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Colorectal Screenings Save Lives

NYACK, N.Y. -- Although largely preventable through proper screening, colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths in men and women in the United States. According to Dr. Yaron Langman of Digestive Disease Associates of Rockland in Pomona, and attending physician at Nyack Hospital, too many people avoid getting lifesaving testing for the deadly disease.  Please see all of Dr. Langman's comments as published on the Clarkstown Daily Voice.  http://clarkstown.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/it-saves-lives-nyack-doctor-s...

Save Time & Avoid Frustration

Did you know that you can save time and avoid frustration by avoiding unproductive time on the phone.  

With the eClinicalWorks portal, you will be able to request appointments and view your lab results .  You can view your current list of medications and request refills.  See your personal health records and pertinent information from your recent office visits. Send electronic messages to our office staff and physicians for a response. Lastly, you may view your billing statement and pay your balance through our secure credit card processing option.

To gain access to our secure patient portal, you must become web-enabled with our electronic medical record.  Please call our staff at 845-354-3700 and provide us with a personal (non-work) email address.  We will email you with your secure username and password to provide to get you started.  The first time you log into the portal you will be asked to sign off on a user agreement set up a security question.  Please note that the portal must not be used for emergent communication with your doctor or our office. 

If you dowload the Healow app, you will have real-time access to your Personal Health Records, and secure messaging to multiple providers’ offices and have the ability to locate needed health & wellness products from your mobile device.  More specifically, you will also be able to access multiple accounts – patient, spouse, children, and parent all from one convenient location.  You will be able to organize your medicine cabinet with customized names, photos of your mediations and set alerts that will remind you when to take each medication.  The application also allows you to organize appointment, receive appointment reminders and have access to lab results and your personal health record.

Why not download the Healow app today?

https://www.healow.com/app.html

Spring Forward with CCFA at their 2016 Kick Off Meeting

Dr. Elliot Heller, Specialist in Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Digestive Disease Associates of Rockland, Member of the CCFA Board of Directors and Chairman of the CCFA Medical Advisory Committee will be the keynote speaker at the Take Steps Kick Off Meeting on March 13, 2016 at Dave & Buster's in West Nyack, NY from 11:30am to 2:30pm.   So after you adjust your clocks forward, come meet others from the IBD community, enjoy a acomplimentary brunch and participate in a question and answer session with Dr. Heller. 

The event is free to attend, but RSVP is required.  Please RSVP to Andi at acosby@ccfa.org

Elliot A Heller MD- Fellow of the AASLD, Class of 2015

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Elliot A. Heller has been recognized as a Fellow of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (FAASLD) Class of 2015.

Fellowship is the highest honor among AASLD membership categories and recognizes superior professional achievement in clinical or academic practice in the management of Liver Disease. It is awarded to physicians, scientists and researchers who have made a significant contribution to the knowledge and/or practice of liver and biliary diseases, and who are considered leaders in the field. Dr. Heller has already been recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology, Fellow of the American College of Physicians, Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association and Fellow of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Dr. Heller is the only gastroenterologist in Rockland County to receive fellowship in the AASLD.

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 The American Cancer Society recently announced the results of their study which showed colorectal cancer rates have dramatically increased among younger adults, those born between 1960 and 1980 (...

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NYACK, N.Y. -- Although largely preventable through proper screening, colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths in men and women in the United States. According to Dr. Yaron...