This week, Dr. Fred Rosenberg catches up with Dr. Mike Dragutsky, who is a practicing gastroenterologist at Gastro One, and chairman of One GI, a managed services organization with practices in five states that was envisioned, created and is guided by physicians.Continue reading “Episode #33: What do Colonoscopy and Cabernet Have in Common? (catching up with One GI’s Mike Dragutsky)”
Dr. Michael Weinstein of Capital Digestive Care talks to Erin Peterson of the Colon Cancer Coalition and Dr. Milena Gould Suarez of Baylor College of Medicine about the Faces of Blue campaign and the patients, physicians, and family members who share their experiences with colorectal cancer.Continue reading “Episode #32: Stories are Powerful (how the Faces of Blue Campaign works to increase CRC Screening)”
Dr. Michael Weinstein of Capital Digestive Care talks to Dr. Costas Kefalas from Akron Digestive Disease Consultants about his work as the president of the GI Quality Improvement Consortium (GIQuIc), a benchmarking registry that tracks quality measures such as cecal intubation rates, withdrawal times and adenoma detection rates.Continue reading “Episode #31: Should Adenoma Detection Rates be Made Public? (other quality measures are important to patients too)”
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health issued a moratorium on elective procedures, including colorectal cancer (CRC) screening.
Dr. Fred Rosenberg talks with Dr. George Dickstein of Greater Boston Gastroenterology about how his practice pivoted to telehealth and remote working and put in place safety measures to protect patients, physicians and staff.Continue reading “Episode #24: Preparing for a Post-Pandemic Screening Surge (and thoughts on long-term career happiness)”