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  1. XBiotech discontinues phase III study for colorectal cancer antibody therapy — 4 insights

    After early findings were "not sufficient to meet efficacy," XBiotech discontinued its phase III study of its novel candidate antibody therapy for colorectal cancer.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Gastroenterologists ignoring H.pylori guidelines, survey says — 3 insights

    A study, published in Preventive Medicine, examined physician compliance related to H. pylori management.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Wisconsin health system expand services through new clinic, provider — 3 insights

    La Crosse, Wis.-based Gundersen Health expanded its pediatric gastroenterology services through the addition of a provider and the opening of a new outreach clinic.  By Eric Oliver -

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  1. 5 most read GI/endoscopy stories: June 5 — June 9

    Here are the five most popular Becker's ASC Review gastroenterology and endoscopy stories for the week of June 5 to June 9, 2016.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Monday — June 12, 2017

    Here are seven things ASC leaders should know for June 12, 2017.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Global ASC market to hit $80.2B this year: 4 things to know

    The worldwide ASC market is growing substantially, according to a Market.Biz analysis.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  4. Alaska regulators give Surgery Center of Kenai green light for expansion plans: 5 key points

    The Surgery Center of Kenai (Alaska) plans to expand through a second operating room, according to Peninsula Clarion.  By Mary Rechtoris -

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  1. 5 things to know about New York State Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers

    New York State Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers is a nonprofit organization that represents ASCs throughout New York.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  2. 86% of medical leaders say prior authorization requests increasing: 4 notes

    A recent STAT poll found providers are handling more prior authorization requests in 2017, according to an American Academy of Family Physicians release.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  3. 8 ASC industry leaders to note

    Here are eight ASC industry leaders Becker's ASC Review profiled between May 23 and June 9.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  4. 6 key points on Olympia Surgery Center's nurse navigator program

    To alleviate patients' concerns prior to surgery, Olympia (Wash.) Orthopedic Associates established a nurse navigator program at Olympia Surgery Center, according to Grays Harbor Talk.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  1. Ochsner Health System to invest $100M in expansion plans including surgery center: 4 points

    New Orleans-based Ochsner Health System is undergoing major expansion plans in Baton Rouge, La., including adding a surgery center and a 10-bed micro-hospital, according to The Advocate.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  2. ASC investors, Vermont hospitals clash again regarding investor meeting with regulators: 5 things to know

    The debate over the Green Mountain Surgery Center proposal continues with those opposing sending a letter to Vermont regulators June 6 arguing ASC investors should not receive additional face time with the regulators, according to VT Digger.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  3. 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For honors ASA — 3 key notes

    101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For named American Society of Anesthesiologists the winner in the medium business category at the 2017 Chicago Best and Brightest Companies to Work For awards.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. Trump's budget continues to confuse — Price, Hatch contradict Office of Management and Budget

    HHS Secretary Tom Price, MD, and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, contradicted the Office of Management and Budget on President Donald Trump's proposed budget and associated cuts to Medicaid, The Hill reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  5. ASC leader to know: Dr. Steven Gunderson of Rockford Ambulatory Surgery Center

    Steven Gunderson, DO, is an Ambulatory Surgery Center of Association of Illinois board member. He is also the CEO and administrative medical director of Rockford (Ill.) Ambulatory Surgery Center. The surgery center has five operating rooms and two procedures rooms.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  6. New Hampshire ASC leader co-sponsors local school's auction: 4 notes on Dr. Christopher O'Neill

    Hampton Falls, N.H.-based Hampton Falls held an auction, The Tenth Year Birthday Bash!, with several community members sponsoring the event, according to Seacoast Online.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  7. Top 10 ASC articles

    Here are the top articles on Becker's ASC Review during the week of June 5 to June 9.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  8. 6 hospitals, health systems opening or planning ASCs — May 2017

    Here are six hospitals and health systems that have opened or announced plans for ASCs from the beginning to the end of May.  By Eric Oliver -
  9. Drs. Sheila Crowe, Rajeev Jain & more: 5 GI physicians in the headlines

    Here are five gastroenterologists making headlines during the week of June 5, 2017.  By Eric Oliver -

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