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  1. In which states do physicians earn the most & the least?

    Here are the 10 states in which physicians earn the highest and lowest average annual incomes, according to Medscape's 2015 Physician Compensation Report.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. 4 GI physicians making headlines – May 1, 2015

    Here are four gastroenterologists and colorectal surgeons who were featured in the news within the past week.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. North America eye surgery devices market to reach $4.2B by 2019: 6 key trends

    The North America ophthalmology surgery devices market is estimated to grow rapidly, according to a MicroMarket Monitor.  By Anuja Vaidya -

Challenges in spine and pain coding

Ambulatory surgery centers are on the front lines of the nation’s chronic spine and pain epidemic.   The landscape for spine and pain coding can cause major anxiety for physicians and their billing departments.
  1. US clinical registries are like the Wild West: 6 key points

    Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore found United States clinical registries that collect patient outcome data are substandard and don't have the features patients, physicians and policymakers need, according to a release.    By Brandon Howard -
  2. Wisconsin outpatient surgery, medical building wins approval — 5 key notes

    A new medical facility in Sheboygan, Wis., that would include an outpatient facility is another step closer to becoming a reality, according to a Fox 6 Now report. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Two NY physicians get a step closer to new ASC approval — 8 things to know

    A family practice physician and ophthalmologist are working on a new ambulatory surgery center in Hamburg, N.Y., according to a Buffalo Business First report. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. ASC company financial report: 5 key companies — April 30, 2015

    Here are the stock reports from five ambulatory surgery center companies for April 30, 2015 and how they compare to their numbers last week on April 23. By Laura Dyrda -

The dirt on endoscopes and CRE

Cleaning endoscopes can be tricky. Learn about the most current recommendations from the FDA and guidance from manufacturers on the proper care and handling techniques to help avoid the risk of infection.
  1. 4 new board members for AAAHC

    The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care elected a new board of officers. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. 10 specialties with the highest number of physicians that recently suffered financial losses

    Here are 10 specialties that recently suffered financial losses due to practice issues, according to Medscape's Physician Debt and Net Worth Report 2015.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. 7 gastroenterologists share the secret to a healthy work-life balance

    The population is aging, regulatory requirements are increasing and reimbursement pressure persists. Physicians are busier than ever. Here, seven  By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. McKay-Dee Hospital to break ground on orthopedics, surgery center: 4 things to know

    McKay-Dee Hospital in Ogden, Utah, plans to break ground on a new orthopedics and surgery center, according to a Standard Examiner report. Here are four things to know about the new center. 
 By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. South Carolina's CON program could end in 2018: 3 things to know

    The South Carolina House of Representatives voted to end the state's certificate of need program, according to a report by The Post and Courier. Here are three things to know about the potential demise of the legislation regulating new healthcare services in the state. 
 By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Nueterra to acquire third-party administrator: 3 things to know

    Nueterra has acquired the third-party administrator Benefit Management Inc. of Great Bend (Kan.), according to a gb tribune report. Here are three things to know about the acquisition. 
 By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. Employed vs. independent: Which gastroenterologists earn more?

    Though there are many different physician practice models to choose from, the fundamental choice often comes down to either employment or independence. Here are six statistics on compensation for gastroenterologists in both practice models, according to the Medscape 2015 Gastroenterologist Compensation report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Thursday — April 30, 2015

    Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for April 30, 2015.  By Brandon Howard -
  5. P.O.V: 5 key thoughts on healthcare this week — April 29, 2015

    Here are five observations on healthcare this week.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  6. Global healthcare supply chain management market to reach $13.8B by 2019: 7 key trends

    Here are seven key trends in the global healthcare supply chain management market, according to ReportBuyer analysis.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  7. What are you doing with your data? 8 key notes on healthcare data analytics

    Healthcare leaders are collecting data at a higher rate than ever before and data analytics is on the tip of everyone's tongue. But is the data used effectively? By Laura Dyrda -
  8. Boston Scientific sales hit $1.76B, PENTAX names new CMO, COO & more – 5 GI/endoscopy company key notes

    Here are five recent news updates on gastroenterology and endoscopy companies. By Carrie Pallardy -
  9. Dr. Nameer Haider officially breaks ground on OMNI Surgical Center: 4 things to know

    Nameer Haider, MD, has officially broken ground on the OMNI Surgical Center in Utica, N.Y., according to a Utica Observer-Dispatch report. Here are four things to know. By Carrie Pallardy -


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