Curated GI articles January 7th, 2023: One GI, Gastro Health expand | FDA nod for OverC multi-cancer blood test | Amazon to buy practices?
Curated GI articles January 7th, 2023:
One GI, Gastro Health expand | FDA nod for OverC multi-cancer blood test | Amazon to buy practices?
One GI® Continues Tennessee Expansion (PR Newswire)
One GI, the home for independent gastroenterology, continues its Tennessee market expansion with Skyline Gastroenterology and Skyline Endoscopy partnerships.
Gastro Health Finalizes Partnership with Gastroenterology Associates in Olympia (Gastro Health)
Gastro Health, a national leading medical group specializing in digestive and liver health, has finalized a partnership with Gastroenterology Associates in Olympia, Washington.
GI physician shortage ‘a significant concern’ affecting both providers, patients (Healio)
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has predicted that there will be a shortage of gastroenterologists in the near future due to increasing demand for healthcare providers.
AI Revolution in Gastroenterology Is Closer Than We Think (Medscape)
The once-futuristic technology is producing tangible results in the here and now, says Dr. Ben Levy.
FDA Grants Breakthrough Device Designation to A Multi-Cancer Detecting Blood Test (Cancer Network)
The blood test is intended for use in detecting a range of cancers—including liver and lung cancer—among adults ages 50 to 75 years.
Private equity insights from 2022 (Healio)
Healio’s Inside Private Equity blog series features legal insights on physician practice consolidation from Allison W. Shuren, JD, MSN, and J. Matthew Owens.
New York gastroenterologist to pay $1.4M for Medicare billing fraud (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
From October 2015 through February 2020, the defendant submitted over $3 million in billings to Medicare for gastroenterological procedures that were not performed.
AGA Guidelines Update for IBS Accent Need for Personalized Medicine (GI & Endoscopy News)
Since the AGA’s first IBS technical review in 2014, new treatments have become available and evidence for some of the existing treatments has grown.
How Mayo Clinic will accelerate Endiatx’s PillBot development (Medical Design & Outsourcing)
The latest version of Endiatx’s PillBot is shorter than any pillcam on the market and has a diameter equal to or lesser than any other pillcam.
The 6 challenges facing health care in 2023—and how to handle them (Advisory Board)
With input from stakeholders across the industry, Modern Healthcare outlines six challenges health care is likely to face in 2023—and what leaders can do about them.
Weight loss management … a new frontier? (MDedge)
Experts discuss the advantages of medicine, lifestyle management and endoscopic therapies for obesity treatment.
Physician group practices struggle with bundled payments: study (Fierce Healthcare)
When compared to hospitals, physician-group practices don’t fare quite as well in bundled payment arrangements, according to a new study.
Why I decided to get an MBA after becoming a private practice gastroenterologist (MDedge)
Dr. Vasu Appalaneni (Practicing gastroenterologist at Dayton Gastroenterology & Executive VP of Clinical Innovation at One GI) shares her experience.
The Future of Polyp Detection with Dr. Shrujal Baxi Iterative Health (Empowered Patient Radio)
Dr. Shrujal Baxi (Medical oncologist and CMO at Iterative Health) discusses the developments in colonoscopy and endoscopy technology she is most excited about.
Study reveals common, serious gut disorder is often misdiagnosed (The Print)
The research found that many individuals have similar symptoms to other gut- and brain related-disorders, such as functional dyspepsia and gastroparesis, leading to misdiagnosis.
metaMe Health Gains Worldwide Licensing Rights to Gut-Directed Hypnotherapy Protocol for Functional Dyspepsia (HCP Live)
Agreement with Dr. Sarah Kinsinger and Dr. Olafur Palsson gives metaMe Health global rights to develop and market the digital therapeutic.
Amazon Could Fuel Doctor Buyouts In 2023 If One Medical Deal Goes Through (Forbes)
The already hot market of buying physician practices is about to get even hotter should Amazon’s proposed acquisition of One Medical win regulatory approval.
Podcast: John Carethers (part 1): Deep dive with the AGA president (AGA)
Hosts Drs. Matthew Whitson, Nina Nandy, and CS Tse sit down with AGA President Dr. John Carethers in this two-part special to chat about his career and how his involvement with AGA has impacted him.
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Register: 2023 AGA Tech Summit (AGA)
Roivant touts Phase II win for Pfizer-partnered ulcerative colitis drug (FirstWord Pharma)
Promising Role of ctDNA Is Explored in GI Malignancies (Targeted Oncology)
Saint Joseph Hospital Using New Technology for Colorectal Cancer Screenings (Saint Joseph Hospital)
Videos: Interviews with GI Leaders (Scope Forward Show/NextServices)