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  1. Florida legislature considers new bill for overnight ASC stays, recovery care centers: 5 key notes

    The Florida House is considering a bill that would allow patients to stay at ambulatory surgery centers for up to 24 hours and make it possible for recovery care centers to keep patients up to 72 hours after surgery, according to a News 4 Jax report. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Emory Healthcare clinic reports appointment system hack: 4 fast facts

    Atlanta-based Emory Healthcare announced a January 3, 2017, hack of one of its appointment systems.  By Megan Wood -
  3. 61% of Americans against Medicaid expansion cuts — 5 poll takeaways

    A CNN/ORC poll revealed a split America in regards to the ACA's individual mandate to purchase health insurance.  By Megan Wood -

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  1. Why humility is critical to leadership — 5 insights

    A Catalyst study found humility to be a "significant indicator" of altruistic leadership, after only empowerment, according to Business News Daily.  By Megan Wood -
  2. 16 ASCs seeking directors of nursing

    Sixteen ambulatory surgery centers across the country are searching for nursing directors. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Tenet's ambulatory net revenue up 20.4% in Q4; Envision reports $1.39B quarterly revenue & more: 5 ASC company notes

    Here are five updates on ASC management companies from the past week.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. Trumpcare has arrived — GOP releases ACA alternative: 7 things you need to know

    After much debate, House Republicans introduced the American Health Care Act, their ACA alternative, on March 13, 2017 to mixed reviews.  By Eric Oliver -

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  1. 5 ways the ACA replacement bill will impact Medicaid

    Last night Republicans revealed their plan to replace the ACA: the American Health Care Act. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Front Range Orthopedics & Spine Center to open ASC: 5 key notes

    Longmont, Colo.-based Front Range Orthopedics & Spine Center plans to open a new surgery center next week, according to a BizWest report. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. AMA names Todd Unger CXO, SVP of physician engagement: 4 key notes

    The American Medical Association hired Todd Unger to fill the role of chief experience officer and senior vice president of physician engagement. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. 5 qualities of good & poor leadership from Dr. Bob Corona

    Chair of pathology and laboratory medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University Bob Corona, MD, leads a team of around 250 people. He discussed leadership with Syracuse.com and what he sees as the top qualities of great leaders. By Laura Dyrda -
  1. 15 things to know about spine in ASCs

    Here are 15 things to know about spine in ASCs.  By Adam Schrag -
  2. Trump tweets about increasing competition in the drug industry — Pharma shares drop

    After releasing an alternative to the ACA, President Donald Trump tweeted that he is working on a system to increase competition in the pharmaceutical industry, promising, "Pricing for the American people will come way down!"  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Summit Orthopedics receives advanced certification for total hip, total knee replacement: 4 things to know

    The Joint Commission awarded Summit Orthopaedics' Vadnais Heights (Minn.) Surgery Center its Gold Seal of Approval for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute completes $120M expansion: 4 insights

    Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute completed a $120 million expansion on its Baptist Hospital Campus, Community Newspapers reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  5. Remember the 70s? — AGA launches colorectal screening campaign

    The American Gastroenterological Association is asking people if they can dig colorectal cancer screenings with a 70s-themed awareness campaign.  By Eric Oliver -
  6. More Humana execs dump stock — Total grows to $83M

    Thirteen Louisville, Ky.-based Humana executives sold company stock for a combined $83 million, the Courier-Journal reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  7. Barrett's esophagus unlikely to recur after endoscopic eradication therapy, effective reflux control combo: 4 study insights

    A study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology claims Barrett's esophagus is unlikely to recur after treated with endoscopic eradication therapy coupled with effective reflux control.  By Eric Oliver -
  8. ECRI Institute recommends 8 strategies for safe HIT use in patient identification

    The ECRI Institute's Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety published, "Health IT Safe Practices: Toolkit for the Safe Use of Health IT for Patient Identification," according to HealthData Management.  By Megan Wood -
  9. Urgent: WHO releases 12 bacteria in need of new antibiotic development

    The World Health Organization released a list of antibiotic-resistant "priority pathogens" that require new antibiotics.  By Megan Wood -

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