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  1. 4 GI physicians in the news — July 29, 2016

    Here are four gastroenterologists who recently made headlines.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. Takeda Pharmaceutical plans $725M R&D redesign: 5 things to know

    Takeda Pharmaceutical is planning a $725 million overhaul of its research and development efforts, according to a Bloomberg report.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. International Association of HealthCare Professionals adds Dr. Robert Reveille: 3 things to know

    The International Association of HealthCare Professionals welcomed gastroenterologist Robert Reveille, MD.  By Anuja Vaidya -

The Clinical IMPACT of the FilmArray GI Panel

Learn the preliminary results of a pre/post intervention study to measure patient outcomes following implementation of the FilmArray GI Panel for children with gastroenteritis presenting to Emergency Departments.
  1. Diagnostic colonoscopy cost in Australia, South Africa, US & more: 7 notes

    Prices for diagnostic colonoscopies vary widely in countries around the world, according to the 2015 Comparative Price Report, by the International Federation of Health Plans.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. Propofol as effective as traditional anesthesia in GI/endoscopy procedures: 4 key insights

    For gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures, propofol sedation has a similar risk of cardiopulmonary adverse events compared with traditional anesthesia, according to a study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. Olympus under fire again, Exact Sciences' Q2 2016 revenue totals $21.2M & more — 5 GI company key notes

    Here are five recent news updates on key gastroenterology and endoscopy companies.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  4. Gastroenterologist & former UCLA medical school dean Dr. Sherman Mellinkoff dies: 4 things to know

    Gastroenterologist Sherman Mellinkoff, MD, who led the University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine for 24 years, passed away at the age of 96 years. 
  By Anuja Vaidya -
  1. Following Olympus email scandal, US representative to push for stringent guidelines for medical device warnings: 7 notes

    United States Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) is urging Congress to tighten requirements governing medical device warnings, in light of the discovery that Olympus told U.S. executives not to issue a warning to hospitals regarding a possible deadly infection from tainted scopes, according an L.A. Times report.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center adds Peak Gastroenterology Associates Colorado Springs: 3 points

    Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center in Salida, Colo., added Peak Gastroenterology Associates Colorado Springs (Colo.) to its service roster, according to a Mountain Mail report.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. Biomerica adds to strategic & scientific advisory boards: 5 notes

    Biomerica added Edward W. Barnholt to its newly formed strategic advisory board and Anthony J. Lembo, MD, to its scientific advisory board.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  4. Exact Sciences' revenue up 161%, 54k Cologuard tests completed in Q2 2016: 7 key notes

    Exact Sciences announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  1. Olympus under fire: Internal emails reveal US execs told not to issue warning about possible fatal scope infection — 10 takeaways

    Olympus' internal emails reveal the company told U.S. executives not to issue a broad warning to hospitals regarding a deadly infection from tainted scopes that was later linked to numerous deaths at major hospitals, according to Kaiser Health News.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  2. 5 most read GI/endoscopy stories: July 18 — 22

    Here are the five most popular Becker's ASC Review gastroenterology and endoscopy stories for the week of July 18 to 22, 2016.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. Gastro Health CEO Alex Fernandez to speak at ASGE GI Outlook Conference: 3 quick facts

    Miami-based Gastro Health CEO Alex Fernandez will be speaking at the 2016 American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, GI Outlook Conference in Washington, D.C. from August 5 to 7.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  4. Schizophrenic son of gastroenterologist Dr. William Wu found guilty of stabbing him: 5 notes

    The son of gastroenterologist William Wu, MD, who attacked him with a pair of knives on Nov. 24, 2015, was found guilty but insane by a Lane County Circuit judge, according to a report by The Register-Guard.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  5. LifeBond's surgical sealant kit receives FDA IDE approval: 4 things to know

    LifeBond received FDA Investigational Device Exemption approval to begin a clinical study of the LifeSeal Surgical Sealant Kit, which includes a gastrointestinal sealant.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  6. What is the evidence for using FMT to treat IBD? 5 insights

    There is not enough data to recommend fecal microbiota transplant as a treatment for inflammatory bowel disease, according to a study in Current Opinion in Gastroenterology.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  7. 15 statistics on gastroenterologist salary, net worth, jobs & more

    Here are 15 things to know about income, net worth, starting salary, payer models and jobs for GI physicians.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  8. AGA adds 2 research awards: 3 points

    The 2017 American Gastroenterological Association research funding portfolio for young investigators has added two more research awards.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  9. Boston Scientific EVP sells 35k shares: 4 things to know

    Michael Phalen, executive vice president and group president at Boston Scientific, sold 35,000 shares of the company, according to a Press Telegraph report.  By Anuja Vaidya -

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