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Snow Emergency. March 8, 2018

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE POWER TO OUR OFFICE HAS RECENTLY BEEN RESTORED. OUR OFFICE WILL REMAIN CLOSED FOR THE REST OF THE DAY AND WILL OPEN AGAIN IN THE MORNING.  PATIENTS SHOULD BEGIN  PREPPING FOR THEIR FRIDAY MARCH 9th PROCEDURES !

WE APPOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED BY TODAY'S OUTAGE!

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Vipul H Shah - Hudson Valley 2017 Top Doctor Recognition

We are pleased to annouce that Dr. Vipul H. Shah has been recognized in the November 2017 Issue of The Hudson Valley Magazine as a 2017 Top Doctor.  Dr Shah was nominated for this honor by his physician peers practicing in the Hudson Valley.  Please join us in congratulating Dr. Shah on this great honor.

http://www.hvmag.com/Hudson-Valley-Magazine/November-2017/Top-Doctors-2017/

Aetna's Aexcel Designation for Clinical Performance & Efficiency

Digestive Disease Associates of Rockland has once again been designated by the Aetna Health Plan with their Aexcel Quality and Efficiency Designation for 2017 and 2018.  Our practice has meet the following clinical performance criteria:

  • Specialty Board Certification in Gastroenterology from the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Clinical Outcomes that met or exceeds the claims-based clinical performace standards as established by ASGE, AGA and ACG
  • GIQUIC Outcome Registry participation for 2016
  • Meaningful Use Stage 2 Certification for 2016 as required by CMS
  • Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) participation for 2016.

Please look for the blue star next to the name of our physicians in your Aetna on-line directory. 

The blue star aexcel star on the results page identifies Aexcel® specialists.

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...

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