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  1. 5 mistakes first-time entrepreneurs need to avoid

    Here are five common mistakes that first-time entrepreneurs make, according to an Inc. report:  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. Randolph Hospital acquires Central Piedmont Surgery Center

    Central Piedmont Surgery Center in Asheboro, N.C., initially a joint venture, has been completely acquired by its partner Randolph Hospital, according to a Triad Business Journal report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. How much are physicians paying for malpractice insurance? 4 statistics

    The Physicians Practice 2014 Physician Compensation Survey shows malpractice insurance payments vary widely. By Laura Dyrda -

Improve business office functions 

Are you leaving money on the table? Revenue cycle management is key to optimizing ASC profits, and we reveal common areas where ASCs fall short and explores solutions in "7 Steps to Improve Business Office Functions & Increase Cash Generation."
  1. Laser Spine Institute opens Cleveland location

    Tampa, Fla.-based Laser Spine Institute opened its new facility in Mayfield Heights, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. 4 quick tips for lean, efficient ASC staffing

    People are resources, and like any resource they need to be utilized carefully and to maximum benefit. Here are four tips for lean and efficient staffing in the ambulatory surgery center environment.    By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. 6 hospitals & health systems opening ASCs

    The following hospitals have opened or announced an ambulatory surgery center in the past month.  By Ellie Rizzo -
  4. Joint Commission releases 2015 National Patient Safety Goals

    The Joint Commission has released its 2015 national patient safety goals for ambulatory organizations, effective Jan. 1, 2015. By Ellie Rizzo -

The future of orthopedics

With the disruptive changes in healthcare driving increased overhead, decreased reimbursement, and added financial risks, it is easy to quickly become overwhelmed at a high-level, needless to say within the specifics of a unique service-line’s needs.
  1. 5 GI/endoscopy center openings, expansions

    Here are five gastroenterology and endoscopy center openings and expansions.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. Northern Arizona Healthcare acquires Summit Surgery Center

    Northern Arizona Healthcare plans to acquire Summit Surgery Center in Flagstaff, Ariz., according to an azdailysun report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. How gun control laws impact care for firearm-related injuries

    A new Medscape report shows there is less violence in states with tighter gun controls, which could have an impact on healthcare providers. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Monday

    Here are seven recent news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for Nov. 17, 2014.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. 7 ASCs with recovery care relationships

    Here are seven ambulatory surgery centers that work with recovery care centers or have a partnership with an inn that acts as a extended care center.  By Carrie Pallardy and Anuja Vaidya -
  2. How to keep up with meaningful use requirements in GI

    Eligible professionals must meet a total of 20 objectives to attest to stage 2 of meaningful use of EHRs, according to CMS. How can gastroenterologists keep up with the demands of MU? By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. Desert Institute of Spine Care opens ASC

    Desert Institute of Spine Care in Las Vegas has expanded with the opening of a new ambulatory surgery center. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. 7 statistics on ASC growth expectations & challenges

    Here are seven things to know about ambulatory surgery center growth expectations, according to a Regent Surgical Health survey. By Carrie Pallardy -
  5. SCA revenue jumps 13.1%: 5 3Q financial report highlights

    Surgical Care Affiliates has announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2014. Here are five key points to know. By Carrie Pallardy -
  6. 10 predictions for the ASC industry in 2015

    Here are 10 predictions for ASCs in 2015. By Laura Dyrda -
  7. EndoChoice FDA clearance, AbbVie's HCV drug cures 97% & more – 5 recent GI/endoscopy company key notes

    Here are five recent GI/endoscopy company news updates. By Carrie Pallardy -
  8. 4 recent ASC industry leadership moves

    Here are four ambulatory surgery center industry leaders who recently took on new roles.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  9. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Thursday

    Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center industry leaders to know for Nov. 13, 2014.  By Carrie Pallardy -


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