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  1. 6 Recent ASC Industry Leadership Moves & Honors

    Here are six ambulatory surgery center industry leaders who have recently taken on new roles or earned industry recognition. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. ASCA Benchmarking 2014 Q2 Now Open

    The Ambulatory Surgery Center Association has opened the data collection period for the second quarter of 2014 for its ASCA Benchmarking Program. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. 7 Things for ASC Leaders to Know for Today

    Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for July 2, 2014. By Carrie Pallardy -

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  1. 4 Things to Know About Gastroenterologist Burnout

    In a recent study published in the journal Gastroenterology, researchers examine the root causes of burnout in gastroenterologists and possible prevention tactics. Here are four things to know. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Tactics to Curb 4 of the Top Endoscopy Center Cost Drivers

    Lean operations are a staple of endoscopy center success, but there are always areas that threaten to drive costs beyond the budget.   By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. 16 Gastroenterologists Making Headlines

    Here are 16 gastroenterologists who recently took on new leadership positions. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. 8 New ASC Openings, Plans & Expansions

    Here are eight ambulatory surgery centers that have been planned, opened or expanded within the past month. By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. Anesthesia M&A Surge: Driving Factors, Key Players & Physician Perspective

    Merger and acquisition activity has increased significantly in the anesthesia market. Cross Keys Capital, an investment banking firm focused on the middle market, is not only in the thick of the action but leads in deals closed in the anesthesiology space. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Regent Surgical Health Adds Director of Development, Physician Recruitment & Financial Analyst

    Regent Surgical Health has added two new employees: Lindsay Rinnan and Preeti Syal. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. Memphis Gastroenterology Group, Gastro One to Merge

    Effective tomorrow Memphis Gastroenterology Group and Gastro One, both based in Germantown, Tenn., will merge, according to a Memphis Business Journal report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. AGA Adds CRC Screening, Prevention to Digestive Health Recognition Program: 4 Things to Know

    The American Gastroenterological Association has added a colorectal cancer screening and prevention module to the AGA Digestive Health Recognition Program. Here are four things to know about the program. By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. ENTRUST Adds Surgery Center Network to Benefit Plans

    Surgery Center Network, a comprehensive network of ambulatory surgery centers, has been added to third-party administrator ENTRUST's list of benefit plans. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. 5 Important Considerations for Higher Acuity Cases in ASCs

    More ambulatory surgery centers are bringing in higher acuity cases, such as total joint replacements and spinal procedures, but it takes a considerable amount of time and resources to lay the foundation for a successful program. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. AmSurg 10M Stock Public Offerings, SCA-Medline Deal & More — 5 Recent Key Notes on ASC Companies

    Here are five news updates on ambulatory surgery center companies. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. CMS: Survey Agencies, Accrediting Organizations Must Report Infection Control Breaches for Deemed Status ASCs

    CMS mandated infection control breaches identified during any Medicare Deemed Status Survey, state survey agency or accrediting organization should report the breaches to the appropriate state authorities for public health assessment and management, effective immediately. By Anuja Vaidya -
  5. 100 ASC industry physician leaders to know

    Physicians are the founding force and backbone of the ambulatory surgery center industry. Here are 100 physicians who have made an impact on the ASC industry through leadership at individual centers, creating companies, founding ASCs and advocating for surgery centers across the country. By Carrie Pallardy -
  6. Industry Mega Mergers: What Do the AmSurg-Sheridan & Surgery Partners-Symbion Deals Mean for ASCs?

    In May, AmSurg publicly announced plans to acquire Sheridan Healthcare for $2.35 billion. Less than a month later, industry bore witness to another multi-million dollar deal, the $792 billion Surgery Partners' acquisition of Symbion. What do these two transactions mean for the ASC industry? By Carrie Pallardy -
  7. 5 Articles on ASC Managed Care Contract Negotiation

    Here are five articles on ambulatory managed care contract negotiation challenges and strategies for success. By Carrie Pallardy -
  8. ASCA Capitol Fly-In Success: 9 Legislators Sign On to ASC Quality & Access Act

    ASCA recently hosted a 2014 Capitol Fly-In event where more than 80 ASCA members flew to Capitol Hill to advocate for the ambulatory surgery center industry. By Laura Dyrda -
  9. Spine & Pain Physicians Surgery Center Opens in Tennessee: 3 Things to Know

    The Spine & Pain Physicians Surgery Center has opened in Smyrna, Tenn. Here are three things to know about the new facility and its founder. By Carrie Pallardy -