COVID-19: The Way Forward for Gastroenterology Practices

COVID-19: The Way Forward for
Gastroenterology Practices

By Praveen Suthrum
President and co-founder,

These are uncertain times for gastroenterologists. COVID-19 is a double whammy of both clinical and business disruption. 


With the amount of information on COVID-19, what should you base your decisions on? What kind of a financial impact will the pandemic have on your practice? What exactly is the new norm? What practical actions should you take now?  


This ebook will help you explore answers to the right questionsMost importantly, it’ll help ask what’s right for the future.  

What you’ll takeaway by reading this ebook


The book is divided into two parts: during and after the pandemic. This is what we’ll do in each section:

Part 1: During COVID 

1 |  Take stock of expert opinions of COVID-19 and its expected duration. 
2 |  Assess and contextualize the risk for gastroenterology private practices using the lenses of clinical and business. 
3 |  Consider various scenarios using simple mathematical models. 
4 |  Explore the way forward for the business of gastroenterology. 

Part 2: After COVID 

1 |  Explore a dystopian and fantastical day in the life of a gastroenterology from the After COVID period. 
2 |  Understand why the COVID period will create a void for routine healthcare cases and why technology will fill that gap. 
3 |  Five principles to traverse from During COVID to After COVID. 

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About the author:


Praveen Suthrum is the cofounder and president of NextServices. His writing has been featured in Forbes, Inc., The Economic Times, The Detroit News, STAT News, Huffington Post, Becker’s ASC, and The Healthcare Blog.


He has an engineering degree from Manipal Institute of Technology and an MBA from University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. He also completed the Exponential Medicine program at Singularity University.

Books by Praveen Suthrum:

Private Equity in Gastroenterology: Navigating the Next Wave

#1 New Release on Amazon in Private Equity and Gastroenterology categories

Scope Forward: The Future of Gastroenterology in now in your hands

Based on research and interviews with industry leaders, Scope Forward paves the way for GI practitioners to lead the change, transform their practices and the industry.

Testimonials from doctors and industry:

“This is so good” 


“Thank you for all your guidance. You are such a great resource to doctors.” 


“You are a guiding light in this space.” 


“You are well on your way to being the preeminent advisor for GI practices” 


“I cannot thank you enough for sharing this with me Praveen. My sincere thanks as I know how much thinking and research has to have gone into this. I’m a beneficiary of your work. Thank you.” 


“Thank you for your research and determination to keep the GI community informed” 


“Terrific insights!” 

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