Curated GI articles January 13th, 2023: Geneoscopy CRC test shows 94% sensitivity | ModifyHealth raises $10M


Curated GI articles January 13th, 2023: Geneoscopy CRC test shows 94% sensitivity | ModifyHealth raises $10M

Curated GI articles January 13th, 2023:
Geneoscopy CRC test shows 94% sensitivity | ModifyHealth raises $10M
Geneoscopy’s Noninvasive Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Demonstrates High Sensitivity and Specificity in Large Pivotal Clinical Trial (PR Newswire)
The CRC-PREVENT trial included 8,289 individuals with diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds across more than 2,900 zip codes in all lower 48 states.
SF Interview- Jactel: “Being patient centered is different than being patient driven” (NextServices)
In this episode, Praveen Suthrum speaks with Sam Jactel (CEO, Ayble Health) about his experience transitioning from being a GI patient to leading a digital health startup, the challenges facing the industry. Tune in to gain insights on his journey and more.
Private equity changes workforce stability in physician-owned medical practices (Medical Xpress)
The findings are the latest in a line of research to suggest private equity firms are increasing pressure to maximize profits.
ModifyHealth Secures $10 Million Series B Investment to Fuel Growing Demand for Its Medically Tailored Meals and Food as Medicine Platform (PR Newswire)
Diet-related chronic conditions continue to rise, accounting for nearly 75% of all health care dollars spent in the US.
Physician Growth Partners advises Gastroenterology Associates in transaction with One GI (EIN Newswire)
The transaction bolsters One GI’s existing Northern Virginia footprint and will accelerate their growth in the Mid-Atlantic market.
Unio Health Partners announces a partnership with inSite Digestive Health Care (PR Newswire)
Unio’s partnership with inSite represents a significant expansion of its gastroenterology business and more than doubles the size of the platform.
Colonoscopy Prep Retail Website Breach Festered for Years (Bank Info Security)
Captify Health, a colonoscopy prep-focused management services company, notified about 244,300 patients that their personal information may have been compromised during a data breach.
Vivante Health Adds Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Digital Therapeutic to GIThrive Digestive Health Platform (Vivante Health)
The new feature, called IThrive™, is the first CBT solution to be integrated into a comprehensive digestive health platform that has been proven to reduce healthcare spend and improve participants’ quality of life.
‘Spread the wealth,’ utilize team-based care to combat growing GI provider shortage (Healio)
The phenomenon of people retiring early because of burnout or leaving their institutions to work in a different field is detailed in the cover story.
Proximal ADR could become important new quality metric (MDedge)
Dr. Kosinski and colleagues analyzed retrospective claims data from all colonoscopies performed between 2016-2018.
Key Insights on Diagnostic Tools for NASH (GI Insights)
Dr. Charles Turck joins Dr. Kenneth Cusi to dive into diagnostic guidelines and share the latest updates on these tools.
The Coming Collapse of the U.S. Health Care System (TIME)
The massive financial drain imposed by staff shortages and use of locums has led to many health care facilities reaching the point of financial instability.
American College of Gastroenterology Guidelines Update: Diagnosis and Management of Celiac Disease (ACG)
This guideline presents an update to the 2013 ACG Guideline on the Diagnosis and Management of Celiac Disease with updated recommendations for the evaluation and management of patients with celiac disease.
What The FTC’s Proposed Ban on Noncompete Agreements Could Mean for Physicians, Other Clinicians (Medscape)
Many doctors would like to see noncompete agreements vanish, but some physicians still favor them.
John Carethers (President, AGA): Advice to build your career (AGA)
In this episode Dr. John Carethers, the current AGA President discusses career advice and about his important 80/20 rule in decision-making.
Digital health needs to prove its impact to providers, or go the way of the buffalo (Medical Economics)
As a barometer of the digital landscape, HLTH showed the digital health community must cut through the hype and start delivering better tools to physicians and patients.
Colonoscopies save lives. Why did a trial suggest they might not? (Nature)
A major clinical study raised questions about one of the most celebrated cancer-screening procedures available, but a close look at the data tells a different story.
Capital Digestive Care Announces Three Key Executive Leadership Changes (Globe Newswire)
The company’s board of directors has elected Dr. Roderick Kreisberg to be its president and chief operating officer and Dr. Dan Neumann to be its president and chief strategy officer.

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Biomerica Appoints Mayo Clinic Gastroenterologist, Dr. Brian E. Lacy, to the Company’s Scientific Advisory Board (Globe Newswire)

Q&A: Gravity’s role in IBS pathogenesis, symptoms: A new hypothesis (Healio)

Dayton Gastroenterology, LLC., Now Incorporates First Artificial Intelligence System for Enhanced Colonoscopy Screenings (PR Newswire)

Longitudinal gut microbial signals are associated with weight loss: insights from a digital therapeutics program (MedRxiv)

Immune checkpoint inhibitor–related gastrointestinal adverse events (MDedge)

The effect of active video games on cognitive functioning in clinical and non-clinical populations: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (Science Direct)

AGA Offers Key Guidance on Managing Subepithelial GI Lesions (Medscape)

At J.P. Morgan healthcare conference, Exact Sciences CEO describes pivotal meeting for Cologuard development (Lab Pulse)

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

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