Curated GI articles July 22nd, 2022: GI most ‘in-demand’ | US Digestive expands | Microbiome co raises $15M

Curated GI articles July 22nd, 2022: GI most ‘in-demand’ | US Digestive expands | Microbiome co raises $15M

Curated GI articles July 22nd, 2022:
GI most ‘in-demand’ | US Digestive expands | Microbiome co raises $15M
SF Interview: Smart Toilet for proactive (not reactive) GI care (NextServices)
In this episode of The Scope Forward Show, Praveen Suthrum interviews Sonia Grego (Co-Founder at Coprata Inc). Watch this insightful interview to know more about Coprata and the importance of smart toilets for patients and clinicians.
GIs are the most ‘in-demand’ specialty, report finds (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
GIs are the most in-demand physician specialty, according to Merritt Hawkins and AMN Healthcare’s 2022 “Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives.”
Nestlé wagers $41M on Enterome’s preclinical food allergy and IBD prospect (Fierce Biotech)
Nestlé Health Science will co-develop Enterome’s preclinical IL-10 inducer and collaborate on the discovery of other food allergy candidates.
US Digestive Health Expands Presence in Southwestern PA Through Partnership with Top-Rated Gastrointestinal Practice (News Direct)
Amulet-backed US Digestive Health Management continues rapid expansion by partnering with Fayette County-based Southwestern Gastrointestinal Specialists.
Persephone Biosciences Closes $15M Seed Financing Round (Business Wire)
Persephone is a biotech startup that is building a library of the human microbiome and assembling a best-of list of helpful life forms that could do everything from easing digestion to fighting serious diseases.
Looking to the Future of Gastroenterology: Where Are We Headed? (GI Insights)
Dr. Peter Buch speaks with Dr. Eamonn Quigley (Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Houston Methodist) about what’s to come in GI in the next 10 years.
Smartphone Tool Helps Gauge Bowel Prep Quality Before Colonoscopy (Medscape)
An AI tool that runs on a smartphone can help patients evaluate how well they do bowel cleansing on their own, and may be an alternative approach for evaluating bowel preparation quality.
Community influences decision to stay autonomous (Healio)
Louis J. Wilson, MD, FACG, managing partner at Wichita Falls Gastroenterology Associates highlights reasons for not joining a private equity-backed platform.
3 keys to a long gastroenterology career (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Michael Monzel, MD, a gastroenterologist at HCA Florida Palm Beach Gastroenterology in Loxahatchee, spoke with Becker’s to discuss the keys to longevity in GI.
FDA grants de novo clearance for endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty, bariatric revision devices (Healio)
The Apollo ESG and Apollo REVISE endoscopic systems are the first devices authorized by the FDA for endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty and endoscopic bariatric revision procedures.
Sharma’s Endoscopy Insights: ESGE Guidelines, NERD Diagnosis And Endoscopy Education
(GI & Endoscopy News)
Prateek Sharma, MD, Professor of Medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine highlights takeaways from the ESGE guidelines, NERD diagnosis and Endoscopy education.
AI May Help Diagnose Pancreatic Cancer Earlier From CT Scans (Technology Networks)
A study published in Gastroenterology finds that radiomics-based machine learning models may detect pancreatic cancer on prediagnostic CT scans earlier than current methods.
ASC outlook: What market competition will look like in 5 years (Becker’s ASC Review)
Kimberly Brown, MD. Chief of gastroenterology at the Henry Ford Health System and 6 other ASC leaders share their insights on how ASC competition will look like in five years.
Protocols, Practices for Duodenoscope Reprocessing Need a Long Hard Look (GI & Endoscopy News)
Endoscopy providers need to upgrade their duodenoscope precleaning and reprocessing methods and devote more resources to ergonomics, proper training, and worker retention.
Future of US healthcare post-COVID-19 (McKinsey)
Shifts in profit pools will accelerate, spurring likely business model changes in three areas—diversification, vertical integration, and new business building.
Serrated Polyp Detection a Good Indicator of Colonoscopy Quality (MedPage Today)
While the adenoma detection rate (ADR) is a well-established quality indicator for colonoscopy, the proximal serrated polyp detection rate (PSPDR) should be used as a complementary tool, according to a study.
Doctors using specialized oxygen therapy to treat ulcerative colitis (WQAD)
A group of physicians at Chicago-based Northwestern Medicine have started doing trials of hyperbaric oxygen therapy to help patients with ulcerative colitis.
Your Gastro Bites: IBS-C questions answered (AGA)
Guideline authors Shahnaz Sultan, MD, Lin Chang, MD, and Anthony Lembo, MD  discuss key takeaways as when to rely on old drugs approved by the FDA and when to use over-the-counter drugs.
Medtronic expands Health Equity Assistance Program for colon cancer screening with support from Amazon Web Services (PR Newswire)
Additional +80 GI Genius™ units to be donated for a total of 133 to 62 facilities that primarily serve communities with low screening rates.
Gut microbiota dysbiosis ‘unspecific’ to microscopic colitis, shared by diarrheal diseases (Healio)
Researchers noted that patients with microscopic colitis, functional diarrhea and bile acid diarrhea had similarly reduced microbial diversity.

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4th Global Gastroenterology & Artificial Intelligence Summit (ASGE)

ACG 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting & Postgraduate Course (ACG)

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center names new director of gastroenterology (ROINJ)

BU researchers assemble best practice advice for diagnosing, managing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in lean individuals (EurekAlert)

Biologics for IBD May Come With Added Risks in Hispanic Patients (Medscape)

Staffing, COVID Mental Health Impact Top Safety Concerns for 2022
(GI & Endoscopy News)

Mercy Health plans $500M expansion (Axios)

Infertility Now Linked to Gut Microbiome (WFLA)

Mainz Biomed Appoints Dr. Timothy Wang to Newly Formed Medical Advisory Board (Globe Newswire)

Multidisciplinary care approach benefits endoscopic bariatric therapies (Healio)

Videos: Interviews with GI Leaders  (NextServices)

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