Curated GI articles December 10th, 2021: GI Alliance and United Digestive expand | What will GI look like in 10 years?


Curated GI articles December 10th, 2021: GI Alliance and United Digestive expand | What will GI look like in 10 years?

Curated GI articles December 10th, 2021:
GI Alliance and United Digestive expand | What will GI look like in 10 years?
East Valley Gastroenterology and Hepatology Associates Joins GI Alliance (PR Newswire)
GI Alliance, the nation’s largest independent gastroenterology services organization, announceD a partnership with East Valley Gastroenterology and Hepatology Associates.
United Digestive Partners with Digestive Care Physicians (PR Newswire)
Atlanta-based physician practice management company United Digestive signed a deal to expand the resources of Digestive Care Physicians in Johns Creek, Ga.
What will gastroenterology look like in 10 years? (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Five leaders in gastroenterology joined Becker’s to discuss what they think the profession will look like in 2031.
AI-Augmented System Aids Classification of Colorectal Polyps (Practice Update)
Compared with standard microscopic assessment, AI-augmented digital system improves accuracy of classification of polyps by pathologists.
Gastro Societies Recommend CRC Screening Begin at Age 45 (Clinical Oncology News)
The US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer now recommends that colorectal cancer screening begin at 45 years of age.
The Scope with Dr. K: Laura Wingate from the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation (HealthcareNOW Radio)
Host Dr. Lawrence Kosinski sits down with Laura Wingate to discuss her work as Executive Vice President, Education, Support, & Advocacy for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation.
Time to Remove ‘Race-Based’ GI Screening Recommendations (MedPage Today)
Gastroenterology guideline panels should avoid the use of race and ethnicity in their screening recommendations unless they are transparent about the proper context.
The road less traveled in gastroenterology and hepatology (MDedge)
Dr. Adam Mikolajczyk assistant professor of medicine on becoming a medical educator and other details related to the career.
Comparison of sampling methods in assessing the microbiome from patients with ulcerative colitis (BMC)
Colonoscopic lavage analysis can determine microbiome differences between patients with UC and the healthy control.
FDA clears application for natural killer cell therapy to treat gastrointestinal cancers (Healio)
The investigational new drug application is for CYNK-101, a natural killer cell therapy for the treatment of patients with advanced HER2/neu-positive gastric or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma.
Lowering of CRC-Screening Age Likely to Affect Colonoscopy Demand, Case Mix, Adenoma Detection (Medscape)
The recent lowering of CRC screening age will likely affect demand for colonoscopy and case mix, and result in a modest lowering of adenoma-detection rate (ADR), the chief colonoscopy-quality metric.
Droplets That Can Transmit SARS-CoV-2 Are Expelled During GI Procedures (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
The droplets patients expel during upper endoscopy and colonoscopy procedures could pose a risk to health care workers involved in performing these procedures.
New Trials in GI Cancers (Non-CRC): Could Your Patient Benefit? (Medscape)
A number of clinical trials in noncolorectal gastrointestinal cancers have opened in recent months. Maybe patients could benefit from being enrolled.
New commentary calls for closer post-ESD surveillance for early GI neoplasia (AGA)
Experts provide a clinical care framework to standardize post-endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) surveillance strategies.
Bentonite Hemostatic Powder as good as standard care for GI Bleeding: Study (Medical Dialogues)
TC-325 is not inferior to standard treatment inthe endoscopic control of bleeding from non variceal upper GI causes.
AMA President Calls on Congress to Stabilize Medicare Payments to Physicians (Medscape)
Recent research from the American Medical Association (AMA) reveals an estimated pandemic-related shortfall in Medicare physician fee spending of $13.9 billion, or a 14% reduction.
New Lilly Study Reveals Underappreciation of Bowel Urgency as a Symptom of Ulcerative Colitis (Eli Lilly and Company)
The study shows bowel urgency experienced by people with moderately-to-severely active ulcerative colitis, but many patients don’t feel comfortable reporting it to healthcare providers.
December Issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology (Newswise)
The issue includes articles on topics that include functional GI disorders, gender equity, IBD and reproductive health, cystic fibrosis, alcohol-related cirrhosis, endoscopy, and more.

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Revisiting fibrosis in inflammatory bowel disease: the gut thickens (Nature Reviews)

Gastroenterologist named Stanford Health’s first associate CMIO of ambulatory care (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)

FDA grants fast track designation to CRV431 for NASH treatment (Healio)

Vanguard Manhattan Emphasizes Importance of Colon Cancer Screenings Given Findings of Increased Early-onset Colon Cancer Rates Reported in JAMA (WFMZ)

States with strong antitrust laws challenge more hospital mergers but still fall short on addressing consolidation (Fierce Healthcare)

Congress has no time to waste’: Last-ditch bill could avert Medicare cuts
(Becker’s ASC Review)

CD exclusion diet induces, maintains remission in Crohn’s (Healio)

Videos: Interviews with GI Leaders  (NextServices)

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