News and Information about Gastrointestinal Health

More About GI Health 2018-03-20T22:34:09+00:00

Find the latest information about GI health from some of our partner research organizations and read GI-related medical news from the American College of Gastroenterology’s weekly SmartBrief service, updated every Friday. If we’re missing an important resource from this list, please let us know.

GI Logic’s Research Partners

Center for Outcomes Research and Education
The Cedars-Sinai Center for Outcomes Research and Education (CS-CORE) is a University-based group of academicians that supports high quality research efforts using a health services model.

UCLA Wireless Health Institute
The current proliferation of broadband wireless services, along with more powerful and convenient handheld devices, will enable a transformational change in health management and healthcare with the introduction of real-time monitoring and guidance for a wide array of patient needs.

Cedars-Sinai GI Motility Program
Cedars-Sinai’s GI Motility Program is unique among motility centers because it treats almost all GI motility problems. We focus on the diagnosis and treatment of these digestive tract problems. Our program offers the most advanced diagnosis and treatment methods and is recognized throughout the world for our latest research discoveries.

GI Patient Groups

A patient-powered research network that lets patients with Crohn’s and Colitis contribute their own treatment experimentation in a way that can be aggregated to let everyone find out what actually works for whom.

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
Started in 1991 by one person struggling with the challenges of a chronic GI disorder, IFFGD has been joined by many others from all walks of life in the fight to improve the daily lives of persons affected by long-term digestive troubles.

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cures for Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis.

GI and Surgical Organizations

American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
The ACG provides its members with the most accurate and up-to-date scientific information on digestive health and the etiology, symptomatology and treatment of GI disorders.

American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
The AGA is the trusted voice of the GI community. Founded in 1897, the AGA has grown to include more than 16,000 members from around the globe who are involved in all aspects of the science, practice and advancement of gastroenterology.

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
The ASGE promotes the highest standards for endoscopic training and practice, fosters endoscopic research, recognizes distinguished contributions to endoscopy, and is the foremost resource for endoscopic education.

American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS)
The ASCRS is the premier society for colon and rectal surgeons and other surgeons dedicated to advancing and promoting the science and practice of the treatment of patients with diseases and disorders affecting the colon, rectum and anus.

The ERAS Society
ERAS, or Enhanced Recovery After Surgery, is a multimodal perioperative care pathway designed to achieve early recovery for patients undergoing major surgery. The mission of the Society is to develop perioperative care and to improve recovery through research, audit education and implementation of evidence-based practice.

Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Canal (SSAT)
The SSAT is committed to advancing the science and practice of surgery in the treatment of digestive disease.