Curated GI articles Oct 28th, 2020: Physicians Feel a Sense of Betrayal (Medscape)

Curated GI articles Oct 28th, 2020: Physicians Feel a Sense of Betrayal (Medscape)

Curated GI articles Oct 28th, 2020:
Physicians Feel a Sense of Betrayal (Medscape)
Dr. David A. Greenwald Elected President of the American College of Gastroenterology (News Wise)
David A. Greenwald, MD, FACG, a gastroenterologist and the Director of Clinical Gastroenterology and Endoscopy at Mount Sinai Hospital, was elected by the membership as the 2020–2021 President of the ACG.
Scope Forward podcast – Interview with Dr. Michael Byrne (Satisfai Health)  (Episode 2)
Now, listen to the interviews while you workout! Praveen Suthrum’s conversations with GI leaders are now available via the Scope Forward podcast on Apple PodcastsSpotify and elsewhere.
How to prescribe an app from your endoscopy software? (NextServices)
“After COVID, we had 1,500 past due endoscopies. By the end of the day, we had 350 scheduled.”
Now USPSTF Also Suggests Start CRC Screening at Age 45 (Medscape)
“This is the only change that was made,” said Task Force member Michael Barry, MD, director at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.
Physicians Feel a Sense of Betrayal (Medscape)
Of almost 7,500 physicians surveyed, 64% felt intense burnout and close to half (46%) felt lonely and isolated during COVID-19.
HygiPrep™ is a Dominant Strategy Over Oral Prep for Colonoscopy (EIN Presswire)
After over 12,000 procedures, Real-World Evidence confirms the model’s assumptions and supports its outcome – HygiPrep is a dominant strategy compared to the oral prep.
Docbot Announces Results of Study Evaluating Deep Learning Platform for Ulcerative Colitis (PRNewswire)
First to demonstrate deep learning algorithm can be trained to automatically predict levels of ulcerative colitis severity from endoscopic videos.
ChronWell Welcomes Over 350 New Physicians to Its Chronic Care Management Program (PRWeb)
Multiple new independent physician practices contract to use ChronWell’s digital health capabilities to extend care beyond the walls of their office.
ACG Poster: mt-sDNA and FIT screening at 45 added 20+ life years  (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
ACG denoted the poster as a newsworthy abstract. It was one of 18 posters to receive the honor.
ACG President: ‘Never before have our professional societies been more needed’ (Healio)
“Prior to this year, I gave talks about leadership that stress the important concepts of meaningful engagement, courage, resiliency, and embracing change,” Mark B. Pochapin, MD, said.
In IBD, asking patients the right questions – and listening – matters  (Healio)
How can we help our patients live their lives to the fullest if we don’t know what they’re going through daily?
18 newsworthy posters from ACG 2020  (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
The American College of Gastroenterology’s Public Relations Committee recognized 18 posters as newsworthy abstracts during ACG 2020.
AGA releases largest real-world report on safety and effectiveness of fecal microbiota transplantation (GI & Hepatology News)
Ninety percent of patients tracked in the AGA FMT National Registry were cured of Clostridioides difficile infection with few serious side effects.
Video capsule endoscopy safe for evaluating GI bleeding during COVID-19 (Healio)
Video capsule endoscopy is a safe alternative to standard diagnostic evaluation of hematemesis and non-hematemesis during the COVID-19 pandemic.
More Data Tie Biologics to Fewer Colectomies in Ulcerative Colitis  (MedPage Today)
Temporal trends analysis found reduction coincided with linear increase in prevalence of biologic medication.
34% Medicare Advantage Plans Will Offer COVID-19 Benefits in 2021 (HealthPayer Intelligence)
Medicare Advantage plans are increasingly offering telehealth as a basic Medicare benefit, instead of a supplemental benefit.
Video: ‘Building warriors’: Resilience training in IBD (Healio)
In this video, Laurie Keefer, PhD, from the Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai discusses her presentation on the GRITT method, a resilience-based care model for patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
Video: Stool color tool may help diagnose GI bleeding (Healio)
In this video from ACG Virtual Annual Meeting, Gabriela Kuftinec, MD MPH, discusses the development of a stool color tool that may aid in the diagnosis of gastrointestinal bleeding.

Headlines for GI

Five most-read GI articles — 190 hospitals recognized for GI care (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)

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

Chronic Liver Disease Plus Influenza Linked to Increased Inpatient Burden (HCPLive)

CMS soon to cover a new colon cancer DNA test. Plus, 10 takeaways on the first and only FDA approved liquid biopsy test (Nextservices)

‘Be clear-eyed’ when discussing expectations of probiotics with GI patients (Healio)

Bioenhanced Curcumin May Induce Remission in Ulcerative Colitis (Medscape)

ICYMI: The impact of endoscopic submucosal dissection for gastric adenocarcinomas (TIGE)

Interview: Trends Influencing Gastroenterology and all of Healthcare  (RamaOnHealthcare)

Simple Test Can Reveal More Hiatal Hernias (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)

COVID-19 Physician practice financial impact survey results (AMA)

FIT Could Accurately Rule Out CRC in Symptomatic Patients (MedPage Today)

Microsoft beats out Amazon, Google for strongest healthcare AI offering, KLAS says (Becker’s Health IT)

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