Curated GI articles August 20th, 2021: Colonoscopy backlog could take ‘years to recover from’ – MNGI Digestive Health

Curated GI articles August 20th, 2021: Colonoscopy backlog could take ‘years to recover from’ – MNGI Digestive Health

Curated GI articles August 20th, 2021:
Colonoscopy backlog could take ‘years to recover from’ – MNGI Digestive Health
100+ stats on physician compensation (Becker’s ASC Review)
Here’s how physician compensation and physician specialties stack up in more than 100 key statistics.
Colonoscopy backlog could take ‘years to recover from’ – CFO of MNGI Digestive Health (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
The deferment of elective procedures such as screening colonoscopy that occurred during COVID-19 has created a backlog of procedures.
AGA publishes practice update on complications after bariatric, metabolic surgery (Healio)
The updates address how clinicians should treat major postoperative complications, as well as the comprehensive knowledge needed to carry out various interventional endoscopic techniques.
4 recent GI moves (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
From Florida to Chicago, here are four recent moves in gastroenterology compiled by Becker’s GI & Endoscopy.
PodcastStrategies for the growth of independent GI groups and the business of Healthcare  (Gastro Broadcast)
Dr. Michael Weinstein talks with Scott Becker about how he became interested in surgery centers and the business of healthcare and publishing.
Podcast: Women in GI innovation (Small Talks, Big Topics by AGA)
Drs. Amrita Sethi and Mythili Prabhu Pathipati discuss innovation in clinical practice. They also share how to create a career focused on innovation and resources to help expand network.
Podcast: Insights on the Surgical Management of IBD (GI Insights)
Join Dr. Peter Buch and colorectal surgeon Dr. Amanda Ayer to understand issues that still surround the surgical management of IBD.
Exact Sciences reports positive results of Oncoguard Liver test (Medical Device Network)
The Oncoguard Liver liquid biopsy test had 82% early-stage sensitivity, as well as an overall 88% sensitivity and 87% specificity for HCC detection.
AI Improves Detection of Gastric Neoplasms During Routine Endoscopies (Medscape)
The system has the potential to assist endoscopists in obtaining targeted biopsies and reducing gastric neoplasm miss rates in clinical practice.
Biden administration invests more than $19M to expand telehealth (Healio)
The funding will help drive the innovation necessary to build clinical networks, educational opportunities, and trusted resources to further advance telehealth
6 physicians share their best career decisions (Becker’s ASC Review)
Accepting new opportunities and continuing education were a couple of decisions physicians told Becker’s have been the best of their career so far.
Predicting the future of healthcare: 10 takeaways from HIMSS21 (Healthcare Dive)
19,000 onsite attendees in Las Vegas mulled over what’s next for AI, Telehealth, Cybersecurity, Femtech, and more.
Early-onset colorectal cancer may not be biologically different from average-onset disease (Healio)
The analysis included 1,446 patients aged younger than 50 years with a pathologic diagnosis of colorectal cancer from January 2014 to June 2019 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
10 recent health IT innovation partnerships (Becker’s Health IT)
10 recent health IT vendor contracts and go-lives accelerating digital transformation efforts at healthcare organizations.
Aspero Medical Inc. receives U.S. patent for micro-texturing Pillar technology used in Endoscopy Procedures (Globe News Wire)
The Medical device startup aims to enable physicians to diagnose and treat more effectively, while reducing patient trauma.
Higher vitamin D intake may decrease risk for CRC (Healio)
The results of the study were obtained by calculating the total vitamin D intake of 94,205 women aged 25 to 42 years.
What 5 of the biggest ASC companies did in the past 60 days (Becker’s ASC Review)
The 10 most notable things some of the major ASC companies have done in the last 60 days complied by Becker’s.
Video: Stress burnout in Gastroenterology (Medical World News)
Dr. Benjamin H. Click from The Cleaveland Clinic speaks on the importance of Mindfulness and Wellness.
Maven Clinic nabs $110M funding round and a boost from Oprah to reach unicorn status (Fierce Healthcare)
The $110 million series D funding round was backed by female investor Deena Shakir, partner at Lux Capital, and got a boost from Orpah Winfrey as a new backer.
Gastroenterology & Artificial Intelligence: Global Summit scheduled on 25th Sept, 2021 (ASGE)
This year’s Summit will showcase how to get started with AI in GI and endoscopy, apply AI to daily endoscopy practice, challenges faced in AI in GI and AI and clinical applications.

More Hot headlines in GI
CDC Panel Backs Third COVID Shot for the Immunocompromised (MedPage Today)

Kids in Low-Income Countries More Likely to Die From Congenital GI Anomalies (Medscape)

Healthcare’s Biggest Cybersecurity Challenges and How to Prevent Them (Hackernoon)

Association of the Frequency and Quantity of Alcohol Consumption With Gastrointestinal Cancer (JAMA Network)

WHO releases global guidance for HBV, HCV elimination (Healio)

Microsoft’s move into healthcare – a timeline (Healthcare Global)

Health IT Needs to Play Catchup with Customer Service for Patients (MedPage Today)

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy postpones GI Outlook (Healio)

UnityPoint Clinic — FD adds gastroenterology partner (The Messenger)

Videos: Interviews with GI Leaders  (NextServices)

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