Curated GI articles September 9th, 2021: The biggest threats to ASCs today


Curated GI articles September 9th, 2021: The biggest threats to ASCs today

Curated GI articles September 9th, 2021:
The biggest threats to ASCs today
Scope Forward podcast – PE Platform US Digestive Health (Episode 27)
Praveen Suthrum’s open ended conversation that brings together the GI physician, the CEO and the PE partner of US Digestive Health. Listen to this interview on the move!
4 GI device updates to know (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
From a polyp-detecting device that uses machine learning to a system using imaging technology to identify ischemic tissue, here are 4 gastroenterology devices making headlines.
Coming Up:  ACG Virtual Grand Rounds 
The need to stay up to date on all the aspects of clinical GI never stops. Register for September 9 Virtual Grand Rounds on AI in GI and PE in GI soon.
Simple, non-invasive tool obviates unnecessary surgery in patients with CRC (News Medical)
A blood RNA test predicts whether residual tumour cells remain in early-stage colon cancer patients and obviates unnecessary surgery.
Discover 5 Top Startups developing Gastroenterology Solutions (StartUs Insights)
Staying ahead of the technology curve means strengthening your competitive advantage, discover 5 hand-picked startups developing gastroenterology solutions.
Gastroenterology digital playbook (NHSX)
This playbook provides support to clinical teams and organizations that are looking for digital tools to support the delivery of patient pathways.
Upper GI bleeding common after acute MI, linked to poor prognosis (Healio)
In patients with acute MI, upper gastrointestinal bleeding occurred in 1.5% within 1 year and was associated with poor outcomes.
GIs ‘need a better understanding of the therapeutic options,’ physician says (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Brian Dooreck, MD, a gastroenterologist at Gastrointestinal Diagnostic Centers in Pembroke Pines, Fla., spoke with Becker’s ASC Review.
The biggest threats to ASCs today (Becker’s ASC Review)
ASCs have faced multiple challenges since the pandemic began, from limited elective procedures and temporary center closures to staff furloughs and high personal protective equipment costs.
Antibiotic use may increase IBS outcomes after colonoscopy (Healio)
The population-level impact of antibiotic use around the time of colonoscopy is small, but there may be individuals who are at risk for IBS based on  different factors.
Go Boldly: Stigma, the gut, and young adult colon cancer (Vanderbilt University Medical Center)
Four experts discuss the increase in young adult colon cancer, why everyone needs to be cognizant of what’s being flush, and gut health.
August top 10: Vitamin D intake, ending physician burnout, the gut microbiome (Healio)
Healio Gastroenterology presents the following report on the top 10 peer-tested stories from August.
Colonoscopy clinical practice guidelines (Medscape)
Clinical guidelines in the form of best practice advice statements on improving the quality of screening and surveillance colonoscopy were published in August 2021 by the AGA.
10 issues every healthcare leader should be thinking about (Medcity News)
Issues that healthcare leaders should think about how to prepare their organizations for the post-pandemic environment.
Climate Change Demands ‘Green’ Endoscopy (Medscape)
Waste produced by endoscopy is the third-largest source in a typical hospital, equivalent yearly to burning 39 million pounds of coal or 13,500 tons of plastic.
September Issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology (Newswise)
Addressing issues such as gender disparities in mentoring and meeting the needs of LGBTQI+ Patients.
Study finds accumulation of common therapeutic drugs by gut bacteria (News Medical)
Common medications can accumulate in gut bacteria, a new study has found, altering bacterial function and potentially reducing the effectiveness of the drug.
Nearly 1 in 3 IBD Patients Stops Biologic Therapy Within 18 Months (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
Almost one-third of people followed in an inflammatory bowel disease registry stopped biologic therapy within 1.5 years, most often due to loss of response.
Colonoscopy retroflexion often poorly preformed in practice, study finds (News Medical)
A colonoscopy maneuver to better detect polyps in the right colon is often poorly performed in practice, according to a study published in BMC Gastroenterology.
New COVID-Related GI Symptoms Common in IBD Patients (Medscape)
Death from COVID-19 was not more likely among patients with IBD who had COVID-19 who developed new GI symptoms after becoming infected.
Monday morning rounds with CMS (Health IT answers)
Read more for recent communications from CMS regarding Quality payment programs, dates & deadlines.
10 tips for promoting ergonomics in the endoscopy suite (AGA)
Experts share ways to protect endoscopists with ergonomics, like making adjustments to maintain a neutral position.
Gastroenterology & Artificial Intelligence: Global Summit scheduled on 25th Sept, 2021 (ASGE)
This year’s Summit will showcase how to get started with AI in GI and endoscopy, apply AI to daily endoscopy practice, challenges faced in AI in GI and AI and clinical applications.
7th Annual Gastroenterology & Hepatology Update with Interactive Live Endoscopy – 2021 (Mayo Clinic)
This live and livestream course will provide the latest, state-of-the-art information on the diagnosis and management of common disorders.

More Hot headlines in GI
ICYMI: The Scope with Dr. Lawrence Kosinski and Praveen Suthrum
(HealthcareNOW Radio Podcast Network)

Medicare Changes: How will they impact compensation and revenue? (Forbes)

Podcast: How Can Diet Impact IBD Treatment & Management? (Reach MD)

Dr. Sharma’s Endoscopy Insights: Improving Colonoscopy Quality
(Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)

AMA releases more than 400 CPT code changes for 2022 to align with new tech services (Fierce Healthcare)

AGA says stay the course, despite the Delta variant (AGA)

Neptune device to stop looping during GI procedures receives FDA clearance (Bio World)

Clues to brain health may lie in the gut (Medical Xpress)

700-physician practice in Illinois invests in 2nd large medical group this year (Becker’s ASC Review)

FDA clears IND application for CAR-T to treat metastatic colorectal cancer (Healio)

Is there a place for Facebook in Healthcare? (The Medical Futurist)

Protagonist Therapeutics appoints gastroenterologist as executive VP (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)

Health tech funding snapshot (Fierce Healthcare)

Videos: Interviews with GI Leaders  (NextServices)

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