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  1. 7 things for gastroenterologists to know for today – April 24, 2015

    Here are seven news updates for gastroenterologists to know for April 24, 2015. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Where do gastroenterologists earn the most? 9 statistics

    Gastroenterologist compensation varies across the country. Here are nine statistics on GI physician pay by geographic location, according to the Medscape Gastroenterologist Compensation Report 2015. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. AAAASF turns 35 — 5 things to know

    The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities is celebrating its 35th anniversary. By Laura Dyrda -

Challenges in spine and pain coding

Ambulatory surgery centers are on the front lines of the nation’s chronic spine and pain epidemic.   The landscape for spine and pain coding can cause major anxiety for physicians and their billing departments.
  1. 5 things to know about healthcare workplace violence, injury

    Over the past two years, violence in the healthcare workplace is increasing, according to a study published in Medcape. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. 12 statistics on orthopedics-driven ASC revenue per case

    Here are 12 statistics on orthopedics-driven ambulatory surgery center revenue per case based on the VMG Health Multi-Specialty ASC Intellimarker.  By Laura Dyrda -
  3. ASC company financial report: 5 key companies — April 23, 2015

    Here are the stock reports from five ambulatory surgery center companies for April 23, 2015 and how they compare to their numbers last week on April 16. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. 9 ASC industry leadership moves – April 23, 2015

    Here are nine recent ambulatory surgery center industry leadership moves. By Carrie Pallardy -

The dirt on endoscopes and CRE

Cleaning endoscopes can be tricky. Learn about the most current recommendations from the FDA and guidance from manufacturers on the proper care and handling techniques to help avoid the risk of infection.
  1. Online ratings: Which specialties earn the highest rankings?

    In study of 28,000 online physician reviews, Vanguard Communications identified which specialists patients rank the highest. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. 15 things to know about Regent Surgical Health on the brink of its 15th anniversary

    The ambulatory surgery center industry is well into its mature years. The business may have begun with independent centers, but there are now a number of veteran companies competing in the field. Amongst the key players is Regent Surgical Health. Here are 15 things to know about the company as it approaches its 15th anniversary. By Scott Becker, JD, CPA & Carrie Pallardy -
  3. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Thursday — April 23, 2015

    Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for April 23, 2015.  By Brandon Howard -
  4. Have you Googled your ASC lately?

    Mobilegeddon is upon us. Starting today, Google will be changing how websites are ranked by expanding the use of mobile friendliness as a ranking signal.  By Scott Christiansen, President & CEO, Root3 Growth Marketing -
  1. ASC joint venture 101: When to run toward your partner, and when to run far, far away

    The ambulatory surgery center industry has matured over the past few decades, and ASCs' relationships with hospitals are changing as well. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Like Billy Beane, today's young sports fans turn to analytics

    Data analytics is rapidly taking over virtually every aspect of our world. It appears as though no industry is immune to this wave, including healthcare and even the spontaneous sports industry.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. EHR implementation does not impact revenue or productivity in eye practices

    The implementation of an EHR in an ophthalmology practice had no significant impact on revenue or productivity, according to a study published in JAMA Ophthalmology.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  4. AAAHC names Dr. Stephen Martin CEO — 5 things to know

    The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care appointed Stephen A. Martin Jr., PhD, MPH, as CEO.  By Laura Dyrda -
  5. EndoChoice names new board chairman, Ferring Pharmaceuticals to develop new IBD drug & more – 5 GI/endoscopy company key notes

    Here are five recent news updates on gastroenterology and endoscopy companies. By Carrie Pallardy -
  6. South Florida Baptist Hospital opens renovated Pete Beatty Surgery Center

    South Florida Baptist Hospital in Plant City has opened its newly renovated Pete Beatty Surgery Center, which focuses on laparoscopic and robotic surgery, according to a report by The Tampa Tribune. By Carrie Pallardy -
  7. 4 statistics on rising healthcare costs

    Consumers are continuing to feel the pressure of rising healthcare costs. In 2014, consumers' ability to pay for select medical procedures dropped by more than 11 percent, according to TransUnion's latest Healthcare Report. Here are four statistics on rising healthcare costs. By Carrie Pallardy -
  8. Mutare Health names Dr. Lawrence Kosinski CMO

    Mutare Health has named gastroenterologist Lawrence Kosinski, MD, MBA, AGAF, its chief medical officer. By Carrie Pallardy -
  9. 6 legislative changes impacting ASCs — April 21, 2015

    Here are six legislative changes that impact ambulatory surgery centers for April 21, 2015.  By Brandon Howard -


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