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  1. The ASC infection control manifesto: 4 essentials for survey readiness

    Every ASC has an infection control program, for both meeting mandatory safety and reporting requirements and maintaining quality patient care. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Cleveland Clinic Florida $302M expansion to include ASC: 5 things to know

    Cleveland Clinic Florida plans to expand its Weston location and build a new clinic and an ambulatory surgery center in Coral Springs.  By Megan Wood -
  3. Sale/lease-back deals attract ASC owners

    Sale/Lease-backs of ASCs allow the real estate owners to sell their ASC real estate, pocket the profits, and lease-back the ASC at the same rent they were paying before, with no personal lease guarantees. By Jon Vick, President of ASCs Inc. -

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  1. How human resources outsourcing can maximize ASC personnel performance

    Labor costs are among an ASC's biggest expenses. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Physician frustrations: 6 biggest stress points

    Here are six of the biggest frustrations that physicians face, according to Physicians Practice's 2015 Great American Physician Survey.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. Former Super Bowl champion Dr. John Michels joins Physician Partners of America: 5 things to know

    Physician Partners of America, a healthcare management company focused on physician partnerships in ASCs and ancillary services, has added interventional pain management physician John Michels, MD.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. HCA stock trades up 3.9%, Surgery Center Services of America plans to develop new surgery center & more: 3 key notes on ASC companies

    Here are three updates on ASC companies:  By Mary Rechtoris -

Maximize ASC performance with HR outsourcing 

Labor costs are an ambulatory surgery center’s single biggest expense. Managing personnel matters also can become an all-consuming task that distracts from an ASC’s ability to serve its patients at 100 percent.
  1. 10 statistics on sentinel events: Where do they happen most?

    Here are 10 statistics on the setting of sentinel events from 2004 through the second quarter of 2015, reported by The Joint Commission.  By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Telemedicine upgrade for CVS in-store clinics: 5 points

    CVS Health will partner with telehealth companies to bolster its telemedicine presence, according to Medscape.    By Megan Wood -
  3. To stay or go? When GI physicians consider changing practice settings

    One gastroenterologist shares her experience transitioning from various practice settings during her career and offers words of advice for other GI physicians considering a career move. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. The ASC leader's guidebook to HIPAA: Ensuring compliance & avoiding misinterpretation

    HIPAA has been in place since 1996, but violations and misinterpretation continue today for healthcare providers small and large alike. By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. 8 new ASCs in August 2015

    Here are eight ambulatory surgery center openings and announcements in August 2015. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Monday — August 31, 2015

    Here are seven updates:  By Mary Rechtoris -
  3. Big growth opportunities in the ASC space: Key thoughts from Nobilis Health Chairman Harry Fleming

    Over the past few years, Nobilis Health has grown from a small company in the southwestern United States to listing on the New York Stock Exchange earlier this year. The company initially went public as Northstar Healthcare in 2010 in Canada and grew its market cap from a $2 million to $450 million. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. Night shifts may not negatively affect next-day surgeries: 6 key points

    Surgery is not negatively affected if surgeons work the previous night, based on a study published in New England Journal of Medicine, according to Medscape.  By Megan Wood -
  5. Q2 industry update: How did ASC companies fare?

    The ASC industry is consolidating, but a number of publicly traded companies remain active in the market. By Carrie Pallardy -
  6. 9 San Diego ASCs to know

    Home to approximately 1.3 million people, San Diego is the second-largest city in California. It is also the seat of some of the best healthcare institutions in the city, such as University of California San Diego Medical Center and a number of ASCs.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  7. 4 recent ASC industry leadership moves – Aug. 27, 2015

    Here are four ASC industry leaders who recently took on new roles. By Carrie Pallardy -
  8. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Thursday — August 27, 2015

    Here are seven updates:  By Mary Rechtoris -
  9. ASC quality data in Q1 2015: 7 statistics

    Here are seven statistics from the ASC Quality Collaboration's report on ASC quality data.  By Anuja Vaidya -


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