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Waiting for the Unicorns of Sh*t (Neo Life)
Microbiome research has huge implications for the very sick. But can startups get healthy people in on the action?

 

Predatory private equity is wreaking havoc on U.S. healthcare, reports new book (EurekAlert)
Professor Laura Katz Olson examines the negative consequences for healthcare businesses, taxpayers, patients and society; and proposes solutions.

 

AGA helps break down barriers to CRC screening (MDedge)
The American Gastroenterological Association is strongly committed to reducing the incidence of and mortality from colorectal cancer.

 

Reviewing the Role of the GI Hospitalist in Modern Practice (GI Insights)
Dr. Peter Buch and Dr. Michelle Hughes from the Yale School of Medicine discuss the benefits and challenges that come along with the GI hospitalist role.

 

Fujifilm, Gastro Care Partners ink deal for endoscopy tech (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Denver-based Gastro Care Partners has signed a multiyear deal to offer FujiFilm’s endoscopy product portfolio throughout Gastro Care Partners’ network.

 

5 Ways to Advance IBD Care: Dr. K Recaps IBD Innovate, AIBD and CCC (Sonar MD)
In the article, Dr Lawrence Kosinski shares 5 takeaways from three conferences focusing on IBD.

 

Gastroenterology case revenue for ASCs (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
GI is the most-represented specialty among ASCs, according to VMG Health’s “Multi-Specialty ASC Benchmarking Study” for 2022.

 

How to solve the financial burden of GI diseases in the US (AGA)
Experts recommend clinical and public health efforts paired with research funding.

 

GI Alliance, Austin Gastroenterology partnership named ‘USA Deal of the Year’ (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
A deal between GI Alliance and Austin (Texas) Gastroenterology was named “USA Deal of the Year” at the 13th annual America’s M&A Atlas Awards.

 

GI Involvement May Signal Risk for MIS-C After COVID (Medscape)
It is becoming increasingly clear that certain features of GI tract involvement may allow us to establish a timeline of the clinical course and perhaps predict the outcome.

 

Intensive treatment for patients with Crohn’s disease found to be safe (News- Medical)
Intensive treatment for patients with Crohn’s disease showed no safety differences compared to the current standard of care, according to a trial published in the journal Gastroenterology.

 

The future of IBS care relies on a multidisciplinary, integrative ‘team sport’ approach (Healio)
Though strategies for managing IBS have evolved, one guiding principle remains true: There is no one-size-fits-all treatment strategy.

 

Medicare Cuts Threaten Specialty Practices Nationwide (Medpage Today)
The cuts will force free-standing medical clinics to close their doors, reducing treatment options for patients.

 

RUSH to Implement Newly Approved Artificial Intelligence for Colonoscopy Screenings (Newswise)
Rush University System for Health (RUSH) is the first hospital system in the USA to offer the AI- assisted colonoscopy device for its patients in every screening procedure room.

 

The present and future of gastroenterology and hepatology: an international SWOT analysis (Science Direct)
GASTROSWOT is a strategic analysis of the current and projected states of the different subspecialties in gastroenterology.

 

What does Amazon Care mean for hospitals? Execs from Geisinger and more answer (Becker’s Hospital Review)
Four health system innovation executives explain what they think disruptors like Amazon Care mean for the healthcare industry.

 

Top 10 Tips for Performing Surveillance Endoscopy for Patients With IBD (Medscape)
Dr David Johnson, professor of medicine and chief of GI at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia provides 10 key tips for performing endoscopy for patients with IBD.

 

Another Step Toward Blood-Based Screening for Colorectal Cancer (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
Simple, blood-based screening for CRC would greatly facilitate screening compliance, but to be clinically meaningful it must detect cancer across multiple clinical parameters.

More Hot headlines in GI
PA Proclamation on National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, 2022 (The White House)
AGA member Dr. Harvey S. Young funds new research grant for undergraduate students (AGA)
Traditional Dietary Advice May Be Best for IBS (Medpage Today)
Provident Healthcare Partners was the recipient of three awards at the 13th Annual America’s M&A Atlas Awards (Provident Healthcare Partners)
Salix and Colon Cancer Coalition Join Forces for ‘Faces of Blue’ Story Series to Raise Awareness of Colorectal Cancer Screenings (PR Newswire)
Scientists map entire human gut at single-cell resolution (The Well)
Disparities in GI Procedures Among Pediatric Patients (Gastroenterology Advisor)
World’s 1st wireless camera for minimally invasive surgery expected to get FDA nod this year (Becker’s ASC Review)
FDA Delays Skyrizi Review for Crohn’s; U.S. Transplant System on Notice; SABR in HCC (Medpage Today)
Overweight Individuals With NAFLD Cirrhosis Fare Better Pre-, Post-Liver Transplant (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
Can You Manage Crohn’s Disease with Telemedicine? (Healthline)
What’s the Gut Microbiome Got to Do With Depression? (Verywell Health)
Videos: Interviews with GI Leaders  (NextServices)