestive Disease Center. He previously served as director of the Cleveland Clinic Gastroenterology Fellowship Program. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association and Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  1. Raleigh Medical Group adopts Infina Connect’s Intelligent Care Coordinator Direct solution: 5 points

    Raleigh (N.C.) Medical Group recently adopted Infina Connect's Intelligent Care Coordinator Direct solution, according to a Healthcare Informatics report.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. Dr. Noel Fajardo to open LV Surgery Center in Nevada: 3 things to know

    This December, gastroenterologist Noel Fajardo, MD, will open a new endoscopy and surgery center in Las Vegas, according to an Asian Journal report.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. New York's CRC public health program drives screening rates up to 70%

    In 2003, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene created a coalition focused on colorectal cancer screening. A recent study published in the journal Cancer analyzed the initiative's progress. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. Giving thanks in GI: 5 gastroenterologists on what they are most grateful for

    'Tis the season for giving thanks. Five gastroenterologists share what makes them the most grateful this year.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. How Medicare colonoscopy reimbursement cuts could impact GI in 2016 & beyond

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' 2016 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule includes reimbursement cuts for colonoscopy. The cuts were initially proposed in July and several societies, including the American Gastroenterological Association, American College of Gastroenterology and American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy worked with CMS to mitigate the cuts.  By Laura Dyrda -
  2. GI physician leader to know: Dr. Rajeev Vasudeva of Consultants in Gastroenterology

    Rajeev Vasudeva, MD, is a gastroenterologist practicing with Consultants in Gastroenterology in Columbia, S.C. He is a fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology and a member of the American Gastroenterology Association, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Crohn's & Colitis Foundation.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. Presage Biosciences names Drs. Tachi Yamada, Christoph Lengauer as directors: 5 key notes

    Presage Biosciences appointed Tachi Yamada, MD, and Christoph Lengauer, PhD, MBA, to its board of directors.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  4. East Valley Digestive Disease Center to refer patients to HyGIeaCare Center for colonoscopy prep

    HyGIeaCare plans to open a new colonoscopy preparation center at Harbor Shores Medical Center in Gilbert, Ariz., early next year.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  5. GI physician leader to know: Dr. Wayne Lencer of Boston Children's Hospital

    Wayne I. Lencer, MD, is chief of the division of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition and the Harry Schwachman Chair in Pediatric Gastroenterology at Boston Children's Hospital. He is also a professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School in Boston and director of the Harvard Digestive Diseases Center, a NIH-funded center.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  6. 5 most read GI/endoscopy stories: Week of Nov. 16 – Nov. 20

    Here are the five most popular Becker's ASC Review gastroenterology and endoscopy stories for the week of Nov. 16 to Nov. 20.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  7. 24.4M people will need to be screened to meet the National CRC Roundtable's '80% by 2018' goal: 5 key points

    The National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable announced its ambitious goal to achieve an 80 percent national CRC screening rate by 2018. A study published in the journal Cancer focuses on determining the number of individuals that need to be screened to achieve this goal.   By Carrie Pallardy -
  8. AstraZeneca sells Crohn's drug US rights for $380M

    Pharmaceuticals manufacturer Perrigo Company, based in Dublin, Ireland, acquired the U.S. rights to a Crohn's disease drug from AstraZeneca, a London-based biopharmaceutical company. By Carrie Pallardy -
  9. Defining moments: The top 2015 highlights in GI

    Every specialty in healthcare has had its highs and lows this year. Two practicing gastroenterologists discusses some of the most important events in the gastroenterology field this year.  By Carrie Pallardy -

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