Digestive Disease Group, PA and The Greenwood Endoscopy Center, Inc held its’ first 5k Run/Walk to benefit the Colorectal Cancer Prevention Network on March 23, 2019. Thanks to our sponsors and participants, we were able to present a check to CCPN for $4349.04. These funds will be used to provide screening colonoscopies to the under or non-insured residents of South Carolina.
Dr. Bryan T. Green of Digestive Disease Group, PA went to Washington, D.C. again this year on March 3 and 4 for appointments at the Senate and House offices to advocate for reducing the cost and increasing access for patients to prescription medications. Many insurance companies have created Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) to manage prescription benefits for their enrollees but unfortunately this has contributed to rising cost of prescriptions.
TO SPREAD AWARENESS OF COLORECTAL CANCER AND THE NEED FOR EARLY SCREENING AND DETECTION AND TO PROCLAIM THE MONTH OF MARCH 2019 AS COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH IN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Dr. Mason has been involved with Kidz Konnect 4 Jesus for several years, a non-profit organization founded and operated by his mother and father-in-law and located in the Stann Creek district in Belize, Central America. One of their primary goals is to provide free medical care to the village communities in Belize and maintain continuity of care to treat chronic medical conditions.
Congratulations to the two Matts, Matthew S. Z. Bachinski, MD and Matthew A. Mason, MD on passing their GI Board Certification. Physicians must complete 40 hours of continuing education every 2 years and the Boards must be taken every 10 years. This makes the third set of Boards for Dr. Bachinski and the first for our newest physician,