Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. First Choice moving cases to ASC to 'capitalize' on market trends: 4 things to know

    Melbourne, Fla.-based First Choice Healthcare Solutions reported its second quarter financial results with the company continuing to bolster its ASC strategy.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  2. 10 ASCs & outpatient facilities achieving accreditation — July 2017

    Here are 10 outpatient centers that achieved accreditation, reaccreditation or certification.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Stock market week-in-review for 5 large GI companies — Aug. 7-11

    Here is how five major, publicly traded gastroenterology companies fared in the stock market for the week of Aug. 7 to Aug. 11, 2017.  By Eric Oliver -

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  1. What to know about the AGA's 5 new therapeutic drug monitoring recommendations for IBD

    The American Gastroenterological Association issued five recommendations for therapeutic drug monitoring for inflammatory bowel disease, MPR reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Meira and Shaul G. Massry Foundation awards 3 researchers 2017 Massry Prize — 3 key notes

    The Meira and Shaul G. Massry Foundation bestowed the 2017 Massry Prize on UC San Diego's Rob Knight, PhD; Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis' Jeffrey Gordon, MD; and University of Colorado in Boulder's Norman Pace, PhD.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. KKR buys Covenant Surgical Partners, Surgery Partners equity down 42% following Q2 results & more — 6 ASC company key notes

    Here are six updates on ASC management companies to note:  By Mary Rechtoris -
  4. The Joint Commission's new toolkit aims to make ambulatory surgery safer — 3 insights

    The Joint Commission and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality released a toolkit aimed at helping ASCs adhere to national patient safety goals.  By Eric Oliver -
  1. Trump's indecisiveness causing insurance premiums to rocket — 6 key notes

    Indecision by the Trump administration is causing payers to raise premiums, often by double digits, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation study, reported on by the Los Angeles Times.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Delivering sedatives with ultrasound — Rivanna Medical's founders on their new device

    Rivanna Medical developed an ultrasound-based system to allow anesthesiologists to locate where to place a needle ahead of an epidural or spinal injection, Charlottesville Tomorrow reports.  By Eric Oliver -
  3. Stock market week-in-review for 4 large ASC chains — Aug. 7-11

    Here is how four major, publicly traded ASC chains fared in the stock market for the week of Aug. 7 to Aug. 11, 2017.  By Eric Oliver -
  4. Loyola Medicine adds Dr. Ayokunle Abegunde — 3 insights

    Ayokunle Abegunde, MD, joined the staff of Maywood, Ill.-based Loyola Medicine.  By Eric Oliver -
  1. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Monday — Aug. 14, 2017

    Here are seven things ASC leaders should know for Aug. 14, 2017.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. How Surgery Partners is faring after suffering hefty Q2 losses: 6 things to know

    Since Surgery Partners released its second quarter results, the company's shares have declined and investors may be wary of how the company will fare moving forward, according to Forbes.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  3. Griffin Eye Center among first to use ZEPTO Capsulotomy System: 4 points

    Myrtle Beach, S.C.-based Griffin Eye Center is one of the first ophthalmic centers in the U.S. to use ZEPTO Capsulotomy System, a precision pulse capsulotomy device, according to Myrtle Beach Online.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  4. More physicians on board with single-payer healthcare system: 4 key points

    Physicians are increasingly supporting a single-payer healthcare system, a Merritt Hawkins survey found, according to Forbes.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  5. ASC leader to know: Dr. Jonathan Stieber of Midtown Surgery Center

    Jonathan Stieber, MD, is a spine surgeon at Midtown Surgery Center in New York City. He is a clinical assistant professor within New York City-based NYU Langone's orthopedic surgery department.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  6. 7 trends in physician recruitment

    Merritt Hawkins released the 2017 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives, outlining trends for physician recruitment across the country.  By Laura Dyrda -
  7. Top 10 ASC articles: Aug. 7-11

    Here are the top 10 articles featured on Becker's ASC Review during the week of Aug. 7-Aug. 11.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  8. Zacks: A look into Envision Healthcare's spiraling expenses

    Envision Healthcare's earnings have declined in recent years, which Zacks analysts attribute to the company's rising operating expenses.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  9. Digestive Medicine Associates opens fourth facility — 4 key notes

    Coral Gables, Fla.-based Digestive Medicine Associates is opening its fourth facility in Kendall, Fla.  By Eric Oliver -

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