Curated GI articles Mar 3rd, 2021: How the pandemic affected GI happiness & burnout

Curated GI articles Mar 3rd, 2021: How the pandemic affected GI happiness & burnout

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Q&A: Evaluating private equity in gastroenterology (Healio)
Gut Talk host Sameer Berry, MD, spoke with Praveen Suthrum, co-founder and president of NextServices and author of Scope Forward, about the current landscape of private equity in gastroenterology. Learn about valuation, PPM debacle of the 1990s and the one thing that GIs may not know but should.

Curated GI articles Mar 3rd, 2021:
How the pandemic affected GI happiness & burnout
Reexamining patient care: How COVID-19 changed Gastro Health (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Eugenio Hernandez, MD, Gastro Health’s vice president of clinical affairs for Florida, shared insights into how the platform dealt with the pandemic and what changes have left a lasting mark on the practice.
Scope Forward podcast – Dr. Gene Overholt: “Always do the right thing. And the right thing is what’s best for the patient” (Episode 18)
Listen to the interviews while on the move! Praveen Suthrum’s conversations with GI leaders are now available via the Scope Forward podcast on Apple PodcastsSpotify and elsewhere.
How the pandemic affected GI happiness & burnout  (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Medscape surveyed 12,339 physicians in more than 29 specialties from Aug. 30, 2020. Here are five insights related to GI happiness and physician burnout.
One GI expands into Ohio with latest acquisition (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
One GI Chairman, Dr. Michael Dragutsky said, “Ohio is an exciting opportunity, and we are looking forward to continuing our growth within the state.”
Gastro Health expands into 6th state through acquisition  (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Miami-based Gastro Health partnered with Digestive Disease Associates, growing its platform to a sixth state, it announced March 1.
Clinical Study Underway Of Oshi Health’s Virtual Gastrointestinal Care Model  (PRWeb)
Oshi Health built its model for virtual-first gastrointestinal (GI) care on extensive clinical evidence for more effective, convenient, high-touch, and coordinated patient care.
One GI closes 2nd acquisition in 4 days, expands Mississippi presence (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Memphis, Tenn.-based One GI acquired Tupelo, Miss.-based Digestive Health Specialists, its second acquisition in four days.
Big Gap Between Physician Payments for Offices vs Hospitals (Medscape)
Medicare payments for physician services were, on average, $114,000 per doctor per year higher when billed by a hospital than when billed by an independent physician practice.
Screening Tool for Lynch Syndrome Assists Busy GI Clinic (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
Lynch syndrome may be the most common cause of hereditary colorectal cancer, but it often goes undetected. A short questionnaire can help.
Why hospitals need strong digital front doors: 7 execs weigh in (Becker’s Health IT)
Here seven executives from hospitals and health systems across the country discuss the importance of their organization’s digital front door and what strategies went into the building of their websites.
Q&A: Longest survival among HCC patients seen with ‘breakthrough’ drug combination (Healio)
In this interview, Richard Finn, MD, discussed the results from a recent study of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma treated with combination therapy comprising atezolizumab.
Call to action: Mentor people who are unlike you (Healio)
In the quest for mentorship, we often seek individuals like ourselves — mentors who look like us, think like us, or have a common life experience..
6 interesting ASC deals in the last year (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
The COVID-19 pandemic changed the growth trajectory of many healthcare organizations in the last 12 months, but there were still major ASC acquisitions and partnerships.
CVS, Walgreens using COVID-19 vaccine signup data to tailor marketing efforts (Becker’s Health IT)
Retail chains including CVS Health, Walmart and Walgreens are using the data they collect from millions of customers who sign up for COVID-19 vaccines to better tailor their marketing efforts.
Webinar: COVID-19: What we know and can predict (AGA)
Wednesday, March 17, at 7:30 p.m. EST – Join AGA President Dr. Bishr Omary and leading infectious disease experts for a live discussion on the current and future state of COVID-19.
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: 10 recent reports on screening, risk  (Healio)
In March, the gastroenterology community comes together to raise awareness about one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States, colorectal cancer.
Video: Twitter helps physicians keep up with cutting-edge medical knowledge (Healio)
In this video, Elliot B. Tapper, MD, from the University of Michigan, gave advice to incoming hepatologists looking to become disruptive innovators within the field.
Common Antibiotics for Diverticulitis Have Higher C difficile Risks (Medscape)
A commentary by David A. Johnson, MD. “Diverticulitis has been the subject of a number of recent guidelines and evidence-based best practice recommendations from the AGA.”

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ICYMI: Who’s interested in buying Gastro Health, at what valuation & what it could all mean (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)

ACG “Ride or Stride for 45” in March 2021 (ACG)

FDA Approvals, Highlights, and Summaries: Gastroenterology (Medscape)

Liver Ailment Linked to Depression, Poor Quality of Life (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)

Vedolizumab Tied to Lower Risk for Serious Infections in Ulcerative Colitis (MedPage Today)

Change requires visibility, action and trust (Healio)

Cause of Death: Unknown (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)

Managing Ulcerative Colitis During COVID-19 and Beyond (VeryWell Health)

Physicians Endoscopy rebrands (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)

AGA: Lifestyle modifications ‘cornerstone’ to achieving weight loss in NAFLD (Radio Advisory)

The future of gastroenterology and other excerpts on industry-changing trends (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)

Videos: Interviews with GI Leaders  (NextServices)

Roundtable Discussion: COVID-19 Challenges, Solutions, and Guidance for 2021 (AHIMA)

Top in GI: Dietary factors in colorectal cancer, delayed-release linaclotide (Healio)

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