DHPA welcomes G.I. Associates of West Alabama as its 78th member practice and the third independent GI practice to join from the state of Alabama. G.I. Associates of West Alabama is the premier subspecialty gastroenterology practice for Tuscaloosa and surrounding communities in West Alabama. All seven physicians in the practice are fully board certified in […]
Archives for November 2017
DHPA is proud to welcome its 77th member with the addition of Gateway Gastroenterology in Chesterfield, Missouri, the second member practice in the state. Gateway Gastroenterology is a group of eight board certified gastroenterologists who provide outstanding care in a timely, courteous, and professional manner. It offers a wide variety of gastroenterology services including inpatient […]
A collection of GI policy-related news curated weekly by DHPA. Topics include: MACRA, MIPs, APMs, Medicare, ambulatory surgery centers and other issues of importance to GI physicians providing high quality and cost-efficient care in the independent medical practice setting.
Published in Becker’s GI & Endoscopy Three years ago, a group of physicians representing independent gastroenterology practices met in a Starbucks on Capitol Hill to discuss pending legislation threatening independent practices. The proposed legislation would have limited the use of integrated pathology in the independent practice setting, alleging that independent physicians overutilize pathology services because […]
Published in Morning Consult Although many people have heard of the Hippocratic Oath, they may not be familiar with the Declaration of Geneva, which was adopted in 1948 by the World Medical Association to define a physician’s dedication to the humanitarian goals of medicine. The declaration is intended as a modern formulation of the oath’s […]