‘Leadership sets the stage’ for high-functioning teams, positive work experience

ARLINGTON, Va. — Team building is critical, and a positive team experience can spark optimal clinical outcomes, enhance patient satisfaction and prevent financial losses, according to a speaker at GI Outlook.“Over the course of the GO conference so far, you’ve seen and discussed multiple aspects of what a high-quality endoscopy unit should have: efficiency, safety,…

Delayed vs. early surgery linked to shorter survival in advanced esophageal cancer

Early surgery prolonged survival compared with delayed surgery among patients with stage II to stage III esophageal cancer, according to study results published in Journal of the American College of Surgeons.Patients with delayed surgery experienced a 45% reduction in relative survival vs. those who underwent early surgery, researchers noted.“Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals have been…

VIDEO: Recognize generational differences to foster connection, retention in practice

ARLINGTON, Va. — In a Healio video exclusive, Anne Marie Lennon, MD, PhD, FASGE, discusses how to attract and retain the next generation of gastroenterologists as the specialty faces ongoing physician shortages.“When you look at generations, it’s not a one-size-fits-all, but there are certain similar characteristics and experiences that individuals in different generations have that…