Patient access to care

Putting Patients First: Digital Health Tools to Empower IBD Patients

Jan. 18, 2018

Discover how advances in digital health can help you monitor and support IBD patients remotely and dynamically, improve face-to-face care, and drive clinical decisions through shared decision-making.

A Few Clicks from Dr. Rajeev Jain and the Big Payoff for his Patients

Nov. 8, 2017

Dr. Rajeev Jain explains how integrating AGA patient education into his EHR improved his efficiency and better engaged his patients.

AGA Supports Bill to Stabilize Individual Market

Oct. 26, 2017

This bipartisan agreement is good first step to ensure patients continue to have access to quality care.

Help Ease the Frustrations of Your IBS Patients

Oct. 18, 2017

Resources are available to help you provide an overview of symptoms, testing and the best treatment options for your patients.

An English Professor Walks into a Doctor’s Office…

Oct. 18, 2017

How literate are your patients about their health?

Native Americans Have Highest HCV Rates

Oct. 12, 2017

Treatment for HCV challenging due to the limited Indian Health Services (IHS) funding.

Closing the Colonoscopy Loophole

Oct. 4, 2017

AGA committee member Shazia Mehmood Siddique’s Philadelphia Inquirer op-ed explains how current legislation is hurting patients.
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Safe OTC Pain Medicine Use Resources Now Available in Spanish

Oct. 2, 2017

Continuing to honor Hispanic Heritage Month, AGA adds more Spanish resources to the patient education library.

Is HCV Drug Development Nearing Its End?

Sept. 28, 2017

Two new FDA approvals fill medical gaps, but access to treatment remains a challenge.

AGA Spanish Patient Education Materials at Your Fingertips

Sept. 26, 2017

Spanish materials cover a range of topics including colorectal cancer, colonoscopy, pancreatitis and more.

Can You Name the Top Five Products with Gluten?

Sept. 20, 2017

This month’s CGH patient education section provides you with top talking points for your celiac disease patients.

Hispanic Heritage Month and Patient Care

Sept. 16, 2017

Resources available to help you better engage with your Hispanic patients.

CGH Patient Education Spotlight: Celiac Disease

Aug. 30, 2017

This month’s CGH patient page looks at key points patients need to know about celiac disease.

IBD 115: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in IBD

Aug. 24, 2017

Learn more about Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, based on the AGA Clinical Guideline "Therapeutic Monitoring in Inflammatory Bowel Disease."

AGA Members Meet with Rep. Gene Green at Baylor College

Aug. 24, 2017

In-district meetings personalize GI for congressional legislators.

Talking to Patients With NAFLD

July 27, 2017

Five steps to help you approach patients that have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

Make an Impact on World Hepatitis Day

July 27, 2017

World Hepatitis Day, July 28, is an opportunity to join in on the fight to end viral hepatitis.

AGA Patient Guide Received SILVER for the Spring 2017 Digital Health Awards

July 13, 2017

AGA patient education resource, Crohn’s Disease – What You Need to Know, acknowledged with 2017 Digital Health Award.

A Guide to Conversations About the Latest PPI Research Results

July 6, 2017

New research indicates long-term PPI use may be associated with a higher risk of death.

New Patient Education Section Launched in CGH

July 3, 2017

One-page write-ups on digestive disorders will be available each month to help you engage with your patients.

Genetic Testing for GI Cancer Risk

June 27, 2017

Genetic testing has enormous potential for identifying patients at risk for specific cancers, but we must be honest about limitations.

On Patients’ Minds: Obesity Procedure Featured on NBC

June 7, 2017

Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) procedure could help 78.6 million obese Americans lose weight. Are you prepared to answer patient questions on this procedure?

Advent of Biosimilar Products in US GI Practice

June 1, 2017

Biosimilars have become a hot topic, but are you prepared to talk to your patients about optimum use?

Your Debrief on Health-Care Policy in the U.S.

April 20, 2017

Watch an interview with two Washington Insiders on the future of health reform and market forces shaping our health system.