Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. ASC leader to know: John Byrnes of Tenet Healthcare

    John Byrnes serves on Tenet Healthcare's board of directors. He is the former chairman of Lincare Holdings, a provider of home respiratory care, infusion therapy and medical equipment. At Lincare, he also served as CEO and a director.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  2. FDA issues alert following 43 adverse events reported after ASC eye procedure — 5 insights

    The FDA issued an alert over Dallas-based Guardian Pharmacy Service's compounded triamcinolone and moxifloxacin product for intravitreal injection after the FDA received 43 adverse event reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. 10 things to know about physician retirement — 59% of physicians report declining career satisfaction

    Physicians are retiring later, according to a CompHealth survey.  By Mary Rechtoris -

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  1. Ohio ASCs saved Medicare $30M on cataract procedures

    In many cases, Medicare can yield big savings when moving cases to ASCs, according to Ambulatory Surgery Center Association.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  2. Dr. Robert Burakoff tapped for ambulatory, gastroenterology leadership roles — 4 key notes

    New York City-based NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center tapped Robert Burakoff for a pair of leadership roles.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Stock market week-in-review for 5 large GI companies — July 24-28

    Here is how five major, publicly traded gastroenterology companies fared in the stock market for the week of July 24 to July 28.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. Society of Association Executives honors AGA Future Leaders Program — 3 insights

    The Society of Association Executives awarded the American Gastroenterological Association's Future Leaders Programs its 2017 Power of A Silver Award.  By Eric Oliver -
  1. Cantel Medical acquiring automated endoscope reprocessing company for $60.8M — 5 insights

    Cantel Medical Corp. is acquiring BHT Hygienetechnik Holding GmbH for $60.8 million on a debt-free basis.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Orthopedic surgery volume per ASC in all 50 states: Rhode Island tops the list at 1,686

    CMS' Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting Program requires ASCs to report on specific quality and performance data. Under ASC-7, surgery centers report facility volume data for selected procedures.  By Laura Dyrda -
  3. 11 ASCs opened or announced in July 2017

    The following 11 surgery centers were opened or announced in July 2017, starting with the most recent.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  4. Physicians Endoscopy partners on 58th center to date; HCA Q2 revenue up 4% & more: 4 ASC company key notes

    Here are four updates on ASC management companies for healthcare leaders to know from the past week.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  1. Shifting gears: US wants Congress to shelf healthcare reform

    Americans want Congress to put healthcare reform to rest, at least for now, according to a Reueters/Ipsos opinion poll.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  2. Looking back on Mary Immaculate Hospital's 65-year history: $14M ASC, inpatient expansion & more

    Newport News, Va.-based Mary Immaculate Hospital has been serving patients since 1952, according to The Hampton Roads Business Journal.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  3. Family donates $2.5M to The Cleft-Craniofacial Center — 3 insights

    Robert and Lisa Moser donated $2.5 million to the Albany, N.Y.-based Cleft-Craniofacial Center at Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. Trump threatens to revoke payer subsidies — 3 insights

    President Donald Trump tweeted that he'd eliminate insurance-based subsidies to payers and Congress if a new ACA alternative was not passed, the Reuters reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  5. Burnout? Your patients may be at risk — 4 insights

      Kristy Taylor, DHSc, a healthcare consultant with Heka Healthcare Consulting & Academy, compiled several resources for the Huffington Post on physician burnout and patient risk.  By Eric Oliver -
  6. Stock market week-in-review for 4 large ASC chains — July 24-28

    Here is how four major, publicly traded ASC chains fared in the stock market for the week of July 24 to July 28.  By Eric Oliver -
  7. Boston Scientific Q2 sales hit $2.25B — 4 insights

    Boston Scientific reported second quarter fiscal year 2017 sales of $2.25 billion on July 27.  By Eric Oliver -
  8. Fujifilm launches 2 devices for GI endoscopic submucosal dissection interventions procedures — 3 insights

    Fujifilm launched its ClutchCutter and FlushKnife devices on July 27.  By Eric Oliver -
  9. 5 most read GI/endoscopy stories: July 24-28

    Here are the five most popular gastroenterology and endoscopy stories for the week of July 24 to July 28, 2017.  By Eric Oliver -

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