2018 Public Policy Year in Review: what did ACG do for you?

2018 Public Policy Year in Review:   What did ACG do for you?   Another look at last year’s important policy highlights. December November October September August July June May April March February January December ...

Dr. Glenn Eisen Now Leads GIQuIC National Endoscopy Quality Registry

Glenn M. Eisen, MD, MPH, FACG, FASGE Over Four Million Colonoscopies in Data Set Available for Research 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), ...

GIQuIC and the Tennessee Colonoscopy Episode of Care

Dr. Colleen M. Schmitt GIQuIC and the Tennessee Colonoscopy Episode of Care By Colleen M. Schmitt, MD, MHS, FACG, FASGE Interest in episode-based payments is growing among payers because this approach can reward high-quality, evidence-based ...

ACG Presidential Blog from DDW: The Spirit of Cooperation

Kenneth R. DeVault, MD, FACG One of the highlights of the last several months is getting to work with the presidents and staffs of the four major GI societies. Since the AGA and ASGE officers change during DDW, I thought it good to highlight ...

GIQuIC: the Bridge Between Public Policy and Practice Management

This week, GIQuIC announced that the registry database has surpassed 3 million colonoscopies.  The growth in procedures has been driven by a surge in the growth of the number of practices and physicians involved in this quality improvement ...

GIQuIC News: QCDR Again in 2016, 3 Million Colonoscopies Milestone

The GIQuIC Registry has again been approved as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) for individual Eligible Provider (EP) reporting to the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) for the 2016 reporting year. The QCDR reporting mechanism ...