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  1. Orange Regional Medical Center plans ASC, MOB

    Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown, N.Y., is planning a new, five-story medical office building and ambulatory surgery center, according to a recordonline report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Ophthalmology roundtable: What does 2015 hold in store for eye surgeons & centers?

    Three eye surgeons discuss the biggest opportunities for ophthalmologists and ophthalmology-driven eye centers in 2015, challenges facing the industry and the latest regulatory changes.    By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. 7 gastroenterologists on the biggest opportunities for GI innovation

    Seven gastroenterologists discuss some of the potential areas for innovation in the GI field.  By Carrie Pallardy -

Improving patient value & outcomes 

Doctor Richard Kube and Vincent Zeringue discuss spinal stenosis market opportunity, disease state approach, and other topics for improving patient value and outcomes with effective MIS Spine Technology.  
  1. Henry County Medical Center Surgery Center director recognized as manager of the quarter

    Neely Ashby, director of Henry County Medical Center Surgery Center in Paris, Tenn., has been recognized as manager of the quarter, according to a report by The Paris Post-Intelligencer. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Male & female active physicians: 70 statistics by specialty

    The majority of active physicians, 69.9 percent, were male as of 2010. Here are 70 statistics on male and female active physicians by specialty, according to the AAMC 2012 Physician Specialty Data Book. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. AAAHC accredits Frisco Ambulatory Surgery Center in Texas

    Frisco (Texas) Ambulatory Surgery Center received accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.  By Laura Dyrda -
  4. ASC stock report: 5 key company updates — Feb. 13

    Here are the stock reports from five ambulatory surgery center companies for Feb. 13, 2015, including whether the numbers are up or down from last week. By Laura Dyrda -

Increasing out-of-network revenue

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  1. How consumerism will change healthcare — Key concepts for ASC owners

    Healthcare is moving toward value-based care, with consumers at the helm. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Improve physician referrals: 7 fundamental tips

    Physicians are the lifeblood of any ambulatory surgery center. They are the source of the high-quality care that ASCs pride themselves on being able to provide. They are also the primary source of growing a center's patient base.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. 6 recent physician-owned ASC openings, plans

    Here are six physician-owned ambulatory surgery centers that have been opened or announced within the past two months. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. King vs. Burwell could lower healthcare spending — 5 key notes on physician impact

    The Supreme Court's King v. Burwell decision could have an impact on healthcare spending. By Laura Dyrda -
  1. 4 recent ASC industry leadership moves

    Here are four ambulatory surgery center leaders who recently took on new roles.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. These 10 apps change healthcare delivery — For the better?

    Here are 10 apps changing healthcare from PC Magazine. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. U.S. healthcare organizations suggest ways to mitigate drug shortages: 4 key points

    A group of healthcare organizations released a report that includes recommendations for dealing with ongoing drug shortages in the United States, according to a Pharmaceutical-Journal report.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  4. 19 female gastroenterologists leading GI fellowship programs

    As of 2010, 87.1 percent of active gastroenterologists were male, according to AAMC 2012 Physician Specialty Data Book. Though the specialty is male-dominated, a number of female physicians hold leadership roles. For example, here 19 female gastroenterologists who lead GI fellowship programs across the country. By Carrie Pallardy -
  5. 4 quick facts on physicians fined for not meeting MU requirements

    CMS data shows that a majority of physicians being penalized this year for not having met meaningful use requirements previously will give up less than $1,000 of their Medicare dollars, according to a Medscape report.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  6. Waldorf Endoscopy Center earns AAAHC accreditation

    Waldorf Endoscopy Center achieved accreditation. By Laura Dyrda -
  7. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Thursday

    Here are seven things for ambulatory surgery center industry leaders to know for Feb. 12, 2015.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  8. Outpatient spine surgery innovation: Key concepts for adding cases

    Seven spine surgeons discuss outpatient spine surgery and where it's headed in the future.  By Laura Dyrda -
  9. What to do when your supply chain strategy is failing: 9 warning signs & changes to make

    Ambulatory surgery centers cannot succeed financially without keeping a tight reign on supply costs in addition to providing high-quality care.  By Anuja Vaidya -