Curated GI articles October 28th, 2022: Gorilla in the room – Even experts miss polyps | DOJ to scrutinize PE | Gut app for “whole self”


Curated GI articles October 28th, 2022: Gorilla in the room – Even experts miss polyps | DOJ to scrutinize PE | Gut app for “whole self”

Curated GI articles October 28th, 2022:
Gorilla in the room – Even experts miss polyps | DOJ to scrutinize PE | Gut app for “whole self”
COVID Lawsuits Have Arrived: Which Doctors Are at Risk? (Medscape)
New data reflect the grim news: COVID claims have arrived. Complaints of delayed care associated with the pandemic are also on the rise. Are GIs at risk?
Gorilla in the room: Even experts can miss polyps at colonoscopy and how AI helps complex visual perception tasks (Science Direct)
Is there a gorilla in the endoscopy room? Some educated hypotheses on how AI can support endoscopists in detecting colon polyps.
An App for Gut Health Using “Whole Self Science” – Jeff Glueck, CEO and Co-Founder at Salvo Health (Osmosis)
Tune in to find out about Salvo’s “Whole Self Science” approach that incorporates diet, mind, movement, sleep, labs, and more for people suffering from chronic GI conditions.
Clinical Practice Update: How to manage refractory celiac disease (AGA)
AGA has released a new Clinical Practice Update providing best practice advice on the diagnosis and management of refractory celiac disease.
Gastroenterologists’ top priorities before the end of the year (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
From increased colorectal cancer screenings to improving care access, four gastroenterologists joined Becker’s to discuss their top priorities to close out the year.
The FTC and DOJ have vowed to scrutinize private equity deals. Here’s what it means for healthcare (Fierce Healthcare)
Austin Ownbey, an antitrust attorney, suspects those being targeted will include verticals with promising returns from consolidation, namely outpatient services like gastroenterology, ambulatory and wound care centers.
Exact Sciences Expands Leadership in CRC Screening with New Data Presented at the ACG 2022 Annual Meeting (PR Newswire)
Data presentations include positive impact of eliminating patient cost for follow-up colonoscopies, shifting to non-invasive colorectal cancer testing, and increasing overall screening.
Independent physicians struggle as hospitals get larger and larger (Modern Healthcare)
The loss of independent physician practices threatens to fundamentally reshape the historical relationship between doctors and patients as more doctors become beholden to their employers instead of the people they treat.
Neurogastroenterology: What is it and what does it have to do with endoscopy? (GIE)
Dr Doug Adler, GIE Editor-in-Chief, chats with Dr Laura Pace in this Special Edition podcast, “Neurogastroenterology: What is it and what does it have to do with endoscopy?”
Noninvasive Tests for NASH Reducing Need for Biopsies (GI & Endoscopy News)
An approach that uses the FIB-4 score along with the results of noninvasive tests can identify high-risk patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis without requiring liver biopsies.
Prior authorization: Burden on physicians and recommendations for change (Healthcare Economist)
In a recent survey of 1004 physicians, 88% reported that the burden associated with prior authorization requirements was high or extremely high.
Computer-Assisted Diagnosis Brings Gastroenterology into the Future (Mayo Clinic Platform)
Despite some skepticism about the usefulness of AI in clinical medicine, there’s ample evidence to show CAD-assisted colonoscopy can save lives.
Lumea Partners with Granite Peaks to Advance Gastrointestinal Digital Pathology (Newswires)
Granite Peaks is the first GI group to implement Lumea’s game changing AI-enabled digital pathology solution throughout its practice.
Aasma Shaukat, MD, MPH: The Current State of Colorectal Cancer Screenings (HCP Live)
In an interview, Aasma Shaukat, MD, MPH, explained how damaging the pandemic was toward the goal of 80% CRC screenings for individuals aged 45 years and older.
Gastro Health’s Dr. Daniel J. Pambianco Elected President of the American College of Gastroenterology (Gastro Health)
Dr. Pambianco is a practicing gastroenterologist and managing partner of Gastro Health in Charlottesville and the founder of Charlottesville Medical Research.
Virtual reality may improve symptoms, quality of life in functional dyspepsia (Healio)
Virtual reality significantly improved symptoms and quality of life in a small subset of patients with functional dyspepsia, a presenter said at the ACG Annual Scientific Meeting.
Risk Factors ID’d for Acute Pancreatitis From Weight-Loss Drugs (Medscape)
Several factors appear to influence the risk for acute pancreatitis among patients who start taking glucagon-like peptide (GLP-1) receptor agonist medications for weight management, a new study has found.
FMT in IBS: ‘We’ve been targeting the wrong part of the intestine’ (MDedge)
FMT into the small intestine led to a better response rate of longer duration in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), vs. it being administered into the large intestine, according to a new study.
The unhealthy state of parental leave policies in gastroenterology: A call to action (Healio)
Despite strong evidence of the mental and physical health benefits of paid parental leave on parents, children and the community, the Unites States is one of only six countries that does not offer it.
$3.6 million grant backs effort to better treat Crohn’s disease (EurekAlert)
Researchers plan to build a sophisticated computer model to interpret the internal workings of cells in the ileum, a section of the small intestine often stricken by Crohn’s.

More Hot headlines in GI

Iterative Health Expands Team with New Senior Vice President of Technology, Jeremy Freeman, and Vice President of Sales, Scott Lish (Business Wire)

Only two-thirds of patients with young-onset CRC receive referrals for genetic counseling (Healio)

4 United Digestive moves in 2022 (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)

Jordan Axelrad, MD, MPH: The State of IBD Care at ACG (HCP Live)

Patients with HIV and NAFLD at an Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease (HCP Live)

Exploring Four Practice Models for Today’s GI Physician (ASGE)

Motus GI Announces Positive Clinical Data for Pure-Vu EVS in Three Poster Presentations at the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting (Globe Newswire)

Digestive and mental health are closely connected and thanks to our gut microbes, scientists may know why (Gut Microbiota For Health)

10 physician memoirs that offer inspiring accounts of life in medicine (AMA)

Report from ACG ’22: Study Assesses Learning Curve for Transition to Disposable Duodenoscopes (GI & Endoscopy News)

Better outcomes achieved with cap-assisted endoscopic removal for esophageal impaction (Healio)

Walmart opening 16 primary care health centers by fall 2023 (Medical Economics)

Risk Factors ID’d for Acute Pancreatitis From Weight-Loss Drugs (Medscape)

Videos: Interviews with GI Leaders  (NextServices)

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