Curated GI articles Apr 30th, 2021:
Universal genetic testing in CRC | AI test for advanced bowel cancer
PE GI expands Virginia presence through Capital Digestive partnership (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
PE GI will partner with GLST physicians for its PE Practice Solutions platform — a physician-oriented management services organization.
Scope Forward podcast – Dr. Scott Ketover: The future of GI remains bright (Interview) (Episode 24)
Listen to the interviews on the move! Praveen Suthrum’s conversations with GI leaders are now available via the Scope Forward podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and elsewhere.
Is It Time for Universal Genetic Testing in Colorectal Cancer? (Medscape)
Universal multigene panel testing of colorectal cancer patients can detect heritable mutations that would not have been discovered with guideline-based testing.
Negotiating Your Employment Agreement (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
“I’d like you to take a leap of faith back in time to eighth-grade algebra because, believe it or not, your compensation formula is that simple.”
Timeline of One GI’s year of growth (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
One GI, a gastroenterology platform, was established in April 2020 by a partnership between private equity firm Webster Equity Partners and Memphis, Tenn.-based Gastro One.
Seed Health and Anavo Therapeutics Launch With Millions in Early Financings (BioSpace)
New Series A financing rounds have been announced in the last two days, with Seed Health leading the pack. The microbial sciences company announced it had closed a $40 million Series A financing.
To Improve Scoping Skills, Get a Hobby (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
Can video games, playing piano and knitting improve endoscopy skills? Some gastroenterologists think so.
Scientists Predict Rise In Deaths From Pancreatic Cancer And Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer (Forbes)
A new report has predicted that colorectal cancer will become the leading cause of cancer death in people aged between 20 and 49 by the year 2040.
AI test could hold key to bowel cancer treatment (MedTech)
A test which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to measure proteins present in some patients with advanced bowel cancer could hold the key to more targeted treatment, according to research.
Follow Your Gut: Advances in Understanding Microbiomes Are Transforming Cancer Care (Cure)
The gut microbiome plays an important role in how patients may respond to cancer treatments, and researchers are learning more about ways to alter it to benefit treatment outcomes.
Hey, doctor, Salix says. Check in with your IBS patients—they’re suffering in the pandemic (Fierce Healthcare)
One-third of IBS patients reported worsening physical symptoms, but even more worrisome, almost half (49%) said their mental health has suffered over the past year.
How Does Fragmented Care Affect IBD Outcomes? (Medscape)
Poor continuity of care may lead to worse outcomes among patients with active inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to data from more than 20,000 veterans.
Web-based education decreases need for upper GI tract endoscopy in uninvestigated dyspepsia (Healio)
Web-based patient education effectively decreased the need for upper gastrointestinal tract endoscopy in patients with uninvestigated dyspepsia, according to a study in JAMA Internal Medicine.
World Gastroenterology Organisation releases guideline on digestive tract tuberculosis (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Guidelines provide context and resource-sensitive management options for all regions in the world and go through rigorous authoring, editing and peer reviews.
BIOHM Health Launches Interactive Gut Assessment Tool that Incorporates Proprietary Clinical Data (PRNewswire)
Don’t call it a quiz: millions of collected data points provide critical insights, indicators and comprehensive guides for personalized wellness and gut health.
Video: Meet the 5 finalists to compete in the 2021 AGA Shark Tank (AGA)
Watch 1-minute video pitches on each innovation, which range from an enhanced EUS-access needle to a new patient engagement platform.
Podcast: Mentorship podcast, part 1 – Insights from experienced mentors (AGA)
Drs. Lin Chang and Jim Lewis offer tips to develop a strong mentorship relationship.
Cologuard® CRC Screening Test Most Cost-Effective Test in Medically Underserved Alaska Native People (PRNewswire)
Alaska Native people have among the nation’s highest reported incidence of colorectal cancer.
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