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  1. Peterson Regional Medical Center's Ambulatory Care Center celebrates 15th anniversary — 5 things to know

    Peterson Regional Medical Center's ACC in Kerrville, Texas, celebrated 15 years of outpatient service on June 12, according to Hill Country Community Journal.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  2. 6 notes on Chicago REIT buying $61.4M medical building in Springfield

    Chicago REIT, a real estate investment firm, purchased the Northwest Specialty Clinics building on the campus of PeachHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend located in Springfield, Ill., according to the Register-Guard.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  3. Centra's opening of $13M medical center in Lynchburg — 8 notes

    Centra is opening a medical center in Lynchburg, Va., estimated to cost $13 million, according to the News & Advance.  By Mary Rechtoris -

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  1. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Monday — June 29, 2015

    Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for June 29, 2015.  By Brandon Howard -
  2. Important steps to implement infection control practices in ASCs

    Implementing proper infection control practices is crucial for any ambulatory surgical center. By Sports and Spine Orthopaedics -
  3. 16 GI physicians making headlines – June 26, 2015

    Here are 16 gastroenterologists who were featured in the news within the past week.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  4. Taking patient care to heart: 5 ASCs offering cardiology services

    Here are five ambulatory surgery centers that provide cardiology procedures.  By Carrie Pallardy and Anuja Vaidya -

The future of orthopedics

With the disruptive changes in healthcare driving increased overhead, decreased reimbursement, and added financial risks, it is easy to quickly become overwhelmed at a high-level, needless to say within the specifics of a unique service-line’s needs.
  1. 6 things to know about the looming physician shortage

    The pool of physicians is expected to be outstripped by demand within the coming years. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Opposition once again gathers to contest TriStar's $17M ASC project: 4 key takeaways

    Hospital Corporation of America's TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., won a certificate of need battle to move its surgery center, but the project's opponents are gathering once again, according to a Nashville Business Journal report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. 7 things for gastroenterologists to know for today – June 26, 2015

    Here are seven news updates for gastroenterologists to know for June 26, 2015. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. The continual pursuit of knowledge: How experienced gastroenterologists can continue to improve their practice

    Formal medical education may end after fellowship, but gastroenterologists can continue to learn and improve their day-to-day practice. By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. 4 things to know about the staffing culture of ASCs

    Ambulatory surgery centers have been an important part of the healthcare landscape since the early 1970s. By Joan Dentler, President and CEO, Avanza Healthcare Strategies -
  2. 9 recent ASC industry leadership moves – June 25, 2015

    Here are nine ambulatory surgery center industry leaders who recently took on new roles. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. House committee passes HHS funding bill that would cut AHRQ — 4 key notes

    The House Appropriations Committee approved the draft fiscal year 2016 budget for HHS, which would terminate the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.  By Brandon Howard -
  4. Cases of HIV rising in Indiana: 10 notes

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported an increase in the number of new HIV infections in rural Indiana county, according to CNN.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  5. Impending disaster, state medical societies fear ICD-10 transition — 6 things to know

    Medical Societies in some states expressed concern about the impending Oct. 1 ICD-10 deadline, claiming it will be a disaster, according to Health Data Management.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  6. Dr. James Chappuis: Merging business principles with medical practices

    James L. Chappuis, MD, an expert in minimally invasive techniques and spinal fusion and founder of SpineCenterAtlanta, shares his basic philosophy and personal stories on issues of optimization, advancement and investments for orthopedic surgery centers.  By Brandon Howard -
  7. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Thursday — June 25, 2015

    Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for June 25, 2015.  By Brandon Howard -
  8. 11 anesthesia mergers & acquisition in 2015 so far

    Here are 11 anesthesia practice or company mergers and acquisitions so far this year.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  9. AbbVie's HCV treatment successful as standalone, Boston Scientific short interest drops 11.9%, EndoGastric Solutions adds 3 new executive board members & more – 5 GI/endoscopy company key notes

    Here are five recent news updates on key gastroenterology and endoscopy companies. By Carrie Pallardy -


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