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  1. 10 Facts & Figures on Eye Surgeon Compensation

    According to the Medscape Ophthalmologist Compensation Report 2014, eye surgeons are the 10th highest compensated specialty. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. 8 Statistics on How Physicians Impact Economic Activity

    The American Medical Association released a report showing physicians generate $1.6 trillion in economic activity. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Mark Hamm of EmCare is an Industry Leader to Know

    Mark Hamm serves as CEO of EmCare and will be presenting a session on patient flow at Becker's Hospital Review 5th Annual Meeting.  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. Dr. Maria Ryan, Deborah Proctor, and Ora Pescovitz to Speak at Becker's Hospital Meeting

    Dr. Maria Ryan of Cottage Hospital, Deborah A. Proctor of Catholic Health Association, and Ora Pescovitz of Michigan Health System will share their experience in sessions at Becker's Hospital Review 5th Annual Meeting.  All registration for this event will close May 1st.  There are fewer than 40 places left!  By Gina Sparacino -
  2. OIG Report: ASCs Save Medicare, Beneficiaries Billions

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General found that outpatient surgical procedures performed in ambulatory surgery centers have saved Medicare more than $1 billion in each of the last several years, and have potential for greater savings in the future, according to an Ambulatory Surgery Center Association report. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. "Electrical Anesthesia - A New Era in Pain Management"

    Dr. Frank Kousaie of Crystal Clinic will review electrical anesthesia for pain management at Becker's 12th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Business of Spine. Register by May 1st for discounted admission!  By Gina Sparacino -
  4. EMR for Single-Specialty ASCs? Why Single-Specialty Systems Are Beneficial

    Single-specialty ambulatory surgery centers often have difficulty selecting and implementing electronic medical record systems because most brands are built to accommodate large hospitals. However, American SurgiSite teamed up with software developer IMW to develop a solution for their own centers. By Laura Dyrda -
  1. HealthTrust Selects Canon for Mobile X-Ray System

    According to a recent news release, HealthTrust Purchasing Group has chosen Canon's mobile X-rays for its hospital network. By Gina Sparacino -
  2. 9 Recent Anesthesiologist Moves & Achievements

    Here are the most recent anesthesiologist moves and achievements: By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. How to Find Elusive Efficiencies in ASCs

    Aren't we are all looking for operational efficiencies? It would seem after years of looking for inefficiencies we would have found them all and arrived at near perfection. By Andy Whitener, Administrator of Gainesville Surgery Center -
  4. How Does Competition Affect ASC Valuation?

    The ambulatory surgery center industry is experiencing an increase in saturated markets. How does competition from other ASCs and hospitals affect valuation? Here are 10 statistics from VMG Health's 2011 ASC ValueDriver Survey. By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. 9 Statistics on Gastroenterologist Compensation by Location

    In what area of the United States did gastroenterologists earn the most in 2013? Here are nine statistics on gastroenterologist compensation by geographic location, according to the Medscape Gastroenterologist Compensation Report 2014. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. AGA Calls for More Transparency From CMS

    The American Gastroenterological Association has been working with its sister GI societies to advocate for more transparency from CMS since the release of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule, which included reimbursement cuts to upper GI endoscopy services. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. The Growing Role of Biologics in Gastroenterology

    Four gastroenterologists share their thoughts on the most exciting opportunities for biologics in the GI field. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. Genesis Surgery Center's Dr. Dan Hunt Becomes Corporate Medical Director for Accident Fund

    Dan L. Hunt, MD, the board president of Genesis Surgery Center in Lansing, Mich., was recently appointed the corporate medical director for Accident Fund Holdings, a worker's compensation insurance company, according to an Insurance Journal report. By Laura Dyrda -
  5. Hackensack University Medical Center Partners with HealthTrust Purchasing Group, Saves $25.7M

    HealthTrust helped New Jersey-based Hackensack University Medical Center identify opportunities to save on purchased services. By Gina Sparacino -
  6. 5 Recent ASC Industry Leadership Moves & Accomplishments

    Here are five recent ambulatory surgery center leadership moves and accomplishments. By Carrie Pallardy -
  7. 7 Things for ASC Leaders to Know for Thursday

    Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for April 17, 2014. By Carrie Pallardy -
  8. Dotty Bollinger of Laser Spine Institute to Present at Becker's June Conference

    Dotty Bollinger of Laser Spine Institute will review outcomes of over 30,000 spine procedures in ASCs at Becker's 12th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Business of Spine.  The early registration discount will end May 1st! By Gina Sparacino -
  9. 7 Things to Know About Collect Rx

    Here are 7 updates and items to learn about Collect Rx.  By Gina Sparacino -