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  1. CMS creating the "Next Generation ACO" model based on risk and reward

    A new ACO model, called the "Next Generation ACO," will allow participants to assume greater financial risk for greater rewards, according to AAFP.  By Brandon Howard -
  2. West Valley Medical Center plans $6.25M expansion, renovation of surgery center

    West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell, Idaho, is planning a $6.25 million expansion and renovation of its surgery center, according to an Idaho Press-Tribune report.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. Shrewsbury supports new UMass, Shields ASC — 6 things to know

    UMass Memorial Health Care in Worchester, Mass., and Shields Health Care Group in Quincy announced plans for a new freestanding ambulatory surgery center in Shrewsbury. By Laura Dyrda -
  1. Park Hill — MOB and ASC open in Fort Worth: 8 key notes

    A new medical office building and ambulatory surgery center were completed in Fort Worth. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. How to hire effectively in today's market

    Why is it getting harder to land top candidates? By Greg Zoch, Partner & Managing Director, Kaye/Bassman -
  3. Surgical Management Professionals President, CEO Michael Lipomi to run for ASCA board of directors

    Michael Lipomi, the president and CEO of Surgical Management Professionals, has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare, most of which have been devoted to the ambulatory surgery center industry. "Ever since the early 1980s, I have been interested in promoting the surgery center model," says Mr. Lipomi.   By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. AmSurg acquires Radiology Associates of Hollywood

    AmSurg has acquired its second radiology group. Sheridan, the company's physician services division, completed the acquisition of Radiology Associates of Hollywood (Fla.). By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. UMass Memorial, Shields Health Care Group plan freestanding surgery center

    UMass Memorial Health Care, based in Worchester, Mass., and Shields Health Care Group, based in Quincy, Mass., plan to open a 40,000-square-foot, freestanding ambulatory surgery center in Shrewsbury, Mass., according to a Telegram report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. New legislation would remove ASCs from CON regulation in North Carolina

    New legislation introduced in North Carolina would deregulate the opening of ambulatory surgery centers in the state, according to a Triangle Business Journal report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. Northwestern Memorial earns approval to double ORs at Chicago outpatient center

    Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago received approval from the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board to double the number of operating rooms at its outpatient center, according to a Chicago Tribune report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. Cape Regional Health System to open endoscopy center in New Jersey

    Cape Regional Health System plans to open a new endoscopy center in Cape May Court House, N.J., according to a Shore News Today report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. ASCA joins efforts to raise colorectal cancer awareness

    The Ambulatory Surgery Center Association has joined the many organizations pushing for increased public education during Colon Cancer Awareness month.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Thursday – March 12, 2015

    Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for March 12, 2015. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. 4 recent ASC industry leadership moves - March 12, 2015

    Here are four ambulatory surgery center industry leaders who recently stepped into new roles.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. The Surgery Center of Middle Tennessee's Dr. Lee Hunter featured on ElbowLOC device

    Lee Hunter, MD, believed there must be a better way to stabilize a patient's arm during elbow surgery than with towels and nurses. Thus, he developed a prototype for an arm stabilizer, founded Hunter Medical in 2009 and launched the ElbowLOC last fall; yesterday Dr. Hunter was featured in the Nashville Business Journal for his development.  By Brandon Howard -
  5. SCA, The CORE Institute & independent physicians partner to open surgical hospital: 5 things to know

    Surgical Care Affiliates, The CORE Institute and six independent physicians have partnered to open a surgical hospital in Phoenix. Here are five things to know about the partnership and project. By Carrie Pallardy -
  6. Physicians Endoscopy acquisition, EndoChoice raises $57M & more – 7 GI/endoscopy company key notes

    Here are seven recent news updates on gastroenterology and endoscopy companies. By Carrie Pallardy -
  7. Zoning board rejects Orthopedic & Neurosurgery Specialists Connecticut ASC project

    The Stamford, Conn., zoning board has voted against a change that would have allowed Orthopedic & Neurosurgery Specialists, based in Greenwich, Conn., to open a new surgery center, according to Stamford 411 report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  8. 12 key statistics on ASC case volume per day

    Here are 12 key statistics on ambulatory surgery center case volume based on information from the VMG Health Multi-Specialty ASC Inetllimarker. By Laura Dyrda -
  9. Physicians Endoscopy acquires PGC Endoscopy Center of Excellence: 4 things to know

    Physicians Endoscopy has acquired a stake in the Philadelphia Gastroenterology Consultants Endoscopy Center of Excellence. Here are four things to know about the transaction. By Carrie Pallardy -