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Virgo receives first patent and celebrates 30,000th gastroenterology procedure recorded with cloud video platform

SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgo Surgical Video Solutions, Inc., a San Francisco based digital health company, received its first patent and celebrated the 30,000th ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 14 May 2019

Modernizing Medicine Gastroenterology Adds Electronic Clinical Lab Orders and Enhanced Mobile Capabilities to gGastro EHR

Specialty-specific healthcare information technology leaderModernizing Medicine® Gastroenterology, formerly gMed®, announced a bi-directional clinical lab connection within the company’s gastro-specific suite of solutions, gGastro®, through its ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 16 May 2019

Daily Aspirin May Lower Risk for Fatty Liver Progression

Taking daily aspirin may prevent progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) to liver fibrosis and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), according to a study published online May 8 in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. "Our study was the ...

Source: Medscape
Published: 18 May 2019

St. Lukes Names Mitch Gifford Clinic Supervisor of St. Lukes Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Pediatric and Plastic Surgery Associates

St. Lukes is pleased to announce Mitch Gifford has been named clinic supervisor of St. Lukes Endocrinology Associates, St. Lukes Gastroenterology Associates, St. Lukes Pediatric Associates and St. Lukes Plastic Surgery Associates. Gifford earned his degree ...

Source: Duluth News Tribune
Published: 13 May 2019

Colorectal cancer incidence on the rise among young adults in several high-income countries

This is according to an observational study published in The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology journal, which looked at long-term data for colon and rectal cancer incidence in 21 population-based registries across Australia (1983-2012), Canada (1995 ...

Source: Science Daily
Published: 17 May 2019

The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology and The Lancet Respiratory Medicine: Whole body MRI may help to detect spread of cancers more quickly

Trials with people with newly-diagnosed colorectal and non-small cell lung cancer suggest that whole body MRI could reduce the time it takes to diagnose the stage of cancers. The results are from two prospective trials with nearly 500 patients across 16 UK ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 09 May 2019

Global Ambulatory Healthcare Service Market to 2024: Gastroenterology Expected to Hold the Largest Market Share -

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 8, 2019--The "Ambulatory Healthcare Service Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)" report has been added to's offering. The major factors for the growth of the ambulatory healthcare service ...

Source: The Register-Herald
Published: 08 May 2019

UMC warns patients of potential data breach at Southwest Gastroenterology

UMC Physicians is notifying patients of an incident that may have compromised the privacy of protected health information held at their Southwest Gastroenterology clinic. UMCP says there is no evidence of actual or attempted misuse of personal information ...

Source: Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Published: 10 May 2019

John Duggan: at forefront of work in gastroenterology

John Malcolm Duggan had a long and complex professional life in medicine, making a major impact in three discrete areas, leaving a legacy for patients and practitioners as well as the profession. He combined a recognised high standard in the practice and ...

Source: The Sydney Morning Herald
Published: 19 Apr 2019

What is Gastroenterology?

According to the American College of Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology is the study of the normal function and diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver. A gastroenterologist needs ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 26 Feb 2019

Holyoke Medical Center Gastroenterology stresses importance of screening

The month of March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month - a time to raise awareness and educate people on the importance of getting screened. Dr. Tuyyab Hassan is from Holyoke Medical Center Gastroenterology and he is here to shed some light on ...

Source: WWLP-22News
Published: 25 Mar 2019

High-Dose Albumin Cuts Cirrhotic Inflammation, Heart Dysfunction

Data from their Pilot-PRECIOSA study, published in Gastroenterology, indicated that both short- and long-term high-dose albumin – but not low-dose albumin – was associated with normalized serum albumin levels and improved circulatory stability and left ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 26 Mar 2019

Synlogic finds a new CSO in ex-Janssen gastroenterology chief

Synlogic Therapeutics has recruited a new chief scientific officer: Scott Plevy, M.D., who headed up gastroenterology and interleukin-23 research at Janssen. Plevy joins Synlogic as the company pushes forward a pipeline of what it calls ...

Source: FierceBiotech
Published: 09 Apr 2019

AHN names doctor to division chief post

Allegheny Health Network named Dr. Elie Aoun as division chief of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition, according to a release. Aoun most recently served as medical director for the division of gastroenterology. He also serves as medical director for ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 08 Apr 2019

Need to focus on gastroenterology ailments stressed

Gastroenterology ailments are one of the most common problems. However, people should avoid resorting to over-the-counter medications, said Deepak Subramanian, gastroenterology surgeon and obesity specialist. At the inauguration of the Chennai Gastro Care ...

