Curated GI articles November 18th, 2022: New virtual GI startup raises $4.6M | The next 5 years of GI | 28% drop in physician income
Curated GI articles November 18th, 2022:
New virtual GI startup raises $4.6M | The next 5 years of GI | 28% drop in physician income
Ayble seeded $4.6M for virtual digestive care (Axios)
Ayble is a clinically-backed digital health platform that provides holistic care for people with GI conditions.
Sick Profit: Investigating Private Equity’s Stealthy Takeover of Health Care Across Cities and Specialties (KHN)
Private equity firms have shelled out almost $1 trillion to acquire nearly 8,000 healthcare businesses, which has led to higher prices, lawsuits, and complaints about care.
First “Global State of Digital Health Report” Tapping into 200 Million Data Points Examining over 12,000 Digital Health Ventures Released At HLTH (PR Newswire)
Among the top 5 most invested therapeutic areas, gastroenterology was the only one that saw an increase in funding (2%) from 2021 to 2022.
The next 5 years of gastroenterology (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Neal Kaushal, MD, a gastroenterologist at Adventist Health’s Foothill Specialty Group connected with Becker’s to discuss how he sees the gastroenterology industry evolving over the next five years.
A coup for poo: why the world’s first faecal transplant approval matters (The Guardian)
In a world first for fecal transplants, a company in Australia has been given the go-ahead to syringe a treatment derived from a donor’s stool into a recipient’s colon as a way of kicking a certain type of bowel infection.
Artificial intelligence-aided colonoscopy does not increase cancer detection (Medical Xpress)
Adenoma and polyp detection rates (ADR/PDR) are lower with use of artificial intelligence-aided colonoscopy (AIAC), according to a study published in the November issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology.
VIDEO: Patient compliance with vibrating capsule linked to improved constipation outcomes (Healio)
In a Healio video exclusive, Eamonn Quigley, MD, reported increased compliance to an orally ingested vibrating capsule predicted positive outcomes among patients with chronic idiopathic constipation.
Amazon launches virtual health service with Amazon Clinic (MobiHealthNews)
The clinic will operate in 32 states in the U.S. Costs of the consultations will vary, though patients will be provided up-front pricing.
IBD specialists, and nonphysician practitioners have a greater EHR burden in gastroenterology (Healio)
Understanding the EHR burden of gastroenterologists is crucial to maintaining a strong workforce.
New guidance: managing subepithelial lesions during endoscopies (AGA)
Experts share 10 pieces of best practice advice.
28% of physicians’ income has dropped in the last year (Becker’s ASC)
Twenty-eight percent of physicians have reported a drop in income in the last year, according to the Physicians Foundation’s “2022 Survey of America’s Physicians”.
AGA releases 10 best practice statements for management of refractory celiac disease (Healio)
In an expert review published in Gastroenterology, AGA provided updated guidance for the diagnosis and management of refractory celiac disease, including supportive and therapeutic treatment options and recommendations for monitoring.
IBD and Ulcerative Colitis Resources for Clinicians (ACG)
The 5-part clinician education video series provides key takeaways on managing IBD informed by the ACG Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis Guidelines.
Mandeep Sawhney, MD, MS, FASGE, Discusses ASGE Guidelines on Pancreatic Cancer Screening (GI & Endoscopy News)
Lead author Mandeep S. Sawhney, MD a gastroenterologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, speaks about forming the new evidence-based guidelines and clinical implications for GIs.
National Database Results: Upper GI Bleeding Rates Are Rising (GI & Endoscopy News)
Recent trends in gastrointestinal bleeding rates derived from the Nationwide Emergency Department Sample present both bad and good news.
HLTH 2022: What is the potential of value-based care? (Medical Economics)
Despite its challenges, value-based care has shown great promise in improving health outcomes and access to care, particularly among traditionally underserved or high-risk patient populations.
Finding Community Through Girls With Guts (how its network works to empower women with IBD and ostomy) (Gastro Broadcast)
Dr. Rosenberg interviews Jenny Harrison, who is the director of communications of Girls with Guts, a non-profit organization that supports and empowers women with inflammatory bowel disease and/or ostomies.
Doctors urge screening for autoimmune disorders for patients with celiac disease (MDedge)
CD specialists differ on the need for universal cross-screening but agree that, at least in some cases, people with one autoimmune disorder should be tested for others.
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Global prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in the overweight and obese population: a systematic review and meta-analysis (The Lancet GI & Hepatology)
Olympus applauds CMS move to expand access to colonoscopies (Mass Device)
What SonarMD Heard at HLTH: Day 1 (SonarMD)
Oracle is ‘jumping in the water’ in healthcare | HLTH Conference (Chief Healthcare Executive)
IBD Tied to Increased Risk for Malnutrition And Micronutrient Deficiency (GI & Endoscopy News)
More Weight Loss With Surgery Than New Obesity Meds: Meta-Analysis (Medscape)
Hoag Welcomes Dr. Catherine Ngo to Head Digestive Health Institute Motility Program (PR Newswire)
AMA chief: Stop the harassment and threats against doctors (Medical Economics)
New York GI practice to become part of UVM Health Network (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Mayo Clinic launches digital referee for spotting potential bias in healthcare AI programs (Fierce Biotech)
Videos: Interviews with GI Leaders (Scope Forward Show/NextServices)