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  1. Leveraging Healthcare IT at your ASC

    Join us for this free webinar from Surgical Notes on December 4th and learn about:  By Natalie Leoni -
  2. 11 SCA investments, $34M Northstar Healthcare acquisition & more – 5 recent ASC company key notes

    Here are five recent news updates on ambulatory surgery center companies. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. Top compliance challenges: 3 ambulatory care organizations

    The top challenges for ambulatory care settings are important for providers to note and watch carefully going forward.  By Laura Dyrda -

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  1. How did ASC companies fare in 3Q? 50 things to know

    Ambulatory surgery center companies reported strong performances in the third quarter of 2014. Here are 50 things to know about the financial results of seven publically traded ASC companies. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. 22 new ASC joint ventures in 2014

    Here are 22 ambulatory surgery center joint ventures established in 2014.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. 10 observations on healthcare merger & acquisition activity for the future

    Here are 10 key observations on healthcare merger and acquisition activity from Managing Director at Edgemont Capital Partners Jeff Swearingen.  By Laura Dyrda -
  4. 5 GI/endoscopy devices receive FDA 510(k) clearance in November

    New technology continues to roll out in the gastroenterology field. Here are five GI/endoscopy devices that received FDA 510(k) clearance in November. By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. 7 things for ASC leaders to know for Monday

    Here are seven news updates for ambulatory surgery center leaders to know for Monday.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. Journal of Patient Safety's reputation at stake in conflict-of-interest scandal

    The Journal of Patient Safety has found conflicts of interest in articles written by its previous editor, Charles Denham, MD, many of which were undisclosed, according to a report from NPR. By Ellie Rizzo -
  3. CEO New Year's resolutions: 9 of the best ideas for ASCs in 2015

    Take a leaf from the CEO's playbook. Two ambulatory surgery center company C-suite leaders lay-out nine of the best strategic ASC initiatives for 2015.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. NFL Legend and Oakland A's GM to join list of speakers at Becker's 13th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven Conference

    NFL Legend Deion Sanders and Oakland A's GM Billy Beane will be joining over 90 surgeons and over 20 CEOs as speakers at this world-class event.  By Staff -
  1. 13 new ASCs in November

    The following ASCs were opened or announced this month.  By Ellie Rizzo -
  2. AAAASF appoints ED, elects new board officers

    The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Centers has elected new board members and officers and has hired a new executive director. By Ellie Rizzo -
  3. CMS issues final payment decision for Cologuard

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued its final payment decision for Exact Sciences’ FDA-approved noninvasive stool DNA colorectal cancer screening test Cologuard. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. 5 GI physicians, groups in the news

    Here are five gastroenterologists or GI groups who made the news within the past week.  By Carrie Pallardy -
  5. Oakland A's GM joins list of speakers for 13th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven Conference + The Future of Spine

    Billy Beane, GM of the Oakland A's and subject of Moneyball, will join Deion Sanders, Bill Walton and David Nash as a keynote speaker for our 13th Annual ASC/Spine Conference!  By Staff -
  6. Cyber Monday: 10 steps to protect yourself from security risks

    Cyber Monday — the online-only version of Black Friday taking place the Monday after Thanksgiving — is expected to be the largest online sales day of the year, with Adobe estimating $2.6 billion in sales, a 15 percent year-over-year growth. Of that $2.6 billion, Adobe is estimating that $520 million in sales (20 percent) will be conducted via mobile devices.  By Nelson Gomes, president and CEO of PriorityOne Group -
  7. Oregon House Majority Leader reaffirms ASC industry support

    Oregon House Majority Leader Val Hoyle (D-14) has reaffirmed her support of the ambulatory surgery center industry. By Carrie Pallardy -
  8. Northstar Healthcare revenue up 125%: 5 3Q financial result points to know

    Northstar Healthcare reported its third quarter financial results. Here are five things to know from the report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  9. Bascom Palmer to open new eye surgery center

    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of Miami plans to open a 20,000-square-foot medical complex and surgery center in Naples, Fla., according to a Naples Daily News report. By Carrie Pallardy -