Curated GI articles September 9th, 2022: Future of physician compensation | Patients prefer FIT? | 6 developments in GI tech
Curated GI articles September 9th, 2022:
Future of physician compensation | Patients prefer FIT? | 6 developments in GI tech
Study raises red flags about corporatization of health care, researcher says (Science Daily)
New research reveals private equity firms that acquire physician-owned medical practices appear to be imposing measures to squeeze out more profits.
The gastroenterology workforce: 7 stats (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
There are 13,465 GIs in the U.S., according to the Merritt Hawkins physician revenue calculator. Here are six more gastroenterology workforce statistics.
SF Show- Erik Duhaime, CEO of Centaur Labs : Networks of people & computers will work together (NextServices)
In this episode of The Scope Forward Show, Praveen Suthrum interviews Erik Duhaime (CEO Of Centaur Labs). Watch the interview to get a glimpse into the future of medicine and gastroenterology.
The future of physician compensation (Advisory Board)
Amid high demand for physicians, many organizations are adjusting their compensation structures, including moving toward value-based care or offering new incentives, to better attract and retain new workers.
Patients aren’t always offered the CRC screening method they want (AGA)
While colonoscopy is the top performed screening test, most respondents prefer the annual FIT.
Podcast: Laurie Keefer, PhD GI health psychologist (The Scope with Dr. K)
Dr. Lawrence Kosinski sits down with Laurie Keefer, PhD, a GI health psychologist at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, inventor of the GRITT Method and co-founder of Trellus Health.
Guidelines on the Use of Endoscopy in Eosinophilic Esophagitis (Practice Update)
The guidelines utilized a modified Delphi consensus process to offer 20 recommendations on the use of endoscopy in the diagnosis, prognostication, and treatment of patients with EoE.
Precision physical activity prescriptions improve survival in colon cancer (Mirage News)
Physical activity may be associated with improved outcomes for patients undergoing postoperative treatment for colon cancer.
Walmart + UnitedHealth Group, CVS Health + Signify — the Current Flurry of Big HealthCare (Health Populi)
With two huge deals announced in the past week, the fast-morphing era of U.S. health care re-organization has accelerated even further.
Algorithm Reduces Risk for Piecemeal Resection Of Rectal Polyps (GI & Endoscopy News)
The study found that implementation of the algorithm not only yielded a variety of benefits, but also mitigated the risk for piecemeal resection of cancers.
6 developments in GI tech (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
From leadership appointments to partnerships, here are six updates from gastroenterology medtech companies.
Living in the Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Silent Epidemic (Medscape)
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) affects one-fourth of the global population. Yet, the care of these patients is limited and awareness of NAFLD remains low in the general public.
Understanding GERD phenotypes (MDedge)
The mechanisms driving symptoms vary across patients, phenotyping patients via a step-wise diagnostic framework effectively guides personalized management in GERD.
A Revised Hippocratic Oath for the Era of Digital Health (JMIR)
In an era of rapid change in medicine, the article’s authors believe it is time to update the Oath with meaningful additions to reflect 21st-century healthcare optimally.
Novel Blood Test for Early-Stage Liver Cancer Shows Promise (Medscape)
Researchers have developed a blood test that can detect hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) at an early stage, increasing the likelihood of potentially curative therapy and improved patient prognosis.
The Role of Diet in IBS: Reviewing AGA Clinical Updates (Reach MD)
Dr. Peter Buch welcomes Dr. William Chey, Professor of Medicine and Chief of Gastroenterology at the University of Michigan, to talk about the latest clinical updates from the AGA.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion in gastroenterology training: a call to action (The Lancet GI & Hepatology)
Although institutions are making concerted efforts to create programmes that are reflective of the populations that they serve, equity and inclusion go beyond tracking race and ethnicity data.
Freenome kicks off study melding multiomics blood test, real-world data for cancer screening (Fierce Biotech)
Freenome has already proven its flagship liquid biopsy’s ability to detect cancer as early as possible, thanks to a homegrown platform that uses computational biology and machine learning techniques.
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Women in Medicine Summit offers in-person, virtual attendance options (Healio)
New Drug for Gastric Ulcers; Linzess for Kids’ Constipation; IBD Meds Safe in Utero (Medpage Today)
Location, Location, Location: It Matters for Gut Health Too (Medscape)
Endoscopy experts review training, assessment evidence (MDedge)
Recommendations Call for COVID-19 Vaccinations for IBD Patients (HCP Live)
LG selects 4 digital health startups for innovation accelerator (Becker’s Hospital Review)
New issue of AGA Clinician’s Companion now available (AGA)
Videos: Interviews with GI Leaders (NextServices)