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  1. 31 GI physicians making headlines – May 26, 2015

    Here are 31 gastroenterologists and colorectal surgeons who were featured in the news within the past week.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. USPI partners with Surgical Institute of Reading, Tenet breaks ground on $7M surgery center, AmSurg announces quarterly dividend & more – 5 ASC company key notes

    Here are five news updates on key ambulatory surgery center companies. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. Doctors Hospital of Manteca, Tenet break ground on $7M surgery center: 5 key points

    Doctors Hospital of Manteca (Calif.) and Tenet Healthcare have broken ground on a new outpatient surgery center, according to a Manteca Bulletin report. Here are five key points to know. By Carrie Pallardy -

Challenges in spine and pain coding

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  1. New Jersey surgery centers make $3.75B economic impact last year: 4 things to know

    A report from the New Jersey Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers has found New Jersey surgery centers contributed $3.75 billion to the state's economy in 2014, according to an nj.com report. Here are four things to know. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Harbin Clinic Endoscopy Center earns award: 3 facts

    Harbin Clinic Endoscopy Center in Rome, Ga., has received an award from the American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses, according to a WRGA Local News Now report. Here are three things to know about the award and Harbin Clinic. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. How does your net worth compare? 25 statistics on physician net worth by age

    Here are 25 statistics on physician net worth by age from the Medscape Physician Debt and Net Worth Report. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Tuesday — May 26, 2015

    Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for May 26, 2015.  By Brandon Howard -

The dirt on endoscopes and CRE

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  1. The biggest issues facing orthopedic surgeons today

    Five orthopedic surgeons discuss the biggest issues they're facing and how the field is changing to meet these challenges. By Staff -
  2. 6 ideas to continue growing a mature ASC

    As ambulatory surgery centers age, growth and evolution can stagnate. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. 27 gastroenterologists receive ASGE awards

    The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy honored several gastroenterologists with the ASGE Awards. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. 25 statistics on ASC staffing FTEs

    Here are 25 statistics on full time employees at ambulatory surgery centers by region of the country, based on data from the VMG Health Multi-Specialty ASC Intellimarker. By Laura Dyrda -
  1. USPI partners with Surgical Institute of Reading — 7 key notes

    Surgical Institute of Reading partnered with United Surgical Partners International and its affiliate Reading Surgery Center. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Orthopaedic Institute for Children breaks ground on ASC — 7 things to know

    The Orthopaedic Institute for Children in Los Angeles is breaking ground on a new ambulatory surgery center this month. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Biggest hazards facing ASCs: 3 leaders share opinions

    Whether your surgery center is a joint venture, has been recently acquired, or is independently operated, one thing all ASCs have in common is hazard control and prevention protocol.  By Brandon Howard -
  4. 15 statistics on net worth for physicians: Orthopedics, urology, gastroenterology

    Medscape's "Physician Debt and Net Worth Report 2015" includes statistics about physician net worth by specialty. By Laura Dyrda -
  5. How to manage your revenue cycle better to improve the ASC's bottom line

    Puzzled about why your surgery center doesn't seem to have enough cash at the end of the month? If you're having trouble covering costs and making distributions, it's time to take another look at revenue cycle management. You might not be maximizing your collections. By Laura Dyrda -
  6. 5 state & federal legislative changes impacting ASCs — May 21, 2015

    Here are five legislative changes from the past month that impact ambulatory surgery centers.  By Brandon Howard -
  7. Decoding the patient engagement puzzle: 7 GI physicians on wearables, online presence, community resources & more

    Seven gastroenterologists share insight into the best ideas for improving patient engagement in gastroenterology.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  8. SCA, Nobilis, Tenet & more: 5 key ASC company stock reports — May 21, 2015

    Here are the stock reports from five ambulatory surgery center companies for May 21, 2015 and how they compare to their numbers a week ago on May 14. By Laura Dyrda -
  9. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Thursday — May 21, 2015

    Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for May 21, 2015.  By Brandon Howard -

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