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Dr. Irving Pike Elected President of the American College of Gastroenterology

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Orlando, FL (October 16, 2017)—Irving M. Pike, MD, FACG, a physician hospital executive and expert on endoscopic quality indicators, was elected by the membership as the 2017-2018 President of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), a...
11-Oct-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Clinical Advances in Gastroenterology Presented at the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG2017

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Orlando, FL (October 16, 2017) – More than 5,000 gastroenterologists and other health care professionals from nearly 70 countries around the world will convene at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL for the World Congress of...
11-Oct-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American College of Gastroenterology Announces Winners of Third Annual SCOPYs: Service Award for Colorectal Cancer Outreach, Prevention and Year-Round Excellence

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Orlando, FL (October 13, 2017) – The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) announces the winners of the 2017 SCOPY Awards (Service Award for Colorectal Cancer Outreach, Prevention and Year-Round Excellence) to recognize the achievements of...
11-Oct-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

GIQuIC Announces Transition to More Agile Technical Platform for Its Quality Registry

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The GI Quality Improvement Consortium, Inc. (GIQuIC) is in the process of moving to a new, more agile technical platform that will better support participants and their teams in their utilization of the GIQuIC registry for clinical benchmarking,...
11-Aug-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CMS Approves GIQuIC as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry for the 2017 Reporting Year

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BETHESDA, MD, June 1, 2017 – The GI Quality Improvement Consortium, Ltd. (GIQuIC) Registry has been approved as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) for reporting to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) for the 2017 reporting year.
1-Jun-2017 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), Allergan and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Announce Winner of "Picture My IBS" Competition

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The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), in collaboration with Allergan and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is excited to announce that Kimberly P. of Pennsylvania is the winner of the Picture My IBS competition, an initiative aimed at...
27-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. Glenn Eisen Now Leads GIQuIC National Endoscopy Quality Registry

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Glenn M. Eisen, MD, MPH, FACG, FASGE, is now the President and Chair of the Board of Directors of the GI Quality Improvement Consortium (GIQuIC), a national endoscopic registry and clinical benchmarking tool for gastroenterologists. Dr. Eisen...
13-Feb-2017 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

ACG Guideline on Evaluation of Abnormal Liver Chemistries Recommends “New Normal” for Serum ALT Levels

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A new clinical guideline from the American College of Gastroenterology offers the first recommendations in over 10 years on the evaluation of abnormal liver chemistries. For the first time in a liver test guideline, the authors define a normal...
1-Feb-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Lynch Syndrome Awareness Day Brings Attention to Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Syndromes

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Cancer prevention advocates and researchers have designated March 22nd as National Lynch Syndrome Awareness Day. Carol A. Burke, MD, FACG, President of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), a gastroenterologist specializing in hereditary...
21-Mar-2017 11:45 AM EDT

Food as a Key Management Strategy for Functional Gastrointestinal Symptoms?

Professor Peter Gibson, MD, Monash University, Victoria, Australia who is presenting this year’s The American Journal of Gastroenterology lecture, will address how food components can induce or trigger functional gut symptoms, and how food choice...
27-Oct-2011 1:10 PM EDT

The Right Colorectal Cancer Test for the Right Patient

Experts available to explain screening options for March Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
2-Mar-2010 10:20 AM EST

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