Curated GI articles Sept 24th, 2020: FDA allowing at-home use of CapsoCam Plus + more

Curated GI articles Sept 24th, 2020: FDA allowing at-home use of CapsoCam Plus + more

Curated GI articles Sept 24th, 2020: FDA allowing at-home use of CapsoCam Plus + more
Verma: CMS will mull which COVID-19 flexibilities may stick around post-pandemic (Fierce Healthcare)
“I think the reviews have been that the plans have really appreciated the flexibility, especially around telehealth and being able to have those midyear benefit changes,” Verma said.
Video: Interview with Dr. John Allen (Michigan): “[Expect] pretty stiff headwinds for many years to come” (NextServices)
Watch this deeply thought-provoking interview that will help you make several business and personal decisions for the long haul.
FDA allowing at-home use of CapsoCam Plus (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
The FDA applied a labeling addendum for CapsoVision’s CapsoCam Plus, which will allow for at-home administration of the devices.
Gastro Health 1st in US to use new endoscopic gastroscope (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Miami-based Gastro Health gastroenterologist Daniel Gelrud, MD, was the first gastroenterologist in the U.S. to use the J10 Series Ultrasound Video Gastroscope.
Fujifilm launches AI GI product in Europe (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Fujifilm has made its artificial intelligence colon polyp device the CAD Eye commercially available in Europe.
Biomarker Test Accurately Predicts High-Risk Barrett’s Esophagus  (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
A precision test that combines image analysis and biomarkers might change how clinicians monitor cancer risk in patients with Barrett’s esophagus.
Physician Reimbursement 2021: Who Are the Big Winners? (Medscape)
The 2021 shift may be the single biggest transfer of reimbursement in the history of the scale, which was adopted in the early 1990s.
A primer on artificial intelligence and its application to endoscopy (GIE Journal)
This article provides a brief overview of AI and its emerging uses in the field of Gastroenterology. Article by Daljeet Chahal, MD and Michael F. Byrne, MA, MD, MRCP, FRCPC.
Liquid Biopsy Might Help Detect, Manage Liver Cancer in the Future  (Medscape)
Liquid biopsy could someday be useful for the early detection and clinical management of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).
Screening a rural population for CRC & more: GI specialist Dr. Michael Green on the challenges of rural healthcare & COVID-19 (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Access to healthcare is limited in a rural population, which is concerning when managing colorectal cancer.
Medscape Female Physician Compensation Report 2020 (Medscape)
A survey report by Medscape where more than 4,500 female physicians told their incentive bonus, hours worked, challenges faced, income etc.
Women more likely to have noncirrhotic HCC, underlying NAFLD (Healio)
Compared with men, women had a significantly higher frequency of underlying nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and noncirrhotic hepatocellular carcinoma.
High-risk colon cancer patients don’t know they need screening, study says (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Patients at high risk for colon cancer were unaware of screening protocols, according to the Journal of Gastroenterology and Digestive Systems.
GI Contract Negotiations and Future Projections (ASGE)
Learn from a panel of experts on contracting tips along with projections forward on GI opportunities. Date: September 24, 2020 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM (Central Daylight Time).
Gastroenterology & Artificial Intelligence Global Summit (ASGE)
This year’s Summit will showcase: the basics of AI, the current state of computer vision in GI and Endoscopy, etc. Date: October 17, 2020 – 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Central Daylight Time).
Healthcare AI Deals a Tonic for Private Equity Investors (JDSupra)
Healthcare artificial intelligence is a promising sector for PE investors that requires careful navigation, particularly given divergent regulatory approaches.
Video: 7 Takeaways From the AGA’s New Iron-Deficiency Anemia Guidelines (Medscape)
Commentary by David A. Johnson, MD highlighting some of the key take-home messages from the well-written guidelines by AGA.
Video: What if you had a crystal ball to navigate to the future? (Scope Forward)
See this presentation/talk based on the book Scope Forward: The Future of Gastroenterology Is Now in Your Hands. Originally presented at DHPA.

Headlines for GI

Capital Digestive Care grows network & more: 7 GI industry key notes (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)

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

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

Black, Hispanic COVID-19 patients likely to develop acute pancreatitis (Healio)

New First-Line Standard of Care for Esophageal Cancer? (Medscape)

ICYMI: How COVID-19 has affected gastroenterology practices (MDLinx)

Ambulatory Surgery Centers: How to Prepare for Your First Survey (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)

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

Inflammatory bowel disease course in liver transplant vs non-liver transplant patients for primary sclerosing cholangitis: LIVIBD, an IG-IBD study (MDLinx)

Tennessee hospital opens endoscopy center (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)

7 recent reports on gastrointestinal cancer (Healio)

Noninvasive Test May Predict Outcomes in Liver Patients (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy)

Anemia Tied to Higher Risk of Crohn’s Disease, but Not Ulcerative Colitis (Medpage Today)

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