Telehealth Coding and Reimbursement in 2021 (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
The liberal stance that the agency took last spring will persist throughout the calendar year 2021, and at least until the end of the public health emergency for private payors.
Biden unveils $1.9 trillion relief package: 10 things to know (Becker’s Hospital CFO Report)
President-elect Joe Biden unveiled a $1.9 trillion relief package that includes more than $400 billion to fight the COVID-19 pandemic directly. Here is a breakdown of 10 things to know about the proposal.
A relatively high rate of COVID-19 vaccination intent was observed among inflammatory bowel disease populations; however, long-term safety concerns were common.
5 stats on GI salary & incentive bonuses: Physicians Thrive (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Gastroenterologists had the lowest regional median salaries of the other four physician specialties included in the regional breakdown of the report: cardiology, orthopedic surgery, cardiovascular surgery and neurological surgery.
Iterative Scopes Announces Partnership with Eli Lilly and Company (PRNewswire)
The initial focus of this collaboration is to work together to advance machine learning algorithms being developed by Iterative Scopes to improve upon current endoscopic clinical trial endpoint assessments, with the goal of advancing the use of AI applications for IBD clinical trials.
AI in GI: 7 updates since 2020 (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Artificial intelligence is a growing area in gastroenterology. It’s something NextServices President Praveen Suthrum predicted as an industry disruptor in his book, Scope Forward, and last year marked several advancements.