Curated GI articles April 22nd, 2022: Gastroenterologist pay jumps nearly 12% | Upstarts lead virtual GI | FDA clears G-EYE colonoscope


Curated GI articles April 22nd, 2022: Gastroenterologist pay jumps nearly 12% | Upstarts lead virtual GI | FDA clears G-EYE colonoscope

Curated GI articles April 22nd, 2022:
Gastroenterologist pay jumps nearly 12% | Upstarts lead virtual GI | FDA clears G-EYE colonoscope
Gastroenterologist pay jumps nearly 12%: 6 stats (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Gastroenterology pay jumped nearly 12 percent from 2021 to 2022, according to Medscape’s “Physician Compensation Report 2022”.
Special Gastro issue: Entering the Era of Disease Modification in IBD (AGA)
Drs. Alisa L. Hart and David T. Rubin have curated this special issue of Gastroenterology with articles on disease characterization, evolving treatment goals and more.
Several factors may increase trend of private equity transactions with physician practices (Healio)
Gary W. Herschman, JD, discusses the increase in physician transactions with private equity firms and four major reasons for this trend.
Contributed: Will upstarts lead gastroenterology to a more virtual future? (Mobi Health News)
Dr. Spencer Dorn, gastroenterologist, professor, and vice-chair of medicine for care innovation at the University of North Carolina, writes on the potential for innovation to change GI care.
How to mitigate the risk of medical malpractice claims in the GI field (GI Insights)
Dr. Peter Buch is joined by Dr. Michael Weinstein, President and CEO of Capital Digestive Care to discuss the common malpractice claims and ways to mitigate those risks.
Why gastroenterologists are drawn to private practices (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Three gastroenterologists joined Becker’s to discuss what’s drawing gastroenterologists to private practice.
Sleep positional therapy effectively alleviates nocturnal reflux symptoms (Medical Dialogues)
Experiments have shown that sleep position influences the occurence of nocturnal gastric reflux, with the left lateral decubitus position being the most beneficial.
Celiac disease: FDA offers guidance on drug development (RAPS)
The US FDA issued a draft guidance to industry on developing drugs or biologics to treat celiac disease (CeD) as a complement to a gluten-free diet.
G-EYE Colonoscope Cleared by FDA (GI & Endoscopy News)
The FDA granted a 510(k) clearance to the SMART Medical Systems G-EYE Colonoscope for use in the U.S. market.
FDA grants IDE supplement for first miniaturized robotic-assisted surgery platform (Healio)
Virtual Incision Corp. announced FDA approval for its final stage clinical study of the MIRA Platform for bowel resection procedures.
New Research Explores IBD, Depression Connection (HCP Live)
Data on patients with IBD and depression and their unaffected siblings could shed light on the gut-brain axis influence on the pathophysiology of IBD.
Short-term anti-TNF therapy with surgical closure versus anti-TNF therapy in the treatment of perianal fistulas in Crohn’s disease (The Lancet GI & Hepatology)
Guidelines on Crohn’s perianal fistulas recommend anti-tumour necrosis factor (TNF) treatment and suggest considering surgical closure for patients
Mechanisms of mucosal healing: treating inflammatory bowel disease without immunosuppression? (Nature Reviews)
The review looks at the diversity of molecular targets, experimental models to identify new potential pathways, and some potential therapies for IBD.
ACP Releases First-Ever Diverticulitis Guidelines (GI & Endoscopy News)
Clinicians need to exercise clinical judgment regarding the unique treatment of each patient with diverticulitis, especially given that the guidelines are conditional.
Telehealth growing pains (Politico)
The ability for patients to pay online visits to their doctors across state lines is being threatened by pre-pandemic regulations.
Fujifilm wins $405M DoD contract for endoscopic tech (Mass Device)
The contract includes the company’s 700 Series standard, slim, treatment, and zoom colonoscopes.
Why Is Gut Health Taking Over TikTok? (NY Times)
Despite what social media might have you believe, gastroenterologists are reluctant.
10 gastroenterologists to know (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
The article enlists 10 physicians compiled by Becker’s Healthcare who specialize in gastroenterology.
EvoEndo Poised to Transform Clinical Endoscopy Practice With The EvoEndo® Single-Use Unsedated Transnasal Endoscopy System (Business Wire)
EvoEndo has also completed $8.4M Series A financing to initiate the rollout of the EvoEndo® model LE single-use Gastroscope.
Medtronic CMO Dr. Chiang explains how social media can shine light on GI Genius, PillCam and other GI advances (Medtronic)
In this episode, Austin L. Chiang, MD, explains why he brought his sizable social media following to Medtronic, where he serves as CMO of the GI business.

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Study Supports Link Between HRT and GERD, Barrett’s (GI & Endoscopy News)

Mount Sinai Receives grant to enhance patient-centric, team-based pancreatic cancer care (EurekAlert)

Bacteria Common in IBD Patients Worsens CDI (General Surgery News)

The Regueiro Report: Optimizing Anti-TNF Treatment for IBD (GI & Endoscopy News)

Targeting the Microbiota May Help Manage Type 2 Diabetes (Medscape)

Microbiome start-up Kaleido to shut down (C&EN)

Research Finds BE Is Caused By Stomach–Intestinal Cell Hybrid (GI & Endoscopy News)

Videos: Interviews with GI Leaders  (NextServices)

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