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Meaningful Use Criteria by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted Sat 02 Jan 2010 9:10pm The Hitech Act provided for incentives to eligible professionals (EP) and hospitals that have adopted Certified EHR Technology and can demonstrate that they are meaningful users of the technology. HHS has published the proposed rule governing the criteria for me aningful use . The criteria for meaningful use will be finalized in 2010, foll ... Read on »
Featured Clinical Trial: Study of a Statin to Prevent Polyps after Colon Cancer Resection by Cancer.gov Posted Sun 27 Feb 2011 10:35pm Study of a Statin to Prevent Polyps after Colon Cancer Resection Name of the Trial Phase III Randomized Study of Adjuvant Rosuvastatin in Patients with Resected Stage I or II Colon Cancer (NSABP-P-5). See the protocol summary . Dr. Bruce M. Boman Principal Investigator Dr. Bruce M. Boman (Protocol Chair ... Read on »
5 Important Questions About Colon Polyps by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Colon Polyps - Topic Overview What are colon polyps? Colon polyps are growths in your large intestine (colon). The cause of most colon polyps is not known, but they are common in adults. Most colon polyps are not cancer. But some growths can turn into colon cancer. If a colon polyp is the kind that can ... Read on »
What I need to know about Colon Polyps by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm What are colon polyps? A polyp* is extra tissue that grows inside your body. Colon polyps grow in the large intestine. The large intestine, also called the colon, is part of your digestive system. It's a long, hollow tube at the end of your digestive tract where your body makes and stores stool. *Medical terms are defined in ... Read on »
Stress & Your Risk of Heart Attack; Vitamin D & the Prevention of Colon & Rectal Polyps by Robert W. Posted Sun 28 Dec 2008 11:06am Health Report: Stress & Your Risk of Heart Attack  Vitamin D & the Prevention of Colon & Rectal Polyps  "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."   By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS      Last Updated:  12/28/2008 The information in this column is intended for in ... Read on »
Colon Cancer Alert: New inexpensive and safe test approved by NY Health Dept. by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Sat 04 Jun 2011 3:01am Colon Cancer Screening:  To scope or not to scope? Biomarkers to the rescue. Yusuf M. Saleeby, MD (to be published in an upcoming edition of  American Fitness  magazine) Colon cancer screening by fiberoptic colonoscopy is recommended by the vast majority of physicians and the American Cancer Society as a screening test for ... Read on »
Colon Cancer Screening - Something New, Safer and Less Expensive by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Fri 03 Jun 2011 4:28pm Colon Cancer Screening:   To scope or not to scope?   Yusuf M. Saleeby, MD Colon cancer screening by fiberoptic colonoscopy is recommended by the vast majority of physicians and the American Cancer Society as a screening test for colorectal cancer.   While colonoscopy is the “gold standard” for colon cancer screening, nearly 50% of American ... Read on »
Colon Cancer Screening: To scope or not to scope? by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Fri 03 Jun 2011 10:57pm Colon Cancer Screening:  To scope or not to scope? Biomarkers to the rescue. Yusuf M. Saleeby, MD(Published in Nov/Dec 2011 edition of American Fitness magazine) Colon cancer screening by fiberoptic colonoscopy is recommended by the vast majority of physicians and the American Cancer Society as a screening test for colorectal cancer.  While c ... Read on »
ColoVantage option versus Conventional Fiberoptic Colonoscopy by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Tue 19 Apr 2011 8:22am Colon cancer screening by fiberoptic colonoscopy is recommended by the vast majority of physicians and the American Cancer Society as a screening test for colorectal cancer.   While colonoscopy is the “gold standard” for colon cancer screening, nearly 50% of Americans over the age of 50-years avoid the procedure and ignore the recommendation. There ... Read on »
Colorectal Screening.. a new approach (use of Biomarker ColoVantage) by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Tue 19 Apr 2011 8:26am  Colon Cancer Screening:   To scope or not to scope?  By Yusuf M. Saleeby, MD    Colon cancer screening by fiberoptic colonoscopy is recommended by the vast majority of physicians and the American Cancer Society as a screening test for colorectal cancer.   While colonoscopy is the “gold standard” for colon cancer screening, nearly 50 ... Read on »