were more likely to perform polypectomy, with a 27% rate versus a range of 18%-23% among the other types of physicians.
The AGA's national membership of gastroenterologists
, together with the combination of our broad national network of 650,000 physicians and other care providers, and our focus on communicating the value of information tied to consumer and physician engagement and incentive programs, enables our organizations to advance safe, timely and effective patient care to improve outcomes," said Sam Ho, M.
In response to new technologies and expected decreases in reimbursement for "traditional" procedures, gastroenterologists
"will need to change what they do, where they practice, and how they practice," according to a report issued by the American Gastroenterological Association Institute's Future Trends Committee.
Working together, gastroenterologists
and anesthesiologists have won a partial victory in the continuing dispute over third-party payment for monitored anesthesia care during gastrointestinal endoscopy procedures.
Bond, a gastroenterologist
at the University of Minnesota and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Minneapolis.
Spiegel and associates at the University of California, Los Angeles, surveyed 27 recognized experts in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), 53 randomly chosen gastroenterologists
from the American Gastroenterological Association, 89 primary care physicians, and 102 nurse-practitioners to determine whether various health care professionals consider IBS to be a diagnosis of exclusion.
PHILADELPHIA -- Widespread screening of American adults for colorectal cancer using sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy is probably feasible with current numbers of primary care physicians and gastroenterologists
, based on data collected by the National Cancer Institute in a recent survey
With this in mind, Millennium Research Group conducted a detailed survey of US and European gastroenterologists
product and purchasing preferences during the 2009 Digestive Disease Week conference.
Dr Alister George, MD will tell you that a gastroenterologist
is a doctor who specializes in diseases of the gastrointestinal variety.
Everything a gastroenterologist
needs to know in 60 minutes about what other leading gastroenterologists
have found to be the best practices for patient interaction and establishing a positive rapport with patients
Bond, a gastroenterologist
at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
com/research/a5a876/how_to_get_media_e) has announced the addition of the "How to Get Media Exposure as a Gastroenterologist
- Using Visibility in Magazines, Newsletters, Web Sites, Radio & TV as a Way to Enhance Your Reputation" audioconference to their offering.