AGA Corporate Roundtable meeting recap

The AGA Corporate Roundtable meeting was held on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner in McLean, VA. This new half-day meeting is one of the new benefits for roundtable members AGA implemented to enhance our corporate partners’ roundtable...

Supporting the Restoring Patients Voice Act

AGA’s position: patients should be given a clear, equitable and transparent appeals process when subjected to step therapy protocols. In step therapy treatment, also known as ‘fail first,’ insurers require patients to try and fail medications before agreeing to...

Insights on key issues and challenges in practice

In our efforts to serve practicing gastroenterologists and address their needs, AGA conducted a practice needs assessment survey and interviews to get insights on the key issues and challenges. The survey focused on specific areas of importance for AGA members:...

Highlights from the AGA Tech Summit

The 2018 annual AGA Tech Summit was held on March 21-23 in Boston, MA. Leaders in the physician, investor and regulatory communities met to review critical elements impacting how technologies move from concept to reality, including what’s needed to obtain adoption,...

Spotlight on Corporate Roundtable Member: UCB, Inc.

**Article provided by UCB, Inc.** UCB Represented on NIH’s Task Force on Research Specific to Pregnant and Lactating Women In late February, UCB presented at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Task Force on Research Specific to Pregnant and Lactating...

Highlights from the Crohn’s & Colitis Congress™

AGA and the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation hosted the inaugural Crohn’s & Colitis Congress on Jan. 18-20, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The new annual inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) Congress served as the premier conference for IBD health care professionals and...