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Digestive Disease Week 2018

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2018  is the world’s largest gathering of digestive disease health professionals, with more than 14,000 colleagues coming together for their yearly dose of comprehensive education. The event will take place in Washington, DC June 2-5th, 2018, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

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Colon Cancer Awareness: 10th Annual Get Your Rear in Gear Philadelphia

Mark your calendar for the 10th annual Get Your Rear in Gear (GYRIG) Philadelphia on Saturday, March 24, 2018. The Colon Cancer Coalition, the organization that started Get your Rear in Gear, supports the event in raising money to help the fight against colon cancer. The Colon Cancer Coalition is a national grassroots organization dedicated to furthering the advancement of colon cancer awareness and screening.

Each year, over 4,000 participants and volunteers come together in Philadelphia to honor survivors, remember those we have lost, and help spread awareness about colon cancer. GYRIG Philadelphia has been around since 2009–raising significant money for education, research, screenings, treatment and patient care in the Delaware Valley region. The premier event continues to grow in both numbers and passion!

Physicians Endoscopy has been a long-standing sponsor of the event and is proud to be an “Awe-Inspiring Advocate” sponsor for 2018.

For more information on PE’s team, visit our team page.

For more information about Get Your Rear in Gear Philadelphia, visit the event page.

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GI Roundtable 2018

Physicians Endoscopy is proud to be a sponsor of the GI Roundtable 2018 (GIRT) and look forward to exhibiting at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland March 16-17. These two days will be a great opportunity for networking, exchange of ideas, and great fun in the company of friends and colleagues! The wide array of topics that will be covered are extremely enticing.

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The Leap to Corporate Partnership: The Advantages May Surprise You

Physicians are experts at patient care, but their medical training doesn’t include the financial aspects of running a profitable clinic. Even with excellent outcomes and above average patient satisfaction, the bottom line can be flat or even follow a discouraging downward trend.

The eight physician owners at Atlantic Gastro Surgicenter, LLC, better known as ACCESS, felt that their ASC could be doing better and took steps to make that happen.

In November of 2016, ACCESS and PE finalized their corporate partnership. The outcome has been outstanding, with updated equipment, better contracts, an improved organizational framework, and a brighter bottom line-all within the first year of business.

Complete the form below to learn more about the advantages of partnering with a corporation!

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ACG/LGS Regional Postgraduate Course

Continuing with their breakout courses in 2018, ACG will be hosting a Regional Postgraduate Course in New Orleans, Louisiana from March 9th-March 11th. The course will take place in the Hyatt French Quarter, and features a new Sunday half-day Practice Management Program!

Join your colleagues in the “Big Easy” and learn about clinical topics such as portal hypertension, NASH, hepatitis C, IBD, foregut surgical complications, and endoscopic mucosal resection. Friday, March 9th will begin the weekend with a keynote speaker and presentation about the risks, benefits, and alternatives of chronic PPI therapy for GERD by Kenneth R. DeVault, MD, FACG.

Saturday, March 10th starts with courses and exhibit visiting hours where conference guests can learn about a wide array of topics and peruse exhibits. According to their brochure, they also plan to host an expanded program on Sunday, March 11th focusing on practice-related issues such as CMS reimbursement, and use of advanced practitioners, as well as supplemental pursuits, such as telemedicine, becoming an expert witness, and implementing clinical trials.

Put a few minutes aside to visit PE in their booth during the exhibit hall hours listed below. Our team will be happy to explain how a partnership with PE means meeting and exceeding your center’s goals.

Exhibit Hall Hours:

  • Saturday, March 10th: 7:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 11th: 7:00 a.m.-11:40 a.m.

View the complete agenda here:

http://gi.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/18ACG-LGS-Brochure-lo.pdf

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Physicians Endoscopy Supports Colon Cancer Awareness Month

According to the American Cancer Society, more than 60% of colorectal cancer deaths can be prevented with a screening colonoscopy. As an advocate for detection and prevention, Physicians Endoscopy (PE) is engaged in several initiatives to mark the start of March—Colon Cancer Awareness Month.

“Our organization is dedicated to colon cancer prevention every day. We are thrilled during March to double down on this effort by helping all of our physicians, center staff, and team members here in Jamison, PA, with outreach and educational services to help save lives,” said Barry Tanner, Physicians Endoscopy’s President and CEO.

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