Curated GI articles May 27th, 2022: GI tech like Netflix | GIs leaving clinical practice | United Digestive expands | App as good as expert GI

Curated GI articles May 27th, 2022: GI tech like Netflix | GIs leaving clinical practice | United Digestive expands | App as good as expert GI

Curated GI articles May 27th, 2022:
GI tech like Netflix | GIs leaving clinical practice | United Digestive expands | App as good as expert GI
Use of AI in Gastroenterology Can Move Beyond “Cool Tools” to Improve Practice Efficiency (AJMC)
As AI technology continues to advance, speakers at DDW 2022 discussed how these tools can be put into practice to improve efficiency, reduce physician burnout, and reap cost savings.
How GI tech is becoming more like Netflix (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Bill Snyder, CEO of Vivante Health, a digital health company, speaks on the hyper-personalization of GI tech and the emerging technologies in gastroenterology.
New Research Finds Computer-Assisted Colonoscopy Identifies More Precancerous Polyps Compared to Traditional Colonoscopy (NYU Langone Health)
The overall rate of detection of adenoma, or cancerous and precancerous polyps increased by 27 percent in average-risk patients.
United Digestive Expands GI Therapeutic Center of Excellence Model to Coastal Georgia Region by Partnering with Dr. Daniel K. Mullady (PR Newswire)
Dr. Mullady will merge his practice with UD’s existing member group, the Center for Digestive & Liver Health (CDLH) in Savannah, Ga.
GIs Moving to Industry Cite a Desire to Reach More Patients (GI & Endoscopy News)
The reasons gastroenterologists leave clinical practice for industry vary, but there appears to be a common thread: they potentially can help far more patients than they could ever treat in person.
Innovative app found to be as good as gastroenterologists at characterizing stool samples (News Medical)
An innovative mobile phone application was found to be as good as expert gastroenterologists at characterizing stool specimens, according to a study by Cedars-Sinai.
An inside look at DDW® 2022 (AGA)
From May 21- 24, more than 3,000 oral and abstract presentations showcasing the latest updates and research were shared at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2022 in San Diego.
Is It Time to Broaden Use of Multigene Panel Testing in Patients With Colorectal Cancer? (Medscape)
The article highlights if multigene panel testing can be used more broadly to identify both more precise treatments and cancers earlier in patients and their family members.
Thorne Relaunches Gut Health Test with Microbiome Wipe (Non Wovens)
Wipe makes stool sample collection convenient and simple, while providing users with analyses and personalized results with increased efficacy.
CRC Screening: Blood Test Accuracy Compared to Colonoscopy (Medscape)
The first prospective study to evaluate the accuracy of a blood test for people being screened for CRC revealed a high sensitivity and specificity.
Vibrating Pill Counters Constipation (Medscape)
A swallowable, vibrating capsule improved symptoms among patients with chronic idiopathic constipation in a phase 3 multicenter, randomized, controlled trial.
University Gastroenterology Partners With Virgo Surgical Video Solutions to Reimagine IBD Clinical Trial Recruitment (PharmiWeb)
Virgo leverages AI and endoscopic video data to more easily identify patients who meet the complex inclusion and exclusion criteria set forth by pharmaceutical companies.
Metaverse: Where Are the Medical Ethics? (Medscape)
“Concepts of issues like confidentiality and privacy are going to have to be rethought” says Arthur L. Caplan, Ph.D., director of the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU Langone Medical Center.
Walmart’s latest healthcare moves: 8 things for ASCs to know (Becker’s Healthcare)
Walmart is making moves to boost its healthcare presence. Becker’s Healthcare enlists eight updates for ASC leaders to know.
Disease Surveillance With Every Flush: Introducing the Smart Toilet (GI & Endoscopy News)
The smart toilet prototype is equipped with sensors that can classify stool samples according to the Bristol Stool Form Scale and detect blood in stool.
Serving Patients through GI Psychology (Regent University)
Madison Simons, Psy.D. highlights her experience with GI Psychology, the area that explores the “intersection of psychology and gastroenterology.”
Physician mistreatment emerges as crisis that can ripple through U.S. health care (Science Daily)
In a recent survey of more than 6,500 physicians, nearly 30% of respondents reported experiencing discrimination and mistreatment from patients or patients’ family members or visitors.
DDW22: SonarMD Data Shows Hidden Impact of Mental Health on IBD Costs, Company Expands Access to Support Services (Business Wire)
SonarMD’s platform pinpoints patients in need of mental health support better than claims data alone.
Dr. Fola May Describes Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment at DDW 2022 (AJMC)
The accumulation of screening and treatment disparities are contributing to colorectal cancer incidence and mortality disparities, said Folasade (Fola) May, MD, Ph.D.
GERD Roundtable: Applying Guidelines to Clinical Practice (GI & Endoscopy News)
In the GERD Roundtable series, a panel of GERD specialists explore some aspects of the ACG guidelines and discuss how they will be implemented in practice.

More Hot headlines in GI
US surgeon general: Confronting burnout ‘must be a top national priority’ (Healio)

Iterative Scopes announces positive data in Skout AI colonoscopy algorithm clinical trial (TMG Pulse)

Micro-Tech Endoscopy Partners with Wision A.I. to Distribute its AI-assisted Polyp Detection Software in the U.S. (Valdosta Daily Times)

ASGE debate pits EMR against ESD in ‘quest for ideal endoscopic resection’ (Healio)

Fujifilm Provides Education Advancement Opportunities for Gastroenterologists and Endoscopists (Globe Newswire)

Black patients ‘not caught up’ to whites in early-onset CRC survival over 20-year period (Healio)

Risk for Advanced Colorectal Neoplasia in Young Adults Tied to Age, Tobacco, and More (Gastroenterology Advisor)

Two COVID-19 vaccine doses ‘highly effective’ in immune-mediated inflammatory disease (Healio)

Blood Biomarker Predicts Complicated Crohn’s Disease Years before Diagnosis (Clinical Lab Manager)

Videos: Interviews with GI Leaders  (NextServices)

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