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GI Innovation: A Year in Review

March 8, 2016

2015 brought new innovations, as well as tough technology challenges. Dr. Jay Pasricha, expert from the AGA Center for GI Innovation and Technology, explains.

For an important update on innovation in gastroenterology, check out this article in Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News written by Pankaj Jay Pasricha, MD, an expert on the AGA Center for GI Innovation and Technology executive committee.

In his editorial, Dr. Pasricha discusses a number of exciting developments our field saw in 2015, including obesity devices and a diagnostic breath test for gastric emptying. He also discusses the challenges the GI technology community faced with the realization that duodenoscopes could transmit deadly “superbugs” to patients.

If you enjoyed this Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News article, you won’t want to miss the AGA Tech Summit, taking place March 31 and April 1 in Boston, MA. For those new to innovation, you can also join us at How to Innovate in Digestive Health on April 2, also in Boston.

The AGA Center for GI Innovation and Technology will continue to keep you updated on new innovations and technologies poised to change the future of GI patient care.

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