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2014 AGA Clinical Congress Designed by GI Clinicians for GI Clinicians

Aug. 15, 2013

Explore recent advancements across the full spectrum of GI and hepatic disorders to enhance your diagnostic and therapeutic skill sets. A specialized practice management session offers insight to GIs on how to thrive in the new world of accountable care.

Featuring expansive programming, the 2014 AGA Clinical Congress offers comprehensive information that is immediately applicable to GI practice. Attendees can explore recent advancements across the full spectrum of GI and hepatic disorders. A few of the scheduled presentations include:

  • “New Therapies for C. Difficile Diarrhea: Will they Make It Less Difficult to Treat?,” presented by Lawrence J. Brandt, MD, AGAF
  • “Endoscopy of the Future and GI Practice,” presented by Kenneth K. Wang, MD, AGAF
  • “Incidental Hepactic Lesions Incidentalomas: What Is the Follow-Up? How Do I Handle It?,” presented by Rajender Reddy, MD

In addition, a specialized practice management session closes out day one of the congress. A prominent faculty of active practitioners, who have been recognized as champions for the advancement and sustainability of GI practice, head this session on how GIs can thrive in the new world of accountable care. Scheduled presentations include:

  • “The AGA Roadmap: Tools for Successful GI Practice,” presented by John I. Allen, MD, MBA, AGAF
  • “Negotiating Value-Based Contracts for Colon Cancer Prevention,” presented by Scott R. Ketover, MD, AGAF
  • “ICD-10: Am I Ready?,” presented by Kathleen A. Mueller, RN, CPC, CCS-P, CMSCS, CCC, PCS
  • “What Happens When Colonoscopy Goes Away? Creating Non-Procedural Service Lines for the GI Practice,” presented by John F. Kuemmerle, MD, AGAF

Be sure to take advantage of early bird rates by registering for the congress on or before Nov. 20, 2013. The hotel reservation deadline is Dec. 23, 2013.

Learn more and register.

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