Curated GI articles December 9th, 2022: Self-powered gut sensor | Virtual yoga for IBS | GIThrive app acts as patient intake service

Curated GI articles December 9th, 2022: Self-powered gut sensor | Virtual yoga for IBS | GIThrive app acts as patient intake service

Curated GI articles December 9th, 2022:
Self-powered gut sensor | Virtual yoga for IBS | GIThrive app acts as patient intake service
GI payments face steep cuts unless Congress acts (AGA)
GIs who treat Medicare patients will face cuts up to 8.5 percent in the new year unless Congress intervenes.
GI pay in 2022: 10 statistics (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Gastroenterologists earned $453,000 on average during 2022, with compensation fluctuating based on practice setting and length of employment.
AI in GI Needs to Catch Up to Other Fields (GI & Endoscopy News)
As gastroenterology continues to incorporate artificial intelligence strategies, it will be important to learn from the experience of other disciplines that are further advanced in their AI applications.
Iterative Health Named to the 2022 CB Insights’ Digital Health 150 List (Business Wire)
Iterative Health, a pioneer in the application of advanced AI tools in GI has raised $195M in funding to date. Dr. Jonathan Ng (Founder & CEO, Iterative Health) was recently interviewed on The Scope Forward Show. Watch the interview here.
Algorithm Improves Predictions of Recurrent CRC, Provides Another Tool for GIs (GI & Endoscopy News)
An algorithm developed by researchers at Mayo Clinic successfully improved predictions of colorectal cancer recurrence in a recent multinational study.
Innovative Self-Powered Ingestible Sensor Opens New Avenues for Gut Research (Newswise)
UC San Diego Researchers develop a self-powered ingestible sensor system designed to monitor metabolites in the small intestine over time.
Virtual care technology, clinical team tackle digestive health challenges (Healthleaders)
The GIThrive app by Vivante Health acts as a patient intake service, referring users to Vivante Health’s virtual-based clinical team or to brick-and-mortar physicians.
Robotic versus laparoscopic surgery for middle and low rectal cancer (ScienceDirect)
The study aims to compare surgical quality and long-term oncological outcomes of robotic and conventional laparoscopic surgery in patients with middle and low rectal cancer.
Physicians React: Loving, Loathing Working for a Health System (Medscape)
Working for a health system or other medical employer has its perks and downsides for physicians, as per a Medscape survey.
What Every GI Provider Should Know: Dietary Guidelines Update For IBS (GI & Endoscopy News)
In this video, Carolyn Newberry, MD, and Jennifer Katz, MD, discuss salient points from the clinical practice update, homing in on practical recommendations for clinicians treating IBS patients.
AnX Robotica Partners with GastroGPO, a Specialty Networks Company (Newswise)
The addition of the NaviCam MCCE will allow GastroGPO members to offer a sedation free, minimally invasive diagnostic test to visualize the esophagus and stomach.
The road to Oz: 5 ways physicians can finally reach the promised land of value-based care (Medical Economics)
Over a decade after being promised change was on the way, physicians and other providers can start taking tangible steps towards a better system.
Managing Postoperative Crohn’s Disease: Key Therapeutic Approaches (ReachMD)
Dr. Peter Buch dives into this topic with Dr. Robert Battat, the Director of the Center for Clinical and Translational Research for Inflammatory Bowel Disease at the University of Montreal.
Virtual yoga program appears to improve IBS symptoms, fatigue, stress (MDedge)
An online yoga program appears to be effective, feasible, and safe for patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a new report.
Telemedicine increases access to care and optimizes practice revenue (MDedge)
The prevalence of gastrointestinal illness, the size of the market, and the growing difficulty in gaining access to care makes it natural to consider whether virtual care may benefit patients and GI practices alike.
Mental Health, Psychiatric Comorbidities in IBD, Crohn Disease (Consultant 360)
In this podcast, Charles Bernstein, MD, speaks about how psychiatric comorbidities that occur in patients with Crohn’s disease differ from other IBD disorders, the collaboration necessary within the clinician care team managing patients with IBD.
5 gastroenterologists to know (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
A list of five gastroenterologists to know, as compiled by Becker’s Healthcare.
The Top 5 Healthcare Trends In 2023 (Forbes)
The article provides an overview of what the most important trends of the next 12 months will be.

More Hot headlines in GI

Shineco granted US patent, FDA marketing approval for fecal specimen sampling device (Healio)

Ohio Gastroenterology Adds Digital Pre- and Post-care Engagement Tools Through Orbita Platform (PR Newswire)

AGA ‘applauds FDA’ for first approved fecal microbiota biotherapeutic (Healio)

CMS gives providers breathing room on looming advanced good faith cost estimates (Fierce Healthcare)

Olympus Announces EMEA Expansion of Exclusive Partnership with EndoClot Plus, Inc. (PR Newswire)

Dr. Hau Liu Joins Vivante Health as Chief Medical Officer (PR Newswire)

4 gastroenterology ASCs built or proposed in 2022 (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)

Walgreens Has a New Offer That’s Even Better Than Amazon (TheStreet)

Videos: Interviews with GI Leaders  (Scope Forward Show/NextServices)

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