Gastroenterologist Michael Finnegan, MD, will join St. Mary's Healthcare in Amsterdam, N.Y., according to a WNYT report.
Rochester Endoscopy & Surgery Center in Rochester Hills, Mich., has submitted a letter of intent to relocate, according to a Crain's Detroit Business report (subscription required).
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has announced the results of a national study, conducted in part at the institution, reveal that flexible sigmoidoscopy reduces deaths attributable to colorectal cancer, according to a news release.
Lighthouse Imaging Corp. has announced it now offers the L700, an external LED light source, as a companion product to its Endolume endoscope system light tester, according to a news release.
Medigus has announced it has received FDA 510(k) marketing clearance for its SRS endoscopic system, according to a news release.
Vanguard West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, Ill., has announced it will live-tweet "unique hybrid surgery" on a patient with a hiatal hernia and gastrointestinal relflux disorder, according to a news release.
Gastroenterologist Richard Larry Williams, MD, has joined the East Wood Clinic in Paris, Tenn., according to a news release from Henry County Medical Center in Paris, which welcomed the physician to the area.
Children's Hospital Los Angeles plans to add gastroenterology services to a new outpatient center it has opened in Valencia, according to a Los Angeles Times report.
A new study indicates it may be advisable for people with diabetes mellitus type II to undergo colorectal cancer screening at younger ages than is usually recommended, according to an article on research presented at Digestive Disease Week.
Gastroenterologist Ira Schmelkin, MD, has joined the gastroenterology practice of Heidi Kolek, MD, at Noble Hospital in Westfield, Mass., according to a news release.