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  1. Sioux City Journal's Newsmaker of the Year? Siouxland Surgery Center's Matthew Ung

    Siouxland Surgery Center healthcare administration professional employee Matthew Ung was named Newsmaker of the Year for 2014 by the Sioux City Journal after running a successful campaign to serve in public office. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Is sending removed polyps for pathological examination still necessary? 5 things to know

    A Mayo Clinic Jacksonville-based study could be the basis of new colonoscopy guideline updates for experienced gastroenterologists, according to a report from The Florida Times-Union. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. 10 key concepts for cyber security at ASCs — yes, your center is a target

    Cyber security is one of the biggest concerns around the world for businesses — big and small — as well as consumers. By Laura Dyrda -

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  1. AmSurg gets neutral rating — 5 stock updates

    Ambulatory surgery center company AmSurg received a neutral rating from Zacks in a Monday report, according to a WKRB News & Analysis report. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Indiana University Health plans updated hospital, new outpatient surgery center

    There is a plan for a new Indiana University Health hospital in Bloomington, which would include an outpatient surgery center, according to a Bradenton Herald report. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. 42 ASC financial facility statistics

    What is the average ambulatory surgery center rent? How many square feet are ASCs today? What is the gross PP&E? How many operating rooms to most surgery centers have? By Laura Dyrda -
  4. 8 key observations on healthcare spending over the next 5 years

    The National Health Expenditure Projections 2012-2022 show healthcare spending growth over the next several years, according to a Yahoo News report. By Laura Dyrda -

Maximize ASC performance with HR outsourcing 

Labor costs are an ambulatory surgery center’s single biggest expense. Managing personnel matters also can become an all-consuming task that distracts from an ASC’s ability to serve its patients at 100 percent.
  1. St. Cloud Surgical Center 1st ASC with Xenex germ-zap robot — 5 things to know

    St. Cloud Surgical Center is the first ambulatory surgery center in the United States to use the Xenex germ-zapping robot to disinfect operating rooms.  By Laura Dyrda -
  2. 5 quick facts on Medical Facilities Corporation's dividend report

    Medical Facilities Corporation's monthly dividend was reported on Dec. 29, according to a Mideast Times report. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Tri-City Surgery Center opens doors to medical professional students

    Tri-City Surgery Center hosted a group of students training for jobs in the medical profession, according to a report from The Daily Courier. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Today

    Here are seven things for ambulatory surgery center industry leaders to know for Dec. 29, 2014.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  1. Take 'on-time' starts beyond the policy — 5 tips to actually start on time every time

    Every ambulatory surgery center owner and operator knows how important efficiency is to their bottom line. On-time ASCs please busy surgeons, patients and nurses while also fitting more cases into a single day's schedule. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Making GI dollars stretch further than ever: Insight into financial & operational efficiency

    Gastroenterology practices and endoscopy centers still have the opportunity to profit, but margins are shrinking and challenges continue to arise as the healthcare industry is reshaped. The most successful practices and centers will have efficiency to ensure every dollar counts down to an art. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. 16 ASCs with pediatrics programs

    Here are 16 ambulatory surgery centers with pediatric programs.  By Carrie Pallardy and Anuja Vaidya -
  4. Adopting the updated GI procedure quality metrics & what this means for practice

    In December 2014 the a American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and American College of Gastroenterology joint task force released updated quality indictors that span a broad range of GI/endoscopy procedures. By Carrie Pallardy -
  5. ASC stock report: 5 key company updates — Dec. 26

    Here are the stock reports for five ambulatory surgery center companies. By Laura Dyrda -
  6. 5 portfolio-enhancing healthcare mutual funds from Zacks

    According to Zacks, here are five healthcare mutual funds that could strengthen an investor’s portfolio. By Laura Dyrda -
  7. Making the most of 2015: New Year’s resolutions in GI

    What New Year’s resolutions are gastroenterologists making for 2015?  By Carrie Pallardy -
  8. 10 most-read GI/endoscopy stories of 2014

    Here are the 10 most-read gastroenterology and endoscopy stories on Becker's ASC Review in 2014. By Carrie Pallardy -
  9. Hospital minority vs. majority partner: Which makes more sense for your ASC?

    No two ASCs are quite alike, nor should any partnership be. For ASC leaders that decide a hospital joint venture is the strategic route for their center, they must first consider the ramifications of each ownership structure option.  By Carrie Pallardy -


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