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Latest Gastroenterology News

Financial Incentives Do Not Boost Use of At-Home CRC Screening Tests

Financial incentives do not increase response rates among patients mailed at-home colorectal cancer screening tests, according to a study published online March 22 in JAMA Network Open.

Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money

On average, each dollar spent on over-the-counter medicines saves the U.S. health care system $7.20, totaling nearly $146 billion in annual savings, according to a report released March 18 by the Consumer Healthcare Products Association.

Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine

Physicians with one or more paid malpractice claims are more likely to leave practice or shift into smaller practice settings, according to a study published in the March 28 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Adenocarcinoma, High-Grade Dysplasia Up With Barrett Esophagus

The prevalence of high-grade dysplasia and esophageal adenocarcinoma has significantly increased since 1995 in patients with Barrett esophagus, according to a study published in the February issue of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.