Published: 14 Apr 2019

Esteemed Gastroenterology - Hepatology Specialist Richard J. Arrigo, DO Welcomes Patients in the Hun

New York City, Apr 4, 2019 ( )-With unmatched knowledge and experience, Richard J. Arrigo currently practices at Hunterdon Gastroenterology Associates with offices in Somerville and Flemington, NJ. He is a board-certified gastroenterologist ...

Source: MENAFN
Published: 06 Apr 2019

4 trends to know about private equity in gastroenterology — Multiples, market potential & more

High gastroenterology private equity activity will continue in 2019, according to Kerri Zelensek, McGuireWoods associate, and Tom Zahn, partner at McGuireWoods. Mr. Zahn and Ms. Zelensek attended the 6th Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Private Equity ...

Source: Becker's ASC
Published: 11 Mar 2019

Trends in Gastroenterology, Urology and Men’s Health Investments – 5 Key Points

The first in our series of posts sharing key takeaways from panels at the Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity and Lending Conference focuses gastroenterology, urology and men’s health trends. It is authored by Kerri Zelensek and Tom Zahn.

Source: JD Supra
Published: 08 Mar 2019

Gastroenterology services available at Lane Regional

Lane Regional Medical Center announced Dr. Krunal Patel has recently opened Lane Gastroenterology, 6550 Main St., Suite 3500, Zachary. Patel attended medical school at Topiwala National Medical College in Mumbai, India. He continued his training at the ...

Source: The Advocate
Published: 27 Feb 2019

Where's Larry? Idaho Gastroenterology, Colon Cancer Awareness

Colon cancer is one of the most deadly but also most treatable cancer. If you have a screening colonoscopy and discover something early your chances of surviving color cancer are very high. The procedure and preparation for it sound scary but it is not.

Source: KTVB
Published: 28 Feb 2019

Private equity shops circle Colorado’s Peak Gastroenterology

Buyouts Insider/Argosy Group LLC produces several free newsletters that are sent directly to the email you provide at registration (namely, PE Hub Wire, PE Hub Canada Wire, PE Hub Wire Top Story of the Week, Buyouts Daily, and VCJ Alert). To enable us to ...

Source: PE Hub
Published: 18 Mar 2019

The microbiome explained: how a vast army of gut bacteria regulates body’s functioning

Dr Paul Ng, a Hong Kong based specialist in gastroenterology and hepatology, says the microbiome, or microbiota, refers to the myriad microorganisms living inside the human gut, mainly in the colon. “It’s not a new discovery. For decades, doctors had ...

Published: 24 Mar 2019

Motus GI Announces Publication of Pure-Vu® System Clinical Study Data in Peer-Reviewed Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Motus GI Holdings, Inc., (NASDAQ: MOTS) ("Motus GI" or the "Company"), a medical technology company dedicated to improving clinical outcomes and enhancing the cost-efficiency of colonoscopy, announced today that its ...

Source: NewsOK
Published: 19 Feb 2019

Frazier Healthcare buys Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates

Frazier Healthcare Partners has acquired Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates. Financial terms weren’t announced. Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates provides digestive healthcare services, including advanced endoscopic therapies, liver disease treatments ...

Source: PE Hub
Published: 17 Dec 2018

Frazier Healthcare Backs Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates, Forms United Digestive

Frazier Healthcare Partners is investing in Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates, a provider of digestive health-care services, and forming practice-management company United Digestive. Frazier in a press release said it is making a “significant equity ...

Source: The Wall Street Journal
Published: 17 Dec 2018

University Gastroenterology hires Jeffrey D. Nadelson, M.D.

Providence, RI – University Gastroenterology (UGI) announced that Jeffrey D. Nadelson, M.D. has joined the growing practice. Dr. Nadelson is fellowship-trained in gastroenterology, hepatology, and transplant hepatology. In joining UGI, Dr. Nadelson will ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 03 Aug 2018

Waud Capital, Gastroenterology Practice Form New Platform Company

Waud Capital Partners has teamed up with a Texan gastroenterology practice to form a provider of management services in the space. The Chicago private-equity firm on Wednesday said it launched practice management company GI Alliance alongside Texas ...

Source: The Wall Street Journal
Published: 07 Nov 2018