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  1. AtlantiCare reopens acquired Sea Oaks Surgery Center

    AtlantiCare, an Atlantic City, N.J.-based healthcare organization, has opened its third outpatient surgery center, according to a NJBIZ report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. 5 things for ASCs to consider when selecting a billing services company

    Opening a new center is a challenging endeavor, especially if the center is new construction. By Abigail Strickland, Senior Administrator, Department of Ophthalmology, The University of Kansas Physicians -
  3. 3 new(er) ASC CEOs making their mark

    While not part of the absolute largest companies, these three ASC management and development company CEOs have kept the outlooks for their companies going through a tough and ever-changing industry.  By Nick Gaudio -
  1. Dr. Lawrence Kosinski: Bringing the operational & efficiency 'A-game' to GI

    Doing more with less time and money is healthcare's greatest imperative. Lawrence R. Kosinski, MD, MBA, AGAF, AGA Institute Practice Councilor and partner of Illinois Gastroenterology Group in Elgin, offers insight into and solutions for some of the biggest operational and financial concerns for GI physicians and endoscopy centers. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Dial ASC for murder: Fictional facility at center of doctor's 2nd thriller

    As is often the case with professionals who work in the healthcare field, medicine isn't the lone pursuit of Glenn Shepard, MD. In this instance, Dr. Shepard isn't just a surgeon — he also doubles as a crime thriller novelist.  By Nick Gaudio -
  3. 56 GI devices receive FDA 510(k) clearance in 2014

    Innovation in healthcare may face regulatory and funding hurdles, but new gastroenterology and endoscopy technology continues to enter the market. Here are 56 GI/endoscopy devices that received U. S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance in 2014.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. 8 hospitals, health systems recently announcing or opening ASCs

    Here are eight hospitals that announced or opened ambulatory surgery centers within the past month.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital names Dr. Blake Curd CEO — 5 things to know

    The Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital Management Committee elected R. Blake Curd, MD, as the new CEO. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Washington State Senator "impressed" by 2-ASC tour in Colorado

    Proliance Surgeons and the Colorado Ambulatory Surgery Center Association recently arranged for Washington State Senator David Frockt to visit the Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies and Harmony Surgery Center in Fort Collins. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. SourceMedical names Kareem Saad EVP for Strategy, Business Development — 5 things to know

    SourceMedical Solutions named Kareem Saad executive vice president for strategy and business development. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. SCA, AmSurg, Laser Spine Institute & more — 5 ASC company key notes

    Here are five things to know about ambulatory surgery center companies.  By Laura Dyrda -
  1. Washington Attorney General visits Seattle Surgery Center

    Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson recently paid a visit to Seattle Surgery Center in an effort to focus attention on the role of ASCs in healthcare reform.  By Nick Gaudio -
  2. 6 ASC financial reports to run and act on to bring about organization-wide improvements

    The use of an ASC business and administrative management system can help your surgery center streamline and improve administrative and clinical processes that may positively affect your bottom line.  By Daren Smith, RN, BSN, Clinical Solution Specialist, AmkaiSolutions and Surgical Information Systems -
  3. Laser Spine Institute opens Missouri ASC — 5 things to know

    Laser Spine Institute opened a new ambulatory surgery center in Creve Coeur, Missouri.  By Laura Dyrda -
  4. Washington (Pa.) Health System shows off new outpatient center

    After finishing up their outpatient center in December, Washington (Pa.) Health System officials got the chance to flaunt the building to the public last week during an open house ceremony, the Pittsburgh Business Times reports.  By Nick Gaudio -
  5. West Florida Health building 100k-square-foot outpatient center

    A joint venture between Tampa General and Florida Hospital known as the West Florida Health partnership was realized last week when a site for the duo's first new outpatient center was selected.  By Nick Gaudio -
  6. Yorkville Endoscopy to lose CMS certification

    New York-based Yorkville Endoscopy, the site of Joan Rivers' fatal procedure, will lose its CMS certification at the end of the month, according to an ABC News report.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  7. 7 things for ASC industry leaders to know for today — Jan. 12

    Here are seven things for ambulatory surgery center industry leaders to know. By Laura Dyrda -
  8. 16 ASCs with 4+ operating rooms

    Here are 16 ambulatory surgery centers that include four or more operating rooms.    By Anuja Vaidya -
  9. Barclays analyst: Outpatient centers to give hospitals a run for their money in 2015

    A business analyst with one of Britain's largest banking institutions said he expects outpatient centers to continue their upward trend in 2015, Benzinga reports.  By Nick Gaudio -