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Beyond proceduralism for practice improvement: 3 gastroenterologists’ best ideas

Dr. David Vastola is one of the experts included in the following article. Gastroenterology has traditionally been a procedural specialty. Endoscopy and colonoscopy are a gastroenterologist’s bread and butter, but reimbursement for those procedures is declining. Three gastroenterologists weigh in on how to expand beyond the procedural and ways to improve overall GI practice and […]

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Top Doctor: Bungled Ebola Case Shows US Hospitals Unprepared

Thursday, 02 Oct 2014 01:47 PM By Nick Tate   “The hospital botched it with overlooking his symptoms and a history of traveling from Liberia,” he says. “Also, if they thought he had a virus, they gave him an antibiotic, which will not work against viruses.”   Read Dr. David Vastola’s medical comments here.

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Doctor: Likely More Than 60 Days to Contain Ebola

Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 05:13 PM By Courtney Coren   “We probably have more than 60 days to contain the Ebola virus, contrary to what the United Nations has predicted, Dr. David L. Vastola tells Newsmax.”   Watch the video interviewing Dr. David Vastola here.

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Ebola Crisis Makes Flu Prevention Critical: Top Doctor

Thursday, 06 Nov 2014 05:00 PM By Nick Tate “Dr. Vastola says we should not lose sight of the fact that the flu and other infectious diseases claim tens of thousands of American lives every year.“ Watch the video interviewing Dr. David Vastola here.

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Top Doc Worries Ebola Media ‘Saturation’ Will Hurt Flu Prevention

Friday, 24 Oct 2014 03:53 PM By Nick Tate   “In an interview on Newsmax TV’s  “Meet the Doctors” program, David Vastola, M.D. — an internist and gastroenterologist from Palm Beach, Fla. — expresses concern that the extensive media coverage of Ebola could overwhelm Americans and/or eclipse efforts to combat influenza.” Watch the video interviewing […]