March 2017 For Immediate Release MyGiHealth is a ‘homebase’ for the 70 million sufferers of digestive diseases in the US. It is designed to answer key questions that people have when first experiencing symptoms; is this serious, and do
Congratulations to all our researchers! A new study from the MyGiHealth team entitled “Prevalence and Predictors of Bowel Incontinence: Results from a U.S. Population-Based Study” was selected as the recipient of the 2016 American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Category Award in Functional
Dr. Spiegel and Dr. Chey, principle investigators and co-founders of MyGiHealth, recognized by Healio Gastroenterology for their pioneering work. On behalf of SLACK Incorporated, publisher of Healio Gastroenterology, I would like to congratulate the members of the newly minted
The first commercial mobile phone was introduced to the American market in 1983. It was cumbersome and bulky, weighing about 30 ounces. It took 10 full hours to charge, but its convenience factor revolutionized communication. By 2015, more than
Digital PatientINFO Center and the MyGiHealth app provide tools for GIs to use with patients. Contact: Aimee Frank AGA Institute 301-941-2620 firstname.lastname@example.org Duncan McLaren MyGiHealth email@example.com AGA partners with MyGiHealth to Bring Innovative Platform to GIs and
A new study from University of Michigan finds a change in diet, can help people treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome. It’s based on a low FODMAP diet. FODMAP, a frequently recommended diet, which stands for Fermentable Oligo-Di-Monosaccharides and Polyols.
Originally published in Onalytica. Digital Health is the convergence of the digital and genetics revolutions within medicine and health. The goal of digital health is to ultimately improve the quality of our healthcare and our daily lives. By adopting
Originally published in The Wall Street Journal. People suffering from a common but tough-to-treat gut disorder are discovering a growing set of treatment alternatives. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved two new drugs in the
2015 American Journal of Gastroenterology Lecture 2015 American Journal of Gastroenterology Lecture: How Digital Health Will Transform Gastroenterology Brennan Spiegel MD, MSHS1,2,3 1Department of Medicine, Division of Health Services Research, Cedars-Sinai Health System, Los Angeles, California, USA 2UCLA
As seen on Healio Gastroenterology : A cost-utility analysis of four different endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography duodenoscope reprocessing strategies for preventing patient transmission of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae showed the approach recommended by the FDA is the most cost-effective.
As seen on KCRW : Listen to the original story here. This week we’ve been looking at colorectal cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States for men and women, combined.
As seen on KCRW : Listen to the original story here. Each year, about 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colon cancer, and more than 50,000 die from it. That’s bad news, but for African-Americans, it’s even worse.
Published by DrBonnie360 : By Bonnie Feldman and Ellen M Martin Digital health is filled with promise, but for autoimmune patients many gaps persist. With an eye to bridging those gaps, I recently attended two very different conferences:
Published in Reuters Health : Racial minorities may be more likely to forego colon cancer screening than whites because their healthcare providers don’t recommend the potentially life-saving tests, a new study in California suggests. “It was interesting because this study
As seen in the LA Times : A computer system was more effective than doctors at recording patient symptoms, highlighting the potential of computers to improve medical results, according to research by Cedars Sinai. The study evaluated the treatment of
Published in Cedars-Sinai’s Discoveries magazine : Clinical research is no longer limited to finding the next wonder drug, developing a new device, or discovering a genetic mutation. More than ever before, caregivers are engaged in the scientific study of healthcare
Published by Mobi Health News : Since 2010, doctors from UCLA and the University of Michigan have been working with Ironwood Pharmaceuticals on a project called MyGiHealth, which leverages computers and apps to improve doctor-patient communication around gastrointestinal disorders. At
As seen in Beckers GI & Endoscopy : William D. Chey, MD, AGAF, FACG, FACP, RFF, Director, GI Physiology Laboratory, Co-director, Michigan Bowel Control Program, University of Michigan Health System (Ann Arbor): My Total Health is a health information
Published by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center : A computer system was more effective than doctors at collecting information about patient symptoms, producing reports that were more complete, organized and useful than narratives generated by physicians during office visits, according to
As seen in Medical Marketing & Media Online : As pharmaceutical industry professionals and consumers of healthcare, we are well aware of the inefficiencies, limitations, and frustrations often associated with point-of-care interactions between patients and physicians. We’ve all experienced it
Dr. William Chey discusses guidelines and best practices for screening techniques, emerging treatments and routine monitoring of celiac patients. Read more about Dr. Chey’s full podcast from the American College of Gastroenterology here or download it for free from itunes here.
As seen in The Daily Bruin : Just as a stomach grumble can indicate hunger, some vibrations of the intestine – many undetectable to the human ear – can indicate whether a person is ready to be fed. Over the
As seen in The Huffington Post : Everybody poops, but not everybody poops well: A recent study published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology found that the number of people arriving at hospital emergency rooms for constipation is on the