This year, we are supporting the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable’s (NCCRT) new initiative, “80% by 2018.” The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) has also joined this national coalition of organizations committed to eliminating colorectal cancer as a major health problem. Together, we are working toward the shared goal of reaching 80% of eligible adults screened for colorectal cancer by 2018.
Dr. Gingold Responds to Recent ABC News Story
ABC News recently reported that a study showed the risk for colorectal cancer has doubled for millennials. Moreover, it was hypothesized that a sedentary lifestyle and poor diet were causes for the increase—well-known risk factors for colon cancer that are common amongst this age group. [Read more…]
We at Digestive Healthcare Center (DHC)—along with and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ) and Beacon Health Options (Beacon) have launched a new and innovative pilot program that integrates mental and physical treatments in order to improve care for patients with Crohn’s disease.
Our very own Dr. Accurso sat down with the Courier News to discuss this groundbreaking program and the changing behavioral needs associated with a chronic disease diagnosis.
Read the entire article here.
Digestive Healthcare Center (DHC) and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ)—together with Beacon Health Options (Beacon)—are launching a new and innovative pilot program that integrates mental and physical treatments in order to improve care for patients with Crohn’s disease.
This is the first time Horizon BCBSNJ—the state’s largest insurance provider with over 3.8 million customers—has incorporated a mental health component into one of its “Episodes of Care” programs. [Read more…]
Dr. Charles Accurso was recently interviewed by AISHealth regarding the true value of bundled payment programs for colonoscopies and other life-saving procedures, as well as the roadblocks involved with making them possible. [Read more…]
Digestive Healthcare Center (DHC) is hosting a nutritional seminar with Mary Ellen McCrea, MS, RD, CDE on the dos and don’ts of eating when living with the effects of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Light refreshments will be served.
Click here to view flyer for event details.
How is IBS best managed? Dr. Kristen Lee answers your questions in an intuitive Q&A in the Courier News at myCentralJersey.com. Whether you are unsure if you have IBS or what you can do to help prevent symptoms from reappearing, Dr. Lee has invaluable information to share with you in light of IBS awareness.