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  1. 9 GI physicians earning honors

    Here are nine gastroenterologists who received honors within the past month.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. $66B Actavis-Allergan deal, Cantel Medical leadership appointment & more –5 recent GI/endoscopy company key notes

    Here are five recent news updates on GI/endoscopy companies. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. Brookwood Medical Center sues to stop ASC construction

    Birmingham, Ala.-based Brookwood Medical Center has filed a lawsuit to stop fellow Birmingham provider St. Vincent's Health System from constructing a surgery center planned at its expansion facility, One Nineteen, according to a report from AL.com. By Ellie Rizzo -

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  1. 6 things to know about Pennsylvania ASC growth, earnings

    A study conducted by the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council has analyzed the state's ambulatory surgery market during 2013. Here are six things to know from the report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. FDA clears Third Eye Panoramic device for colonoscopy

    The FDA has granted Avantis Medical's Third Eye Panoramic device for colonoscopy 510(k) clearance.   By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Thursday

    Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for Thursday.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. 4 recent ASC industry leadership moves

    Here are four ambulatory surgery center leaders who recently began new positions.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. The guide to successfully bringing total joint replacement to ASCs

    Historically hospitals have been the sole host of higher acuity procedures, but this is no longer the case. Ambulatory surgery centers are now able to perform more complex procedures, and total joint replacement is a prime opportunity to enter the higher acuity space — if you are armed with the right strategy. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. ECRI posts online Ebola resource center

    The ECRI Institute has created an online Ebola Resource Center. By Ellie Rizzo -
  3. Maximizing ASC profitability & efficiency: How to unlock technology's full potential

    EHR, patient tracking, smartphones: technology is everywhere in healthcare. Too much technology can be a burden, but the right technology in the right place can play an invaluable role in enhancing ambulatory surgery profit and day-to-day operations.   By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. 6 GI physicians in the news

    Here are six GI physicians who made headlines within the past week.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. SCA revenue up 13%, revised AmSurg guidance, new ASD Management JV & more – 5 recent ASC company key notes

    Here are five recent news updates on ambulatory surgery center companies. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. 22 statistics on payer speed, accuracy

    Which payers do providers find to be the fastest and most accurate? The Medscape Insurer Ratings Report 2014 rated 11 major payers on a scale of one (very poor) to five (very good). By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. 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 -
  4. 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 -
  5. 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 -
  6. 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 -
  7. 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 -
  8. 6 hospitals & health systems opening ASCs

    The following hospitals have opened or announced an ambulatory surgery center in the past month.  By Ellie Rizzo -
  9. 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 -