Curated GI articles April 1st, 2022: Are ASCs warming up to private equity?


Curated GI articles April 1st, 2022: Are ASCs warming up to private equity?

Curated GI articles April 1st, 2022:
Are ASCs warming up to private equity?
Gastroenterologist pay by the numbers: 16 stats (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Gastroenterology has consistently been among the top 10 highest-earning specialties in the U.S. Becker’s Healthcare enlists 16 key stats on gastroenterologist pay in the article.
Private equity, health care, and profits: It’s time to protect patients (STAT)
The profit-making goals of PE are in many ways, at odds with the needs of patients and the rules of government-financed health care programs.
Takeaways from #EmTech Digital (1) – Better Data, Better AI (Linkedin)
EmTech Digital is MIT Technology Review’s Signature AI Conference. Here are Praveen Suthrum’s takeaways from Day 1: Better Data, Better AI.
Are ASCs warming up to private equity? (Becker’s ASC Review)
Private equity has become pervasive among gastroenterologists with large chains nationwide, supported by private equity backing.
The Inextricable Link Between Mental Health And GI Symptoms (Oshi Health)
Scientific evidence shows that GI-specialized psychological interventions are some of the most clinically effective in the field of psychology — capable of driving significant control over GI symptoms.
Registry trials can provide revenue ‘backbone’ for gastroenterology practice (Healio)
Incorporating clinical trials into daily practice can both enhance patient treatment options and provide a stream of reimbursement revenue.
How physician partnership is changing (Advisory Board)
The episode talks about the changing physician landscape, what physicians want from their partnerships, and how to make a partnership successful.
Wision A.I. Expands U.S. Offerings to Combat CRC With Multiple Screening Tools (Globe Newswire)
Recently FDA Cleared EndoScreener and upcoming diagnostic software leverage artificial intelligence for colonoscopy procedures and colorectal histopathology.
Study Finds Fully Automated Beats Manual Cleaning for Reusable Scopes (GI & Endoscopy News)
A fully automated process for cleaning duodenoscopes after clinical use far outperformed manual cleaning conducted by trained technicians, according to a new comparative study.
VIDEO: Gastroenterologist advises, ‘it’s never too late to work with industry’ (Healio)
Vijay Yajnik, MD, PhD, vice president of U.S. medical affairs for gastroenterology at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, shares insight and advice for GIs considering a career in the industry.
‘The expert is the AI’: Where GI tech is headed (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Michael Wallace, MD, chief of gastroenterology and hepatology at Mayo Clinic, spoke with Becker’s to discuss the future of tech in GI.
Vibrating Wearable Device May Help Nighttime GERD (Medscape)
A vibrating wearable device helped people with GERD stay positioned on their left side while sleeping, alleviating nighttime reflux symptoms, a randomized study suggests.
Digestive Health: SonarMD Achieves Industry-Leading Patient Engagement (SonarMD)
When health plans offer value-based GI care, more than 85% of patients engage— leading to better access, improved outcomes, and lower costs.
David Hachuel, MPH on entrepreneurship in the IBS space and enzymes to digest FODMAPs
(GI StartUp Podcast)
David Hachuel speaks about his experience founding two companies to help patients with IBS regain control over their symptoms.
New Clinical Practice Update: How to handle gastroparesis patients with foregut symptoms (AGA)
Drs. Brian E. Lacy, Jan Tack and C. Prakash Gyawali provide guidance to assist in managing your patients with foregut symptoms attributed to gastroparesis.
Removing barriers to high-value IBD care: Challenges and opportunities (MDedge)
Collaboratively developing aligned incentives can lead us to patient-centered policies that fulfill a shared purpose to optimize the health of people with chronic digestive diseases.
Two Rounds of FIT vs Single Colonoscopy as a One-time CRC Screening (Medscape)
Researchers are investigating the effect of this timeframe of FIT screening as well as a single colonoscopy on colorectal cancer incidence and mortality.
Metabolic Dysfunction-Related Fatty Liver Disease Increases Risk for Colon Cancer (Gastroenterology Advisor)
Metabolic dysfunction-associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD) increases risk for colorectal cancer (CRC), particularly in individuals with liver fibrosis.

More Hot headlines in GI
Next-Gen Colon Tattoo Ink; Etrasimod Wins for UC; Another NASH Drug Flops
(Medpage Today)

New Guidelines Tackle Antithrombotic Concerns in GI Procedures (Medscape)

Antibiotic Treatment Not Associated With Risk for Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer
(Cancer Therapy Advisor)

Is Pandemic Stress Leading to Higher Rates of IBS? (Verywell Health)

Most patients with metastatic colorectal cancer face financial hardship after diagnosis (Healio)

GI Alliance Appoints Casey Chapman, M.D. to Chief Medical Officer (WFMZ)

Curi Advisory Partners with Gastrologix to Provide Preferred Access to Proprietary Practice Analytics Platform (Curi)

FDA grants priority review to futibatinib for advanced cholangiocarcinoma (Healio)

Another Tactic Works for Boosting CRC Screening (Medpage Today)

New Peds Gastroenterology App Available (GI & Endoscopy News)

Videos: Interviews with GI Leaders  (NextServices)

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