Today's Top 20 Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Stories
  • Gastroenterologist billing $1.5M higher than average

    The annual average billing amount to commercial payers from medical specialists is around $3.8 million, according to AMN Healthcare's "2023 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives" report released July 24. 
  • 4 endoscopy updates

    Here are four endoscopy updates Becker's has reported on since Aug. 17: 
  • Gastroenterology and ASCs: 5 things to know

    Gastroenterology has made a name for itself in the ASC industry.
  • 3 major trends gastroenterology leaders are eyeing

    Three gastroenterology leaders joined Becker's to discuss the major trends they are keeping a close eye on. 
  • The advice gastroenterologists would give their younger selves

    Three gastroenterologists recently joined Becker's to share the advice they would give their younger selves.
  • Gastro Care Partners implements new EHR platform

    Gastroenterology services provider Gastro Care Partners plans to implement ModMed's  gastroenterology-specific technology through its more than 45 providers across multiple ASCs and practices. 
  • 5 ASCs with the highest volume of colonoscopies

    Out-of-pocket costs for colonoscopies remain high for patients, even in the ASC setting, with costs sometimes ranging between $1,250 and $4,800, according to data from Definitive Healthcare.
  • 2 gastroenterology leaders on the move

    Here are two leaders that have landed leadership positions in the gastroenterology-focused management service organization space that Becker's has reported on since Aug. 28:
  • Why investors are eyeing gastroenterology

    Investors are keeping a close eye on gastroenterology, according to McDermott Health's "2023 Physician Practice Management" report.
  • East Alabama Health opens new GI center

    Opelika-based East Alabama Health has opened the new Gastroenterology Center of East Alabama Medical Center to identify, treat and prevent gastrointestinal conditions and digestive issues. 
  • Harbin Clinic earns endoscopy society's quality, safety recognition

    Rome, Ga.-based Harbin Clinic Gastroenterology Endoscopy & GI Lab has earned a three-year renewal recognition from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy that honors the center's dedication to quality and safety, according to a Sept. 3 report from Coosa Valley News.
  • Gastro Care Partners taps new COO

    Gastroenterology management services company Gastro Care Partners has tapped Candace Baer as its new chief operating officer.
  • Gastro Health acquires Florida practice

    Gastro Health has acquired Gastroenterology Consultants of Polk County in Davenport, Fla.
  • United Digestive's activity ramps up

    Here are three moves from United Digestive that Becker's has reported on since Aug. 8: 
  • United Digestive transitions endoscopy centers to new cloud-based platform

    Leading gastroenterology practice manager United Digestive has partnered with software and automated workflow solutions platform Provation to standardize documentation across all of its endoscopy facilities. 
  • Cost of an upper GI endoscopy by state: ASC vs. HOPD

    ASCs are typically the less expensive site of care to receive an upper GI endoscopy compared to hospital outpatient departments, according to data from Sidecar Health's care calculator. 
  • 3 gastroenterology facilities opening

    Here are three gastroenterology facilities that have opened or have plans to open that Becker's has reported on since Aug. 11: 
  • AI-powered colonoscopies improve small polyp detection: Study

    Colonoscopies using artificial intelligence increased detection of small polyps — but not colorectal neoplasms or advanced adenomas, which can be indicators of colorectal cancer — and resulted in higher rates of unnecessary polyp removal, according to a study published in Annals of Internal Medicine. 
  • One GI taps new CEO

    Gastroenterology-focused management service organization One GI has appointed Christa Newton CEO.
  • 5 gastroenterology supergroups to know

    Here are five gastroenterology supergroups to know: 

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