Curated GI articles October 1st, 2021: With Tidewater, Capital Digestive Care doubles its footprint in Mid-Atlantic with 128 GIs

Curated GI articles October 1st, 2021: With Tidewater, Capital Digestive Care doubles its footprint in Mid-Atlantic with 128 GIs

Curated GI articles October 1st, 2021:
With Tidewater, Capital Digestive Care doubles its footprint in Mid-Atlantic with 128 GIs
Medscape young physician compensation report 2021 (Medscape)
Physicians specializing in gastroenterology, orthopedics, and otolaryngology ranked the lowest in terms of compensation satisfaction.
Gastroenterology generates $3M in hospital revenue: 4 stats on GI incentives (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Gastroenterology is expected to have a deficit of 1,630 physicians by 2025, according to a report by physician search and consulting firm Merritt Hawkins.
World’s best specialized hospitals 2022- Gastroenterology (Newsweek)
The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., was named the best hospital for gastroenterology in the world by Newsweek in its “World’s Best Specialized Hospitals 2022” list.
Gastrointestinal and Liver Specialists of Tidewater Finalizes Partnership with Capital Digestive Care
(Capital Digestive Care)
With the addition of GLST, CDC will double its footprint in the Mid-Atlantic, bringing the number of GI specialists serving the region to 128.
‘Profit-hungry bureaucracy’ or ‘much-needed capital investment’? How PE will shift the ASC industry (Becker’s ASC Review)
Twelve ASC leaders spoke with Becker’s about how they think private equity will shift the ASC industry.
Independence Blue Cross and US Digestive Health sign new five-year agreement (Independence Blue Cross)
“By entering into a 5 year partnership, USDH and Independence Blue Cross will ensure access to world-class GI care for members across the region,” said Jerry Tillinger, CEO of US Digestive Health.
U.S. Gastroenterology ASC market reflects impressive growth rate during 2019-2026 (AB Newswire)
The U.S. gastroenterology ambulatory surgery center market size is anticipated to reach USD 10.8 billion by 2026, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.
For ‘Nonexpert’ endoscopists, AI boosts competency in colonoscopy (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
The use of AI to aid colonoscopy improved the detection of adenomas in the hands of non-expert endoscopists by 22%, versus conventional colonoscopy.
9 actionable ways to support gender equity in Gastroenterology (Health City)
The lack of gender parity in the male-dominated field has repercussions for physicians and patients. A new study offers ways to create change.
Embracing the future of AI in GI (Medtronic)
Listen to Sravanthi Parasa, M.D. as she speaks about the integration of AI for gastroenterologists and embracing the future.
Infection control in Gastroenterology (Ambu INC)
Facts and figures behind the risk of patient cross-contamination and the three main challenges associated with GI endoscope reprocessing.
Satisfai uses AI to detect early esophageal cancer (Canadian Healthcare Technology)
Satisfai Health’s licensing of AI-enhanced software will provide clinicians with faster, more effective diagnostics during endoscopic procedures.
CMS’ final payment rules take effect Oct. 1: 21 things to know (Becker’s Hospital CFO Report)
CMS released several final payment rules for fiscal year 2022 that will take effect Oct. 1. Read more for the breakdown of 21 things to know about the final rules.
Ongoing global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on endoscopy (Pub Med)
A Subsequent International Survey of 121 Centers From 35 Countries.
World’s first external independent randomized controlled trial of AI demonstrates accurate colonoscopy screening and surveillance (Globe News wire)
This is the world’s first randomized controlled trial of AI technology to conclusively show generalizability by independent, external validation.
A new dawn for the use of AI in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Pancreatology (MDPI)
Recent developments in deep learning have brought remarkable advances in image recognition, which facilitates improvement in the early detection of cancer by endoscopy, ultrasonography, and computed tomography.
Early endoscopy linked to superior outcomes in upper GI bleeding (Healio)
Compared with urgent endoscopy and late endoscopy, early endoscopy correlated with better outcomes among patients presenting with acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding.
Leap into the future with GI Leap (ASGE)
GI Leap, ASGE’s online learning platform offers advanced technological features to provide a modern, optimal online learning experience that moves you forward in the field of GI endoscopic learning.
Best practices for inflammatory bowel disease (AGA)
Use of the measure flow charts by the AGA provides highest quality care to patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
No Surprises Act notice requirements: The good and bad news for providers (ICD-10 monitor)
The rule is scheduled to be effective Jan. 1, 2022 and will only affect those who are enrolled in insurance via their employers, as federal healthcare programs already prohibit this type of billing.

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$94 million PCORI funding to support the next phase of PCORnet and new colorectal cancer study in older adults (News Medical)

Effects of intragastric balloon in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and advanced fibrosis (Medscape)

Expelled larger droplets during upper endoscopy and colonoscopy are transmission risk for COVID-19 (Endocrinology Advisor)

Eosinophilic GI Disease May Offer Protection Against Poor COVID-19 Outcomes (Medscape)

Mental Health Depends on Gut Health (Psychology Today)

First patient gets Gut-focused Autism ‘Drug’ (Inside Indiana Business)

Antidepressants slow the growth of Pancreatic and Colon cancers in mice
(Technology Networks)

Amazon taps VR, voice assistant startups and 8 others for inaugural digital health accelerator (Fierce Healthcare)

HHS awards nearly $1B to 1,300 health centers to support renovation, health equity
(Fierce Healthcare)

Female medical trainees report higher stress levels than male counterparts (Healio)

How CMS is boosting telehealth and RPM with new CPT codes (Healthcare IT News)

The Medical futurist guide To digital health for doctors (The Medical Futurist)

For $11.5B, Merck will acquire Acceleron (Bio World)

8 largest health insurers by revenue — UnitedHealthcare No. 1 at $257B
(Becker’s ASC Review)

Videos: Interviews with GI Leaders  (NextServices)

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