2014-07-22 18:37:16 UTC

New Techniques That Go Beyond EMR Need Champions of Innovation

July 24, 2014

Advancing the practice of endoscopic procedures, such as endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), requires more than new techniques and new devices. The profession needs innovators to develop new technology, device makers willing and able to pursue marketing approval, and a coverage and reimbursement climate that allows clinicians to bring the safest and most effective new techniques to patient care.

Advancing the practice of endoscopic procedures, such as endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), requires more than new techniques and new devices. The profession needs innovators to develop new technology, device makers willing and able to pursue marketing approval, and a coverage and reimbursement climate that allows clinicians to bring the safest and most effective new techniques to patient care.

Read more in the AGA Tech Report.

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