Curated Business/Tech GI Resources: August 12th, 2020

Curated Business/Tech GI Resources: August 12th, 2020

Curated Business/Tech GI Resources: August 12th, 2020
Video: How to start clinical trials/research as an ancillary in gastroenterology (NextServices)
In this interview, with Dr. Narayanachar Murali, Dr. Don Lazas and Dr. Chris Fourment, you’ll learn three different perspectives on clinic trials/research as an ancillary in a GI practice.
New Roadmap for CRC Screening: Use More Stool Tests, Says AGA (Medscape)
“We need to improve our strategies to curb the cancer that ranks second for deaths in the US,” commented Srinadh Komanduri, MD, chair of the AGA Center for GI Innovation and Technology.
Exact Sciences: COVID-19 will accelerate the adoption of Cologuard by one to two years toward ‘40% market share’ goal (NextServices)
Here are 21 Takeaways from Exact Sciences’ recent earnings call that you don’t want to miss.
Want to be a physician-entrepreneur? Get these insights from Dr. Don Lazas (ObjectiveGI) (Nextservices)
In this video, Dr. Don Lazas shares his insights on how GI physicians can take the spirit of entrepreneurship beyond private practice.
CRH Medical Corporation Announces 2020 Second Quarter Results  (PRNewswire)
Notably, the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a sharp decrease in treatment volumes which negatively impacted our quarterly and year to date results.
7 big trends in GI this year — COVID-19’s effect, compensation & more (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
With the dog days of summer in the rear view, gastroenterology has had a specialty-changing year severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, but the specialty is gradually recovering and moving forward.
ModifyHealth Raises $2M in Series A Funding (FINSMES)
ModifyHealth, an Atlanta, GA-based provider of gut-friendly, Low-FODMAP and gluten-free meals, closed a $2m Series A funding.
7 gastroenterologists in hot water (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
In the past year, several gastroenterologists have faced allegations ranging from sexual misconduct to HIPAA violations.
Clinical Use of Esophageal Physiologic Testing (ACG Clinical Guidelines)
Certain parameters from esophageal physiologic tests can help guide the management of GERD and predict outcomes.
COVID-19 doesn’t derail collaboration in GI — 7 new industry partnerships to know (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Gastroenterology has seen several partnerships arise since March 11, when the World Health Organization officially declared a pandemic.
6 Nonclinical Careers for Physicians Looking to Switch (Medscape)
Physicians fit in anywhere from early-stage research to postmarketing surveillance, taking on both broad roles encompassing multiple disease states or lines of business and specialized positions within a single therapeutic area.
Blood-based CRC test more cost-effective than alternatives, study says (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Blood-based colorectal cancer screening test Epi proColon was more cost-effective than other alternative screening options.
New series: AGA launches new virtual series on latest COVID-19 findings and recommendations (AGA)
The series kicks off on Thursday, August 27, at 5:30 p.m. EDT with COVID-19: Race and Health Outcomes in GI.
Tri-Society Policy Alert: Things to know about the 2021 Proposed Medicare payment rules (AGA)
Physician payments across most specialties likely to be cut.
Video: When to Screen BRCA Carriers for Colorectal, Pancreatic Cancer (Medscape)
Commentary by Dr. David Johnson. “For colorectal cancer, the authors reviewed case-controlled and cohort studies, and also relied heavily on a meta-analysis that looked at 14 studies.”
Hospitalization for IBD Should Not Be Delayed in Pandemic: Experts  (Medscape)
According to the expert panel, patients with severe or complicated disease or with emergencies should be evaluated and admitted as they were prior to the pandemic.
Audio: Dr. Brett Bernstein on AGA’s New COVID Guidance and More  (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
Brett Bernstein, MD, the chief of gastroenterology at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York City, discusses the AGA’s new guidance on use of protective gear, shielding patients from COVID-19 and more.
Video: Edible colonoscopy prep shows efficacy in phase 2 trial (Healio)
Corey A. Siegel, MD, MS,  director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and co-founder of Colonary Concepts, discusses the company’s edible colonoscopy prep that comes in the form of bars and smoothies.

Headlines for GI

How real is Virtual/Augmented Reality in healthcare? (Exponential Tech Part 4) (NextServices)

Ten Things Every Gastroenterologist Should Know About Antireflux Surgery (AGA)

COVID-19 testing in GI — 3 insights (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)

Estate planning: A must for all physicians (Healio)

IBD in Indigenous People More Common Than Widely Thought (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)

4 Questions About Preparing Patients for IBD Surgery (Gastroenterology Consultant)

ICYMI: For IBS Patients, Cannabis Linked to Fewer Rehospitalizations, Shorter Stays (MedPage Today)

Only 40% of Residents Said Training Prepped Them for COVID-19 (Medscape)

Podcast: Teladoc & Livongo, Is Virtual Care Fully Here? (Andreessen Horowitz)

15 statistics on average incentive bonuses for specialists (Becker’s ASC Review)

7 reports on COVID-19 related to gastroenterology (Healio)

The best hospitals for GI in every state from ‘U.S. News & World Report’ (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)

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