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ReachMD Launches New Series on GI Issues

The American Gastroenterological Association sponsors G.I. Insights

CHICAGO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- ReachMD, an innovative multi-channel platform for medical professionals, will air on XM Satellite Radio Channel 157 and simulcast via ReachMD Online at, a new weekly series exploring the latest clinical issues, trends and technologies in gastroenterological practice. ReachMD is proud to partner with the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute, the largest GI society in the United States, to bring "G.I. Insights," to the national audience of medical professionals.

ReachMD's new medium provides the AGA Institute with the ideal and most direct broadcast platform for reaching the professional healthcare markets. Under the terms of the agreement, ReachMD will provide AGA with a new media to reach out to gastroenterologists. The AGA Institute joins the likes of other network partners to sponsor programming on ReachMD such as the American Medical Association, the American Retina Foundation, and the University of Pennsylvania.

G.I. Insights is co-hosted by two thought leaders in the field of Gastroenterology:
-- Dr. David Rubin, Associate Professor of Medicine, and Program Director

of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at the University of Chicago

Medical Center.

-- Dr. Jay Goldstein, Professor of Medicine and Vice Head for Clinical

Affairs in the Department of Medicine at the University of Illinois at


Dr. Rubin and Dr. Goldstein will cover the latest G.I. trends in clinical practice, CTC and radiology technologies, and policies leading up to this year's presidential election.

ReachMD will begin airing G.I. Insights on XM 157, The Channel for Medical Professionals, and online at on Monday, May 19th.

"With new developments in the gastroenterological arena becoming hot topics in American medicine, G.I. Insights brought to you by the AGA Institute, on ReachMD will highlight some of most relevant medical programming out there," says Gary Epstein, CEO of ReachMD. "ReachMD is pleased to feature the AGA Institute and continue the ReachMD's great program momentum."

About the American Gastroenterological Association

The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) is dedicated to the mission of advancing the science and practice of gastroenterology. Founded in 1897, the AGA is one of the oldest medical-specialty societies in the U.S. Comprised of two non-profit organizations -- the AGA and the AGA Institute -- our more than 16,000 members include physicians and scientists who research, diagnose and treat disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and liver. The AGA administers all membership and public policy activities, while the AGA Institute runs the organization's practice, research and educational programs. For more information, please visit

About ReachMD

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, ReachMD is a leading provider of advanced healthcare information and education for medical professionals. The company's proprietary technology uses emerging media channels to allow busy professionals to hear the latest in specific healthcare issues in the most convenient ways. ReachMD's multi-channel platform includes satellite radio and online programming that can be accessed through any XM radio, digital media device or personal computer. ReachMD's original programming includes interviews with world-renowned physicians covering professional topics within clinical medicine, treatment, research, executive management, government policies, technology and global health issues, among others. Strategic partners include the American Medical Association; American College of Cardiology; American Gastroenterology Association; American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology; National Lipid Association, American Retina Foundation and University of Pennsylvania. To access ReachMD's original programming, visit ReachMD at or XM Channel 157.


Nina Velasquez

Kwittken & Company


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