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  1. Can ASCs Profit Through Spine Surgery?

    Discuss emerging business issues in the spine field at Becker's 12th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Future of Spine. By Gina Sparacino -
  2. 10 Areas of Focus for ASC Facility Reviews

    Pinnacle III, an ambulatory surgery center development and management company conducts facility reviews of clinical and business office operations. Their reviews evaluate the overall health of an ASC, ensure full reimbursement is being captured, and provide recommendations on improving performance.    By Laura Dyrda -
  3. How Can Hospitals Prepare Effective Visitor Check-In Processes?

    According to IntelliCentrics, about 30 percent of hospitals do not have a formal check-in system for visitors.  By Gina Sparacino -

ISASS navigating MIS spine surgery, pediatric scoliosis, and adult deformity 

January 16-17, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV.  The trend and direction of spine care is increasingly going to MIS cost effective avenues of delivery. This workshop by ISASS will focus on the original pioneer spine surgeons and surgical facilities with experience and success and is presented by a worldwide MIS faculty including co-chairs Dr. Neel Anand and Dr. Chris Hardesty. Click here for information and registration! 
  1. 9 Hospitals & Health Systems Planning, Opening ASCs

    Here are 12 hospitals that announced plans or opened ambulatory surgery centers within the past month. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Carnegie Hill Endoscopy Named First Fuse Endoscopy System Center of Excellence: 5 Things to Know

    EndoChoice named Carnegie Hill Endoscopy in New York as its first Fuse Full Spectrum Endoscopy System Center of Excellence. Here are five things to know about Fuse and Carnegie Hill Endoscopy. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. Meaningful Use in Gastroenterology: What Do Practice Leaders Need to Know?

    What are the important dates, requirements and impacts of meaningful use for gastroenterologists? By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. 7 Tips for Hospital Executives on Promoting Patient Safety

    According to a recent IntelliCentrics blog post, here are some strategies healthcare leaders can use to improve hospital safety. By Gina Sparacino -
  1. 4 Tips to Create a More Efficient, Accurate ASC Inventory Management Process

    Inventory management can have a significant impact on a surgery center’s profits. By Ann Geier, Vice President of Clinical Informatics, Surgical Division at SourceMedical -
  2. 40 Leading Hospital and Health System CEOs, 15 CFOs and CIOs to Present at Becker's CEO Strategy Roundtable

    Becker's Hospital Review Annual Chief Executive Officer Strategy Roundtable will take place November 5, 2014 in Chicago.   By Gina Sparacino -
  3. Gastroenterology in the News: 38 Physician Moves & Honors

    Gastroenterology has made headlines in the past month. Here are four gastroenterologists and colorectal surgeons taking on new positions and 34 physician honors. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. Nearly 200 Surgeons Expected at Becker's June ASC Meeting

    Join leaders in the ASC field at an event focused on key business, clinical, and legal issues.  Register for Becker's 12th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Future of Spine today. By Gina Sparacino -
  1. Symbion's Q1 Revenue Reaches $133.9M: 5 Financial Report Highlights

    Symbion released its first quarter 2014 financial results. Here are five key highlights. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Rex Healthcare Seeks Surgeons for Joint Venture ASC Project

    Rex Healthcare, based in Raleigh, N.C., plans to recruit 20 to 30 surgeons for a joint venture ambulatory surgery center, according to a Triangle Business Journal report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. Endoscopic Video Systems in the GI Field: 6 Statistics on Price

    GI is one of the largest segments of the endoscopic video systems market, according to an md buyline report. Here are six things to know about the purchase and system service prices associated with GI endoscopic video systems. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. PQRS Financial Impact on GI: What Do Gastroenterologists Need to Know?

    Beginning in 2015, the Physician Quality Reporting System will begin to impact physician reimbursement. By Carrie Pallardy -
  5. How Can Gastroenterologists Become Business Leaders in the GI Field?

    Gastroenterologist Patrick Takahashi, MD, weighs in on business leadership in the field of gastroenterology. By Carrie Pallardy -
  6. Tuesday Talk: 10 ASCs Making Headlines This Week

    The following are 10 ambulatory surgery centers that have made the news locally, at the state level or nationally in the past week. By Ellie Rizzo -
  7. SCA, Symbion, Northstar Healthcare & More – 5 Recent Key Notes on ASC Companies

    Here are five recent news updates on ambulatory surgery center companies. By Carrie Pallardy -
  8. Medical Facilities Corporation Q1 2014 Financial Results: 5 Key Insights

    Medical Facilities Corporation announced its first quarter 2014 financial results. Here are five key points. By Carrie Pallardy -
  9. 4 of the Most Common ASC Billing Questions Answered

    Many intricacies of ambulatory surgery center operations spark questions across the industry. Michael Orseno, revenue cycle director at Regent Surgical Health, addresses four of the most common ASC billing queries. By Carrie Pallardy -