UPDATE: 2020 FGS Annual Meeting

We are excited to announce that we will be moving forward with the 2020 FGS Annual Meeting. We have been monitoring the COVID-19 crisis very closely, and after much deliberation, we are prepared to move forward with our planning. In order to apply social distancing measures, we will limiting registration to 100 attendees this year.  We are still…

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2019 FGS Annual Meeting Wrap-Up

September 15, 2019 marked the conclusion of the 54th Florida Gastroenterologic Society’s Annual Meeting. Over 475 Gastroenterologists, Advanced Practice Providers, GI Nurses and Techs converged on the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek for the largest turn-out in FGS history! If you missed the conference, here are some of the highlights: Top-Notch Lectures Fellow and Medical Student…

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A Word From Our 2019-2020 FGS President, Dr. Dennis Collins

Greetings, I have been delighted to be a part of the Florida Gastroenterologic Society for several years and I am now looking forward to serving as the President of the Society for the next year.  A great many thanks are due to Dr. Wallace for his leadership over the past year and coordination of excellent…

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2019 Telehealth Bill

In 2019, Florida passed the Telehealth Bill which establishes standards of practice for telehealth services, including patient evaluations, record-keeping, and controlled substances prescribing. The bill also authorizes out-of-state health care practitioners to perform telehealth services for patients in Florida upon meeting certain eligibility requirements and registering with the department. The Florida Department of Health has…