Curated GI articles June 17th, 2022: Gastro Health expands | PE valuations and upcoming “second bite” | Wearable gut disorder test

Curated GI articles June 17th, 2022: Gastro Health expands | PE valuations and upcoming “second bite” | Wearable gut disorder test

Curated GI articles June 17th, 2022:
Gastro Health expands | PE valuations and upcoming “second bite” | Wearable gut disorder test
AGA releases evidence-based principles to guide creation of national colorectal cancer screening approach (AGA)
CRC experts developed eight statements on reducing the burden of CRC.
Gastro Health Signs Partnership with Digestive Disorders Associates in Annapolis (Gastro Health)
Digestive Disorders Associates is joining with 6 physicians and 3 advanced practice providers. The practice has three office locations in Annapolis, Chester, and Gambrills.
SF Interview: Abe M’Bodj on PE valuations during recession and the next “second bite” (NextServices)
In this episode of The Scope Forward Show, Praveen Suthrum interviews Abe M’Bodj, Vice President at Westcove Partners, a leading healthcare-focused investment bank.
Ibex Obtains CE Mark for Galen Gastric, the World’s First AI-powered Solution for Gastric Cancer Detection (PR Newswire)
Galen™ Gastric demonstrated outstanding outcomes in detecting gastric cancer in a multi-site study, supporting quality diagnosis, enhanced lab efficiency and quality control.
Medscape Physician Wealth & Debt Report 2022: How Did a Tough Year Add Up? (Medscape)
The survey was conducted on 13,000 physicians across 29 specialities. The Physicians were questioned on parameters like compensation, savings, investments etc.
The biggest challenges gastroenterologists are facing (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Three GI experts weighed in to answer: “What is the biggest challenge gastroenterologists are facing?”
June issue of The Lancet Medical Journal Gastroenterology & Hepatology (Lancet GI & Hepatology)
The June 2022 issue covers the content on screening, Crohn’s disease, Wilson disease, AMR in chronic liver disease, and much more.
Emergence of digital therapeutics boosts access to GI behavioral resources (Healio)
Research has shown the benefits of tailoring a patient’s treatment team to include a GI psychologist, registered GI dietitian, pelvic floor therapist and more.
GERD Roundtable: Applying the Guidelines to Clinical Practice (GI & Endoscopy News)
Part 2 of the GERD roundtable series highlights the management of refractory GERD, patient monitoring and patients who are misdiagnosed.
New practice resource: Coding guide for CRC screening (AGA)
AGA tips will help your office navigate new regulations to decrease surprise bills for patients.
Johns Hopkins and Microsoft awarded $150K to these startups creating digital solutions (
SpectralDx is creating a tool that allows patients to use their smartphones to screen their own stool samples for colorectal cancer.
Value-Based Gastroenterology: Removing the Barriers of Care (ChenMed)
Dr. Steven Kaster, ChenMed’s National Director of Gastroenterology talks about the business of providing quality care, healthcare policy solutions, and specialty access through primary care.
20 gastroenterology companies to know (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
From device companies to providers, here are 20 gastroenterology-focused companies to know compiled by Becker’s Healthcare.
Cryoballoon Ablation Comparable to RFA For Eradicating Dysplastic Barrett’s (GI & Endoscopy News)
Cryoballoon ablation appears to be just as effective as radiofrequency ablation in treating patients with dysplastic Barrett’s esophagus.
AI-based CADe outperforms high-definition white light in colonoscopy (MDedge)
An AI-based computer-aided polyp detection system missed fewer adenomas, polyps, and sessile serrated lesions and identified more adenomas per colonoscopy than a high-definition white light colonoscopy.
Gut-brain axis dysfunction underlies FODMAP-induced symptom generation in irritable bowel syndrome (Wiley Online Library)
FODMAPs produce similar small bowel water and colonic gas in patients IBS and healthy controls (HCs), despite IBS patients reporting increased GI symptoms.
Private Equity Pass No More: Antitrust Enforcers Look to Increase Scrutiny on “Roll Up” Acquisitions (JD Supra)
Private equity firms that have not encountered strong antitrust scrutiny in the past should be prepared for a very different experience with future acquisitions.
Alimetry gets FDA clearance for wearable gut disorder test (MobiHealth News)
Gastric Alimetry is a non-invasive test for common stomach disorders, including nausea and vomiting, gastroparesis, and functional dyspepsia.
Sick to Our Stomachs​ | Why Does Everyone Have IBS? (The Drift)
IBS symptoms in individuals are reported to have either worsened during the pandemic, or appeared for the first time, according to studies from both pharmaceutical companies and medical research institutes.
VIDEO: Outgoing AGA president highlights race in medicine, AI as key topics from DDW 2022 (Healio)
In a video exclusive, John Inadomi, MD, AGAF, chair of the department of medicine at the University of Utah and immediate past president of the AGA, shares key takeaways from DDW 2022.

More Hot headlines in GI
ICYMI: “More data, better diagnosis” – Founder & CEO of FoodMarble (Interview) (NextServices)

4th Global Gastroenterology & Artificial Intelligence Summit (ASGE)

ACG 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting & Postgraduate Course (ACG)

Boston Scientific offers $230M for Korean maker of gastrointestinal and airway stents (Fierce Biotech)

Best Children’s Hospitals for Gastroenterology & GI Surgery (U.S. News)

6 colonoscopy, endoscopy updates (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)

Persistent Abdominal Pain: Not Always IBS (Medscape)

Google’s health chief says the company wants to be ‘trusted’ by consumers (Digital Health)

Pre-op Bowel Stimulation Reduces Post-op Ileus (GI & Endoscopy News)

GI Dynamics EndoBarrier meets endpoints in diabetes, obesity study (Mass Device)

Bridging the Gap Between Celiac Disease and Mental Health Care (GI Advisor)

Videos: Interviews with GI Leaders  (NextServices)

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