Q&A: Endoscopists need to prioritize health screenings, procedures during COVID-19 pandemic

With the COVID-19 pandemic, many patients’ previously scheduled health screenings such as cancer screenings and colonoscopies are now being canceled or postponed until further notice. Many centers are prioritizing patients’ procedures as urgent or not.Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease spoke with Glenn Littenberg, MD, chief medical officer of InSite Digestive Health Care in Pasadena, and health policy chair of the Digestive Health Physicians Association, about what screenings endoscopists are postponing, what procedures are considered priority and what precautionsRead More

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