Curated GI articles April 29th, 2022: Is PE worth it for GI | Partner culture in PE | Young GIs running away from private practice

Curated GI articles April 29th, 2022: Is PE worth it for GI | Partner culture in PE | Young GIs running away from private practice

Curated GI articles April 29th, 2022:
Is PE worth it for GI | Partner culture in PE | Young GIs running away from private practice
Is private equity worth it for gastroenterology practices? (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
The number of private equity gastrointestinal groups grew by 28 percent, to 68, in 2021, according to a report.
Illinois Gastroenterology Group, PLLC Announces Data Breach (JD Supra)
Illinois Gastroenterology Group recently provided official notice of a data breach that could have broad implications for those whose information was leaked.
Iterative Scopes Announces the Acquisition of Clinical Research Strategy Group and Precision Research (Business Wire)
The deals will bring Iterative Scopes closer to site research infrastructures and strengthen its connection to the inflammatory bowel disease clinical research community.
Physician employment is changing. What does that mean for the industry? (Advisory Board)
A recent report from Physician Advocacy Institute (PAI) and Avalere Health includes an important new data point: ownership by other corporate entities.
US Multisociety Task Force on colorectal cancer releases new recommendations for hamartomatous polyposis syndrome (EurekAlert)
The 14 recommendations in this new guidance document provide genetic evaluation guidance for patients with hamartomatous polyps as well as surveillance and treatment best practices.
Consider a partner’s culture prior to a private equity transaction (Healio)
In this video, Gary W. Herschman, JD, discusses when a physician group should consider entering into a strategic transaction with a private equity group and what changes should be expected.
Early Pancreatic Cancer Detection Possible Via Stool Analysis (GI & Endoscopy News)
A new analysis found a possible role for fecal microbiota as potential biomarkers for early pancreatic cancer detection.
Artificial Intelligence for Ulcerative Colitis Endoscopy Images (GI & Endoscopy News)
A new study has concluded that deep learning convolutional neural network (CNN) architecture to facilitate more reproducible endoscopic assessment of  UC is a promising technology.
The #1 thing to do for your patients with gastric intestinal metaplasia (AGA)
AGA’s evidence-based guidelines on the management of GIM suggest testing/treating H. pylori in all patients with GIM.
Young gastroenterologists are ‘running away’ from private practice, physician says (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Young GIs are increasingly choosing to work for hospitals, but according to Adam Levy, MD, they are missing out on autonomy and future financial gains.
Independence Blue Cross puts $2.5M toward CRC prevention program (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Independence Blue Cross and the Colorectal Cancer Alliance launched a cancer screening and prevention program addressing health equity.
Family Leave, Workplace Support Still Lacking in Gastroenterology (GI & Endoscopy News)
Results of a recent survey suggest there is room for improvement when it comes to protected parental leave and workplace support of physicians raising families.
The benefits of conducting clinical research in private practice (MDedge)
Getting involved in research can be a rewarding decision, which can make a significant difference in patients’ lives.
What do Colonoscopy and Cabernet Have in Common? (catching up with One GI’s Mike Dragutsky) (Gastro Broadcast)
Join Dr. Rosenberg and Dr. Dragutsky as they discuss recruitment, the use of mid-level providers and what the future holds for independent GI practices.
MOWOOT II Combats Chronic Constipation (The Carer)
Developed by a team of medical professionals, MOWOOT II delivers gentle abdominal massage that speeds up intestinal transit in people with chronic constipation.
The Best Colorectal Cancer Treatment De-intensification Is Better Screening (Medscape)
Mark A. Lewis, MD, director of gastrointestinal oncology at Intermountain Healthcare talk about the best screening techniques.
Proton Pump Inhibitors: Overused or Necessary? (ReachMD)
Dr. Peter Buch is joined by Dr. Alexander Perelman to talk about the overuse of PPIs.
CMS Releases FY 2023 IPPS and LTCH Proposed Rule (Holland & Knight)
CMS put forth several other proposals, including health equity-focused measures in hospital quality programs, stakeholder input related to documenting social determinants of health (SDoH) in inpatient claims data.
Introducing our latest IBD on-demand program (AGA)
Learn how to improve biologic therapy effectiveness and decision-making for your IBD patients.
Q&A: Survey reveals unmet needs in IBS symptom management, treatment (Healio)
Nicola Kayel, vice president of GI marketing at Salix, spoke with Healio about key findings from the company’s Patient Perspectives Survey.

More Hot headlines in GI
Fujifilm launches mobile training hub to tackle endoscopy challenges as clinicians warn cancers will be more difficult to treat post-COVID (PR Newswire)

Novel Weight Loss Strategy Delivers Benefits to Patients With NAFLD
(GI & Endoscopy News)

The financial burden of colonoscopies amid rising CRC cases (Becker’s ASC Review)

Familial incidence linked to risk for IBD in first-degree relatives (Healio)

AGAF applications now open (MDedge)

Schizophrenia Raises Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Medscape)

Teladoc, Microsoft, Northwell tie-up signal rise of telehealth-Big Tech-health system team-ups (Insider Intelligence)

Top in GI: Celiac disease management; nocturnal gastroesophageal reflux (Healio)

Videos: Interviews with GI Leaders  (NextServices)

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