Curated GI articles October 22nd, 2021: Private equity investors in healthcare at risk: A new defendant in False Claims Act (JD Supra)

Curated GI articles October 22nd, 2021: Private equity investors in healthcare at risk: A new defendant in False Claims Act (JD Supra)

Curated GI articles October 22nd, 2021:
Private equity investors in healthcare at risk: A new defendant in False Claims Act (JD Supra)
ICYMI: United Digestive Board Member gives eye-opening interview on the state of diversity in GI (NextServices exclusive)
Watch this eye-opening interview on diversity, equity and inclusion with Dr. Aja McCutchen, Board Member, United Digestive and Chair of Diversity, DHPA.
Specialty Excellence Awards 2022- Gastrointestinal Surgery (Healthgrades)
The Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ recognizes hospitals that deliver superior patient outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, and upper GI surgery.
Finding gastroenterology support staff a ‘formidable problem,’ physician says (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Dr. Schiller joined Becker’s ASC Review to discuss how staffing shortages and inadequate workforces will strain gastroenterology in years to come.
2021 Female Gastroenterologists: How Much Do They Earn? (Medscape)
Medscape surveyed more than 4100 female physicians on parameters such as incentive bonus, income, working hours, challenges, and job satisfaction.
Private Equity Investors in Healthcare at Risk: A New Defendant in False Claims Act Cases? (JD Supra)
Two recent cases illustrate the risk that private equity investors in the healthcare space may face under the False Claims Act (“FCA”).
Breath Testing and Aerosol-Generating Procedures in Gastroenterology (Commonwealth Diagnostics International)
GI leaders call for updated guidelines from industry medical professional societies for breath testing amidst ongoing COVID-19 concerns caused by aerosol-generating procedures (AGPs).
Sonic Incytes Showcases Velacur™ at ACG 2021 (Globe Newswire)
Breakthrough imaging solution for liver health offers physicians an accurate, accessible and affordable way to manage emerging health crises.
Gastroenterology of the Rockies is First in Colorado to Offer Artificial Intelligence Enhanced Colonoscopy Screenings  (EIN Presswire)
GI Genius™ Intelligent Endoscopy module serves as second set of eyes and a powerful new tool in the fight against colorectal cancer.
Fujifilm Launches First FDA Cleared Dual-Channel Endoscope for Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal Applications (Globe Newswire)
Fujifilm will showcase its El-740D/S dual-channel endoscope at the American College of Gastroenterology convention in Las Vegas.
Journal Watch: Issues in Colorectal Surgery (General Surgery News)
The installment of Journal Watch evaluates two studies focused on postoperative pain- one on nerve blocks for hemorrhoidectomy, and the other on extraction site after robotic colon surgery.
Few Poorly Prepped Colonoscopies Repeated Within 1 Year (Medscape)
As per the study published in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, In 31.9% of the procedures, the recommended follow-up interval for repeat colonoscopy was within 1 year.
UEG Week top 7: Endoscopic myotomy, colorectal cancer diagnoses, abdominal pain (Healio)
Healio Gastroenterology presents the following report on the top stories from UEG Week 2021.
Dr. Lawrence Kosinski takes on new role strengthening physician payment models (AGA)
Lawrence Kosinski, MD, MBA, AGAF, was among three new members appointed to the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC).
Disparities in gastroenterology grand rounds speakerships in the USA (The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology)
despite similar academic productivity between genders, the proportion of women in senior academic and leadership positions remains much lower than that of men.
Breaking Down Barriers in GI  (Single Use Endoscopy)
Doctors from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, have compiled a list of challenges faced by their female colleagues and recommendations to break down theses barriers in the medical field.
AI Could Help Endoscopists Make Better Real-Time Treatment Decisions (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
AI is as accurate as a histology-based prediction in identifying people with ulcerative colitis who are likely to experience a relapse in their disease activity.
How to Improve Doctors’ Work Environment With Digital Technologies In 5 Easy Steps (Medical Futurist)
The work environment has a massive impact on doctors’ overall performance. The article enlists some tips for medical professionals on how they could improve their workspace.
Physician compensation trends (Becker’s ASC Review)
Seven ASC leaders spoke with Becker’s on physician compensation trends they’ve noticed in the last year.

More Hot headlines in GI
Gastroenterology and Endoscopy News Special Edition – October 2021
(Gastroenterology and Endoscopy News)

Deep-learning algorithm can accurately detect molecular pathways, key mutations in colorectal cancer (News Medical)

EW Nutrition launches Ventar D, the next-generation gut health optimizer (PR Newswire)

Tampa General Hospital Named One of Healthcare Global’s Top 10 Best Smart Hospitals
(PR Newswire)

CRC Screening: Which Test Is Best? (Medscape)

Laborie expands GI profile with purchase of Pelvalon and its female fecal incontinence device (Fierce Healthcare)

Similar risk factors observed in lean, non-lean patients with NAFLD (Healio)

FDA grants interchangeable status to biosimilar Cyltezo (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)

Austin L. Chiang, M.D., M.P.H. joins Medtronic as Chief Medical Officer for Gastrointestinal business (Medtronic)

Early therapy gives better outcomes for ulcerative colitis patients, says data
(Drug Discovery World)

Spokane Gastroenterology partners with Velocity Clinical Research (Spokane Journal)

Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (Expert Perspectives)

Monroe Capital Supports H.I.G. Capital’s Recapitalization of Health Network One (Business Wire)

Videos: Interviews with GI Leaders  (NextServices)

Videos: Interviews with GI Leaders  (NextServices)

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