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A Closer Look at Exact Sciences, The Company Behind Cologuard (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
In April, television viewers heard in an advertisement for Cologuard: “Even though you’re stuck at home, you can still be screened for colon cancer.”
Indiana GI group breaks ground on new clinic with surgery center (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Evansville, Ind.-based Digestive Care Center broke ground on a new digestive care clinic in Warrick County, Ind.
Women Physicians 2020: The Issues They Care About (Medscape)
Medscape surveyed more than 3,000 women physicians, asking what their major challenges were. Work-life balance was by far the most important issue for women.
DDW: Spotlight on the Pancreas (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
Elham Afghani, MD, MPH, an assistant professor of medicine at the John Hopkins Pancreatitis Center, highlights pancreatic research submitted to the 2020 Digestive Disease Week.
How a Texas endoscopy center is navigating the pandemic to stay open and independent (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
“When the pandemic started, our priorities initially were to make sure we were prepared with enough of an inventory for PPE and other supplies,” said Louis Wilson, MD, a partner at Wichita Falls Endoscopy Center.
Physician Recruitment Drops by 30% Because of Pandemic (Medscape)
“Rather than having many practice opportunities to choose from, physicians now may have to compete to secure practice opportunities that meet their needs.”
Employer-related concerns of health care social media (Healio)
“If you wouldn’t feel comfortable sharing it in an elevator, then don’t share it on social media,” Katie Duke, ACNP-BC said.
10 GI groups growing in 2020 (Becker’s Hospital Review)
This article outlines ten gastroenterology groups with plans to grow their footprint, workforce or services in 2020.
What Docs Hate: Every Specialty Has Its Thing (Medscape)
What things do different specialists hate? – Gastroenterologists hate food allergy tests — at least in the opinion of Irish gastroenterologist Anthony O’Connor.
Video: Reopening endoscopy during COVID-19 (Healio)
Nadeem Baig, MD, from Allied Digestive Health in New Jersey, talks about adapting an endoscopy practice to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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