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  1. Columbus Community Hospital to Break Ground on Surgery Center

    Columbus (Wisc.) Community Hospital is set to break ground June 10 on an $18.6 million expansion, including a surgery center, according to a report from the Beaver Dam Daily Citizen. By Ellie Rizzo -
  2. AmSurg Corp Acquires Sheridan Healthcare

    AmSurg Corp recently acquired physician services provider Sheridan Healthcare for $2.35 billion. By Gina Sparacino -
  3. 12 Anesthesia Group Mergers in 2014 to Know

    Anesthesia group mergers and acquisitions have been on the rise in 2014, due to changes in the healthcare system and the uncertain healthcare environment. For smaller anesthesia groups, the choice to band together can improve changes of survival. For larger organizations, forging partnerships allows more leverage with payers and the ability to capture data on outcomes and costs associated with anesthesia care.  By Ellie Rizzo -

Improving patient value & outcomes 

Doctor Richard Kube and Vincent Zeringue discuss spinal stenosis market opportunity, disease state approach, and other topics for improving patient value and outcomes with effective MIS Spine Technology.  
  1. South Carolina CON Law to Remain in Place: 5 Things to Know

    The South Carolina Supreme Court has decided it will not revisit its ruling that effectively requires the state's certificate of need program to continue running, according to a report by The Post and Courier. Here are five things to know about South Carolina's CON program and its journey to the state Supreme Court. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Physician, ASC & HOPD Payment: 24 Statistics on GI Biopsy Procedure Reimbursement

    Here are 24 statistics on physician, ambulatory surgery center and hospital Medicare reimbursement for GI hot biopsy procedures, according to Boston Scientific's 2014 Procedural Reimbursement Guide for Endoscopy. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. Colorectal Cancer Screening Cost-Effective for Older Adults: 6 Things to Know

    A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that colorectal cancer screening should be considered for patients past the age of 75, according to a Medscape report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. "Clinical Co-Management in an Accountable Care World" Session

    Ernest Tsoules Jr of Nawis Healthways and Dr. R. David Heekin of St. Vincent's Medical Center Southside will present the session "Clinical Co-Management in an Accountable Care World" at Becker's 12th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Future of Spine.   By Gina Sparacino -

Increasing out-of-network revenue

You need "hands-on, real world" experience to get the right answers. Now, your ASC can benefit from the best practices of scores of other ASCs. 
  1. 7 Things for ASC Leaders to Know for Thursday

    Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for June 5, 2014. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Spotlight on Leadership: 5 Recent ASC Industry Moves

    Here are five ambulatory surgery center leaders who have recently taken on new roles. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. Community Hospitals Session at Becker's CEO Roundtable

    Paul Taylor of Ozarks Community Hospital will share his survival strategies for community hospitals at Becker's Hospital Review Annual Chief Executive Officer Strategy Roundtable in November. By Gina Sparacino -
  4. ASC Market Activity: 2 Key Trends

    Healthcare is changing, and along with it the ambulatory surgery center industry. Here are two key trends to watch as industry continues to mature. By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. What Are a CFO's Top Priorities for 2015?

    Discuss pressing financial issues in healthcare with a panel of hospital leaders at Becker's Hospital Review Annual Chief Executive Officer Strategy Roundtable. By Gina Sparacino -
  2. 4 Things to Know About Revenue Cycle Company Collect Rx

    Here are 4 quick things to know about Collect Rx. By Gina Sparacino -
  3. ASC Physician Investment: Best Ideas to Generate New Business

    Physician investment in an ambulatory surgery center — financially and otherwise — is critically important for survival in the future. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. Top Concern for Hospital CEOs: Efficiency

    According to a recent TeleTracking blog post, operational efficiency is the number one goal for hospital CEOs as they prepare for the next three years. By Gina Sparacino -
  5. 4 Recent ASC Industry Acquisitions

    Here are four ambulatory surgery center industry acquisitions that were closed or proposed during the past month. By Carrie Pallardy -
  6. Where Do Gastroenterologists Stand on Health Insurance Exchange Participation?

    More than a quarter of physicians plan to participate in the health insurance exchanges, according to Medscape's Physician Compensation Report 2014. How do gastroenterologists compare to the overall physician attitude towards the exchanges? By Carrie Pallardy -
  7. 5 GI/Endoscopy Devices Receive FDA 510(k) Clearance in May

    Here are five gastroenterology/endoscopy-related devices that received FDA 510(k) clearance in May. By Carrie Pallardy -
  8. Acquisitions, Q1 Financial Reports, Leadership Moves & More – 25 Key Notes on ASC Companies

    From first quarter financial results to leadership changes, here are 25 news updates on key ambulatory surgery center company activity over the past two months. By Carrie Pallardy -
  9. John Bartos of Collect Rx to Present at Becker's Conference

    John Bartos of Collect Rx will speak on network reimbursements at Becker's 12th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Future of Spine.  Collect Rx is also a gold exhibitor at the meeting.   By Gina Sparacino -