Curated GI articles February 10th, 2023: Why 2022 was a ‘really good year’ for PE deals | 29% docs work side gigs

Curated GI articles February 10th, 2023: Why 2022 was a ‘really good year’ for PE deals | 29% docs work side gigs

Curated GI articles February 10th, 2023:
Why 2022 was a ‘really good year’ for PE deals | 29% docs work side gigs
Vibrating Pill for Constipation Now Available (Medscape)
Vibrant was approved by the FDA in August but is just now becoming available for doctors to prescribe.
8 Things to Know About the Gastroenterologist Shortage (Healthgrades)
An aging U.S. population and growing demand may cause a substantial shortage in gastroenterologists as soon as 2025.
Midcareer vs. late-career gastroenterologist salary in the 5 largest cities (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Here is the average salary for midcareer and late-career gastroenterologists in any practice setting in the five most populated cities in the U.S.
Why 2022 was ‘a really good year’ for private equity healthcare deals (Advisory Board)
According to a PitchBook analysis published Monday, private equity firms announced or closed an estimated 863 deals with healthcare organizations in 2022.
Setting higher standards for digital health technologies (MDedge)
Gastroenterologist Simon C. Mathews, MD, sees himself as a disciple of patient safety and quality improvement. In particular, he’d like to see noninvasive diagnostic technologies in the gastroenterology world become more patient-centric.
Artificial Intelligence is Forging a New Future for Gastroenterology (Mayo Clinic)
Researchers at Mayo Clinic are investigating how artificial intelligence can be harnessed to increase polyp detection.
Surveillance in Barrett’s Esophagus: Challenges, Progress and Possibilities (Science Direct)
The publication summarizes what is coming down the pike for enhancements in the detection of dysplasia and cancer in patients with Barrett’s Esophagus.
If You’re Caring for Patients, Don’t Forget to Take Care of Yourself (how to reduce stress and address burnout) (Gastro Broadcast)
Dr. Rosenberg and Ms. Kanarowski explore ways that physicians can recognize signals from their parasympathetic nervous system and develop self care tools to address stress and burnout.
IBD and Eating: New Website Offers ‘Gut Friendly’ Recipes (Medscape)
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, in conjunction with Nestlé Health Sciences, launched the Gut Friendly Recipes site to help people create meals without missing out on nutrition.
29% of gastroenterologists work side gigs (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
About 29 percent of U.S. gastroenterologists take on additional work to supplement their full-time incomes, according to Medscape’s “Gastroenterologist Compensation Report.”
Physician opinions vary on surveillance colonoscopies in older adults with prior adenomas, survey finds (MDedge)
Physician recommendations for surveillance colonoscopies vary based on several factors, including patient age, health, adenoma risk, and physician specialty, according to a national survey.
Marketing Building Blocks for Self-employed Physicians (Medscape)
Marketing an independent medical practice has evolved rapidly in the past decade, but self-employed physicians who haven’t changed so swiftly can still make up ground.
Functional Dyspepsia? Consider Prescribing a 3D Headset (GI & Endoscopy News)
Virtual reality, which has been shown to reduce both acute and chronic pain in a number of clinical settings, was found to improve symptoms in patients with functional dyspepsia in a new study.
Heads up: Novitas to hold CRC claims in certain jurisdictions (AGA)
Patients and providers in certain areas of the country can expect to be impacted by a claims processing issue.
AASLD practice guidance on the clinical assessment and management of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (AASLD)
Fibrosis progression in NAFLD is influenced by many factors, but lifestyle changes can help reduce NAFLD advancement.
ACG revamps guidelines for managing acute lower GI bleeding, ‘more data is needed’ (Healio)
The guidelines include new recommendations for risk stratification and reversal agents for patients on anticoagulants.
FDA clears IND application to treat excessive stool frequency in patients with J-pouches (Healio)
The FDA cleared the investigational new drug application for a live biotherapeutic biologic drug intended for patients with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis who experience excessive stool frequency.
VIDEO: Curricula is ‘just scratching the surface’ on incorporating DEI into GI training (Healio)
ASGE’s DEI subcommittee, Yakira David, MD, MBBS, outlined the importance of emphasizing DEI in gastroenterology training.

Network with GI tech thought leaders (AGA)

Oshi Health Again Named to New York Digital Health 100 List (PR Web)

The Covid emergency in the U.S. ends May 11. HHS officials say here’s what to expect (CNBC)

FDA has now cleared more than 500 healthcare AI algorithms (HealthExec)

CVS is buying Oak Street Health in $10.6B deal, and moves into primary care (Chief Healthcare Executive)

Why the growth of gut-tech could transform female health outcomes (Femtech World)

Recommendations Issued for Diabetes-Specific Colonoscopy Preparation (Endocrinology Advisor)

More physicians died from COVID-19 in pandemic’s early days than expected: study (Fierce Healthcare)

Fecal Microbiota Transplant Found Effective for Immune-Mediated Colitis (GI & Endoscopy News)

Do Advanced Endoscopy Fellows Get Enough Training in ESD? (GI & Endoscopy News)

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

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