One GI plans to go from 58 to 140 providers in Q1 (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Memphis, Tenn.-based One GI ended 2020 with a pair of post-formation deals and has no plans of stopping as 2021 kicks off.
Scope Forward podcast – Dr. Partha Nandi (Pinnacle GI) (Episode 12)
Listen to the interviews while on the move! Praveen Suthrum’s conversations with GI leaders are now available via the Scope Forward podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and elsewhere.
Exact Sciences’ $58B bet on diagnostic screening (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy News)
Between acquiring an asset that boosted its precision oncology line, and presenting its preliminary fourth-quarter 2020 results, Exact Sciences had a busy week.
GI Alliance partners with research organization (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
GI Alliance, one of the nation’s largest independent gastroenterology services organization partnered with ObvioHealth, a global virtual research organization (VRO), to create decentralized clinical trial designs.
Three-Way Joint Venture Opens Fredericksburg Endoscopy Center, LLC (PR Newswire)
Gastroenterology Associates of Fredericksburg and Mary Washington Healthcare chose to enter into the joint venture partnership with Physicians Endoscopy to leverage their expertise in management services.
The story behind the Assured Healthcare Partners & Allied Digestive Health deal (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Matt Jameson, managing director of Assured Healthcare Partners, and Bob Gialanella, MD, president and CEO of Allied Digestive Health, elaborated on the deal and offered insights into the platform’s future.
Blood test shows promise for early detection of colorectal adenomas (Healio)
These findings suggest the blood test, FirstSight (CellMax Life), can be used to stratify individuals for screening or for post-polypectomy surveillance colonoscopy.
Physician-owned GI group merges with Florida hospital (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
West Palm Beach, Fla.-based Gastro Group of the Palm Beaches joined Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital. The group rebranded as Tampa General Hospital Gastro Group of the Palm Beaches.
Survey of Gastroenterologists Indicates Receptiveness to Single-Use Scopes (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
U.S. gastroenterologists surveyed by an endoscope manufacturer expressed interest in using single-use duodenoscopes for approximately half of their endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography procedures.
Liquid biopsy test detected patients at risk for CRC relapse (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
A liquid biopsy test that detects circulating tumor DNA identified patients likely to redevelop colorectal cancer after having undergone surgery to remove tumors.
COVID-19–Related Abstracts Abound at ACG 2020 (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
Here’s a list of some of the most interesting COVID-19 research presented at this year’s scientific meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology.
How Joe Biden plans to heal American healthcare (The BMJ)
The world’s highest number of COVID deaths, a broken healthcare system, and a mess of unhelpful regulations put in place by his predecessor—Learn what the incoming US president has to contend with and how he intends to fix things.
The Apple Watch can be used to predict COVID-19 in asymptomatic patients (Soyasincau)
According to researchers over at Mount Sinai Health System, “subtle changes” in your heartbeat can be used to signal the onset of COVID-19 ahead of time.
What GI Clinicians Can Do to Help End the COVID-19 Pandemic (ACG)
“GI clinicians should become COVID-19 vaccine advocates by personally receiving a COVID-19 vaccine and sharing their experience with their staff, patients, and family members.”
Endoscopy Insights With Dr. Prateek Sharma (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
Although there are a lot of unknowns with regard to COVID-19, we’ve gained a substantial amount of knowledge since the pandemic started.
Recap 2020: Gastroenterologists reflect on building a new future (NextServices)
Through the ups and downs of COVID-19, 25+ GI leaders shared their fears, triumphs, ideas and insights through the SF podcast. Don’t miss this video.
Podcast: Building resiliency in trainees and young faculty (AGA)
Listen in as health psychologist Dr. Laurie Keefer discusses resiliency and how to build resilience in your practice as a new gastroenterologist.
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