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  1. reaches 7.5M enrollees this year — 5 key updates

    According to a new report from HHS, around 7.5 million people have signed up on, the website giving uninsured Americans the opportunity to purchase healthcare insurance from competing companies on an open online marketplace, according to a Washington Times report. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Boston Scientific profits down 19%, Cologuard comes to Kentucky, Sovaldi to go generic & more – 6 GI/endoscopy company key notes

    Here are six news updates on major company players in the gastroenterology and endoscopy market. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. Surgery Partners acquires Delaware Outpatient Center for Surgery, 2 physician practices: 4 things to know

    Surgery Partners has acquired a share in a Delaware surgery center and two physician practices. Here are four things to know about the transactions and the company. By Carrie Pallardy -

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  1. Joan Rivers' ENT physician denies leaving procedure room in face of lawsuit

    Melissa Rivers has officially filed a lawsuit against Yorkville Endoscopy, but Joan Rivers' ENT physician Gwen Korovin, MD, is contesting her alleged actions on the day the comedienne went into cardiac arrest, according to an ALLMEDIANY report.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Boston Scientific profits slide 19%: 4 things to know

    Boston Scientific reported its fourth quarter 2014 profits were down 19 percent from the same period last year, according to a RTT News report. Here are four things to know about the company's fourth quarter financial results. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. Faster interstate physician licensing? 9 states on the brink

    Interstate physician licensing could happen more quickly in nine states if new legislation is passed, according to a Newswise report. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. 156 ASC industry physician leaders to know

    Here are 155 physician leaders in the ambulatory surgery center industry to know.  By Laura Dyrda, Nick Gaudio and Anuja Vaidya -
  1. Robinwood Surgery Center to close Feb. 20

    Hagerstown, Md.-based Robinwood Surgery Center will close its doors later this month, according to a report from the Hagerstown Herald-Mail.  By Nick Gaudio -
  2. SCA stock up 5.7%, new Nueterra JV & more – 5 ASC company key notes

    Here are five recent news updates on ambulatory surgery center companies. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. 5 recent lawsuits involving physicians

    Here are five recent lawsuits involving physicians. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. Opinion: ICD-10 vital for 21st-Century cures

    Chris Powell, CEO for the health information management company Precyse, says the ICD-10 switchover slated to happen by Oct. 1, 2015, is a much needed change to medical coding throughout the country — and especially important when it comes to finding cures for patients.  By Nick Gaudio -
  1. Preparing for potential GI payment cuts: 3 quick tips

    Upper GI/endoscopy procedure codes have already undergone reduction in reimbursement. This year, lower GI/endoscopy codes, including colonoscopy, were up for CMS review. The potential for cuts was one of the foremost concerns for gastroenterologists in 2014. That review has since been postponed until 2016, and the possibility of reduced reimbursement lurks in the not-so-distant future. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. The evolution of colonoscopy: The past, present and future of GI's mainstay procedure

    Colonoscopy is at the heart of gastroenterology. It is a diagnostic and therapeutic tool and it has become the central figure in the crusade against colorectal cancer. Seven gastroenterologists reflect on how the procedure has changed over the past few decades, how it is used today and what the future holds for colonoscopy. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. 3 GI/endoscopy devices receive FDA 510(k) clearance in January

    Here are three gastroenterology/endoscopy devices that received FDA 510(k) clearance in the first month of 2015.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for today

    Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for Feb. 3, 2015.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  5. ICD-10 change: It's real this time... again

    Though a systemic switch to ICD-10 has been delayed twice, healthcare providers, healthcare plans and clearinghouses around the country are finally saying they expect the October 2015 deadline to be the one that — finally — sticks.  By Nick Gaudio -
  6. Work underway on USC surgery center

    Construction on the University of Southern California's new Norris Healthcare Center is now underway, say college officials.  By Nick Gaudio -
  7. 5 key statistics on healthcare insurance premiums for small businesses

    Small business owners are looking for lower healthcare premiums, according to a report in NJ Biz. By Laura Dyrda -
  8. Thieves want medical records now more than ever

    These days, healthcare professionals have to be more than just healthcare professionals, writes Kelli Dame for Fox News. They have to be cybersecruity experts, too.  By Nick Gaudio -
  9. February poised to become a big month for healthcare IPOs: 5 things to know

    There are several healthcare initial public offerings slated for February, according to a 24/7 Wall Street report.  By Laura Dyrda -