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  1. Mark Cuban's healthcare investment outlook — 5 key notes

    Mark Cuban, billionaire investor, is one of the most well-respected investors today. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. 6 strategies for securing patient health data

    Here are six strategies for protecting patient health information, according to a report by EHR review site Software Advice called "HIPAA Breaches: Minimizing Risks and Patient Fears IndustryView | 2015."  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. FDA guidance brings about patient safety and free speech issues

    The balance of free speech and patient safety is being debated, as it concerns a draft guidance issued last year from the FDA that would allow drug makers to give physicians new information that "rebutes, mitigates or refines" information about existing risks that appear on their drug's labeling, according to The Wall Street Journal.  By Brandon Howard -
  1. 4 new GI centers & partnerships

    Here are four new GI-driven centers and partnerships that were opened or announced in 2015. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. AmSurg acquires 2nd radiology group, Physicians Endoscopy acquires 34th center, SCA partners with The CORE Institute & more – 5 ASC company key notes

    Here are five recent news updates on ambulatory surgery center companies. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. Saline Memorial Hospital plans outpatient surgery center in Arkansas

    Saline Memorial Hospital in Benton, Ark., has broken ground on a new campus, according to an Arkansas Online report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. 9 things to know about MedPAC’s 2015 ASC report

    The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission has released its 2015 Ambulatory Surgical Center Services report. Here are nine things to know about the report and MedPAC’s recommendations. By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. New HCV pills drive U.S. drug spending up 13.1%

    New treatments for hepatitis C have been found to be effective, but expensive. A new report has found that these new drugs account for a 13.1 percent increase in U.S. prescription drug spending in 2014, according to a Medscape report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Northbank Surgical Center, Oregon Outpatient Surgery Center receive patient safety honors

    Two outpatient ambulatory surgery centers were recognized by the Oregon Patient Safety Reporting Program, according to a report in The Oregonian. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Monday – March 16, 2015

    Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for March 16, 2015.  By Brandon Howard -
  4. 5 top financial issues for ASCs in 2015

    Surgical Management Professionals COO Reed Martin discusses five of the biggest financial issues for ambulatory surgery centers this year. By Laura Dyrda -
  1. 5 ASCs, endoscopy centers achieve AAAHC accreditation

    The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care granted five AmSurg-affiliated surgery centers and endoscopy centers accreditation over the past month. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. 6 statistics on employee background checks in healthcare

    Around half of healthcare providers who don't re-screen employee backgrounds, according to a First Advantage report. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. S.D. could see $4.3B funding increase to healthcare providers

    Black Hills FOX is reporting the South Dakota legislative session passed a $4.3 billion budget, voted 55 to nine in The House and 30 to two in the Senate.  By Brandon Howard -
  4. 4 healthcare jobs that are the highest paying

    In a "25 Highest Paying Jobs in Demand" report from Glassdoor.com, four healthcare positions rank among the top 25. Here are the listed jobs and their place in the top 25 as of February 2, 2015:  By Brandon Howard -
  5. 10 American clinicians return from Sierra Leone after exposure to Ebola

    Ten American healthcare workers for the Partners In Health charity are being flown from West Africa after aiding another American clinician diagnosed with Ebola, reports the Wall Street Journal.  By Brandon Howard -
  6. CDC study claims hospital-acquired MRSA infection declined 2005-2011

    According to a CDC study, invasive MRSA infections beginning in hospitals declined 54 percent between 2005 and 2011 and there were 9,000 fewer deaths in hospital patients in 2011 than those in 2005, reports Time Bulletin Media.    By Brandon Howard -
  7. 4 updates on healthcare stock

    U.S. stocks ended lower on Friday, March 13, , according to an Analysts Review report, as mixed economic data during the week, renewed dollar strength and lower oil prices made traders cautious ahead of the upcoming meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  8. 7 things for gastroenterologists to know for today – March 16, 2015

    Here are seven news updates for gastroenterologists to know for March 16, 2015. By Carrie Pallardy -
  9. 4 considerations for ASC administrators looking to hire

    The ambulatory surgery center job market is weighted in the favor of candidates. Here are four considerations for ASC administrators looking to remain competitive in the market and hire skilled candidates, according to surgical facilities human resources and accounting provider MedHQ. By Carrie Pallardy -

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