Curated GI articles Sept 9th, 2020: Google quietly announces AI algorithm for colonoscopy screening + more

Curated GI articles Sept 9th, 2020: Google quietly announces AI algorithm for colonoscopy screening + more

Curated GI articles Sept 9th, 2020:
Google quietly announces AI algorithm for colonoscopy screening + more
Chadwick Boseman’s death shed a much needed light on colorectal cancer (CNN)
African Americans also must recognize their elevated risk. Incidence of colorectal cancer is 20% higher in Blacks than in Whites, and Blacks are 40% more likely to die from the disease than Whites.
Video: Interview with GB Pratt, CEO of ModifyHealth: We are a 100% aligned to where healthcare is heading  (NextServices)
In this interview, you’ll learn more about ModifyHealth’s business model. A big question GB reflects on is whether ModifyHealth goes against the grain of today’s healthcare model.
Google quietly announces AI for colonoscopy screening (Google AI Blog)
“The C2D2 algorithm promises to lead to the discovery of more adenomas, thereby increasing the ADR.”
What has colon cancer screening got to do with self-driving cars? (KevinMD)
Read an excerpt from the first chapter of Scope Forward: The Future of Gastroenterology Is Now in Your Hands.
Tools Emerging to Predict Liver Failure in Cirrhosis (Medscape)
“Before this, we never had any patient signatures to identify ACLF,” said Jonel Trebicka, MD, PhD, from the University of Frankfurt in Germany.
Baseline Disease Activity and Steroid Therapy Stratify Risk of COVID-19 in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (NCBI)
Study on COVID-19 patients with/without IBD. Lukin, Kumar, Hajifathalian, Sharaiha, Scherl and Longman.
7 Recent reports in interventional endoscopy (Healio)
Recent developments on balloon-assisted enteroscopy, state of endoscopic education and reopening their endoscopy centers in the wake of the COVID-19.
ASGE launches campaign to promote safe colonoscopy screening (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy launched its “Value of Colonoscopy” campaign to remind patients about the importance of regular preventative screenings.
The Battle Against Growing Burden of “Silent” Liver Disease Begins with Early Detection (HCPLive)
NAFLD is gaining more attention as a chronic medical condition, affecting approximately 25% of the worldwide population and 100 million individuals in the United States.
AGA recommends bidirectional endoscopy for most patients with iron deficiency anemia (AGA)
New AGA guideline outlines steps for early GI evaluation, which can lead to the identification and treatment of underlying digestive conditions.
5 most-read stories in GI this week — A spotlight on early-onset CRC & more (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy News)
Here are the five most-read Becker’s ASC Review articles for gastroenterologists.
Why Walmart Health’s chief just left the ‘dream job’ to lead a testing company you’ve never heard of (Fierce Healthcare)
“BioIQ is sitting here with nearly 500,000 COVID test capacity per day.”
Video: Gastro Ex: Video Game for Gastroenterologists (Level Ex)
Perform surgical procedures on virtual patients, diagnose diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, and earn CME with this video game!
Who’s Better Off: Employed or Self-Employed Physicians? (Medscape)
Self-employed physicians have the highest salaries, largest homes, and greatest wealth – yet they feel the least fairly compensated, according to an analysis of data from over 17,000 physicians.

Headlines for GI

The Regueiro Report: From the Virtual ECCO 2020 (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
The future of gastroenterology and other excerpts on industry-changing trends (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)


Telehealth and the new choreography of ‘anywhere care’  (RamaOnHealthcare)
Many Advanced Countries Missing Targets for HCV Elimination (Medscape)
Probiotics Reduce Mortality and Morbidity in Preterm, Low-Birth-Weight Infants (AGA)
NASHNET Announces the Publication of a Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Study in the Leading Journal “Gastroenterology “ (PR Newswire)
Older With IBD: Long-Term Outcomes After IPAA (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)


Interview: Trends Influencing Gastroenterology and all of Healthcare (NextServices)
3 Malpractice Risks of Video Visits (Medscape)
A practical approach to utilizing cannabis as adjuvant therapy in inflammatory bowel disease (GI & Hepatology News)
Medical Errors Jump After ‘Spring Forward’ to Daylight Saving Time (Medscape)
Covid-19: UK studies find gastrointestinal symptoms are common in children (The BMJ)
Expert Picks From DDW: Esophageal Disorders (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
COVID-19: The Way Forward for Gastroenterology Practices
COVID-19 is a double whammy of both clinical and business disruption. This ebook will help you explore possible scenarios and be a guide in your plans for the future.

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