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8 predictions for GI in 2021 (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Chris Shaver, MD, is the CEO at Birmingham (Ala.) Gastroenterology Associates. Here, he offers eight predictions on the future of the specialty in 2021.
Exact Sciences: 2020 in review (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
The company planned to build on its 2019 acquisition of Genomic Health to create a multifaceted diagnostic testing company in 2020, but COVID-19-related disruptions altered the plan for the year.
Gastroenterology Articles That Provide Essential Guidance (Medscape)
These 10 articles (presented in no particular order) represent the key reviews for those involved in the delivery of gastrointestinal (GI) care.
10 global health issues to track in 2021 (WHO)
Speed up access to COVID-19 tests, medicines and vaccines, Provide global leadership on science and data and more.
Why 2 analysts think big things are in store for GI M&A in 2021 (Becker’s ASC Review)
Bill Bolding, senior analyst at Provident and Eric Major, director at Provident, offered insights on the current state of PE investment in GI and made predictions about what 2021 could look like.
Top in GI: New IBS guidelines, investigational eosinophilic esophagitis therapy (Healio)
The American College of Gastroenterology released new guidelines for the treatment of patients with irritable bowel syndrome. It was the top story in gastroenterology last week.
In FIT-Positive Population, Diverticular Disease Means More Adenomas (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
“Gastroenterologists who perform screening colonoscopy should be aware of this association, which should prompt extra vigilance during colonoscopy.”
Micro-Tech, Interscope partner to distribute EndoRoter System (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Micro-Tech Endoscopy and Interscope have partnered to collaborate and distribute the EndoRoter System for interventional gastroenterology.
Healthcare digital transformation: 5 predictions for 2021 (CIO)
The market now favors “digital-first” companies, i.e., those who deliver healthcare primarily as online experiences, especially for ambulatory and low-acuity care needs.
aScope™ Duodeno Coding and Payment Guide (Ambu)
George Catinis, MD, medical director at the New Orleans Research Institute, discusses an RNA-FIT colorectal cancer screening test developed by Geneoscopy.
Video: Benefit of COVID-19 vaccine outweighs risks in IBD patients (Healio)
Freddy Caldera, DO, MS, speaks about the two recent COVID-19 vaccines that have been authorized for emergency use.
ICYMI: Hot headlines in GI