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  1. 4 GI physicians making headlines – April 24, 2015

    Here are four gastroenterologists and colorectal surgeons who were featured in the news within the past week.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. Expanding services: The best ancillary lines for GI practices to consider in 2015

    Reimbursement pressure is forcing physicians to look beyond traditional services to preserve and even increase revenue. One gastroenterologist one of the best ancillary service line options for gastroenterologists to consider adding this year. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. 7 things for gastroenterologists to know for today – April 24, 2015

    Here are seven news updates for gastroenterologists to know for April 24, 2015. By Carrie Pallardy -

Successful approach to implementing EHR solutions

For tips on a successful approach to selecting and implementing the right solutions when considering an EHR, legislation updates, economic impact, and electronic record options are just a few of the items that should be considered.
  1. Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists to open surgery center

    Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists, based in Hickory, N.C., plans to open a new surgery center within the next month, according to a Coastal Observer report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Where do gastroenterologists earn the most? 9 statistics

    Gastroenterologist compensation varies across the country. Here are nine statistics on GI physician pay by geographic location, according to the Medscape Gastroenterologist Compensation Report 2015. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. AAAASF turns 35 — 5 things to know

    The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities is celebrating its 35th anniversary. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. 5 things to know about healthcare workplace violence, injury

    Over the past two years, violence in the healthcare workplace is increasing, according to a study published in Medcape. By Laura Dyrda -

Maximizing out-of-network reimbursements

As providers survey the landscape today, there aren't many opportunities to improve profitability. You have little control over the rates in your managed care contracts, and no control over Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement rates. Out-of-network represents a last, great opportunity for many providers to improve profitability.
  1. 12 statistics on orthopedics-driven ASC revenue per case

    Here are 12 statistics on orthopedics-driven ambulatory surgery center revenue per case based on the VMG Health Multi-Specialty ASC Intellimarker.  By Laura Dyrda -
  2. ASC company financial report: 5 key companies — April 23, 2015

    Here are the stock reports from five ambulatory surgery center companies for April 23, 2015 and how they compare to their numbers last week on April 16. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. 9 ASC industry leadership moves – April 23, 2015

    Here are nine recent ambulatory surgery center industry leadership moves. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. Online ratings: Which specialties earn the highest rankings?

    In study of 28,000 online physician reviews, Vanguard Communications identified which specialists patients rank the highest. By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. 15 things to know about Regent Surgical Health on the brink of its 15th anniversary

    The ambulatory surgery center industry is well into its mature years. The business may have begun with independent centers, but there are now a number of veteran companies competing in the field. Amongst the key players is Regent Surgical Health. Here are 15 things to know about the company as it approaches its 15th anniversary. By Scott Becker, JD, CPA & Carrie Pallardy -
  2. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Thursday — April 23, 2015

    Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for April 23, 2015.  By Brandon Howard -
  3. Have you Googled your ASC lately?

    Mobilegeddon is upon us. Starting today, Google will be changing how websites are ranked by expanding the use of mobile friendliness as a ranking signal.  By Scott Christiansen, President & CEO, Root3 Growth Marketing -
  4. ASC joint venture 101: When to run toward your partner, and when to run far, far away

    The ambulatory surgery center industry has matured over the past few decades, and ASCs' relationships with hospitals are changing as well. By Laura Dyrda -
  5. Like Billy Beane, today's young sports fans turn to analytics

    Data analytics is rapidly taking over virtually every aspect of our world. It appears as though no industry is immune to this wave, including healthcare and even the spontaneous sports industry.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  6. EHR implementation does not impact revenue or productivity in eye practices

    The implementation of an EHR in an ophthalmology practice had no significant impact on revenue or productivity, according to a study published in JAMA Ophthalmology.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  7. AAAHC names Dr. Stephen Martin CEO — 5 things to know

    The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care appointed Stephen A. Martin Jr., PhD, MPH, as CEO.  By Laura Dyrda -
  8. EndoChoice names new board chairman, Ferring Pharmaceuticals to develop new IBD drug & more – 5 GI/endoscopy company key notes

    Here are five recent news updates on gastroenterology and endoscopy companies. By Carrie Pallardy -
  9. South Florida Baptist Hospital opens renovated Pete Beatty Surgery Center

    South Florida Baptist Hospital in Plant City has opened its newly renovated Pete Beatty Surgery Center, which focuses on laparoscopic and robotic surgery, according to a report by The Tampa Tribune. By Carrie Pallardy -