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  1. In wake of 'superbug' cases ECRI Institute advises culturing duodenoscopes to cut risk of infection

    The ECRI Institute has issued a High Priority Hazard Report in response to recent outbreaks of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae linked to duodenoscopes used during ERCP. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Columbus Eye Surgery Center's Dr. Robert Derick provides charitable care in Nicaragua

    Columbus Eye Surgery Center's Robert Derick, MD, recently returned from a medical mission trip in Nicaragua, according to an AmSurg report. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Healthcare reform dangles on the edge: Supreme Court hears King v. Burwell today

    The Supreme Court is hearing King v. Burwell today, which could have a huge impact on the healthcare industry. By Laura Dyrda -
  1. 15 things to know about ASC valuation from HealthCare Appraisers' 2015 Survey

    The ambulatory surgery center field was very active last year with new transactions and partnerships, according to the HealthCare Appraisers' 2015 ASC Valuation Survey, and the action will likely continue this year. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. USPI net revenues up 6%: 8 things to know about 4Q, year-end financial results

    United Surgical Partners International has announced its fourth quarter and year-end financial results. Here are eight things to know from the report.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. DISC Sports & Spine Center to launch hip arthroscopy center of excellence: 4 things to know

    DISC Sports & Spine Center plans to launch a new hip arthroscopy center of excellence. Here are four things to know. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. 1st Navio-assisted SIGMA High Performance Unicondylar Knee surgery successful

    Blue Belt Technologies announced the first Navio-assisted SIGMA High Performance Unicondylar Knee surgery was successfully performed.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  1. Value-based modifiers: 33% of large physician groups face 2015 penalties

    Last Friday the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reported a third of physician groups with 100 practitioners or more will face penalties under the value-based modifier program in 2015, and the American Medical Association is concerned. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Survey: 67% of seniors want to access health services from home & 7 other key findings

    Around 67 percent of tech-savvy seniors want to access healthcare services from home, according to a new survey from Accenture.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. Harbin Clinic's Endoscopy Center achieves 3-year accreditation

    Harbin Clinic in Georgia received Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care accreditation for its endoscopy center, according to a Coosa Valley News report. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. Patient telehealth via app? 6 key notes

    A new app now allows patients to make an appointment for telemedicine with their physicians for face-to-face video appointments. By Laura Dyrda -
  1. AmSurg 4Q revenue hits $581M, Foundation HealthCare revenue up 20% & more – 5 ASC company key notes

    Here are five recent news updates on ambulatory surgery center companies. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Monday

    Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for March 2, 2015.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. House committee passes Electronic Health Fairness Act; ASCs could be exempt from MU requirements

    On Feb. 26, the House Ways and Means Committee passed the Electronic Health Fairness Act, according to a Healthcare DIVE report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. St. Cloud Surgical Center performs partial knee replacement with robotic system

    St. Cloud (Minn.) Surgical Center has performed the first robotics-assisted partial knee replacement in Minnesota, according to a SCTimes report.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  5. 3 pending ASC projects

    Ambulatory surgery center projects, whether an expansion or a new center entirely, are subject to various regulations that dictate if and when a project can move forward. Here are three pending ASC projects in certificate of need states. By Carrie Pallardy -
  6. Net neutrality: 4 key impact factors for healthcare providers

    The net neutrality debate on Capitol Hill seems far away from most physicians' and healthcare providers' minds. But, Healthcare DIVE argues, providers should pay attention because net neutrality does impact healthcare. By Laura Dyrda -
  7. Healthcare IT's impact: 5 key steps to overcome dangers

    Solo and independent practitioners have many challenges today, and one false move with healthcare IT implementation could spell significant trouble, according to an article published in SearchHealthIT.  By Laura Dyrda -
  8. 7 things for gastroenterologists to know for today

    Here are seven news updates for gastroenterologists to know for March 2, 2015.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  9. Dr. Jonathan Evans named Corvallis Clinic Surgery Center medical director

    Orthopedic surgeon Jonathan Evans, DO, has been named the medical director of Corvallis (Ore.) Clinic Surgery Center, according to a Corvallis Gazette-Times report. By Carrie Pallardy -